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Open Water Triathlon


The Open Water Sprint Triathlon is on 23rd June 2019 at Horseshoe Lake, Sandhurst.





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Distances and Course

The sprint distances consist of a 0.8 km (0.497 mile) swim, a 21 km (13 mile) bike and 5.1 km (3.169 mile) run.


The mass start swim takes place at Horseshoe Lake  and consists of a single loop of the 800 metre buoyed circuit. Depending on lake temperature at the time wetsuits may be compulsory.


The start/finish and transition area is on the grass to the left of the building.


The cycle is a 2 x 10.5km laps. Route (MS Powerpoint).


The run is a 3 lap 5k trail run around the lake.

Event Rules


  1. Individual must be a 'paid up' FTC member (Guests may be invited on payment of ‘day membership’)
  2. All BTF competition and technical rules pertaining to the swim, cycle and run sections of a triathlon apply.
  3. Rear bike lights have now become compulsory for FTC events regardless of the weather conditions.
  4. The overall winners are decided by the fastest male and female over the course. 
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