GO TRI is a fun way to access triathlon for beginners. Take part in your very first triathlon event. This event has manageable distances which have been purpose-designed for beginners. Its super friendly, low cost, low key and a great way to get active.
All three events will be held at Hamble Sports Complex, Satchel Lane, Hamble, SO31 4NE. The sports complex has plenty of free parking, lots of changing rooms and a caf.
The swim will be eight lengths of the warm 20m pool. You will be set off at 30-second intervals and snake across the pool. Any stroke suitable and yes head up breaststroke is perfectly acceptable and welcomed.
Transition. Prop your bike up against the wall outside the pool with your towel, shorts, T-Shirt and trainers. Jump out of the pool, get your kit on and off on to the bike course.
The bike course will be two laps of Hamble Lane and Satchel Lane. You will only need to do a left turn at one junction (twice). The route is simple to follow with big signs and friendly marshals. It will also be quiet with traffic due to the time of day.
The run route will be laps of the school playing field where there will be plenty of your family and friends cheering you on to completing your first ever triathlon.