Cotswolds Lake 62 Evening Triathlon 1 of 4
Entries will be open between 1st February 2019 (midnight) - 11th May 2019 (12noon), unless full prior to this.
This event is strictly limited to 99 spaces.
Day entries may be available, please see each event closer to the time.
To enter 2 or more events in the evening series, please add them in the cart and process the entry all together and use the code CL62ES for a series discount.
Watch: Cotswolds Novice Events 2018.
400m Swim (Lake) - 1 lap
16km Cycle (Road) - 2 laps
4.5km Run (Lake Path) - 3 laps
If you want to take part?
Race 1 is on 15th May - click here.
Race 2 is on 19th June - click here.
Race 3 is on 17th July - click here.
Race 4 is on 21st August - click here.
An interactive map of the course can be found via Strava.
Bike course here.
The swim will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with swimmers taking part in the same wave. Once completing the swim, you will prepare for the cycle stage around the Cotswolds taking in some fantastic scenery. The cycle course is fairly flat with a couple of gentle sloping inclines. Once completed you will drop your bike off for a spectator friendly run course around the lake. The run lap is 1.5km and is great for spectators. You have lots of opportunities for photos, hydrating at the water station and you can see your family and friends to cheer you on.
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 18:00 and 18:45 on the evening. All cycle racking is to take place on the day of the event. Only competitors will be allowed in transition.
Ample free parking and will be published in the event document released a few days before.
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 J15-J17 on the M4.
Salisbury - 1hr 20
Cardiff - 1hr 20
Birmingham - 1hr 25
London - 1hr 45
Exeter - 2hr 00
LPS Food will be serving food and drink at Cotswolds Novice Events with a range of hot food including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. This will be open from 17:45am on race day.
Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.
Series prizes will be awarded on the final event for the top 3 men and women with the fastest accumulated times from the best of 3 events.
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.
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 Race Referee present on the day of the event. In addition we will have a motorcycle referee. Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.
The minimum age to take part in this event is 15, this age is set by Triathlon England and we are unable to overide this.
For your entrance fee, 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 2019 Cotswolds Evening Series Events. Please note that finishers medals are not provided for this event.
As soon as we receive your entry for this event, the money is budgeted towards the successful delivery of this event. For this reason refunds will not be permitted once you have entered. You can view our policies here. By signing up to this event you are agreeing to these policies and understand that refunds are not possible. Please note that if you are unable to attend this event you will be unable to transfer to another event in the series, we are sorry for this decision.
Lake 62 is a privately owned well kept lake in the Cotswolds. This lake has been unused for many years, keeping it one of the finest. Its size and shape allows for some great spectating at all our events here and provides a base for triathletes wishing to take part in a medium sized event on a flat profile.
We also host training and coaching sessions from this lake, for further information about these days, please see the training page here.
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.
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