Oldbury White Horse Children's Fun Run

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General Info
Hashtag:#OldburyTri
Date:05/05/2018 , 14:30
Location:Calne Leisure Centre
Address:White Horse Way, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 0SP (Map & Directions)
Races: Fun Run
  
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Entries will be open between 1st November 2017 (midnight) - 28th April 2018 (12noon), unless full prior to this.
This event sold out in 2017 with many disappointed triathletes not getting a space.


Watch: Oldbury White Horse Children's Triathlon 2017.

Distance

1 Mile Fun Run (Age 7 & under) - 14:30

This fun run is suitable for all ages, however it is tailored towards the age 7 & under, it will take place around the school playing fields. 

Tri Stars Triathlon - from 14:45

This event is multi sport for juniors age 8 - 14. If you wish to find out more or enter, please click here

If you want to take part?

We also have a children's triathlon - click here.
We also have a sprint triathlon - click here.
We also have a sprint aquabike - click here.
We also have a sprint aquathlon - click here.

Event Course

The run is around the sports fields and is marked around the perimeter, you will follow a lead cyclist, you will finish on the spectator friendly cricket strip.

 

Race Number & Timing Chip Collection

You will be able to register for the event and pick up any race numbers before your start time. You will be required to show photographic identification or your confirmation email to verify whom you are when you register on the day. Race registration will be open between 13:30 and 14:15.

Parking

Ample parking is available at Calne Leisure Centre. An overflow car park will be available on the school tennis courts, please do not park along the entrance road.

Travel times by car vary, however as a guide you can get here from the following cities by google maps. The nearest motorway junction is J14-J17 on the M4. 
Salisbury - 0hr 55
Cardiff - 1hr 15
London - 1hr 55
Birmingham - 1hr 55
Exeter - 1hr 55

Massage

South West Sports Massage will be in attendance for this event. They will be on site for pre and post race massage for anyone who needs a little loosening up. There is a small fee of £5 for 10 minutes or £10 for 20 minutes.

Refreshments

CoffeeGang is an award-winning mobile coffee van supplying bean-to-cup fairtrade Colombian coffee.  Additionally we supply dreamy hot chocolate sourced in the Dominican Republic and a variety of teas, milk shakes and soft drinks.  Our home-made cakes always go down a storm too.  See you at the race finishing line!

Raffaeles Ice Creams have over 30 years of experience creating ice creams from their family run business.  Their top quality, modern ice cream van will be serving fresh ice creams with a personal touch at the event. Serving Mr Whippy and Walls ice cream the Raffaele way so you enjoy the treat after your run.

Photography

Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.

Post Event

Presentations will take place at approximately 16:15 towards the end of the event once all the waves have started. 

Winners trophies will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall in each race.

Results will be available shortly after the event and uploaded onto LPS Events website under the results page. There will be a link to the event photographs from the results page also. Our press report will appear on our news page a few days after the event. 

Online Entry

You can enter through our website using your PayPal account or a credit card. If you require a postal entry, please contact us. Entries on the day for this event will not be accepted. 

A copy of the Triathlon England rulebook can be found here
We will have a Triathlon England Technical Official present on the day of the event. 
Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.

What's Included?

For your entrance fee, you will receive a bespoke medal, designed especially for this event. Electronic timing is available for the event and you will receive electronic split times for the event. You will have access to a free online training programme and also you will be part of the 2018 Oldbury White Horse Triathlon.

Venue Information

Calne Leisure Centre lies in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. It has fantastic and well-equipped changing and sports facilities, which include a 25m swimming pool, ideal for triathlon training. 

Suitable access to the sports grounds, direct from poolside, allows a great transition from swim to bike. The cycle leg takes you past Oldbury White Horse, one of the oldest in Wiltshire. Both the cycle and run route are out and back on a competitive friendly and fast course, which make it suitable for both seasoned athletes and complete beginners.

The Oldbury White Horse children’s triathlon events take place on the sports grounds making this very safe (traffic free) for children and ideal for family spectating.

Training for this event

You should ensure that you train your body for endurance multisport events and build up your stamina. This will enhance your overall fitness. A combination of strengthened joints and also fitness will aid in your successful completion of this event and assist with your recovery after the event. As you will be mixing disciplines, we recommend that you train this way by combining your sessions back to back, especially your bike to run. This will make your triathlon experience much more enjoyable.
Download a free training programme for this event on our coaching page.

Tags

Sprint Tri, Sprint Triathlon, Tri Events, Triathlon Events, Triathlon Event, Tri Star Tri, Tri Star Triathlon, Tri Star, Tri Stars, Triathlons, Triathlon, Wiltshire, Calne Triathlon, Calne Leisure Centre, Triathlon England.

Event Information

Last Years Information (2017 Event)
Start List
Age Categories
Overview of the rules

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