The Radley Triathlon

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Booked 5 times in the last week
£45.00 - £50.00
About
Tackle this Triathlon at Radley College, just outside Oxford. This fantastic pool-based event is great for triathlon veterans or first-timers. Get out those swim caps, pump up those tyres, and get on those running shoes for an event to remember!
Participants
Novice, and Sprint
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Calendar
Fri, 7 Apr 2023
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Radley, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Radley College, Kennington Rd, Radley, Abingdon OX14 2HR, UK
Start times
Fri, 7 Apr 2023
Sprint:
8:00am |
Novice:
10:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Radley Triathlon
Sprint
RaceTypeSwimming
0.4km
RaceTypeCycling
22km
RaceTypeRunning
5km
£45.00
Novice
RaceTypeSwimming
0.2km
RaceTypeCycling
11km
RaceTypeRunning
2.5km
£50.00
Route information
The course features a pool swim and a super fast and flat bike route, which takes in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside. The run route takes you around the scenic school grounds, finishing with a lap around the purpose-built athletic track, with a sprint to the finish.
Swim
  • Novice: 200m (8 lengths)
  • Sprint: 400m (16 lengths)
You will be responsible for counting your lengths.
Bike
  • Novice: 11km (one lap)
  • Sprint: 22km (two laps)
Run
  • Novice: Complete 1 lap
  • Sprint: Complete 2 laps
The laps are 2.5k in length. You will finish on the school running track with spectators supporting you to the finish.
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What's included
  • A guide to your first triathlon
  • Participant Event Day Information Pack
  • Free swim hat
  • Full triathlon race sticker kit
  • Fantastic Finisher’s medal + Easter Egg!
Train
How to get there
Radley College, Kennington Rd, Radley, Abingdon OX14 2HR, UK
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By Train
The nearest station is Radley (unmanned) which is approximately 10 minutes’ walk from the college. There is a regular Great Western train service to and from both London Paddington and Oxford. Faster services are available from Oxford and Didcot Parkway
From The M4 From The M40 Southbound
  • Leave the M40 at Junction 9 and take the A34 towards Newbury
  • Leave at the Abingdon North exit and head towards Abingdon (turn left at the top of the slip
  • road)
  • At the first roundabout turn left into Twelve Acre Drive and then continue as from the M4
From The M40 Northbound
  • Leave at Junction 8 and join the A40 towards Oxford. Turn left onto the Oxford Ring Road
  • following the signs to Newbury until the A34 turn
  • Head South on the A34 towards Newbury but leave at the first exit - Abingdon North (about 2
  • miles)
  • Head towards Abingdon (turn left at the top of the slip road)
  • At the first roundabout turn left into Twelve Acre Drive and then continue as from the M4
Event day logistics
05:30 Car Park and Registration Opens
06:30 Race Briefing 1
07:00 Sprint Waves Start
07:30 Race Briefing 2
08:30 Race Briefing 3
09:30 Race Briefing 4
10:00 Novice Waves Start
10:30 Race Briefing 5
Age Requirements
All participants must be 16 years and over on event day.
Race Packs
Race Pack Collection will also be available the day before the event - TIME TBC. Race packs are available for collection on event day from the Registration Desk – your pack will include your race bib, chip timer and swim hat.
Swim
You will be assigned a swim hat colour and a lane. Make sure you line up in the correct lane in pool side. There will be 4-5 people per lane, and you will be sat off in 8-10 second intervals (the pool marshals will help you with this).
Bike Transition
Follow signs to transition to rack your bike. Make sure you have attached your bike stickers and wear your helmet when you enter transition.
Race Packs
You will collect your race pack on event day. Once you have collected your race pack, affix your race numbers (the onsite staff will be on hand to assist). The stickers are for your Bike, Helmet and Transition Bag/Box. Your race pack will also include your swim hat and timing chip – this goes on your left ankle.
Bag Drop
It is recommended that you arrive ready to race. There will not be any baggage storage facilities. You will be able to leave a small number of items in transition but all personal belongings are left at the owner’s risk.
Water Stations
There are no water stations provided around the route so please bring your own water bottle and sufficient water for the race.
Event Rules
  • Personal stereos, MP3s, iPods or equivalent are not permitted at any point during the race
  • You are not allowed to mark your position in transition in any way
  • Your cycle helmet must be fastened on your head before you touch your bike and remain fastened on your head until your bike is back on the rack.
  • No nudity in transition
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Spectator Info
Spectators are always welcome!
Backpack
Kit List
Mandatory Kit
  • Photo ID: To collect your race pack
  • Swimsuit or Tri Suit
  • Swim Hat: This is given to you at registration in your Race pack (specific colours depending on your race number)
  • Towel: Only needs to be small to wipe the dirt off your feet before the bike
  • Bike: Mountain or road bike
  • Helmet
  • Race Belt: For wearing your race number, no need for safety pins! (optional)
  • Water bottle and water
  • Appropriate Shoes: For the bike and the run
Recommended Kit
  • Lubricant: To stop chafing
  • Elastic Laces: No need to tie your shoes, save time in transition
  • Bag: For all your kit in transition
FAQ's
Are there water stations at the Radley Triathlon?
There are no water stations provided around the route so please bring your own water bottle and sufficient water for the race.
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Will there be a bag drop at the Radley Triathlon?
There will not be any baggage storage facilities. You will be able to leave a small number of items in transition but all personal belongings are left at the owner’s risk.
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What are the age requirements for the Radley Triathlon?
All participants must be 16 years and over on event day.
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