GO TRI (Saturday)

GO TRI – IT’S FUN, FRIENDLY & TOTALLY AWESOME

On Saturday 8 June 2019, newcomers to the sport can have a go at triathlon in a fun and relaxed environment. If you have been thinking about giving swim, bike, run a go, GO TRI is the event for you. With manageable distances perfect for first timers, the event is contained in and around Roundhay Park.

Begin with a 200m swim in Roundhay Park’s Waterloo Lake, before taking on a 10km cycle in and around the park. Don’t worry if you’re nervous on a bike, all roads will be free of cars and you can ride at whatever pace suits you. Finish with a picturesque 2.5km run or walk around the impressive park, where you’ll be cheered all the way to the finish line by load of your mates.

Local to Leeds? Did you know British Triathlon and Leeds City Council have a series of FREE weekly GO TRI training sessions across Leeds.

With swim, cycle and run sessions all available to book online at active.leeds.gov.uk this is the perfect opportunity to get prepared for the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds 2019 this June. If your from further afield or simply want to find some useful hints and tips then head to the GO TRI website for Guides, activities and events.

Date, Time & Location

Saturday 8 June (AM) 2019, Roundhay Park

Distances:

200m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run with start wave options available including Platinum (50+) and This Girl Can (Women's Only)

Download 2018 PDF Map (Route and distances subject to change for 2019)

Who can take part?

You must be 15 or over to take part (on the 31st Dec 2019). GO TRI is open to anybody, and is especially aimed at those new to the sport. It is compulsory to wear a wetsuit, and you will need a road worthy bike though this doesn’t need to be a fancy one! You can hire both a wetsuit and a bike from the event organisers if you need to.

For more helpful beginners tips please visit www.gotri.org

The AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds and Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham are the first officially SH2OUT accredited triathlon events, meaning that the safety of the open water swim is at the highest recognised level possible. Prior to taking part in your event, please make sure you have taken reasonable steps to prepare. Look out for additional open water swimming tips from SH2OUT.

SH2OUT is a partnership between British Triathlon and the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS UK) providing appropriate support to the development of standards that ensure a safe and compelling open water swimming experiences for all participants.

*All event entry prices displayed are subject to additional ACTIVE fees.

*A British Triathlon Day License must be purchased with entry for race insurance where a individual(s) entering do not hold a British Triathlon Home Nation Membership.

Find out more about the difference in entry windows pricing structure across all events here.

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