New Forest Middle Distance Triathlon

28th August 2022 | 6:00am

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FAQ

There are always questions that you might have, the common ones are answered below.

Do I have to wear a wetsuit?

Wetsuits are encouraged, we will follow the BTF rules regarding wetsuits.  MANDATORY below Sprint / Standard 14º Middle / Aquabike 15º FORBIDDEN above Sprint / Standard 22º Middle/ Aquabike 23º

What will registration look like?

You will register online. About 7 days before event day we will send you an email. You will then need to complete the Competitor Responsibility Statement and Covid Health Screening Questionnaire online. This avoids the queue at number pick up. You must do this otherwise you will not be able to get your race number. If you have missed any email you can find it by going to your my.challenging.events account.

When is the race briefing?

To avoid crowds we will do the race briefing via a webinar on Wednesday evening. You will be emailed a google meets invite. Don't worry if you can't make the briefing, it will be recorded for you to watch when you can. You must watch the briefing. Any emergency updates will be communicated on race day, either via email or as you head into transition. Go to your my.challenging.events account.

When will i get my race pack?

Race packs will be made 72 hours before pick up. They will contain your wristband and swim hat. There will be extra registration desks to allow the queue to move quickly. You must know your race number before arrival. We encourage all athletes to collect their pack from Moyles Court on Saturday between 3pm and 5pm. For those unable to pick up their pack on Saturday you can collect on Sunday from Moyles Court at 5:45am.

Where is transition?

Transition will be inside Moyles Court School grounds. This is a 1km transition run on a quiet public highway from Ellingham Lake. We encourage you to bring footwear to wear to run this section back to Moyles Court School.

Will i be able to get coffee/food?

Yes! We will have our awesome coffee van serving hot drinks plus a catering van serving hot food, ideal for when you've finished! They take card payment.

What time does it start?

Sprint and standard will start between 6:45 and 7:25. Middle and Aquabike will start from 7:25am. Duathlon will start at 8:30am.

Will there be an aid station?

There will not be an aid station on the bike, you must be self sufficient with two full bottles. There will be a water station on the run course at roughly 2.5K and 10K and in transition. This will be stocked with energy drink, water, gels, bars, sweets and fruit.