• Stirling Duathlon

    Stirling Duathlon.

    The 2020 Stirling Duathlon hosted by Stirling Triathlon Club and sponsored by You Can Sport will comprise of 3 separate awarding events (for ages 15 and up (ages 15, 16 & 17 must have parental consent) age as of the 31st December 2020);
    Scottish National Duathlon Championships (17+)
    Stirling Sprint Duathlon (15+)
    Scottish Student Triathlon (SST) Duathlon Championships (15+)
    Sadly we will once again be unable to host a junior event due to the facilities available at the time of the event.

    The Stirling Duathlon takes place in some of Scotland’s most picturesque scenery, starting under the shadow of the Wallace Monument, within the grounds the University of Stirling.

    Details of each race (including eligibility, start times and distances) can be found below.

        


     

    Race Registration Opens Registration Closes Transition Closes Race Starts Prize-Giving
    Sprint Events 07:00am 08:15am 08:25am 08:30am 11:45am
    Standard Events 07:00am 08:15am 08:25am 08:40am 11:45am

    Scottish National Duathlon Championships. (Standard Distance) - Race Info

    Age Group RunBikeRunRun MapCycle Map
    17+10km42km5km

    This event is a draft illegal event and shall be ran in accordance with the BTF Rule Book.

    Awarding prize-monies are still to be confirmed at the time of writing, however overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd in both the male and female category shall be awarded as well as overall 1st, 2nd & 3rd in both male and female age-group categories. (This shall all be confirmed following the result of the Championship bidding process)

    There are also £25 prizes for fastest cycle and fastest run for both male and female – available to all finishers.

    Although not a requirement to enter the race, eligibility for Championship prizes requires that entrants have a home nations membership and race licence. Your licence number will be asked for during the entry process and licences will need to be presented at registration on the day, however you can chose the non-affiliated entry option and pay a small increase to cover insurance on the day.

    About Triathlon Scotland

    Triathlon Scotland is the National Governing Body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon, recognised by the British Triathlon Federation.

    They help to provide opportunities for racing through their event permitting procedure and support event organisers to host their series of Scottish Championship events.

    You can become a member of Triathlon Scotland at any time by visiting www.triathlonscotland.org/membership. You can choose from their Essential, Core and Ultimate membership packages. You will receive a race licence with the Core and Ultimate membership packages and access to discounted race entries in most events across Great Britain. All membership packages offer insurance cover (cover varies) and access to fantastic product discounts and exclusive offers.

    As a Core or Ultimate member, you are also eligible to take part in the You Can Sport Ranking Series, and also earn a Scottish National Championship title.

    Triathlon Scotland GDPR Statement

    You agree that Triathlon Scotland may publish your personal information as part of the results of the event, and will pass such information to any governing body or any affiliated organisation for the purpose of insurance, licences, or the publishing of results, either for the event alone, or combined with, or compared to other events. Results may include, but are not limited to first name, surname, date of birth, age category, result, penalties and any club / home country / regional affiliation.

    You also agree that in the event of a disciplinary or welfare incident that you are either involved in or witness, Triathlon Scotland may pass on your personal information to British Triathlon and/or the relevant Home Nation association or any relevant Authorities for the purpose of supporting any investigatory activity into that incident.

    Stirling Sprint Duathlon. - Race Info

    Age Group RunBikeRunRun MapCycle Map
    15+5km21km2.5km

    This event is a draft illegal event and shall be ran in accordance with the BTF Rule Book.

    Prize money this year is £50, £30, £20 for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall in both male and female categories. There are also prizes of £25 on offer for the fastest run and fastest bike for both male and female.

    Although not a requirement to enter the race, it is advised that entrants have a home nations membership and race licence. Your licence number will be asked for during the entry process and licences will need to be presented at Registration on the day, however you can chose the non-affiliated entry option and pay a small increase to cover insurance on the day.

    Scottish Student Triathlon (SST) Duathlon Championships. (Sprint Distance) - Race Info

    Age Group RunBikeRunRun MapCycle Map
    15+5km21km5km

    This event is a draft illegal event and shall be ran in accordance with the BTF Rule Book.

    Student prizes and awards will be provided by Scottish Student Triathlon (SST).

    Although not a requirement to enter the race, it is advised that entrants have a home nations membership and race licence. Your licence number will be asked for during the entry process and licences will need to be presented at Registration on the day, however you can chose the non-affiliated entry option and pay a small increase to cover insurance on the day.

    It is however a requirement to possess a valid student card, you will be required to enter your card number during the entry process and present the same card at registration.


    Junior Race

    Sadly we are unable to host a junior category race this year due to construction redevelopment works taking place at Stirling University.

    RACE DETAILS

    Race Date - 26 Apr 2020

    Entries Open - 26 Jul 2019

    Closing Date - 17 Apr 2020

    Location - University of Stirling Postcode - FK9 4LA

    RACE INFO

    Race Timetable

    Registration opens at 7am for all categories.

    Additional Information:

    Car Parking: There is ample Car Parking, marshals will be present to direct you to the most convenient car-parks all located seconds from Registration and Transition.

    Changing: Male and Female changing tents and a secure baggage drop off tent will be available next to transition. Portable toilets will be located near to the start.

    First Aid: Provided by Prometheus Alphamed.

    Chip Timing: Provided by what’s My Time.

    Catering: Relocated temporary indoor University Sports Café and mobile catering The Bunny Coffee Hutch located next to Registration and Transition. (Both accept cash or card payments)

    Results

    2020 results will be available here from Monday 27th April 2020.

    Travel advice

    The event is based at the University of Stirling, Airthrey Road, Stirling FK9 4LA.
    There are nearby public transport links for bus and rail travel, however due to the early Sunday morning event start, relying on public transport to get you to the event is not advisable, but you could travel on the Saturday and book nearby accommodation so you are fresh for race day.

    Accomodation

    There is a variety of choices of accommodation very close to the event, ranging from B&B’s on the bike course, Hotel rooms within the University campus and affordable hotel rooms within the city centre just minutes from the University. Accomodation Search

    Spectators

    The new run and transition layout makes this a great spectator friendly event with stunning scenery backdrops of Airthrey Loch, the Ochil Hills and The Wallace Monument.
    With the sprint and standard distance events starting at the same time, there is never a lull in the racing and with Graham Coull of You Can Sport on the mic – keeping you entertained and a fine selection of hot drinks and home baking situated near Transition, you never need pop away from the action.
    Portable toilet facilities will also be located near transition with more comfortable toilet facilities being just a few minutes walk away in The National Swimming Academy foyer.

    30 Years, 300 members and counting