Hatfield Sprint Sunday 7th June 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID19

Hatfield, Doncaster


Hatfield Sprint Triathlon 750m open water swim 23Km bike 5km run.
Date Sunday June 7th 2020

Welcome to Leger Man Series Triathlons jointly run by

Race Hard Events and Adwick Triathlon Club.
A novice Friendly event on a campsite ideal for a family to come along and enjoy the day.

Competitors are requested to Register at the water park

Finding Hatfield outdoor Activity Centre (DN7 6EQ)

If you are coming from the North or South leave

the M18 at junction 5 onto the M180 towards

Scunthorpe. Leave the M180 at the first

exit(junction 1) and head south on the A18 to

wards Hatfield/Doncaster. After 2 miles turn

right sign posted Hatfield water park.

Race Rules

The event will be held under the rules of the

British Triathlon Federation. Under these

rules it is mandatory that all competitors

must wear an approved helmet, that all

cycles must be in a road worthy condition and

that all competitors are insured by third party

civil liability insurance – BTF Members are

insured as part of their membership package,

and all other competitors will be required to

purchase a Day Licence from the BTF. If you

require further information about Race Rules,

please visit http://www.britishtriathlon.org

or telephone the Triathlon England

on 01509 226161.

British Triathlon Licences

Please note that all athletes will be required

to show some form of photographic

identification - 2020 BTF Race Licence – or

other, photocopies are fine.

If you have applied for a BTF Day Licence

when entering, this will be issued to you at

registration. If you did not apply for a BTF

Day Licence, then you will be required to

show your 2020 Triathlon England 

Race Licence. If you are unable to do this, for

any reason, then you will be required to

purchase one for £5 before being allowed to

register. There will be NO exceptions to this

ruling. If you have a 2020 Triathlon England

Race Licence,

please bring it with you.

Age Restrictions

In line with Triathlon England rules, to be

eligible to take part in this event competitors

must be at least 18 years old on or before the

31st December 2020. http://www.britishtriathlon.org

Lockers & Showers

Male and female shower and changing

facilities are available within the Reception, free

of charge to competitors. There is a few lockers but advise keeping kit with you as you will be allowed to store in transition during the event.

Additional toilets for athletes and spectators are available in shower block on campsite.

Car Parking

Available outside water park follow signs.

If you are coming through Hatfield addition parking is at Jubilee playing fields, which is only a short walk from start and finish.  

Please note there is no parking in

Water Park car park.

Registration Times

Registration is open Sat 5 - 6pm and Sunday 5.30am and 6:15am

on the morning of the race.

Within the main building at Hatfield Water Park.

You will be issued Numbers and Timing chips in

your race pack, and you will have a bike number

sticker and two race numbers. You will need

 your number stuck to your bike before racking in transition, and you helmet fastened on your head. Race numbers

must be visible on your back when on the

bike and on the front when on the run

(number belts are acceptable)You will not be allowed to collect your bike without your race number .

Timing chips should be around your left ankle at all times during the race. Competitors who lose chips will be charged £25. Your chip will be

removed in the finish area.


New racking system allows you to rack rear wheel ready to exit and front wheel on return.

Transition will open to competitors on from

6:00 until 6.45am. And will remain closed until

the last runner leaves T2.

Race Briefing

Will be in transition area at 6:30am.

Race Start Times

From 7am in wave starts depending on

age groups.

Race Format & Distances

Swim –
Open Water
750metres (1x750m lap)

 wetsuits maybe required depending on water temp on the day.

From the start you will swim 300m to the first

buoy, turn left around the buoy. After 250m

turn around the second buoy heading back

towards the beach at this point exit the water

 up the boat slip way approx 200mts to T1.

Bike – 23km https://gb.mapometer.com/cycling/route_4821067.html

The bike route will be signposted and

marshalled on turns. After leaving T1 mount

your bike after the mount line. Exit the water

park turning right to the main road. Turn left on the A18 towards Thorne. At the first roundabout

completely circle the roundabout 4th exit on

the A18 towards Doncaster.

 For Sprint event after 1450m turn left following Flo yellow signs onto Sandtoft road after approx 5km at mini roundabout turn left . 
 900m on road narrows take extra care, in 1km sharp left bend in 500m you join the A18 towards Doncaster this is a left/straight on junction take care you do not have right of way.

After 5.5km leave the roundabout at the 2nd

exit towards Doncaster still on the A18. After 

3km turn right onto the road of the Water

Penalty is DQ
(Take care this is a right turn! This

junction will be well marshalled but cars have

the right of way).

 Run – 5km -1 lap https://gb.mapometer.com/running/route_4821049.html

You exit transition by single gate keeping left on footpath left out of Water Park entrance onto

footpath keep to left footpath turn right over motorway bridge into footpath all way

turn point before bridge. Return to right turn following footpath back to motorway bridge

cross back over and back to water park entrance do not turn back into water park take next turn right approx 200mts further on this takes you onto either straight on with a right turn into Water Park for run signs to finish.

Course Reconnaissance

There is swimming at Water park

contact them on  01302 841572.

The bike and run course

are on public roads/footpaths and can be

cycled at any time at your own risk.

Medical Conditions

Please write on the back of your race number

any medical conditions, prescription

medication and next of kin contact details

 in the case of an emergency.


Trophies will be given for overall 1st 2nd 3rd Male/Female.

 Trophies for age groups 1st  depending on entries

 Presentation will

take place as soon as possible after the race. Please be present at prize giving as they will not be posted out.

Time Penalties & Appeals

Penalties will be displayed at jaguar timing kiosk.

Any appeal to penalties can only be made on

the day and before prize giving.


Will be posted on www.racehard.co.uk as

soon as possible. Hopefully on the evening of

the race.


The Water Park will be serving tea and coffee all

day along with some food.


If you have to pull out at any point during the

race please make yourself aware to one of

the marshals and return your chip.


These events cannot be run without them, you get a ‘T’ shirt, food and a drink and the thanks from all the competitors so if you are wanting to assist at any race hard event please send an email to Andy at  racehardevents@sky.com

When & Where

7 June 2020



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