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Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon

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Date: Sunday 6th June 2021
Venue: Alderford Lake, Whitchurch, SY13 3JQ
Swim: Lake: (Freshwater lake with no currents and no weed)
Starts From: 0900hrs 
Distances: 1.2 mile swim - 56 mile cycle - 13.1 mile run
Minimum Age: 18 Years (on race day)

Entry fees from:

£299 (non BTF) Until 31st March

Entry type:

Individual. LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

Relay Team entries. LAST FEW PLACES AVAILABLE

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.
Don't want to go it alone? Take part as a relay team of 2 or 3 and share the challenge of swim, bike and run!
We just need the team captains info to complete an entry form and your team is good to go!
Limited number of places! Secure yours NOW!

For more information, see the sections below:

The Event

The UK Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon is our demanding and much sought after 'half iron distance' event and returning yet again to the beautiful Alderford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 6th June 2021.

Looking for something smaller? Then take a look at the UK Ultimate 1/4 Triathlon.

  • Probably the fastest 'half iron distance' in the country
  • Freshwater lake swim with no current and no weed
  • Multi-lap lake swim with Australian exit in between laps
  • Picturesque countryside cycle & run routes, ideal for PB's
  • Swim start, transition & run finish all within a stone's throw of each other
  • Fantastic picturesque venue with on-site facilities including Showers, parking (charges apply) and lakeside cafe
  • Spectator friendly venue, great for supporting friends and family
  • For athletes convenience you register and rack your bike on race day for the Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon
  • Includes finishers medal and official race T-shirt

UK Triathlon Covid Safe Events

All UK Triathlon 2021 events

2020 brought the need for change in the way we run our events, in what could only be described as an exceptionally difficult year for all.

With six events safely & successfully delivered in 2020, we are confident we can fulfil our calendar of events in 2021.

We will continue to comply with social distancing and existing guidelines, following the format we delivered successfully last year.

Below you can read more detailed information on our current format and rest assured this will be amended/updated if/when necessary.

In the meantime, we wish you all the best with your training activities and look forward to welcoming you to an event soon.

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
Can we please remind you it is each and every person's responsibility to social distance. The same will apply at all UK Triathlon events.

Start Format
Instead of mass starts throughout the day for open water events, each competitor will start at intervals, giving everyone their own individual start time and space. We run this format, very successfully, in all our pool-based triathlons and it works perfectly. Pool based events will also have slightly longer start intervals than usual between competitors.

Spectators
At some events it may be necessary to ask that you don't unnecessarily bring spectators to help make social distancing easier for everyone.

Registration
Every competitor will be temperature checked before being allowed to register. Only two competitors will be allowed to register at a time. The queue for registration will be separated by ground markers to assure a minimum of 2 metre separation. We will provide a sanitising hand station which you must use before entering registration.

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.

Race Brief
There will be a rolling live race brief at the poolside or lakeside. As competitors will start at regularly spaced intervals, this will prevent groups of people and a 2 metre distancing measure will be in operation.

Bike Course
Normal drafting rules apply.

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

Feed Stations 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. When you have crossed the finish line, we ask you not to stay in that area for any longer than required. Drinks will be dispensed for you at the finish feed area, please move away as quickly as possible to allow other finishers through.

Results
We will not operate our results screen at the event. Provisional results will be online at www.uktriathlon.co.uk later the same day.

Prize Presentation
Presentations will take place throughout the day, please observe 2 metre social distancing if attending the presentation.

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

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!

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.

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

Start Times & Cut Off Times

Ultimate Half will start from 0900hrs with a rolling wave.

The cut-off times for the Ultimate Half Triathlon and Relay are as follows:

Swim: 1 hour 15 minutes after the start time

Bike: 6 hours after the start time

Run: 9 hours 30 minutes after the start time

Course Maps

PDF Documents: click each to open or download

Ultimate Half Triathlon - Main Arena
Ultimate Half Triathlon - Swim Course
Ultimate Half Triathlon - Bike Course

Cycle Course

To view course direction & distance markers, please click on, “view full version” (top left-hand corner of the map) or run your mouse cursor along the mountain graph to see course direction.

Run Course

 

Feedback

2020 Feedback on RaceCheck.com - Click Here

My first half, loved it, been reliving it all week. Everyone was so relaxed, supportive and helpful. Made the experience one I will never forget. I'll definitely be back to improve my time or even dare I say attempted the full distance x Thank you x

Deborah Clarke #366

First Middle Distance

What a great day, great event and great organisation.

The lake is fantastic, clear and warm when weraced. Bike chalenging without being too hard - pity about the A41 - zero local support on the route but great support at the turn point back at the lake.

Multi lap run with loads of feed stations and passes the finish area each lap so great for supporters and atmosphere.

Thouroughly enjoyed it and will be back...

Ian Cartwright #625

Yesterday's eventat Alderford was brilliant once again, I completed the ultimate half and the organisation and helpfulness of the team was brilliant.

Well done to allinvolved.

Mick Hutchins #211

Accommodation

If you are not local to the event and are planning to book accommodation please take a look at our places to stay information and map of the area.

Camping and/or Caravan available with full facilities at

Bradley Hall Rural Escapes (Glamping Pods)

Abbey Green Farm

Green Lane Caravan Park

Bramblewood Caravan Park

Mile Bank Farm

Roden View

Hadley Park Whitchurch

Sunny Oak Caravan Park

Previous year’s results

Event Photos

2020 Results

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

Entry Form

Ultimate 1/2 Triathlon 2021

£179.00

(Price per race entry or per relay team)

Please select your race from the drop down list below. The price will adjust automatically.

Telephone Entry

If you would prefer to enter over the phone please call

01270 842800 and secure your place today!

(Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:00pm).

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