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Grass Man Novice Triathlon

The Stentaford family are all smiles after finishing their first GrassMan Triathlon.
The Stentaford family are all smiles after finishing their first GrassMan Triathlon

Grass Man Novice Triathlon - A triathlon for all ages and abilities. 
The 2013 Grass Man Novice Triathlon was held on April 21st.

Over 80 Novice athletes young and not-so-young joined us and had a great day.

2013 Results can be found here.

Please watch this space for details on the 2014 Grass Man.

 

Including under 10 and 11-14 age groups and novice adult starts.

An ideal event for novices and the general public who always wanted to try a triathlon.

Also suitable for more seasoned triathletes who like short sharp events.

No specialist equipment is needed.

Distances (Adult) 

  • Swim: 300 mts in a pool (Any stroke)
  • Cycle: 5 miles around a flattish field (Any bike will do)
  • Run: 1 mile on grass

Venue : Uxbridge Leisure Centre Click here for more details on the venue.

Date :  TBC, 2014

Start time : From 0800

Entry fee : £10 for Children, £12 for Hillingdon Triathletes members, £15 for non-Hillingdon Triathletes members

Online entry is will appear here shortly. Entry forms will be attached to foot of this page shorlty 

This event was first run in 2012, the results can be found here:

The event is aimed at the people who always wanted to do a triathlon without wanting to purchase all the fancy gear and spend weeks and weeks training. We had men and women of all ages (over 60 years old) doing their first triathlon and enjoying both the atmosphere and sense of achievement. It is a morning of fun and pleasure and is all over by 1030.

All you need is: A swimming costume, A safe bike (of any shape or size), A cycle helmet (compulsory), A pair of trainers and Enthusiasm.

What you don’t need isYou don’t need hours and hours of training (Just enough so you can reach the finish), You don’t need to be fast, You do not have to swim front crawl, You don’t need fancy equipment and You don’t need a second mortgage for the entry fee

Give it a go.