Dorney lake is perfect for anyone looking to get fit or take part in their first event. The race takes place on very fast, smooth tarmac roads and paths - completely traffic free. Dorney Lake is the perfect venue for Duathlon Events
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.
When: Saturday 7th September 2019 at 08:00
Where: Eton College, Rowing Centre, Dorney Lake, Windsor, SL4 6QP.
Pricing: £50 Unaffiliated.
Entry on the Day: Subject to a £5 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 18 or over on the day of the race.
Registration: Saturday from 06:30 to 08:00.
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Timing: Chip-timed. On race day, you must place the velcro band around your ankle. (Either one) Not your wrist. If you lose it you will be charged £10 and will not receive timing splits, but we will endeavour to record a finish time for you if you shout your race number as you cross the finish line
Route: The Bike course for the Super Sprint Distance is 12km, Sprint Distance is 20km & the Olympic Distance is 40km. The race takes place on very flat, smooth tarmac roads and paths - completely traffic-free on a scenic Dorney Lake. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
Licensing: This race will not be licensed.
Pacers: Pacers will be offered at this race.
Bag Drop: Whilst we recommend bringing as little as possible, 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: There are free toilets for use throughout the event.
Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.
Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and distance markers where necessary.
Water Stations: There will be water stations on the route at regular intervals at which water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.
Goody Bag: All runners will receive a drink, banana and a snack on finishing the race.
Refreshments: Refreshments will be available throughout the event.
Changing/Showers: There will be no changing or shower facilities at this race.
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.
Photography: Race photography will be provided by the organisers, a link to which will be provided in the post-race communication.
Results: Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and, where possible/practical, timing print-outs will be available at the race. 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.
Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in V40 veteran category for both males and females. Where possible, we will endeavour to present individual race prizes as soon as validated on the day.
T-shirts are available for purchase during the order process and, subject to availability, at the race for £10 (cash only). Please note that pre-purchased T-shirts must be collected at one of the races listed in the product description and will not be available for collection at any other events.
Getting to the Race
Directions: Please visit here for further information on getting to the race.
Dorney Lake, Eton College Rowing Centre is conveniently located along the M4 Motorway, only 20 mins from London and 15 mins from the M25 and M40 motorways
Parking: Parking will be available,
please visit link for further information. The event will have full car parking facilities available, which will be in operation to allow participants to come and go, whilst the event is still taking place
Buggies/Pushchairs: This race is not suitable for runners with buggies/pushchairs.
Wheelchair Users: This race is not suitable for wheelchair users.
Earphones/Headphones: Noise-cancelling earphones/headphones are prohibited and whilst we discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at this event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other race officials can be clearly understood. We reserve the right to disqualify participants who cannot hear instructions as a result of their use.
Kit Requirements: You must also wear an ANSI/SNEL/BSI approved helmet; this must be fastened before removing the bike from its racked location and not taken off until the bike is re-racked.
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) after approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes to facilitate the removal of all equipment from the premises by the agreed time.
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