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West Suffolk Junior Triathlon 2016

WSW Junior Triathlon 2016Junior Triathlon 2016

Welcome to the second West Suffolk Wheelers and Triathlon Club Junior Triathlon. This will be held at Culford School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6TX on 3rd July 2016.

There will be prizes for each age group boy and girl novice as well as top 3 prizes for each age group and gender.

Race Distances

The Junior event is open to the following BTF age-groups and will cover approximate distances of:

  • TriStar - Start - 8 years - 50m swim - 850m cycle  - 600m run

  • TriStar 1 - 9-10 years - 150m swim  - 1.7k cycle  - 1200m run

  • TriStar 2 - 11-12 years - 200m swim  - 3.4k cycle  - 1800m run

  • TriStar 3 (13-14 years) and Youth (15-16) - 300m swim  - 5.1k cycle  - 2400m run

  • All ages are as of 31st December 2016.

Please note that the cycle course is all on grass - we advise against road bikes with slick tyres. Mountain bikes and cyclo cross bikes, with a slightly knobbly tyre tread, are appropriate for this course. Our marshals will carry out a check on your bike before racking in transition to ensure that it is in full working order. Wearing a cycle helmet, during the cycle stage, is mandatory - you will not be able to race without one.

Race Costs

Entry for each competitor is £17.

British Triathlon members pay a reduced fee of £16. You will need to enter your membership number and bring your race licence with you on the day and show at registration.


Race Day timings

Registration will open at 9:30 am and close at 10:30 am. Please show you licence here and pick up your race pack and goodie bag.

Transition will open at 9:45 am and close at 10:45 am. Only competitors and marshals will be allowed in this area.

Race briefing will be at 10:45 am near the transition area.

First competitor will start their swim at 11:15 and we expect the last competitor to be finished by 2pm.

Prizing giving will follow as soon as possible after the last competitor finishes.

Race viewing

There will be designated zones throughout the course for spectators and you should be able to view the race throughout all disciplines. Please keep to these zones - do not be offended if you are asked to move on by a marshal. We wish to make this race an enjoyable and safe event for the children and give them a clear path throughout the race.


The event launches at 12 noon on 14th February 2016 via Entry Central. Please follow the link below or search for West Suffolk Junior Triathlon at


Results will be available from after the event.


Direct any queries to the race director Denise O'Brien at

Please also like our facebook page West Suffolk Tri on facebook for updates leading up to the race.

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About the West Suffolk Wheelers
  • The West Suffolk Wheelers cycling club was formed in 1922 and is based in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. We have a good cross-section of cycling on offer to welcome new and experienced cyclists alike. If you wish to learn bike handling skills for on and/or off-road cycling our members have the knowledge and experience to teach you. The Club is proud of it's development work with young people, and we have coaches to guide new cyclists in their training. We are active in all areas of cycling including: Road Racing, Time Trials, Track Racing, Club Runs,Touring, Audax, Sportive, Mountain Biking and Cyclo-cross. Members also compete in triathlon competitions; the Club is recently affiliated to Triathlon England, and new triathlete members are welcomed

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