Date(s) - 18/06/2017
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Sailing Academy
One of the biggest reasons for taking part in this event is that Weymouth and Portland, and the rest of the south coast, has the sunniest climate in the United Kingdom.
The race base for this Classic and Sprint triathlon is at the iconic National Sailing Academy, host to the 2012 Olympic sailing events who’s facilities are not to be rivalled.
The swim will take place in the crystal clear blue waters of a sheltered harbour surrounded by a large stone wall, Some 250,000 tonnes of Portland Stone was used in creating the 875m breakwater. The start and finish of the swim will be on a slipway, no sand or rocks to disrupt your run back to transition.
The transition is 50m from the swim exit so no long distance running required just yet.
The bike route will take you on a journey around the Isle of Portland, once for the Sprint and three loops for the Classic.
After the bike you will head back to race HQ and commence your flat run along the shoreline of Hamm Beach, well know for its world record breaking speed week with windsurfers all over the globe and along on to the Rodwell trail, the old railway line that linked Weymouth to Portland and is now a very scenic, traffic free walk.
The race will finish back at the Sailing Academy where you will be rewarded like heroes and lavish gifts bestowed upon you.
On line entries will close on 11th June 2017 or before if full.
Kit Walker – 2015 -02:06:42
Tracey Cook – 2010 – 02:18:47
Super Early bird entry up till 30th September 2016 or the first 50 participants in each race, which ever comes first.
|BustinSkin Members – Super early bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£20.00|
|BTF – Super early bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£22.50|
|Unattached – Super early bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£25.00|
|BTF Entry Fee||01-Oct-2016||11-Jun-2017||£45.00|
|Unattached Entry Fee||01-Oct-2016||11-Jun-2017||£50.00|
|BustinSkin Member – Super early bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£22.50|
|BTF – Super Early Bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£25.00|
|Unattached – Super early bird||16-Sep-2016||30-Sep-2016||£27.50|
|BTF Entry Fee||01-Oct-2016||11-Jun-2017||£50.00|
|Unattached Entry Fee||01-Oct-2016||11-Jun-2017||£55.00|
750m/1500m – This is an open water swim along the famous Hamm Beach in a sheltered part of Portland Harbour
20k/40K – This is a 1 or 3 lap route (depending on your race) around the top of the Isle of Portland, you will be racing from Portland Heights Hotel to the amazing views of Portland Bill lighthouse, remember to count your laps.
5k/10k – This is a flat run taking you once more along side Hamm Beach following the coastal path and leading you on to the Rodwell Trail, an old railway track that used to run from the centre of Weymouth to Portland. Now used as a foot path & cycle path with some breathtaking scenery thrown in for good measure. There will be 3 drink stations to keep you going along the run
On completion of this race you will receive an excellent race specific T-shirt that many are desperate for to remind you of your epic day.
CLASSIC BIKE ROUTE
CLASSIC RUN ROUTE
SPRINT BIKE ROUTE
SPRINT RUN ROUTE
Race Day Information
Race registration and transition will open at approx 05:30 and close at 06:45 – you will need to bring your BTF cards as ID, if no card is produced you will be asked to pay the day membership fee of £5 – Once transition has closed there will be a race brief at 06:50 and the Classic race will start as close to 07:00 as possible, The Sprint will start as close to 08:00 as possible.
Classic & Sprint Race brief