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THE ROC England
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£78.33 - £595
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Conquer this epic adventure taking place in the beautiful Lake District, with a swim in Lake Windermere and an ascent of Scafell Pike. Covering 112k and 3,209ft of ascent, this race is the ultimate challenge. Enter The ROC England or enter The ROC Trilogy to take on three incredible races.
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Sat, 7 Sept 2024
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Lakeside, United Kingdom
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Where and when
YMCA Lakeside - WORK, Newby Bridge, Lakeside, Ulverston LA12 8BD, UK
Start times
Saturday, 7 Sept 2024
THE ROC: 8:00 amTHE ROC Trilogy: 8:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for THE ROC England
£78.33 - £230
THE ROC Trilogy
£216.67 - £595
Route information
Distance: 112k Elevation: 3,209ft Total Ascent: 6,916ft Terrain: Mountain / Trails
Race in the stunning Lake District as you take on this unique extreme triathlon. Swim in Lake Windermere and reach the top of England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, before returning back to Windermere to the finish.
Swim - 1,500 meters
The swim starts on the grass running into the lake for a teardrop course heading north along the shoreline to the next bay infront of Lakeside HQ before rounding 3 buoys to swim back again parallel to the shore, rounding the last buoy before heading in to the shore and running up the slip ramp onto the grass. 200 meters run through to transition.
Bike - 45.5 Kilometers – Out
A superb exhilarating course with plenty of long fast sections and some exciting technical sections thrown in too.
Mountain - 8.75 Kilometers each way
Arguably the most inspiring trail routes up this most famous mountain. It’s a challenging route with a full mix of terrains; some steep, some fast and exhilarating and a few technical sections. A captivating mountain run that will keep your focus and drive stoked right up to the summit before the fast & furious run back down. N.B. You will need to pass the Esk Hause Check Point 6km up Scafell Pike before 12:30pm to be able to progress to the summit.
Bike - 45.5 Kilometers – Back
Some great long stretches of open picturesque roads with plenty hills and technical sections thrown in too. It’s a memorable route back to the finish.
Run - 1 Kilometer
The finish adds that final challenge with a 1km trail run through the Lakeside forest and back round to see you home in style over the finish line to a lively reception.
What's included
  • Bespoke ROC finisher's medal
  • Chip-timed results
  • £1000 prize money and prestigious trophy to first man and first woman
  • Secure transition
  • Refreshment stations
  • Water
  • Snacks (chocolate, cake, bananas...)
How to get there
YMCA Lakeside - WORK, Newby Bridge, Lakeside, Ulverston LA12 8BD, UK
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By Car
Lakeside South Camp is accessible via the A590/A591 between Barrow-in-Furness and Kendal. It's a 32-minute drive from Kendal.
From Windermere, the Camp can be reached by taking the A592, which takes roughly half an hour.
There is free parking available on site.
Event day logistics
07:40 Safety Briefing
08:00 THE ROC starts
12:00 Scafell Pike 6k cut-off
*Please arrive at least 45-60 minutes before the start of your race to allow plenty of time to park, register, collect your race pack, set up your transition and warm up.
Race Pack
You will receive a digital race pack 4 weeks before race day, containing all necessary information on where to register and collect your race bib, timing tag and how the transition works.
Age Requirements
All entrants for this event must be aged 18 and over.
BTF Affiliation
You must purchase a BTF Day License Membership unless you are an affiliated member of the British Triathlon Federation as this will provide you with third party liability insurance. You do this when entering.
It is mandatory to wear a wetsuit for the swim portion of the race.
Here is a list of the kit you will need for the rest of the race:
  • Full waterproof body cover of hooded jacket and trousers (we recommend with taped seams)
  • Hat/buff
  • Gloves
  • Water bottle/carrier
  • High Energy Snacks
  • Foil Blanket
  • High Factor Sun Cream
  • Whistle
  • Change of clothes (optional)
Cut-Off Time
There is a cut off time at the Esk Hause Check Point, 6km up Scafell Pike. Any competitor who does not reach this point by 12:30 will be instructed to turn around and complete the course from there (still receiving a finishers medal but with a different ribbon.
Aid Stations
There will be drink and refuel stations at:
  • Stool End Farm (T2/T3)
  • Torver return bike leg
  • Finish
Emergency Aid Station
  • 6km Scafell Pike Checkpoint (Esk Hause)
  • Summit
The ROC Trilogy
Take on and conquer all 3 ROC locations, including Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis in one year to complete THE ROC TRILOGY and take claim of the exclusive ROC Gold Print Hoodie.
Covering 300KM with a total ascent of 20,615ft including each of the highest mountains of Great Britain, this is the UK’s freshest and most progressive triathlon series challenge.
Do I have to be BTF affiliated in order to participate in The ROC?
No, everyone is welcome to enter; however, if you are not affiliated, you must purchase a BTF Day License Membership as this will provide you with third party liability insurance. Please be prepared to pay £5 at registration for this licence. Alternatively, be prepared to show your BTF licence in you are an affiliated member.
What time will the ROC England start?
The ROC will start at 8am.
What is the minimum age to enter and take part in the ROC England?
All entrants must be aged 18 and over.
Are wetsuits mandatory for the swim portion of The ROC England?
Yes, all participants must wear a wetsuit during the swim section of The ROC.
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