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South Tyneside Triathlon 2015 has been confirmed for Sunday 5th July 2015. The event will have three categories – elites, adults and children. All events will take place along South Shields seafront – at the bottom of our street.
The children’s event has 150 places. It starts at 10am with a swim at Haven Point leisure centre, between 25m and 400m depending on the age of the child. After the swim there is a cycle around Bents Park, again the distance varies depending on the age of the child. Finally a run of upto 3km. The entrance fee for children is £12 for BTA members or £15 for non-BTA members.
The adult triathlon has 250 places. It starts at 8am and comprises a 400m pool swim (16 lengths) of Haven Point swimming pool. Next is a 20km/12 mile cycle along the seafront and finally a 5km run along the seafront. The entrance fee for adults is £40 for BTA members or £45 for non-BTA members. A relay team entry costs £60.
The elite triathlon has 150 places. It starts at 7am and comprises a 750m sea swim, 20km/12 mile cycle along the seafront before a 5km run along the seafront. The entrance fee for the elite triathlon is £40 for BTA members or £45 for non-BTA members. A relay team entry costs £60.
If you need accommodation for the South Tyneside triathlon we are ideally located just a few minutes walk from Haven Point leisure centre, Bents Park and Sea Road/the seafront where the running and cycling elements of the adult and elite triathlon events are taking place. Our bed and breakfast room prices and availability can be found here: book online.
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