Frequently asked questions
THE LAKESMAN - FULL
The swim starts from the water’s edge at Theatre By The Lake Keswick. The bike course is one continuous ride around the towns of West Cumbria. The run is 5 laps around Keswick.
The race will start at 6am
Swim 2.4 miles (3.8 kilometers)
Bike 112 miles (180 kilometers)
Run 26.2 miles (42,2 kilometers)
Entries are open to individuals or relay teams (one swimmer, one cyclist, one runner). Entries are taken online with payment by credit/debit card. No other payment option is available.
Once the entry process is completed and payment processed, you will receive a confirmation email which details your race entry.
The entry fee includes:
- All the Race Organisation required for The Lakesman Triathlon including transition area, swim course, swim safety cover, medical cover, traffic management for but not excluding road closures, stewards and volunteers.
- Race entry into The Lakesman
– Race day nutrition at the aid stations
- A Finisher T-Shirt
- A Finisher-Medal
Age group is determined by age on 31.12.2019
No, the athlete racing must register and rack their own bike/bags. Photo ID will be requested in registration.
Yes, athletes must be 18 on race day.
You will be given coloured bags when you register for your bike and run gear. Your bike shoes can be attached to the pedals if you wish. No items are permitted to be in transition other than items placed in your coloured bags and racked accordingly.
Bike Gear Bag, this bag is for kit you need for your cycle leg, including your helmet (you can have your helmet on the bike). You will enter the bikebag area upon entering the transition, here you will change and then head to collect your bike.
Run Gear Bag, put all the kit you need for your run in this bag. Once you have racked your bike you will enter the run bag area, here you will change and head to the run course.
Clean Gear/finish bag is for the clothing that you require after the race. This bag will be in the athletes transition area and available to collect as soon as you finish the race.
Bikes, and bike and run bags must be racked at the same time according to the race weekend schedule.
When you come to rack, your bike, your helmet and bags must have your race numbers securely applied to them. You must have your helmet on with the strap fastened and be wearing your race number.
You will have access to your bike and run bags on race morning and you can access your bike.
You must have your helmet fastened before removing your bike from the rack and keep it fastened until you have placed your bike back on the rack having finished the course.
Clean gear/finish bag will be handed over at the transition area.
The swim is one clockwise lap and the cut off time to be out of the water is 2 hours 20 minutes after the race start.
There is a 100m run to reach transition.
Wetsuits are compulsory unless the water temperature exceeds 24.5 degrees. British Triathlon guidance on temperature/distance will be followed.
- Registration No.
- Information to be changed
You will receive an email when the alterations have been made.
- Swim – 2:20hrs after race start. (08:20am)
- Bike – 10:00hrs after race start (16:00pm)
- Run – 16.45hrs after race start (22:45pm)