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York Triathlon

4 races scheduled · 380 participants · 2021-08-01 · York
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About this event

The York Tri returns with 2 distances to choose from in this all-abilities welcome event. Starting with a pool swim, onto a flat bike route, and grab that finisher's medal as you cross the line with a fast run, join in the fun.

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UK Triathlon Events organise triathlons and runs up and down the country for all ages and abilities. Take part as an individual or a relay team. From first timers to pros, there's something for everyone!

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Jul 30 2021

What's included:

  • Located on the university’s safe and attractive Heslington campus close to York city centre
  • Leisure complex pool based swim
  • Fast and flat cycle and run route - closed to traffic
  • Chip Timed & PRINTED RESULTS as you cross the line!
  • Swim start, transition & finish line all within close proximity
  • Finishers medal awarded at the finish line
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Sprint
8:30am Sun 1st Aug 2021

Swim 0.4km, Bike 18km, Run 5km

Super Sprint
8:30am Sun 1st Aug 2021

Swim 0.2km, Bike 9km, Run 2.5km

York Fun
8:30am Sun 1st Aug 2021

Swim 0.2km, Bike 9km, Run 2.5km

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What people think
5.0
4 reviews
Tracy H
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5.0
Did the race in 2019
Really amazing day at what was my first attempt at a triathlon. All marshalls were fantastic and great at supporting everyone along the way. Really well organised and friendly event. Would recommend… read more
L Wild
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5.0
Did the Sprint in 2019
My first Triathlon. I've completed many cycle events and this event was very well organised and a great intro in to Triathlon. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the encouragement from the crowd. Great day.… read more
Linda
Star
5.0
Did the Sprint in 2019
Loved this triathlon. So well organised and great courses. Support from everyone was wonderful. Hope to be back.… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will the York Tri be an open road race?
No, roads will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event.… read more
FAQ
Will my race pack be sent to me in the post?
No, nothing is shipped to competitors before race day. Everything must be picked up on race day at registration.… read more
FAQ
Is there an age requirement to participate?
All entrants must be 14 years and older on race day. … read more
Route description
Route description

Swim course distance: 1 length = 25m
Sprint & Sprint Relay: 25m length x 16 lengths = 400m
Super Sprint & Fun: 25m length x 8 lengths = 200m

Bike course distance: 1 lap = 3km
Sprint & Sprint Relay: 3km lap x 6 laps = 18km
Super Sprint & Fun: 3km lap x 3 laps = 9km

Run course distance: 1 lap = 1.25km
Sprint & Relay: 1.25km lap x 4 laps = 5km
Super Sprint & Fun: 1,25km lap x 2 laps = 2.5km

  • The bike course is lapped, flat as well as on a fully closed road to traffic.
  • The run course is lapped, flat as well as fully closed to the public and traffic.
  • All competitors must count their own swim lengths in the pool, their own laps on the bike and run.
  • It is compulsory to wear a cycle helmet on the cycle section of the race.
  • The event is chip timed.
Tracy H
Star
5.0
Did the race in 2019
Really amazing day at what was my first attempt at a triathlon. All marshalls were fantastic and great at supporting everyone along the way. Really well organised and friendly event. Would recommend
L Wild
Star
5.0
Did the Sprint in 2019
My first Triathlon. I've completed many cycle events and this event was very well organised and a great intro in to Triathlon. I really enjoyed the atmosphere and the encouragement from the crowd. Great day.
Linda
Star
5.0
Did the Sprint in 2019
Loved this triathlon. So well organised and great courses. Support from everyone was wonderful. Hope to be back.
Andy
Star
5.0
Did the Sprint in 2018
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Logistics and schedule

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.

Nothing is posted - you will collect your race numbers etc. at registration on the day

How to get there

York Sport Village, York YO10 5FG, UK

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Venue: York Sport Village

Conveniently located near the Park & Ride at Grimston Bar and the University of York, York Sport Village is easily accessible on foot, by cycle, car or public transport (the number 66a stops right outside!).

There are 250 car parking spaces, including dedicated
accessible and parent and child parking.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Will the York Tri be an open road race?
No, roads will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event.
FAQ
Will my race pack be sent to me in the post?
No, nothing is shipped to competitors before race day. Everything must be picked up on race day at registration.
FAQ
Is there an age requirement to participate?
All entrants must be 14 years and older on race day.
FAQ
Can I listen to music during the triathlon?
In line with BTF rules any device that is used for music is not permitted in a UK Triathlon event.
FAQ
When will I receive notification of my start time and race number?
Your race number and start time will be communicated to you approximately 7-10 days before race day. Everything will be picked up on race day at registration. If you don’t receive this email, please email [email protected]
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