The Shetland Triathlon Club will be hosting 3 triathlons in 2019, as well as at least 1 junior event for the youngsters. Note that all events are open to team entries as well as individuals. These can consist of 2 or 3 people and the swim/cycle/run disciplines can be split up however you wish.
5th April 2020 - Jake Porter Duathlon: Our annual duathlon championships, run in memory of Jake Porter. Its a great event which raises money for a great cause: CHAS (Children's Hospice Association Scotland). It has been very well attended the past 6 years and we're hoping 2019 will be another big one!
The event comprises a 2.1 mile run, followed by a 12.5 mile bike, and finished off with another 2.1 mile run. Individuals as well as teams of 2 or 3 are all welcome to take part!
Sunday Teas and a raffle will be held in the hall afterwards so bring your friends and family to help raise money for this great charity.
Feel free to use the facebook page if you are wanting to match yourselves up with a teammate.
Route maps can be seen at the bottom of this page.
Entries are open via entrycentral.com.
17th May 2020 - Brae Novice Triathon:
As always its the perfect event for anyone wanting to have a go at their first triathlon event. Every year we have had several new faces show up to take on the challenge and this time round its your turn!
Distances: 400m pool swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run.
Young or old, fast or slow, experienced or complete newbie, the event is for absolutely anyone aged 16+ and if you want any more advice of persuasion don't hesitate to get in touch.
400m Swim: will take place in the Brae pool. Any stroke is fine.
10k Bike: an undulating course heading south before returning to the Brae Leisure Centre.
2.5k Run: A short out-and-back run past the Moorfield Hotel.
Entries will be open soon via entrycentral.com. I will update this page when that happens.
See you there!
14th June 2020 - Shetland Junior Triathlon #1: With the aim of introducing 8+ year olds to the sport in a fun and safe environment. After the success of these events last year, we plan to hold another youth triathlon this year, this time on our new course at the Aith Leisure Centre. The events will be based on a pool swim, and a cross-country style bike and run to avoid the roads. There are a variety of distances depending on age.
26th July 2020 - Shetland Sprint Triathlon: Our annual sprint event. Distances are 750m pool swim, 20k bike, 5k run. The event is open to anyone who wants to compete, and as always, you will be set off in the swim with people of a similar ability.
13th September 2020 - Shetland Standard Triathlon: For anyone seeking to test their endurance at a full standard/olympic distance race, this is the event for you. A 1500m pool swim followed by a 40k bike and 10k run is the format.
Events this season
05/04/2020 - Jake Porter Duathlon
@ Tingwall Hall
17/05/2020 - Shetland Novice Triathlon
@ Brae Leisure Centre
14/06/2020 - Junior Triathlon
@ Aith Leisure Centre
26/07/2020 - Shetland Sprint Triathlon
@ Clickimin Centre
13/09/2020 - Shetland Standard Tri
@ Clickimin Centre
2.1mile run - 13.5mile cycle - 2.1mile run
Starting at Tingwall Hall, the first run follows the road clockwise to complete a lap of Strand Loch. The cycle from Tingwall Hall is up the A970 to just passed the South Nesting junction (Summer 10tt turn) and back. And the second run is an identical repeat of the first.
Any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch!
A list of best times over the years can be downloaded here