Junior TRY-A-TRI

Junior TRY-A-TRI 12 noon 250m 3k bike 1.5k run £10

As a Tri – Newbie welcome to the start of an amazing journey.

JUNIOR TRY-A-TRI Camlough Lake

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Entry fee: £10 Entry on the day.  A parent or guardian is required to accompany the junior for the cycle leg of this TRY-A-TRI

As a Junior Tri – Newbie welcome to the start of an amazing journey.  This is for junior event only there is a senior event also – see seperate event.

We feel 8 years is young enough but if Parents can prove that there child can safely take part we MAY considered that child.
Remember it is the parents/guardian duty to look after the child during the event in the water, on the bike and run.

We will provide our top class water safety cover as always.Parents are allowed to buddy their child in the swim leg also.

LOCATION  Camlough Lake, Camlough. Co.Armagh.

PARKING  Free parking on the roadside leading up to the lake.

REGISTRATION  Lakeside from 10am – 10.30am Register and pay your entrance fee of £10.  Registration closes 30 minutes prior to the event start time if you are late you don’t race. Please inform us at registration if you have any medical condition.  If you feel unwell best advice is not to race.

PRE- RACE As a warm up and also to help the competitors ensure they know the route, ensure you familiarise yourself with start point (at Camlough Lake), transition area, bike and run route and the all important finish line!  Have a stretch and a mini warm up, check that all your equipment, goggles, bike, helmet etc. fit and attached where they should be.  The transition area is used between the swim and bike segments (T1), and the bike and run segments (T2). These areas are used to store bicycles, performance apparel, and any other accessories essential for preparing and gearing up for the next stage of the race. In addition, these areas provide a social headquarters prior to the race, and are an integral part of triathlete culture.

SWIM The swim route is 150 m. This is an open water swim so we advise wearing a wet suit. Goggles are advisable but not mandatory.  There will be kayak support.

BIKE The bike route is 3k.  Prior to the race your bike may be given a safety check. Please ensure your bike is in good working order on the day.

A parent or guardian is required to accompany the junior for the cycle leg of this TRY-A-TRI

ALL COMPETITORS MUST WEAR A CYCLE HELMET DURING THE BIKE SEGMENT.

PLEASE NOTE: Roads are not closed to other road users so please ride safely and obey the rules of the road.

Once you have finished your cycle, please ensure you dismount before the dismount line and run your bike back into transition, only them you should take of your helmet.

RUN The run route is 1k to the finish line.

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