Oldbury White Horse Children's Fun Run
Entries will be open between 1st November 2018 (midnight) - 1st May 2019 (12noon), unless full prior to this.
This event sold out in 2017 & 2018 with many disappointed triathletes not getting a space.
Watch: Oldbury White Horse Children's Triathlon 2017.
1 Mile Fun Run (Age 7 & under) - 14:30
This fun run is suitable for all ages, however it is tailored towards the age 7 & under, it will take place around the school playing fields.
Tri Stars Triathlon - from 14:45
This event is multi sport for juniors age 8 - 14. If you wish to find out more or enter, please click here.
If you want to take part?
Sponsorship & Fundraising
If you wish to fundraise for this event, we are encouraging support to The Salvation Army: Recycles Swindon.
As a social enterprise we create opportunities for people who have experienced homelessness to turn their lives around, recognise their full potential, learn and develop enabling them to transform their own lives.
Creating new social networks and shared targets for the future, we develop a purpose in which we can work together to achieve an exciting and sustainable future for the business and the individual.
Through work experience, confidence building, social activities, qualifications and skills development. Our social enterprises equip people to move forward into independent living and further opportunities within the community.
Our team of volunteers have experienced homelessness and are ready to support others to turn their lives around.
The Sandwich People & Recycles provides the opportunity to get involved in running a small business and gain valuable work experience in a safe environment.
For more information on The Salvation Army: Recycles Swindon visit their website here.
The run is around the sports fields and is marked around the perimeter, you will follow a lead cyclist, you will finish on the spectator friendly cricket strip.
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 13:30 and 14:15. If you are late you will not be able to race.
Ample parking is available at Calne Leisure Centre. An overflow car park will be available on the school tennis courts, please do not park along the entrance road.
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 J14-J17 on the M4.
Salisbury - 0hr 55
Cardiff - 1hr 15
London - 1hr 55
Birmingham - 1hr 55
Exeter - 1hr 55
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 at Oldbury White Horse Triathlon with a range of hot food including vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. This will be open from 13:00pm on race day.
Charles Whitton Photography will be providing race coverage for this event. Visit his page for more information.
Presentations will take place at approximately 16:15 towards the end of the event once all the waves have started.
Winners trophies will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and 1st, 2nd & 3rd female overall in each race.
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. Our press report will appear on our news page a few days after the event.
You can enter through our website using your PayPal account or a credit card. 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 Technical Official present on the day of the event.
Please familiarise yourself with the rules to prevent disappointment on the day.
For your entrance fee, you will receive a bespoke medal, designed especially for this event. 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 2019 Oldbury White Horse Triathlon.
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.
Calne Leisure Centre lies in the heart of the Wiltshire countryside. It has fantastic and well-equipped changing and sports facilities, which include a 25m swimming pool, ideal for triathlon training.
Suitable access to the sports grounds, direct from poolside, allows a great transition from swim to bike. The cycle leg takes you past Oldbury White Horse, one of the oldest in Wiltshire. Both the cycle and run route are out and back on a competitive friendly and fast course, which make it suitable for both seasoned athletes and complete beginners.
The Oldbury White Horse children’s triathlon events take place on the sports grounds making this very safe (traffic free) for children and ideal for family spectating.
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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