Porthcawl Standard Distance Tri
2021 Event Documentation
Dragon Tri are pleased to announce that this year they will be hosting the Welsh Standard Distance Championships, attracting some of the best athletes in Wales.
The event will take place on Sunday 8th August and individuals and teams can enter by clicking the link below
Our experience gained from organising quality events over the years, gives us the confidence to deliver an event that will be thoroughly enjoyed by its participants, their supporters and an event that Dragon Tri can be proud of.
The nature of the course is designed to create an exciting atmosphere for the competitors and spectators with two laps to be completed for all three disciplines.(More Details Below)
Open Water Swim (1500 mtr)
The swim will take place in the sheltered bay of Coney Beach. The start will be a typical exciting Aussie beach start and consist of two laps of 750 metres exiting the water after each lap. We aim to make the swim as spectator friendly as possible with the two laps exiting the water with a short run on the Beach before commencing the second lap.
The Bike Course (40Km)
The cycle route is 40 km over a two lap undulating course with excellent road surface. It will follow the natural coastline towards Rest Bay and then head inland to the Nottage roundabout and onto the climb of Dan-y-Graig hill. (There will be a Hill Prime prize awarded to the Quickest Male and Female competitor over the timed section of Dan-y-Graig hill). It will then head towards the A-48 and head west up over Stormy Down to the Pyle roundabout. Straight over the roundabout and Turn left at North Cornelly. Head towards South Cornelly avoiding the village. Turn right at the roundabout past the Grove Golf Club heading towards Nottage roundabout and then back into Porthcawl for your second lap.
[LINK FOR BIKE ROUTE]
Run course 10K
The run distance is 10 km over two laps following the spectacular South Wales coastline. The run surface will be on the footpath, Lower Promenade and new cycle path to the turn around point at the junction to Rest Bay.
[LINK FOR RUN ROUTE]
For further event enquiries contact Steve on 07974140424