Race Calendar

Skipton Junior Triathlon 2024
#skiptonjuniortri

1 Sep 2024

Skipton, North Yorkshire
Starts: 14:00
Distance:
Entry Fee: £22.50 - £32.50
EVENT POSTPONED

Opening Event for 2024 Yorkshire Junior Series with closed road bike loop!

Skipton Junior Triathlon welcomes all abilities from ages 8 to 16 (age at 31 December 2024) and will be the first event in 2024 for TriStart, TriStar1,2,3 and Youth age groups racing for selection into the Yorkshire Junior Squad. After our first Junior race for many years last year we have listened to the feedback from participants, parents and spectators making many improvements for our 2024 event : • A Central Event Village in Aireville Park with common Registration, Transition and Finish Areas with the Adults triathlon in the morning and Junior triathlon in the afternoon. • Craven Energy Tri Club will have safeguarding qualified Coaches within the Transition area to assist younger athletes with racking their bikes, getting their run kit ready etc. • After swimming their respective lengths in Craven Leisure Centre Pool, athletes will be able to put on trainers if needed before a short, marshalled run to the Transition area. • From the Transition Area it is a short distance to the closed road cycle circuit on Gargrave Road where Athletes will complete a set number of loops for their respective Age Categories. • A marshalled Run course using the paved paths within Aireville Park that will be either one or two laps depending on Age Group and distance. • Parents and Spectators will have plenty of access to view participants in the Leisure Centre Pool (Swim), Aireville Park (Transition and Run) and sections of Gargrave Road (Bike Loop). • Each participant will receive a finishers medal with Awards (top 3 open and female). Race distances comply with BTF Age-Group Guidelines and can be found at https://www.britishtriathlon.org/events/skipton-junior-triathlon_15441 PLEASE NOTE : a/ Race Brief packs with all event details (final Age Group race distances, laps, registration times, etc) will be sent to all racers 2 weeks prior to the event. b/ Age Group Wave and individual start times will be confirmed 2-3 days before race day depending when entries close.

Organiser

Course

Distance:
Type:
Triathlon
Profile:
Undulating
Laps:
Entry limit:
200
Remaining places:
77
Race licence:
TBC
Not suitable for wheelchairs

Facilities

  • Water stations
  • Toilets
  • Changing facilities
  • Showers
  • No distance markers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Aireville Park, Gargrave Road, Skipton, BD23 1UD

Toilets, Changing and Shower facilities are within Craven Leisure Centre which also has a cafe selling drinks and snacks. Additionally there will be an Event Village with refreshments on sale along with other merchandise.

ENTRY NOTES : 1/ To participate in this event, you are required to become a member of British Triathlon and hold a race licence. You must either become a Core or Ultimate annual member, https://www.britishtriathlon.org/join, or purchase a single use Race Pass for your race from https://www.britishtriathlon.org/events/skipton-junior-triathlon_15441 2/ To take part in the Yorkshire Junior Series, participants need to be members of British Triathlon (BTF), details can be found here : https://www.britishtriathlon.org/yorkshire/take-part/junior-series 3/ For entrants over 12, the entry form asks which race category you are entering: Female category or Open category. BTF rules state that only people who are female sex at birth are eligible to compete in the Female category. All other individuals including transgender people are eligible to compete in the Open category. This question is required under the British Triathlon Transgender Policy effective 1 January 2023. This policy can be read here https://www.britishtriathlon.org/britain/documents/about/policy-documents/general-policies/frg029-transgender-policy-final.pdf

Entry Fees

The prices below include race fees, card charges and admin; there are no hidden extras.

Tri Start (8yrs)£22.50
Tri Star 1 (9-10 yrs)£25.00
Tri Star 2 (11-12yrs)£27.50
Tri Star 3 (13-14 yrs)£30.00
Youth (15-16yrs)£32.50
Entry on the day will not be available. ENTER NOW to guarantee your place.

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