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|Sprint+ Aquabike ?
|July 25, 2020|
|Standard Triathlon - Saturday ?
|July 25, 2020|
Entries will be open between 1st November 2019 (midnight) - 13th July 2020 (12:00), unless full prior to this.
This event sold out since 2016 with many people missing out on a space.
Triathlon: 1500m Swim (Lake), 40km Cycle (Road) [1 small lap then 1 large lap]*, 9km Run (Lake Path)
Aquabike: 750m Swim (Lake), 32km Cycle (Road) [1 large lap]*, 100m Run (Lake Path)
*a change in bike course may be used in the event of roadworks.
Start Times - Provisional
Wave 1 - Triathlon - 09:00
Wave 2 - Triathlon - 09:15
Wave 3 - Triathlon - 09:30
Wave 4 - Triathlon - 09:45
Wave 5 - Triathlon - 10:00
Wave 6 - Triathlon - 10:15
Wave 7 - Aquabike - 10:30
Wave 8 - Aquabike - 10:45
An interactive map of the course can be found via Strava.
Bike course here.
The swim will take place in the beautiful lakes of the Cotswolds. The event will be a deep-water start with swimmers taking part in the same wave. Once completing the swim, you will prepare for the cycle stage for a two lap course around the Cotswolds taking in some fantastic scenery. The cycle course is fairly flat with a couple of gentle sloping inclines. Once completed you will drop your bike off for a spectator friendly run course around the lake.
If you would like to take part in this triathlon event as a team, please select the team entry option and include additional details in the custom field at the bottom of the page. You may have two or three members in your team. Your timing chip will act as your relay baton and ALL changes must take place in the relay change over box in transition.
Race Number & Timing Chip Collection
You will be able to register for the event and pick up any race numbers before your start time. You will be required to show photographic identification or your confirmation email to verify whom you are when you register on the day. Race registration will be open between 07:45 and 09:15 on the day. All cycle racking is to take place on the day of the event. Only competitors will be allowed in transition.
Ample free parking will be available within a 5-minute walk of the venue. If you require disabled parking, we have limited availability closer to the venue, please contact us prior to arrival.
Travel times by car vary, however as a guide you can get here from the following cities by google maps. The nearest motorway junction is J15-J17 on the M4.
Salisbury - 1hr 20
Cardiff - 1hr 20
Birmingham - 1hr 25
London - 1hr 45
Exeter - 2hr 00
We can offer camping for this event to stay on Friday 24th or Saturday 25th July. Toilet facilities are on site, however there are no showers. A fee of £5 per pitch is payable and pre booking is essential. Please get in touch if you wish to book a spot.
Alternatively a local Airbnb is here.
South West Sports Massage will be in attendance for this event. They will be on site for pre and post race massage for anyone who needs a little loosening up. There is a small fee of £5 for 10 minutes or £10 for 20 minutes.
LPS Food will be serving food and drink at this event with a range of hot food including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. This will be open from 07:45am on race day.
CoffeeGang is an award-winning mobile coffee van supplying bean-to-cup fairtrade Colombian coffee. Additionally we supply dreamy hot chocolate sourced in the Dominican Republic and a variety of teas, milk shakes and soft drinks. Our home-made cakes always go down a storm too. See you at the race finishing line!
Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.
Presentations will take place towards the end of the event once all the waves have started.
Winners trophies on the day will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall.
Towards the end of the event we will be awarding the 1st in the triathlon event for the following male and female categories: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q & Team Relay. In addition we will present the first in the vet 40+ and vet 60+ categories for the aquabike event.
Results will be available shortly after the event and uploaded onto LPS Events website under the results page. There will be a link to the event photographs from the results page also.
You can enter through our partner RaceNation where you can update your entry if anything changes closer to the event. If you require a postal entry, please contact us. Entries on the day for this event will not be accepted.
A copy of the Triathlon England rulebook can be found here.
We will have a Triathlon England Race Referee present on the day of the event. In addition we will have a motorcycle referee.
Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17, this age is set by Triathlon England and we are unable to override this.
For your entrance fee, you will receive a bespoke medal, designed especially for this event. You will also receive a finishers memento. Electronic timing is available for the event and you will receive electronic split times for the event. You will have access to a free online training programme and also you will be part of the 2020 Cotswolds Standard Triathlon Weekend.
As soon as we receive your entry for this event, the money is budgeted towards the successful delivery of this event. For this reason refunds will not be permitted once you have entered. You can view our policies here. By signing up to this event you are agreeing to these policies and understand that refunds are not possible. Please note that if you are unable to attend this event you will be unable to transfer to the September event, we are sorry for this decision.
Lake 62 is a privately owned well kept lake in the Cotswolds. This lake has been unused for many years, keeping it one of the finest. Its size and shape allows for some great spectating at all our events here and provides a base for triathletes wishing to take part in a medium sized event on a flat profile.
We also host training and coaching sessions from this lake, for further information about these days, please see the training page here.
Training for this event
You should ensure that you train your body for endurance multisport events and build up your stamina. This will enhance your overall fitness. A combination of strengthened joints and also fitness will aid in your successful completion of this event and assist with your recovery after the event. As you will be mixing disciplines, we recommend that you train this way by combining your sessions back to back, especially your bike to run. This will make your triathlon experience much more enjoyable.
Download a free training programme for this event on our coaching page.
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Below are the top three aspects of the Cotswolds Lake 62 Standard Triathlon, Saturday, as determined by athlete reviews.View full breakdown
This is the 3rd time that I have competed at Lake 62 and I always thoroughly enjoy it. The lake is lovely, bike route undulating in places but mostly flat - so expect a bike PB!. The run round the lake is uneven underfoot, however, it always feels far quicker as the l...Read full review
All in all an enjoyable and smooth event. I was able to anticipate alot about the race/transition/run course etc from gallery pictures of previous events which was both nice and helpful. Swim lovely- got to acclimatise, smallish waves, clear water. Bike - fin...Read full review
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