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					  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF OUR EVENTS ONLINE GO TO:   http://www.justracinguk.com                            DO IT NOW!!




 DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                              LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW


Northampton Tri                                                                       DIRECTIONS
                                                                                       To get detailed written directions go to the
Olympic Distance Triathlon                                                             Northampton Triathlon event pages on
                                                                                       http://www.justracinguk.com
                                                                                       and insert the origin postcode that you are
 INTRODUCTION                                                                          travelling from to the event. 
 Welcome to the 2011 Northampton Triathlon.

 The swim takes place in the clear wakeboarding lake and precedes a                   LOCATION MAP
                                                                                                                            A509
 short run to transition.                                                                                                             A45
                                                                                                        WELLINGBOROUGH
                                                                                                        To Earls Barton   A45
 It’s then onto the bike course, where the cycle route takes                                                                        Where to
 competitors through some stunning Northamptonshire villages and                                                                    find us
 countryside. Back at the Lakes, competitors complete 4 laps and                                                                               A509
                                                                                                                                      WOLLASTON
                                                                                      To Earls Barton        A45
 unlike the bike course, the run is pancake flat.                                     and Northampton
                                                                                                                          Grendon Lakes
                                                                                                                           Registration
                                                                                                                           & Transition
 If you have questions prior to the event please contact us on:
 01933 663 516 or by email to: events@justracinguk.com                                                                             ENTRANCE


                                                                                                                   GRENDON


 REGISTRATION
  There will be two opportunities to register                                         VENUE & CAR PARKING
  1. Saturday between 4.00pm and 6.00pm
                                                                                         Grendon Lakes
  2. Sunday morning between 6.30am and 8.00am.
                                                                                         Main Street (3/4mile from main street)
                                                                                         Grendon, Northamptonshire, NN7 1JW
  After this time registration will close and you will not be able to
  register.
                                                                                         Grendon Lakes are privately owned and
                                                                                         car parking will be signposted to a specific
  Racing will start from 8.30am. Individual start / wave times will be on
                                                                                         area.
  the website in the week prior to the event
                                                                                         This will be a very large field close to the
  You will receive your goody bag, which will include 2 race numbers.
                                                                                         registration and transition area.
                                                                                         Please do not park anywhere else other
  These must be worn on the front of your running top and the back of
                                                                                         than where directed.
  your cycling top.
                                                                                         This also includes the road at the top of
  In case of an emergency please write any medical conditions you
                                                                                         the venue. Vehicles parking on the top
  have on the back of your race number and put a cross on the front.Do
                                                                                         road are endangering the lives of all of
  not fold the numbers and pin them in each corner.
                                                                                         the competitors on the cycle course. Do
                                                                                         not park there, regardless of weather
  If you are wearing a number belt, use both numbers back to back as
                                                                                         conditions.
  this gives it more weight and helps prevent the number from flapping
  around.

  You will also receive a numbered sticker. This must be clearly
  displayed on your bike for identification purposes.
                                                                                      CAMPING
                                                                                       Camping is available at the side of one of the
  All BTF members must produce their valid race licence at registration                lakes on Saturday night - contact Grendon
  or pay the additional £5 for the Non-BTF rate.                                       Lakes direct for details
  NO LICENCE = £5. NO £5 = NO RACE!                                                    (01933 665303).
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DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                             LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

TRANSITION
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DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                             LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

SWIM COURSE
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DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                             LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

BIKE COURSE
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DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                             LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

RUN COURSE
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DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                             LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

RACE BRIEFINGS                                        THE BIKE COURSE
There will be a race briefing at 8.00am at the         The bike route consists of 1 large lap and 1 small lap, totalling 23m. For
transition area.                                       the first 3/4m you will twist and turn your way out of Grendon Lakes,
It is essential you attend and listen to the           where you will then turn right (1) towards the village of Grendon.
race briefing so you are aware of any last             Although we will be controlling traffic, please pay attention and apply
minute changes to the course and we can                caution at this junction - and if you see a vehicle coming your way, let
inform you of any safety / relevant issues             them come.
which may affect your race.
                                                       Soon you will encounter Grendon Hill for the first time, which should
                                                       get you blowing a bit!At the top of the hill, you turn right (2) and follow
THE SWIM AND TRANSITION                                a twisty descent to the next left turn (3) which takes you past the Castle
                                                       Ashby fishing lakes. In the distance to the left, you should be able to
Please be at the swim start at least 5
                                                       see Castle Ashby House getting nearer.
minutes before your given start time.
There are changing facilities available
                                                       After approximately 1mile, the course turns left (4) and up a short climb
within the clubhouse, which is adjacent to
                                                       into and through the village of Castle Ashby. Turn left again (5) and
the swim start.
                                                       apply caution as you cycle over 2 cattle grids (remember to approach
                                                       them square on and not at an angle).
The swim is 1500m. Competitors will be set
off in waves. You will be given a coloured
                                                       The course then takes you straight into the village of Yardley Hastings
swim cap that you must wear.
                                                       and through to the A428, where you once again turn left (6).Stay on
If during your swim you get into difficulty,
                                                       this road for about 2 miles, until you get to the Warrington roundabout
just roll onto your back and put your arm in
                                                       (expect to hit some fast speeds as this road is undulating and fast).
the air, so that one of the canoe lifeguards /
safety boat can help you.
                                                       Turn left at the roundabout (7), and dig deep as a short hill precedes
                                                       a fast 5mile section of the course. When you get to the Bozeat
Please be respectful of ALL competitors;
                                                       roundabout, proceed straight on (8) and be cautious of cyclists joining
keep routeways clear, rack and collect
                                                       the route from the right. At the next roundabout, turn left (9) for just
your bike promptly and remember only
                                                       under 0.5miles and then left again (10), heading back to the entrance
competitors and officials are allowed access
                                                       to Grendon Lakes.
to the transition area.
                                                       After completing the large lap, it’s onto the smaller lap, going up
Transition will close to ALL competitors at
                                                       Grendon hill for the 2nd time but as you hit the top of the hill you
08:30 so make sure you give yourself plenty
                                                       continue straight ahead (11) through the village of Grendon heading
of time to prepare for your race. Transition
                                                       out towards the picturesque village of Easton Maudit.
will re-open after the last competitor
has finished the bike leg of the event –
                                                       This road follows all the way into Bozeat where you’ll need to be careful
no exceptions. For security reasons, you
                                                       at the sharp left hand descent (12). After a right turn at the Bozeat
must remove your own bike and your race
                                                       roundabout (13) you’ll be faced with a short uphill and a very, very fast
number must match your bike number.
                                                       section leading all the way down to the Wollaston r/bout (14).
NO RACE NUMBER = NO BIKE!
                                                       Turn left here and soon after you’ll be faced with another left turn (15)
                                                       which will take you back to the entrance / exit to Grendon Lakes (16).

OTHER 2011 EVENTS                                      After completing both the large and small lap, turn right and proceed
                                                       to the dismount area near to transition.Please note there are no traffic
POOL BASED TRI                                         control measures allowing you priority over any oncoming vehicles as
Thame Triathlon          17.07.11                      you make this right turn, so make sure you are vigilant and obey the
Sprint Distance                                        Highway Code.
Roade Triathlon          25.09.11                      Please remember it’s a 2 lap course, so don’t be tempted to turn back
Sprint Distance                                        into the venue after just 1 lap, even if the marshal says turn right to the
                                                       finish (he or she is assuming you know whether you have done 1 or 2 laps!).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER FOR ANY OF OUR EVENTS ONLINE GO TO:   http://www.justracinguk.com              DO IT NOW!!




DATE: 26TH JUNE 2011                                LOCATION: GRENDON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, NN7 1JW

THE RUN COURSE                                        RESULTS AND PRESENTATIONS
The consists of 4 laps totalling 10k. Each lap         We intend to post a full set of results onto www.justracinguk.com
passes through the event field, making it              before the end of the weekend.
spectator friendly. The design of the course
allows athletes to keep other competitors              Presentation will take place near to registration. We aim to do the prize
in view much of the time and keep track on             giving as soon as possible after the last competitor has finished.
their performance during the run section of            Prizes awarded to:
the event. The finish is next to the transition        First 3 overall
area in the events field.                              (male and female)
                                                       First Relay team
                                                       First male and female’s in the following age categories:
EVENT SUPPORTERS                                       Under 20’s, 20 - 24, 25 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39,
                                                       40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 plus
There will be catering in the spectator area next
to the lake.                                           Please note: prizes will not be forwarded on after the event to any of
                                                       the category winners. If you think that you may have won a prize but
Our retail sponsor / support for this event is         cannot attend the prize giving, it is up to you to make arrangements
Pure Tri who will be in attendance over the            to have it collected.
weekend.                                               Results will not be sent out to competitors unless you leave an SAE
                                                       (marked results) at registration.
For any products prior to the race weekend
they can be contacted on:                              Please consult: www.britishtriathlon.org to familiarize yourself with
0845 68 08 220 or via their website:                   the rules applying to triathlon racing, further information, clarification on
www.puretri.co.uk                                      insurance or 01509 226153.

Massage will be available on Sunday and
provided by Sprint Massage, providing both            LITTERING
pre and post race treatments and they will
be based near transition, contact Phil on              As our events become more
07748591177.                                           popular we are noticing a steep
                                                       rise in the amount of debris left
Keep up to date with the race on the chip              behind. Littering on the courses
timing big screen in the race village and              (gels sachets etc) is not acceptable.
take a print out of your performance by just           Please try to deposit your litter at
entering your race number.                             Marshall stations or return with it
                                                       to transition.



SERIOUS ILLNESS COVER                                                                EVENTS TEAM
We are pleased to have Carey Lowe Associates on-site on race-days.                   Our events team comprises of a range of
A long-established partnership offering private medical cover and                    individuals who gather together at each
superlative serious illness cover that rewards active people with a                  event, with a common purpose of ensuring
unique Vitality Programme.                                                           that the athlete has a positive and enjoyable
The Vitality Programme offers discounts on a wide range of health                    race experience. 
services such as gym membership, health screens and up to an initial                 We have a fantastic team which we are
25% discount on private medical cover premiums.                                      always looking to develop and add to.  No
There is a free Polar watch for any new policyholder and a minimum                   experience necessary!
contribution of £100 to your Club on any new business.                                Anybody interested in getting involved with
Be sure to visit William in the big green tent, to collect a free mug -              the Just Racing events team for any of our
before they run out!, enter the prize draw and find out about the                    events, please get in touch:
excellent protection services that Carey Lowe Associates offer.                      01933 663 516 or events@justracinguk.com 

				
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