CLOSED: Cotswolds Lake 62 Sprint Aquabike

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Hashtag:#Lake62 #Sprint #Aquabike
Date:21/05/2022 , 09:00
Location:Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire
Address:SN6 6QX (Map & Directions)
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Event Information

Age Categories
Overview of the rules
Drafting Explained
Lake 62 Car Park Directions


Online Entry

You can enter through our partner RaceNation where you can update your entry if anything changes closer to the event. Our terms & conditions can be found here, which includes the withdrawal policy.

The minimum age to take part in this event is 15, this age is set by Triathlon England and we are unable to override this.

Entries will be open 1st November 2021 (00:00)
A price rise will take effect 4 weeks prior to the event date. 
Entries will close on the Wednesday before the event (12:00), unless full prior to this.
Entries on the day will take a 20% surcharge of the final online price, should spaces be available, please check the race guide prior to the event taking place.


Watch: Cotswolds Novice Events 2018.

Event updates

Please complete the COVID-19 declaration here (available 3 days prior to the event).

Event Specific Information

Distance

Sprint Aquabike: 750m Swim (Lake), 28km Cycle (Road), 100m Run (Lake Path).

Start Times

We will be working on a wave start with a rolling entry from 09:00.

Free family 1.5km fun run at 11:30.

Capacity

The event will be limited to 348 places.

Post Event

Podium presentations only will take place at this event. All category awards will be posted out on following the event. 

Winners’ awards to the following: 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall.

Category awards to the following: 1st male and 1st female in each age group in the following categories: 1st Junior (A-C), 1st Vet 40 (H, I), 1st Vet 50 (J, K), 1st Vet 60 (L, M), 1st Vet 70 (N, P, Q).

Results will be available 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.

Event Course

Swim Course: 1 x anticlockwise lap of the lake, keeping the swim buoys on your left. The lake is gravel filtered and approximately 6 metres deep, weed is usually not too much of a problem but during long bouts of hot weather this can appear in pockets. Typically, the temperature at this event is around 15-17°C.

Cycle Course: 2 x anticlockwise lap of the Cotswolds, which is the roads are open to the traffic, so the highway code rules always apply. Generally, the road surfaces are good, however some small stretches around working quarries have potholes to be mindful of. 

Run Course: 100m to the finish line, on grass. You will be required to keep your helmet on for the aquabike finish. 

Transition: Located mainly on grass, with a slight camber, any gravelled areas are covered with matting for your comfort.

Venue Information

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 allow 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. It’s a compact event site so you can see most of the action without having to walk too far.

We also host training and coaching sessions from this lake, for further information about these days, please see the training page here.

General Information

Please visit the main event page for full general information here

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