Youth Championships

The National Youth Triathlon Championships 2017

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Glasgow, G52 1HH
Saturday 17th June 2017

Entries are now open on Entry Central for the 2017 race: https://www.entrycentral.com/youthchamps

Help up make this event happen

We are looking for volunteers to help on the day of the event. If you would like to support us and cheer the kids along either as a marshal, during registration or at the finish line, get in touch at events@fusiontriathlonclub.co.uk.

About the Event

Fusion Triathlon Club are proud to host The Scottish Water National Youth Triathlon Championships, the UK’s largest youth triathlon event.

This is a fun event set in the grounds of Glasgow‘s Bellahouston Park and is aimed at all abilities for juniors aged 8 to 16, from complete novice to experienced triathlete. As well as hosting the National Championships, it is an ideal introduction to the sport of triathlon. The bike course is on 100% traffic free park roads and the run course mostly on grass. All entrants will receive a goodie bag with race day mementos.

What do I need to take part?

All you need to have is a swim suit and goggles, a roadworthy bike (mountain/hybrid/road) and helmet and a pair of running shoes.

Age groups and distances

Age Group

Age

Swim

Bike

Run

TriStar Start

8

50m

1.4k

600m

TriStar 1

9-10

150m

4k

1200m

TriStar 2

11-12

200m

6k

1800m

TriStar 3

13-14

300m

8k

2400m

Youth

15-16

400m

10k

3000m

Triathlon age groups are based on age at end of the year. e.g. If your 11th birthday is coming up this September then you’ll race in the 11-12 age group, even though you’ll only be 10 on the day of the race. This ensures that you race against the same people all year through.

Where does the event take place?

Bellahouston Leisure Centre, Bellahouston Drive, Glasgow, G52 1HH

About Triathlon Scotland

Triathlon Scotland is the national governing body for triathlon, duathlon and aquathlon, recognised by the British Triathlon Federation. We help to provide opportunities for racing through our event sanctioning procedure and support our best event managers to host our series of Scottish Championship events.
You can become a member of Triathlon Scotland at any time by visiting triathlonscotland.org and in return you will receive a race licence, reduced race entry fees, personal liability and personal accident insurance and many product discounts including 30% discount with MaxiNutrition, 25% discount at Garmin and 20% discount at Training Peaks.
If you are not a member of Triathlon Scotland, your name and email address will be passed to us for monitoring and marketing purposes. Please note you will only be contacted once in relation to this Scottish Championship event.

New to triathlon?

Looking for tips for your first triathlon? Download the info sheet here