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Tri-Adventure 2hr ‘Short’ Adventure Race (aka Sprint)

A 2 hour time limit to navigate to as many of the 20 checkpoints as possible – £25 online (£30 on the day)

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The Tri-Adventure 2hr Short’ combines off-road trail running, mountain biking, and navigation over a 2 hour course. You will receive a waterproof marked map, race number and dibber. These events are perfect for beginners new to Adventure Racing as well as experienced racers who want to stay sharp in the off season.

Date: Next event – 25th November – Tyler Hill Adventure Race

Time: Registration opens at 08:30am; event starts at 10am; Solo and Pairs entry.

  • Minimum age for individual entry is 16.  Below 16, see Young Adventurers below.
  • Visit the registration desk to collect your Race Pack which includes your marked map, race number and dibber.
  • The event has a mass start on foot at 10:00am and finishes at 12:00 noon.
  • You may only transition once from foot to bike.
  • Using the waterproof map provided, navigate to as many checkpoints as you can within the 2 hour limit.
  • There is a maximum of 20 checkpoints, split evenly between the run and mountain bike. You decide how long you spend on each discipline.
  • Competitors must collect a minimum of one run checkpoint and one bike checkpoint to qualify. Each checkpoint is worth 10 points.
  • Competitors will incur a penalty of 1 point for every 30 seconds they are late back.
  • After the event, download your dibber in the event HQ, where you will receive your results instantly before enjoying a cup of tea/coffee and a cake.

Pre-Event Briefing Notes can be found here: Briefing Points

A sample of a Short map can be found here: Side 1 Run, Side 2 Bike.

Young Adventurers – We like to encourage young Tri-Adventurers to take part in our 2 hour events.  At the moment we allow 8-16 year old to take part with an accompanying, responsible, fee paying adult.  A waiver form will be signed by the adult at registration.  The option of an additional map and hire of a dibber will cost £5 on the day.  Please enter the adult as normal then drop us an email.

Series Calculations – When the event is part of a series, each competitor’s score is calculated as a percentage of the winning score at the same event. The resulting percentage from each event is then aggregated across the Series.  Enter a minimum of 3 events in a series to qualify, and the winner is the one with the highest totalled percentages over his/her 3 highest scoring events.

Why is it done in this way?  Well, if one event is a wash out with really sticky mud, the winner may only visit 10CPs and therefore be awarded 100%.  Someone who collects 5CPs at the same event will achieve 50%, etc.  If the next event is dry and fast, the winner may visit all 15CPs and be awarded 100%.  Someone who only visits 10CPs will be awarded 66%.  10CPs at a dry event could be far easier that on a wet day.  This makes for a fair calculation over all the events in the series.  Entering all the events will be a significant advantage over someone who misses one as all events count in the total.

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