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TRIATHLON & DUATHLON

Upton Tri+ is an  Saturday AFTERNOON event and offers the choice of:

  • A Standard distance tri (1500m swim, 40km cycle, 10km run)

  • A Sprint distance tri (750m swim, 21.5km cycle, 5km run)

  • A Relay option for those wanting to take the team approach

  • A Duathlon - Sprint (approx. 2.5km run, 21.5km cycle, 5km run)

  • A Duathlon - Standard (approx. 5km, 40km cycle, 3km run)

  • 100m toddle and 1km fun run for kids

  • Just coming along to support and joining in the post triathlon party.

Swim (Triathlon only):
  • Downstream, open water swim in the River Severn.

  • A wetsuit is recommended for the swim - and is compulsory if the water temperature is 14°C or below (past temperatures have ranged from 14-22°C).

  • B.T.F Rules

  • First wave will be about 12:30pm.  

  • Sprint: 750m; Standard: 1,500m.

Bike:
  • The bike route follows wide open roads out in the countryside with a total 57m climbing in 1 lap.

  • The standard distance is 2 laps.

 

 

Run: 
  • A largely flat 5km circuit, approximately 2km on tarmac, 2km on a private gravel farm track, 1km on a grass footpath.

  • The standard distance is 2 laps.

  • Sprint & 2nd run for duathlon: 5km; Standard: 10km.  

  • The first run stage of the duathlon will be 2.5km of the same course.  

Relay:

Not sure about doing a whole triathlon? Or worried a certain discipline is not your strength?

Enter a team of upto 3 people into either the sprint or the standard distance triathlon.

One person completes the swim, the second cycles and then the third does the run.

or

One person completes two disciplines whilst one completes one discipline

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