York Triathlon

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The York Tri returns with 3 distances to choose from in this all-inclusive event. Starting with a pool swim, you'll then take on a flat bike route, before grabbing your finisher's medal as you fly across the finish line.
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York Fun 20th August, York Sprint 20th August, York Super Sprint 20th August, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, 20 Aug 2023
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York, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
York Sport Village, York YO10 5FG, UK
Start times
Sunday, 20 Aug 2023
York Fun 20th August: 8:00 amYork Sprint 20th August: 8:30 amYork Super Sprint 20th August: 8:30 amYork Relay 20th August: 8:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for York Triathlon
York Sprint 20th August
Swim
0.4km
Bike
18km
Running
5km
£84 - £89
York Super Sprint 20th August
Swim
0.2km
Bike
9km
Running
2.5km
£84 - £89
York Fun 20th August
Swim
0.2km
Bike
9km
Running
2.5km
£89
York Relay 20th August
Swim
0.4km
Bike
18km
Running
5km
Route information
Swim
The swim portion of the event will be laps in the pool, ensuring a straightforward start to the event.
  • Super Sprint & Fun entrants will swim 8 lengths
  • Sprint & Relay entrants will swim 16 lengths
Bike
A mainly flat and quite a technical course, the bike ride is an 18k loop.
It is compulsory to wear a cycle helmet on the cycle section of the event.
See hereExternalLink for an interactive route map.
Run
In similar fashion, the run route follows closed, flat roads, ensuring runners can enjoy the scenery instead of a challenging route. The course will be looped, with runners completing laps to run their chosen distance.
  • Super Sprint & Fun - 4 laps (5k)
  • Sprint & Relay - 2 laps (2.5k)
See hereExternalLink for an interactive route map.
All competitors must count their own swim lengths in the pool, their own laps on the bike and run.
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What's included
  • Registration, swim start, transition and finish line all within a stones throw of each other
  • Closed to traffic road run & Cycle course
  • Chip-timed results
  • Official event photographer capturing your bike, run & finish
  • Finishers medal for everyone
  • Massage, Photos and Prizes
Train
How to get there
York Sport Village, York YO10 5FG, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Parking
There will be parking at the event, please follow signs for Grimston Bar park and ride.
Parking is free unless you wish to use the Park and Ride service after the event to visit York.
Full details of the service can be found at https://www.itravelyork.info/grimston-barExternalLink
If your start time is between 08:30 and 10:45 please park in Bay C. If your start time is later than 10:45 please park in Bays A & B.
Event day logistics
Saturday
15:00 - 16:30 Registration opens
Sunday
07:15 Registration opens
From 08:30 Start times from this time then every 15 seconds.
*Timings are subject to change and will be communicated with all entrants in the lead up to the event.
Race Packs
All race day information, including bib numbers, will be emailed to competitors 7-10 days before the event. Race packs themselves will be available to collect from registration on the day. Each pack will include
Race numbers x2

  
Bike sticker x1

  
Helmet sticker x1

  
Electronic timing chip

  
Age Requirements
Participants must be the 14 years old to enter the event.
Kit List
Participants are asked to bring their own swim caps to the event.
All participants must have a bike in road-worthy bike in working order and a helmet.
Wetsuits are not permitted for this pool swim.
How to Relay
Share the Swim, Bike, Run with friends and create your own relay team.
Just simply pick the discipline that you love and get your friends and family to choose what they'd like to do to complete your relay team.
Why not put together a family relay? Mum swims, Dad cycles and Son or Daughter runs?
Each member of the relay team completes one or two of the three disciplines in the triathlon.
HOW IT WORKS
The swimmer completes swim, then swimmer passes the electronic chip to the cyclist inside the cycle transition area.
The cyclist completes the cycle course and passes the electronic chip over to the runner in the transition area.
The runner completes the run and hands in the electronic chip at the finish line.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are very welcome!
FAQs
Will the York Triathlon be an open road race?
No, roads will be closed to traffic for the duration of the event.
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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.
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Is there an age requirement to participate?
All entrants must be 14 years and older on race day.
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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.
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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 customercare@uktriathlon.co.uk.
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Can I wear a wetsuit for the York Triathlon.
No, wetsuits are not permitted for this event. The swim will be in a heated indoor pool, so wetsuits aren't necessary.
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