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The Decathlon Broxtowe Duathlon & Scootathon

Run, bike, run in this popular test of fitness at Colliers Wood in Moorgreen. Challenge your family and friends this autumn to this annual sell out event! Includes a junior taster event.
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A popular event for both adults and juniors. The event is a fantastic opportunity Tri athlete to try something new whilst enjoying the local scenery in and around Moorgreen. The event involves a bike ride and a run.

The adult event starts with a run around Colliers Wood, followed by a bike ride on the surrounding roads in Moorgreen, Underwood and Watnall. The event finishes with a second run around Colliers Wood. The junior event follows a similar format but takes place within the grounds of the park. The scooter ride and the run will both take place inside the park and will not enter the public highway.

The distances are suitable for people who have never tried an event before, as well as for those who are looking for an additional challenge to take part in. The event will be chip timed.

The Decathlon Broxtowe Duathlon & Scootathon Event Details

The Decathlon Broxtowe Duathlon & Scootathon

EventThe Decathlon Broxtowe Duathlon & Scootathon.
DateSunday 12th October 2014.
VenueColliers Wood, Engine Lane, Moorgreen, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3QU.
Time

Races start from 9am.

Adult races start from 9am.

Junior races start from 12noon.

Adult Cost

Beginners Event: £14.00 per person. Enter online for discounted price of £11.00 per person.

Challenge Event: £17.50 per person. Enter online for discounted price of £14.50 per person.

Both Beginners and Challenge participants must have BTF (British Triathlon Federation) Insurance. This is available when entering the event for an additional £3.00 per person. Participants who already have BTF Insurance will be required to show their BTF membership card on the day of the event.

Deadline for entries is Thursday 2nd October. Entries after this date and on the day of the event will not be accepted.

RequirementsAged 15 years or above on the day of the race.
Junior Cost

Junior Taster Event: £8.00 per person. Enter online for discounted price of £5.00 per person.

All Junior Taster participants must have BTF (British Triathlon Federation) Insurance. This is available when entering the event for an additional £1.00 per person. Participants who already have BTF Insurance will be required to show their BTF membership card on the day of the event.

Deadline for entries is Thursday 2nd October. Entries after this date and on the day of the event will not be accepted.

RequirementsAged 9 - 14 years on the day of the event.

What does the Event Involve?Decathlon Logo

The Duathlon and Scootathon involves 3 disciplines. Each person must complete each discipline. There is no rest period in between each stage.

The disciplines for the Beginners Event are:

  • 2K Run
  • 7K Bike Ride 
  • 1K Run

The disciplines for the Challenge Event are:

  • 4K Run
  • 14K Bike Ride 
  • 2K Run

The disciplines for the Junior Taster Event are:

  • 800 metre Run
  • 1.5K Scooter Ride 
  • 600 metre Run

What will you need?

For the event you will need trainers/running shoes, a roadworthy bike and a helmet. You will also need comfortable clothing for taking part in.

Juniors will need a scooter instead of a bike. The scooter must have brakes.nrgize logo - health and fitness

How to Enter:

Online Entries:

Book your Duathlon or Scootathon place online here.

Postal Entries:

To enter via post, please complete the 'Broxtowe Sport Events Entry Form' which can be downloaded from the 'Documents' section. Completed forms should be returned with full payment to the address at Broxtowe Sport, Eastwood Community Sports Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood, Nottingham, NG16 3EB. Cheque's should be made payable to 'Broxtowe Borough Council'. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Deadline for all entries is Thursday 2nd October.

Further Information?

For further information regarding the event, contact Broxtowe Sport using the 'Contact Us' section.

Page Last Updated: 17/03/2014

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