The Race Organiser : Dorney Lake Triathlon
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Dorney Lake Triathlon

Next Race: 01/08/2021

Set at the spectacular, flat and smooth-surfaced Dorney Lake, near Windsor, the course takes onto the lake and around the perimeter of the water for the cycle and run.  With fuel and water stations and chip-timed results we tri and make it as easy as possible to get your pacing right, so that you can focus on your race and get the best possible time.

Super fast course - perfect for beginners or intermediates - Anyone can enter this triathlon.

Parking is free for The Race Organiser Dorney Lake Triathlon participants.

Dorney Lake Triathlon Aug 2021

  • 01/08/2021, 08:30

    Olympic

    1500 Meters swim 40 Km bike 10 Km run £0.00 - £90.00
    More Details
    Description
    On entering this event you should receive a booking confirmation email within 10 minutes. If you fail to do so, please check your spam/junk folder. Further event details will be communicated by email (to the address provided during registration) in the week leading up to the race.

    Race Details

    When: Sunday 1 August 2021 at 08:30 (Female) and 09:00 (Male).

    Where: Dorney Lake, Eton College Rowing Centre, off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, Berkshire. SL4 6FJ. (Please note that this postcode has recently been updated from SL4 6QP but may not have propogated to any satnav software you may be using. Please navigate to Dorney Lake if unsure).

    Pricing: £90 Unaffiliated, £87 Affiliated (British Triathlon Federation), £0 Gold Members.

    Entry on the Day: Subject to a £3 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).

    Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 18 or over on the day of the race.

    Registration: From 07:30 to 08:30. Participants will need to register no later than 30 minutes prior to their wave start time. Transition will be open from 08:00.

    Race Packs: For collection at registration on the day only, nothing will be posted. Race packs will contain;

    • An ankle strap/timing chip and swimming cap displaying your race number, to be worn throughout the swim.
    • Number transfers for application to your upper arm.
    • A race number bib and timing chip, to be worn throughout the run/cycle.
    • A smaller race number card and timing chip, to be attached to your bicycle handlebars.
    • British Triathlon Event Day Membership (if unaffiliated).
    Preparation: Pre-race preparation;
    • Dress for your swim, to include your swim cap, ankle chip and arm transfers.
    • Attach your race number to the top in which you will be running using the safety pins provided, it should be visible at all times.
    • Attach the smaller race number to your bicycle handlebars using the cable-ties provided and rack your bicycle in the transition area.
    • Take your remaining running/cycling kit to the transition area for your pre-race briefing, 15 minutes prior to your wave start time.
    Timing: Chip-timed.

    Route (Swim):

    • Wave 1 (Female) starts promptly at 08:30, Wave 2 (Male) at 09:00.
    • All competitors must begin their race in the water - launching from the pontoon is not permitted.
    • You will be permitted to enter the water up to five minutes prior to your wave start time.
    • The swim route is a rectangular section of the lake marked with buoys and led by a kayak.
    • Olympic distance competitors complete 2 laps of the swim route for a total of 1500m.
    Transition (Swim/Cycle):

    You will exit the water and walk immediately to the transition area, running in the transition area is prohibited. Without removing your ankle timing chip, leave any swim kit in the transition area to collect after your run. Your cycle helmet must be on and fastened before you touch your bicycle and remain secured until it is racked on your return. You must walk with your bicycle to the transition zone exit and mount only on instruction from the marshal. Cycling in the transition zone is also prohibited.

    Route (Cycle): The 40K course consists of 8 laps of a 5K route around the lake, all on smooth tarmac.

    Transition (Cycle/Run):
     
    Signage will indicate the end of the cycle course and entrance into a dismounting area, immediately before the transition zone. You must dismount in the dismounting area and walk your bike into the transition zone. Rack your bike, remove your helmet and make any other required kit changes. Walk out of the transition zone and begin your run where indicated. Your race number, pinned to the front of the top in which you are running, must remain visible at all times.

    Route (Run): The 10K course consists of 4 laps of a 2.5K out-and-back route along the length of the lake, all on smooth tarmac.

    Spectators: Spectators are welcome to position themselves on the route and will see competitors most often if positioned around the start/finish/transition area.

    Licensing: This race will be licensed with the British Triathlon Federation and the results submitted within a week of the race.

    Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race.


    Facilities

    Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible (surplus to the kit required to compete), you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.

    Toilets: Toilets will be available at the start/finish area throughout the event at no charge.

    Race Marshals: Marshals will be present throughout the cycle/run and water safety crews present on the lake during the swim.

    Distance Markers: The cycle/run route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.

    Water Stations: There will be a water station at each end of the 2.5K out-and-back run route (every 1.25K) at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.

    Goody Bag: All runners will receive refreshments and snacks on finishing the race.

    Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in the main building throughout the event.

    Changing/Showers: Changing and shower facilities will be available at this event.

    Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.


    Results/Prizes

    Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the event. In all cases, results will be communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

    Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.


    T-Shirts and Hoodies

    T-shirts and Hoodies are available for purchase during the order process and, subject to availability, at the race for £10 and £30 respectively (cash only). Please note that pre-purchased T-shirts and Hoodies must be collected at this race and will not be available for collection at any other events.


    Getting to the Race

    Directions: Please visit the venue website for further information on getting to the race.

    Parking: Free on-site parking will be available, directed by marshals on arrival.


    Further Information

    Buggies/Pushchairs: This event is not suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs.

    Wheelchair Users: This race may be suitable for wheelchair users, please contact us to discuss any requirements prior to entering this event.

    Earphones/Headphones: Any items which are can be inserted into or cover the ears, including (but not limited to) earphones, headphones, headsets or technical earplugs, are strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who are found to be using any such equipment or accessories.

    Event Time-Limit: Whilst there is no strict time-limit for this race, in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue hire agreement, it may be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the registration/finish area(s) approximately 4 hours and 30 minutes after the start of the event to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.


    Social Media

    For further information about our races or any race updates, please check our social media accounts;

    Facebook

    Twitter

    Instagram

    Join our Strava club to see how your fellow competitors are training and compare your race day performance.

     

  • 01/08/2021, 08:30

    Sprint

    750 Meters swim 20 Km bike 5 Km run £0.00 - £80.00
    More Details
    Description
    On entering this event you should receive a booking confirmation email within 10 minutes. If you fail to do so, please check your spam/junk folder. Further event details will be communicated by email (to the address provided during registration) in the week leading up to the race.

    Race Details

    When: Sunday 1 August 2021 at 09:30 (Female) and 09:45 (Male).

    Where: Dorney Lake, Eton College Rowing Centre, off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, Berkshire. SL4 6FJ. (Please note that this postcode has recently been updated from SL4 6QP but may not have propogated to any satnav software you may be using. Please navigate to Dorney Lake if unsure).

    Pricing: £80 Unaffiliated, £77 Affiliated (British Triathlon Federation), £0 Gold Members.

    Entry on the Day: Subject to a £3 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).

    Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 16 or over on the day of the race.

    Registration: From 08:30 to 09:30. Participants will need to register no later than 30 minutes prior to their wave start time. Transition will be open from 08:00.

    Race Packs: For collection at registration on the day only, nothing will be posted. Race packs will contain;

    • An ankle strap/timing chip and swimming cap displaying your race number, to be worn throughout the swim.
    • Number transfers for application to your upper arm.
    • A race number bib and timing chip, to be worn throughout the run/cycle.
    • A smaller race number card and timing chip, to be attached to your bicycle handlebars.
    • British Triathlon Event Day Membership (if unaffiliated).

    Preparation: Pre-race preparation;

    • Dress for your swim, to include your swim cap, ankle chip and arm transfers.
    • Attach your race number to the top in which you will be running using the safety pins provided, it should be visible at all times.
    • Attach the smaller race number to your bicycle handlebars using the cable-ties provided and rack your bicycle in the transition area.
    • Take your remaining running/cycling kit to the transition area for your pre-race briefing, 15 minutes prior to your wave start time.

    Timing: Chip-timed.

    Route (Swim):

    • Wave 1 (Female) starts promptly at 09:30, Wave 2 (Male) at 09:45.
    • All competitors must begin their race in the water - launching from the pontoon is not permitted.
    • You will be permitted to enter the water up to five minutes prior to your wave start time.
    • The swim route is a rectangular section of the lake marked with buoys and led by a kayak.
    • Sprint distance competitors complete 1 lap of the swim route for a total of 750m.

    Transition (Swim/Cycle):

    You will exit the water and walk immediately to the transition area, running in the transition area is prohibited. Without removing your ankle timing chip, leave any swim kit in the transition area to collect after your run. Your cycle helmet must be on and fastened before you touch your bicycle and remain secured until it is racked on your return. You must walk with your bicycle to the transition zone exit and mount only on instruction from the marshal. Cycling in the transition zone is also prohibited.

    Route (Cycle): The 20K course consists of 2 laps of a 10K route around the lake, all on smooth tarmac.

    Transition (Cycle/Run):

    Signage will indicate the end of the cycle course and entrance into a dismounting area, immediately before the transition zone. You must dismount in the dismounting area and walk your bike into the transition zone. Rack your bike, remove your helmet and make any other required kit changes. Walk out of the transition zone and begin your run where indicated. Your race number, pinned to the front of the top in which you are running, must remain visible at all times.

    Route (Run): The 5K course consists of 2 laps of a 2.5K out-and-back route along the length of the lake, all on smooth tarmac.

    Spectators: Spectators are welcome to position themselves on the route and will see competitors most often if positioned around the start/finish/transition area.

    Licensing: This race will be licensed with the British Triathlon Federation and the results submitted within a week of the race.

    Pacers: Pacers will not be offered at this race.


    Facilities

    Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible (surplus to the kit required to compete), you can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.

    Toilets: Toilets will be available at the start/finish area throughout the event at no charge.

    Race Marshals: Marshals will be present throughout the cycle/run and water safety crews present on the lake during the swim.

    Distance Markers: The cycle/run route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.

    Water Stations: There will be a water station at each end of the 2.5K out-and-back run route (every 1.25K) at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.

    Goody Bag: All runners will receive refreshments and snacks on finishing the race.

    Refreshments: Refreshments will be available in the main building throughout the event.

    Changing/Showers: Changing and shower facilities will be available at this event.

    Lost Property: Lost property from an event will be kept for one month. If unclaimed, or ownership cannot be determined, lost property items will be donated to charity.


    Results/Prizes

    Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the event. In all cases, results will be communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.

    Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.


    T-Shirts and Hoodies

    T-shirts and Hoodies are available for purchase during the order process and, subject to availability, at the race for £10 and £30 respectively (cash only). Please note that pre-purchased T-shirts and Hoodies must be collected at this race and will not be available for collection at any other events.


    Getting to the Race

    Directions: Please visit the venue website for further information on getting to the race.

    Parking: Free on-site parking will be available, directed by marshals on arrival.


    Further Information

    Buggies/Pushchairs: This event is not suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs.

    Wheelchair Users: This race may be suitable for wheelchair users, please contact us to discuss any requirements prior to entering this event.

    Earphones/Headphones: Any items which are can be inserted into or cover the ears, including (but not limited to) earphones, headphones, headsets or technical earplugs, are strictly prohibited. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who are found to be using any such equipment or accessories.

    Event Time-Limit: Whilst there is no strict time-limit for this race, in order that we adhere to the restrictions imposed by the venue hire agreement, it may be necessary for us to begin deconstruction of the registration/finish area(s) approximately 3 hours and 30 minutes after the start of the event to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.


    Social Media

    For further information about our races or any race updates, please check our social media accounts;

    Facebook

    Twitter

    Instagram

    Join our Strava club to see how your fellow competitors are training and compare your race day performance.

     

Location

Directions

Dorney Lake is ideally placed, being within very easy reach of London, Heathrow Airport, the M4 corridor and the M3, M25 and M40 motorways. It is well-served too by the rail network.

Address and contact details are:

Dorney Lake, off Court Lane, Dorney, Windsor, SL4 6QP

Tel: 01753 832756

 

By Road

Exit at Junction 7 follow slip road to roundabout

Turn left onto A4 towards Maidenhead

Pass through one set of traffic lights, after 500m turn left at roundabout onto B3026, signposted for Dorney and Eton

Pass back over the M4 entering the village of Dorney

On sharp left-hand bend, turn right, signposted Dorney Reach

After 400m enter the Rowing Lake through large white double gates

Follow perimeter road to left of lake down to the boathouse

Park in main car park nearby or in the separate Olympic Suite area

The reception office is on the nearest front corner of the boathouse

NOTE: Satnavs and computer maps may lead you astray at Dorney Court, which has the same postcode, so please follow above guide.

 

By Train

Main stations for Dorney Lake are Slough and Windsor & Eton Riverside. We are also near Burnham, Taplow and Maidenhead stations.

All these stations are within a quarter-hour drive of Dorney Lake.

 

Taxis

We will have a list of the nearest taxi company available to your arrival station.

Most of the above stations do, however, have taxi ranks.