What does it involve?
* 750m (30 lengths) swim * 18.9 km cycle * 5 km run The cycle and run are single loops in quiet country roads. All turns are left hand and will be marshalled. The race will be electronically timed.
Who can enter?
The event is hosted by the East Lothian Triathlon Club, and we are keen to encourage as many people of all levels of fitness and ability to take part. We aim to include those with special needs and would hope to be able to adjust the event to meet individual requirements. Please contact us if you have any special needs that the organisers need to be aware of. Please also note that if entering as a tandem, you will need to give the name of your tandem partner and will be expected to swim at the same speed as your partner in a slot adjacent to them.
Where and when is it taking place?
The 2017 Haddington Sprint Triathlon will be held on Sunday 27th August 2017. Entries opened in June. The triathlon is based at the Aubigny Sports Centre, Haddington, which is approximately 18 miles south east of Edinburgh, off the A1. Parking is restricted at the Sports Centre and is not allowed immediately outside the Sports Centre because it forms part of the route. Please note that although not shown on the map, there is a short path through Neilson Park to the Sports Centre. The race will run from 9am until approximately 12.30. Registration will take place from 7am – 8.20am Below is the cycle route:
Below is the run route:
The pool will be open to the public from 10.30am and the café will be open throughout the event. Shower and changing facilities are available to all competitors. There is a £1.00 deposit for lockers.
How do I enter?
Please enter via the following link : http://www.entrycentral.com/Haddington-Sprint-Triathlon (The page will go live in July) The closing date for entries is TBC.
Swimming times and withdrawing from the event
It is vital to the smooth running of the event to give an accurate swim time for the 750m swim as your heat allocation is based on this. If, after entering, you wish to change your swim time, please Contact us no later than date to be confirmed. For general enquiries or to withdraw from the event please contact us.
Conditions of entry
If you are new to triathlons, please read the conditions of entry, on www.entrycentral.com
Can I help?
The organisers are always looking for volunteers to help out in the day to ensure that it is a pleasant and safe day. If you are able to help out, in any capacity, please Contact Us.