Marlow Classic Half Iron Distance - Swim/Bike

The Marlow Classic Half Iron Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley. A fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.

The event is set to attract over 700 participants, as the world of endurance sports and triathlon creates massive demand for longer distance events over the shorter distances that have originally formed this great sport.

1.9KM SWIM/ 85.6KM BIKE

The swim is a 1900 metre one lap course in the River Thames and is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.

The Bike course is 85.6km with a very popular 3 Lap course on the far end of the route.

*All participants must have at least 2 water bottles before the start of the bike

START TIMES:

SATURDAY
2:00pm to 6:00pm - Event Car Park & Village Open
2:00pm to 6:00pm - Athletes Registration (SATURDAY ONLY)
Circa 5:00pm - All Athlete's Event Briefing

SUNDAY - RACE DAY
5:30am - Event Car Park & Village Open
5:30am to 07:00am - Transition & Bike Racking Open (SUNDAY ONLY)
7:00am - Half Iron All Male Start
7:15am - Half Iron All Female Start
Circa 12:00am - Prize Presentation
3:30/3:45pm - Event Cut Off Time

WETSUIT RULES:

All the triathlon events are operated under the guidelines of the British Triathlon Federation, which is the governing body for triathlon the UK.

99% of the time, wetsuits have to be worn for this event due to the temperature of the water, generally in the UK and Thames Valley most of the water is between 14 degree Celsius & 22 degrees Celsius. The temperature of the water is always taken at least one hour before an event to determine if wetsuits must be worn.

PRIZES:

There will prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall male and female, 1st Junior male and female, 1st Vet male and female.

Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers.

RULES & REGULATIONS:

All of F3 Events Triathlon Events are organised and delivered using the British Triathlon Federation Rules. All Participants are to abide and must take part under these Rules and Regulations.

For the latest British Triathlon Federation Rules and Regulations, please CLICK HERE

PARKING:

Parking will available on the football pitch behind the cricket ground/sports centre for a fee of 5 per car.

Official Car Park Address: Higginson Park, Lower Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE

FACILITIES:
  • Onsite car park
  • Chip timing
  • Sports cafe
  • Friendly marshals
  • £5 parking per car
  • Live to web results
  • Secure baggage area
  • Ambulance services
  • Toilets
  • Photography
  • Nutrition
  • 5m public liability
  • Music
  • Bespoke Medals
  • Feed stations
  • Great location
  • Commentary
  • Prizes
  • Clearly marked course
  • Great event
  • Great atmosphere
  • Onsite retailers


TERMS & CONDITIONS:

F3 Events Terms and Conditions apply to this event, please click here for full details.



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Sarah  Lockington

Sarah Lockington

2018-06-14 20:50:23

I am still trying to make contact (since June 6th) regarding transferring to the Standard distance due to injury. No one has returned any emails or responded to my Facebook comments etc, is anyone there!?!?