Course Info

The Swim

The 400m swim will take place in the 25m pool inside Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre. Each lane will accommodate 4 swimmers.

Please assemble at poolside 10 minutes before the start of your wave. Marshals will be present to direct you to poolside.

For the swim, you will be given a coloured swim cap to enable the marshals to count your laps. When you have 2 lengths remaining, a marshal will insert a board into the pool to advise you of your final 2 lengths.

Upon finishing the swim, remove your swim cap and drop it next to the marshal.

Please take caution when running towards the Transition Zone. Dry mats will be laid out between the pool and Transition Zone however it is your own responsibility to run safely.

T1

The Transition Zone (TZ)

The TZ is where your bike and run equipment will be kept. Please ensure your equipment does not obstruct other participants or the entry and exit areas.

Before removing your bike off the bike rack, please ensure your helmet is on and that the strap is fastened.

FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.

After collecting your bike from the bike rack, please walk/run with your bike to the exit point. Only mount on to your bike after crossing the exit point. The exit point will be marked out on the ground with a white line.

The Cycle

Be cautious of the speed bumps whilst exiting the Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre car park. Follow the course on to Fiddlers Wood Road and then turn left on to Bradley Stoke Way and on to the circuit. Follow the circuit as shown in the map below and complete 3 laps. Marshals will be located along the circuit to assist if necessary. Click here if you wish to view the cycle course on Garmin Connect.

Bike Course (with directions)

Please note that although Bradley Stoke Way will be closed to traffic, there are certain locations where traffic will be controlled to enable residents to enter and exit Bradley Stoke. Marshals will be responsible for managing all traffic and therefore please obey Marshals’ instructions at all times.

FAILURE TO OBEY MARSHALS’ INSTRUCTIONS WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION.

Upon completing your 3rd lap of the bike circuit, return to the Transition Zone (TZ) via Fiddlers Wood Road and again, be cautious of the speed bumps located en route to the TZ.

Dismount at the TZ entry point which will be marked with a white line on the ground. Walk/run with your bike to your slot on the bike rack.

Only unfasten and remove your helmet after you have placed your bike on the bike rack.

FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION.

T2

The Run 

After exiting the TZ, the run course will take you in a northerly direction along the footpaths on Bradley Stoke Way. Marshals will then guide you through the footpaths in the woodland area behind Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre as shown in the map below and finishing at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre. Click here if you wish to view the run course on Garmin Connect.

Run Course (with directions)

Please keep to your left at all times and respect other participants and pedestrians along the route.

A water station will be located as shown by the yellow area on the map. Please ensure that you throw all litter into the bins provided.

ANYONE CAUGHT LITTERING WILL BE DISQUALIFIED.

The Finish Line

As per the run course above, the route will lead you behind the leisure centre with the finish line as shown below.

Finish Line

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