FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What triathlon events do you run?
Goole Triathlon run two triathlon events a year.

Goole Triathlon

This event is the the main triathlon held in Summer (usually in July).

This is a timed competitive event.

The Chiller

The Chiller is held on New Year’s Day.

The Chiller triathlon isn’t a serious or timed triathlon. All the competitors stay together during the swim, bike & run stage to brave the cold & work off the Christmas & New Year excesses. Staying together makes it a fun triathlon.
Have I got the correct equipment?
All competitors must:

  • Wear a wet suite for the swim stage of the triathlon.
  • Wear a cycle helmet for the bike stage of the triathlon.

GOOLE TRIATHLON CLUB WILL NOT BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY OR ACCIDENT
When & where do I need to register for the 2018 Chiller Triathlon?
Please can all entrants arrive with time to register and prepare for the event.

Pre-race registration is between 9:45am & 10:45am on New Years Day 2018 at:

Barmby Barrage, Barmby on the Marsh, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7HX.
When & where does the 2018 Chiller Triathlon race start?
Please can all entrants arrive with time to register and prepare for the event.

The race starts at 10:45am on New Years Day 2018 at:

Barmby Barrage, Barmby on the Marsh, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7HX.
When & where do I need to register for the 2017 Goole Triathlon?
Please can all entrants arrive with time to register and prepare for the event.

Pre-race registration is between 8:00am & 9:00am on Sunday 16th July 2017 at:

Hook Memorial Hall, High Street, Hook, Goole, East Yorkshire. DN14 5PG
When & where does the 2017 Goole Triathlon race start?
Please can all entrants arrive with time to register and prepare for the event.

The race starts at 9:45am on Sunday 16th July 2017 at:

Loftsome Bridge Coaching House, Wressle, North Yorkshire, YO8 6EN
When will I receive my race number?
Your race number, swim cap and Goole Triathlon goodie bag will be handed out at registration time.

Please can all entrants to arrive with time to register and prepare for the event.

Pre-race registration is between 8:00am & 9:00am on Sunday 16th July 2017 at:

Hook Memorial Hall, High Street, Hook, Goole, East Yorkshire. DN14 5PG
Can I enter as a team?
Yes, you can enter as a team of three, so one participant completes the swim stage, another participant completes the cycle stage and another participant completes the run stage.

As there is a Goole Triathlon goodie bag for each participant all three participants in the team will have to pay the £20 entry fee.
Is there a current on the River Derwent?
The current in the River Derwent is with the swimmers, however there is very little current in the 500 metre stretch of the river we use.
What happens to the wet gear after the swim stage?
Any wet gear from the swim stage of the triathlon that is not collected by your friends & family will be collected at Loftsome Bridge by a Goole Triathlon volunteer after the swim and be transported to the finish line at The Sotheron Arms (Heppy's) in Hook for you to collect after the triathlon is completed.
Are the bikes collected?
Can all entrants be responsible for getting their bikes to starting point at Loftsome Bridge Coaching House, however if you do need help getting your bike from the race registration point of The Sotheron Arms (Heppy's) in Hook to the starting point at Loftsome Bridge, please can you send Goole Triathlon Club an e-mail using the Contact Us form below so we can arrange transport.
Do Goole Triathlon Club host regular training sessions?
No. Currently Goole Triathlon Club don’t run any swimming, cycling or running training sessions.

But our friends at Goole Parkrun host a free, friendly weekly 5km timed session to help with your training.

Every Saturday at 09:00am

West Park, Shaftesbury Avenue, Goole, DN14 6UU.

Click on the Parkrun icon below to go to their website:
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CONTACT US

If you have any other questions, send Goole Triathlon Club an e-mail.

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