Set in dramatic locations across Exmoor National Park the club championships will take place on July 30 and September 24 as part of the Xman XXX and Tri The Beast Triathlon Weekends 2017. Taking advantage of some of the UK’s toughest and most stunning triathlon courses and with standard, middle and full distance events – and relay categories for all distances – athletes from British Triathlon affiliated clubs from across the UK are coming together to compete in theses epic challenges.
What’s more – the events run across the whole weekend with event villages; on-site camping / accommodation; professional training opportunities; guest speakers; great food and activities for the whole family including Go-Tri events for beginners and free children’s duathlons.
To assist competing athletes your club has been awarded up to £600 worth of sponsorship, to be shared between club members, redeemable against entry costs to any of the events (see details below).
XMAN XXX – Extreme Long Course triathlon at the iconic Wimbleball Lake – 30th July 2017
XMAN Sprint – distance triathlon includes a 700m swim in the iconic Wimbleball Lake; a 1 lap 16K bike course and a 5K off-road trail run in the beautiful lakeside setting in Exmoor National Park. – 30th July 2017
Tri The Beast – Arguably the Uk’s Toughest Middle distance triathlon – not for the faint hearted! – 24th September 2017
Tri The Goat – Standard (ish) Distance inspired by the wild goats in the Valley of Rocks- 24th September 2017
Club Member Discounts: Club members who miss out in the allocation of the sponsorship fund will receive a 10% discount on entry to any event when entering as an individual, 20% off when entering as a Club Team Relay and 30% off when entering the Club Team Challenge. N.B. discounts apply off full price entry.
There are 3 events (Standard, Middle, and Long Courses) set over 2 weekends. Athletes enter their chosen distance as an Individual, a Club Team, or a Club Team Relay:
Club Team: Enter a team of 3 or more into the individual event and the fastest 3 times are combined to create the team position. Categories: Male, Female and mixed.
Sponsorship Fund & Club Member Discounts
To encourage interclub relationships and competition across the UK and promote triathlon sports in Exmoor National Park every Club affiliated with British Triathlon is awarded a £600 sponsorship fund, to be shared between club members, towards entering any of the Club Championship Events in 2017 (see fund allocation).
Club Team Relay: Team of 3 members each tackling one discipline of the event in a relay format. Categories: Male, Female and mixed.