About the programme
Whether you're a regular on the competition circuit or fancy a new challenge, there's an event for you. We have three disciplines for athletes to take part in:
- Duathlon: A classic run-cycle-run format suitable for beginners and experienced competitors
- Sprint: A shorter distance triathlon with all three disciplines of swim, cycle and run - 400m pool swim , 20km cycle, 5k run
- Standard: This is your Olympic distance triathlon event - 1,500m swim, 40km cycle, 10km run
All events are fully inclusive, whether you are an experienced athlete or a complete novice, everyone is welcome!
BUCS Duathlon: Saturday 18th November 2023 @ Mallory Park, Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire, LE9 7QE
BUCS Triathlon: Sunday 5th May 2024 @ Westonbirt House, Westonbirt, Nr Tetbury, Glos, GL8 8QG
BUCS Triathlon: Saturday 22nd June 2024 @ Whitlingham Country Park, Whitlingham Ln, Norwich NR14 8TR
Para-triathletes will be able to compete for points in a stand alone medal table at the Duathlon and Sprint Triathlon Championships. Athletes of all classifications (PTWC, PTS2-5 and PTVI) will compete in the existing events, with modifications made to the course and transition where necessary. A factor system has been determined and this will be applied to the finishing times of para-athletes to create a open and female para-triathlon podium, with points being awarded to first, second and third placed finishers.
If you have not been classified nationally by British Triathlon, please apply for classification using this link. For more information about classification and para-triathlon, please contact Tom Smith, British Triathlon.
Triathlon Event Management Group
BUCS works alongside an Event Management Group (EMG) for Triathlon who advise us on our decision making.
Chair: Patrick Craig
Student Rep: Vacant
British Tri Development/Participation Representative: Amy Hall
British Tri Para Representative: Tom Smith
Performance Representative: Dan Salcedo
Events Representative: Anna Smith-Clare
Applications for the BUCS Triathlon EMG Student Rep position are now open.
Please read the role desciption below. To apply, please submit a cover letter (no more than one side of A4) to Erin Simmonds. Applciations close Friday 20th October 2023 at 23:59.
The role description can be found here