Standard Distance Triathlon

Event description:

swim: 1800 yards in Oundle's 50-yard pool (36-lengths).

bike: 30-miles - 3 laps of the Mini-Series course around Glapthorn and Upper Benefield. A couple of nasty climbs, but 1-mile of twisty decent around the Benefield's and a 40mph stretch just before the Golf Course!

run: 6.25 miles out to Glapthorn, Cotterstock cross-roads, off-road back to Glapthorn and finishing on the Athletics Track.

Arrive early to Register, set-up your Transition and listen to the Race Brief.

Please read the Competitor Briefing:

New Members can join on the day, by filling out a Membership Form. The course is based around Oundle Swimming Pool. Registration from 8:15am.

NOTE: The BTF's Drafting rule has now been extended to 10 metres.

Some good news; the BTF have relaxed their insurance demands, and non-members can now compete!
Non-members can do two club triathlon's before becoming a member.

There is a Trophy and this event is also part of the Club Championships.

Oundle School Sports Centre
Sun, 19th August 2018 at 9 a.m.
Kit list:

A Bike Helmet is compulsory (to BS, Snell or Ansi standards).

Who can enter?
Open to the public
Entry fee:
From £10.00 to £10.00
How to enter:

Entry is on the day, or in advance via Paysubsonline.
Arrive before 8:15am to set up your Transition. Registration is from 8:15 to 8:45am. Briefing 8:55am. 31 or more entries may result in 2 waves being run. First wave starts 9:00am.

Please read the event briefing before registering. A condition of registration is to have read the full briefing.

Any breach of the rules, in particular drafting, will result in a DQ. The committee reserves the right to prevent any member competing in subsequent club events for breach of the rules.

YOU MUST STAY AT LEAST 10 METRES BEHIND THE BIKE IN FRONT, UNLESS YOU INTEND TO OVERTAKE, IN WHICH CASE YOU HAVE 20 SECONDS TO DO SO. (BTF Rules changed in 2016 and the Draft Zone was increased from 7 to 10 metres).

Race officials:

Organiser: Sue McLeod.

Signs: Steve Hope.

Registration: Georgina Jennings.

2 Timekeepers:

6 Marshals:

Races at this event

Standard Distance Triathlon

Swim 1646 metres Cycle 27 miles Run 6.3 miles

The course record was set by Paul Vernon on Sun, 17th July 2016 with a time of 2:16:29. View the leaderboard for this course.

Competitor Swim Cycle Run Total time
1st Mark Weathersby 0:25:58 1:15:28 0:40:17 2:21:43 PB
2nd Jonny Hynes 0:27:53 1:13:32 0:45:05 2:26:30
3rd Dave Thorrold 0:30:24 1:14:41 0:46:33 2:31:38
4th Tony Daniels 0:26:21 1:20:53 0:49:30 2:36:44
5th Giles Cooper 0:29:12 1:25:06 0:47:19 2:41:37 PB
6th Team: Jaap / Mariska 0:30:04 1:15:43 0:57:25 2:43:12
7th Simon Guerin 0:27:24 1:21:08 0:54:54 2:43:26 PB
8th Jonathan Arnold 0:22:30 1:28:31 0:54:23 2:45:24 PB
9th Steve Hope 0:30:10 1:28:10 0:49:07 2:47:27
10th Christian Richards 0:30:00 1:30:13 0:52:46 2:52:59
11th Michael Wenn 0:28:30 1:33:35 0:54:44 2:56:49 PB
12th Paul Jephcott 0:35:28 1:33:38 0:56:59 3:06:05
13th Adrian Chambers 0:40:03 1:29:19 0:56:44 3:06:06 PB
14th Nicholas Partridge 0:30:02 1:30:51 1:07:42 3:08:35 PB
15th Georgina Jennings 0:38:43 1:40:20 1:11:03 3:30:06 PB