Junior West Midlands Series

Junior West Midlands Series

NTC encourages juniors to take part in the West Midlands series. The series will form the club championships for juniors in 2023.

The races are listed on the British Triathlon website and instructions are given on their web page.

Tristar Start are excluded from the West Midlands Junior series. However, we have included the Tristar Start in our junior club championships and will use the same scoring system as the TriStar 1-Tristar 3 West Midlands race series.

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Why the West Midlands Race Series?

The West Midlands Series junior races are all British Triathlon Federation permitted, this gives you assurance that:

• The event has the appropriate insurances in place.
• The organiser is taking appropriate measures to ensure you child’s safety.
• The event is run in accordance with British Triathlon Competition Rules.

West Midlands Race Series 2023

The BTF oversees a series of races for tri & duathlon and runs a separate series for aquathlon. There is a minimum number of races to count as scores in the series and points will be awarded accordingly.

Junior Race Distances

• Age groups are based on the age as at 31st December in the year of the competition.

  Pool Swim Open Water Swim Cycle – Grass Cycle – Tarmac Run
TriStar Start (age 8) 50m 100m 1km 1500m 600m
TriStar 1 (ages 9-10) 150m 200m 2km 4km 1200m
TriStar 2 (ages 11-12) 200m 300m 4km 6km 1800m
TriStar 3 (ages 13-14) 300m 500m 6km 8km 2400m

• Youths (age 15–16) may take part in events up to and including sprint distance. Written parental consent is required.

• Junior B (age 17–18) may compete in events up to and including standard distance.

• Junior C (age 18-19) may compete in events including middle distance (age 18) and long distance (age 19).

Any queries please contact junior coach Matt Jackson mattjackson1970@icloud.com.