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Bedford Autodrome Duathlon
2016 Sprint Distance Duathlon (Draft Legal)
This duathlon includes the excitement of a mass start, and the thrill of racing around the smooth, fast tarmac of Bedford Autodrome motor racing track, with plenty of vantage points where friends and family can view your performance and cheer you on! Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the world like Bedford Autodrome. You will Love it, the venue has been purpose built for speed and space, its truly fantastic and totally traffic free! Follow link for Information on the Autodrome
*It is your responsibility to ensure that your equipment meets the criteria specified by British Triathlon.*
*TT bikes are not permitted, road bikes with drop bars only (no clip on Tri bars)*
Race for Charity
Would you like to race for charity in 2016? Please contact [email protected]
- Sprint: 5km run / 20km bike / 2.5km run (Draft Legal)
Adults Race will start at 9:00 am (TBC in the Race Brief one week prior to event)
Still not sure, go to our locations page to find more information or follow this link.
Arrival and Registration
Parking will be at the venue MK44 2YP
PLEASE NOTE you will collect your race pack at registration on the day of the event. Nothing will be posted prior to the event. If for any reason you don’t receive this email, full race information will be available at least two days prior to the event, HERE
- Adult registration will be on the day only from 07.00 – 08.45 am on race day. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush.
- (Junior registration will be on the day only from 07.00 – 11.45 am on race day. Please ensure you arrive early to avoid that last minute rush.)
Minimum age of competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 15 years old as of 31st December 2016.
Parking will be at the Venue follow signs and marshals
You will be issued with a race number which must be clearly visible on your front or back at all times. You will also be number marked on your hand with a pen. Number belts are allowed, all we ask it that we can see your number at the timing points as a backup to the electronic system.
British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules All competitors must comply with BTF rules (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to all races) All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £5 levy for a day licence, this is payable on the day at registration. (This is not included in your entry fee) BTF members must produce their licence at registration or a £5 levy will be charged prior to racing.
If circumstances deem the course or travel conditions to be unsafe or it falls outside of the BTF guidelines, Nicetri have the right to change/move, or cancel the event at short notice.
Keep Racing Tidy
Chip Timing Solutions will provide computerised chip timing via a an electronic chip system that you attach to your ankle. Please attach the chip to your ankle and make sure your run over the mats at the various timing points. Your finish time and splits will be available shortly after completing the event.
Security will always be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their I.D. will be allowed in or out of this area. Your race pack will include a race number and 2 smaller labels which are to be attached to your bike and helmet, this must be done prior to entering transition. You must rack your bike in the numbered position. No riding is allowed in the transition area. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on your bike or running with your bike through transition.
Adult Race start times will be from at 09:00 am & Juniors from Noon.
Race start time will be announced nearer the time (see brief). Race Briefing will take place prior to each race.
Prizes are for both for men and women. One prize per competitor. A full breakdown of prizes and trophies will be given before the event in the race brief.
History: Bedford Aerodrome
Now: Bedford Autodrome
Designed from scratch by former F1 driver Jonathan Palmer, there is nowhere else in the world like Bedford Autodrome. The venue has been purpose built for speed and space, containing four entirely distinct circuits and over 5 miles of track laid out across a 384 acre site, with vast run-off areas that provide optimum safety.Whilst there are several track configurations, with every kind or corner, there’s no motor racing at the Autodrome, so there’s no crowd-protecting safety barriers or concrete walls. Guests can drive to the limits safe in the knowledge that pushing too hard will result in a harmless spin across endless flat grass.