Wild Boar 70.3 & OLYMPIC triathlon
The WIld Boar Triathlon returns for 2022 in a new location - South West Maritime Academy Centre in Cromhall Near Junction 14 M5
Featuring a beautiful lake for your open water swim, changing rooms, secure bike racking, chip timing.
A fabulous bike route and a run that starts and ends with a run around the lake.
Olympic (Wild Boar) 1500m Swim 45k Bike 10.k Run £50
Middle Distance (Wild Boar 70.3) 1900m Swim 90k Bike 21k Run £70
It is a tough event with an incredible open water swim, very scenic bike & run routes, and safe transitions.
Event details and schedule:
Races will start at 8.00am 70.3 & 8.10 Olympic
Swim will be a floating group start
Please arrive an hour before your start time or register on Saturday between 12-6pm
It will be a wetsuit optional swim depending on water temp and you will be notified if this changes
It is advisable to leave a pair of trainers at swim exit for your run up to T1
Registration will open at 6.30am and will remain open until 7.50 when briefing will take place at swim entry.
You will receive race chip to be worn on left ankle, a number for your bike & helmet & a race number for bike & run, a coloured swim hat. Once you have registered you can proceed to T1 to rack your bike and place your bike & run items. Boxes & bags are permitted in transition area. ONLY ATHLETES are permitted in TRANSITION AREA
Wear a pair of trainers and leave at swim exit for the run to T1
It is likely to be a WETSUIT OPTIONAL SWIM
Swim will be a gun start
The swim will involve 2 clockwise laps of 500m and 500m swim to exit for Olympic. Wild Boar 70.3 will be 2 big laps of 950m
Check the swim route above changing view to satellite to view swim exits
Water safety team will be in the water and on the jetty. If you are in difficulty roll onto your back and wave hands for help.
BIKE - Its a left turn only route
Bikes are to be walked or run to the entrance gate where you can mount and turn left onto - This can be a busy road so please check and stay close to left.
If you are doing 70.3 then the bike is 2 LAPS. Do not turn into Dive Centre but continue on lap 2.
The AID STATION is in layby on the left just before return to Dive Centre.... pull into layby to swap drink bottles for water or High5 energy - this aid station is for 70.3 riders only.
Bike Dismount is at the entrance gate of quarry and bikes must be pushed up to transition.
Run exit is out of Transition around the quarry then out swim exit onto country lane to turnaround point and back then in and around the lake.
Olympic will do 1 laps
70.3 runners will do 2 laps