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Shropshire Triathlon

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Date: Sunday 5th September 2021
Venue: The Mere, Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere SY12 0PA
Swim: Lake
Middle Distance: 2000m swim - 78k cycle - 20k run
Olympic & Relay: 1500m swim - 39k cycle - 10k run
Sprint & Relay: 750m swim - 25k cycle - 5k run
Minimum Age:

16 years for Sprint and Olympic Relay team members
17 years for Olympic distance individuals

18 years for Middle distance

Entry fees from:

£69.95 Sprint (non BTF)

£74.95 Olympic (non BTF)

Middle distance - £179 (non BTF)

   

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.

Please click here for the 2020 Shropshire Triathlon start list

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For more information, see the sections below:

The Event

  • Registration, swim start, transition and finish line all within a stones throw of each other
  • Open water swim in The Mere
  • Shropshire & Welsh countryside bike course
  • Closed to traffic road run course
  • Official event photographer capturing your bike, run & finish
  • 2021 Finishers medal for everyone

If you want to “Tri a Triathlon” or are an experienced Triathlete we have distances & challenges to suit you within this fun & friendly triathlon and are pleased to announce the additions of the Middle Distance to this event.

The Shropshire Triathlon has been held at the fabulous venue of The Mere at Ellesmere since 1992.

In 2019 The Mere in Ellesmere was awarded the Green Flag Award for the sixth year in a row, recognising it as one of the best parks in the world.

Read the full article via Shropshire Live https://www.shropshirelive.com/news/2019/07/16/the...

Camping available at https://www.abbeygreenfarmcamping.com/ and http://alderford.com/stay/

Wave Start Times

07.45am Shropshire Middle Distance & Relay
08.30am Shropshire Olympic & Relay
09.15am Shropshire Sprint & Relay

Cut Off Times

Swim 1 hour 15 from the start of the race (1 hour 15 to complete the swim)
Bike 5 hours 15 from the start of the race (4 hours to complete the bike)
Run 8 hours from the start of the race (2.45 hours to complete the run)

More information about your race

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day. Good luck and have a great day!

Please click here for Race Day Information 2020

You can use this information as a guide for your 2021 event. Full and up to date 2021 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Course Maps

Fantastic 39km Olympic Course for the Shropshire Triathlon. Going through the Shropshire & Welsh Countryside.
All Olympic & Olympic Relay competitors complete one full lap.
Mount & Dismount line will be situated just inside Cremorne Gardens.

Shropshire Arena Map

Middle Distance Swim Map

Olympic, Sprint & Relay Swim map.



All Middle & Middle Distance Relay competitors complete two full laps.

Fantastic 78km Middle Distance Course for the Shropshire Triathlon. Going through the Shropshire & Welsh Countryside.
Mount & Dismount line will be situated just inside Cremorne Gardens.
There will be one feed station on the bike course which will be in Ellesmere, by the lake, after your first lap.

The Shropshire Sprint Bike Course.

One full lap of the course for all competitors.
Look our for the high viz signs that say "SPRINT TURN ONLY".
Please follow the "UK TRIATHLON BIKE COURSE" signs all the way around the course.

Feedback

2020 RaceCheck Reviews

Thanks for another brilliantly organised event! I’ve beencompeting in triathlon now for over 25 years and your events are always apleasure to participate in. Your venues, atmosphere at the races, marshals andoverall race satisfaction are second to none.

Keep up the great work and I look forward to getting afew more of your series next year.

Graham Ball

I did theEllesmere tri yesterday

Can you saythank you to all team for me.

Once again abrilliantly organised event .

From thesignage of the short cut from the main road, swift organised distribution of our numbers etc, racking great ,plenty of space, Marshalls inand out of transition, the race brief always thorough, clear and funny atwaters edge, safety guts on the water giving us extra confidence,good matting down no ouchy feet, Marshall on cycle and run brilliant.Mount line clear and precise, and to the guy who amazingly shouts out our namesas we come over the finish line, giving us the extra boost of pride. Thanks also to the safety road crew, and of course to all the guys I've missedout or in the back ground.

UKTRIATHLONnever fail to meet expections.

Well doneever one

See you allat Stratford

MelanieAucott

I would justlike to pass on my thanks to everyone involved for making Sunday a great race.It was a brilliant course and very well organised. The aid stations wereperfectly positioned. The weather didn't dampen our spirits, it was a welcomechange from racing in the heatwave.

I completedthe standard distance in 2016 when it was held in May on a half term weekend.The bike course was very busy with traffic and several crashes so it was arelief to ride the course without that volume of traffic.

Look forwardto returning next year.

Kind regards

EmilyPrice

Reallypleased how well the triathlon went and that you want to come back; I knowscores of triathletes will be pleased too.

Availabilityfor 8th September next year is down to Outdoor Partnerships whomanage the site so hopefully Shaun can confirm with you soon.

Many thanks

PeterDavis

LeisureServices Manager

ShropshireCouncil

We would behappy to have you back as the event was very well organised and the site wasleft in good condition.

I havebooked you in for Sun 8th Sep 2019.

Best wishes

ShaunBurkey

CountryParks & Sites Officer (North)

Shropshire Council

2020 Results

Please email sam@uktriathlon.co.uk for any result queries.

UK Triathlon Race Day Social Distancing

All UK Triathlon 2020 events whether swimming pool or open water swims

UK Triathlon Race Day
All UK Triathlon 2020 events

Your Health before the Event
If you have any Covid-19 symptoms do not come to the event.
If you develop symptoms within 14 days after the event and are tested positive, please contact UK Triathlon immediately.

Social Distancing
It is each and every person's responsibility to social distance at 2 metres where possible before, during and after the event.
Please make sure your spectators are aware of and abide by the 2 metre distance rule.

Hand Sanitising
There will be 10 hand sanitiser stations around the venue, please hand sanitise before registration, entering transition, finish line and whenever you have the opportunity to do so before and after the event.
Please sanitise before and after toilet use.

Registration
Please allow more time than normal to register. You must register yourself. You cannot have anyone register for you. Only one competitor will be allowed to register at a time (except relay teams who must register together).
Please queue at a 2 metre separation.
Hand sanitise before entering.
Every competitor will be temperature checked with a digital thermometer before registering.

Transition
Each competitor has their own numbered racking position. Rack only there and with your race number facing you.

Race Brief
There will be a short race brief shortly before each event starts from the finish line stage which will be announced over the PA system on the day.

Start Format Lake Swim
Competitors will each have their own individual start time and be started at the edge of the lake at 10 second intervals.
You can only do your warm up on dry land.
Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.
 
Start Format Pool Swim
Competitors will each have their own individual start time at 30 second intervals.
Maintain a 2 metre gap from other swimmers at all times.

Bike Course
Normal drafting rules apply.

Run Course
Overtake or pass other competitors at a minimum distance of 2 metres where possible.

Feed Stations for Run & Finish line
Drinks will be dispensed for you at feed stations, High5 Energy Source & Water will be identified clearly with signs.
Move away as quickly as possible allowing for other competitors.
Bin your litter.

Spectators
Please do not bring unnecessary spectators if possible.

Your Covid Officer is Vic Bickerton
If you wish to report anything regarding Covid safety, please report to Vic located at the finish line.

2019 Results

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Feedback

Thanks for another brilliantly organised event! I’ve been competing in triathlon now for over 25 years and your events are always a pleasure to participate in. Your venues, atmosphere at the races, marshalls and overall race satisfaction are second to none.

Keep up the great work and I look forward to getting a few more of your series next year.

Graham Ball

I did the Ellesmere tri yesterday 

Can you say thank you to all team for me.

Once again a brilliantly organised event .

From the signage of the short cut from the main road, swift organised distribution  of our  numbers etc, racking great ,plenty of space,  Marshalls in and out of transition, the race brief always thorough,  clear and funny at waters edge,  safety guts on the water giving us extra  confidence, good matting down no ouchy feet, Marshall on  cycle and run brilliant. Mount line clear and precise, and to the guy who amazingly shouts out our names as we come over the finish line, giving us the extra boost of pride.  Thanks also to the safety road crew, and of course to all the guys I've missed out or in the back ground.

UKTRIATHLON never fail to meet expections.

Well done ever one 

See you all at Stratford

Melanie Aucott

 

I would just like to pass on my thanks to everyone involved for making Sunday a great race. It was a brilliant course and very well organised. The aid stations were perfectly positioned. The weather didn't dampen our spirits, it was a welcome change from racing in the heatwave.

I completed the standard distance in 2016 when it was held in May on a half term weekend. The bike course was very busy with traffic and several crashes so it was a relief to ride the course without that volume of traffic.

Look forward to returning next year.

Kind regards

Emily Price