Qualification to the London Series
To be entered for the London Junior Race Series athletes must either live within the London area or be a current member of a London Triathlon registered club and be a British Triathlon Home Nation member. The regional affiliation MUST be set to London and reflected in your Junior membership or your results will not be included. This is NOT automatic based on club membership or which region you competed previously.
If you want your performance in the series events to count to the London Junior Series then you need to make sure that you are a British Triathlon member and that your Region assigned to your membership is “London”. If you’ve joined British Triathlon since you entered the event please send the event organiser your BTF membership number before the event and they should be able to update your details.
To check your region, log on to your British Triathlon account. Then in the “my profile” click the “manage profile” button and in the address drop down you can see the “region” assigned to your membership. You can change your region to “London” here.
If you need help with your login, lost password etc, contact membership@britishtriathlon.
NB. The default region is associated with your Triathlon membership and is based on your postcode, which is not always the region you would expect. Please also note, results cannot be added retrospectively to the series standings once you have amended this field. Only those results obtained after this is set to London can be added to the series standings.
The regional series is open to athletes between the ages of 8 & 19 (age as of December 31st 2019)
There are six age classifications based on year of birth. Age for each group are as of 31st December 2019:
- TriStar Start: 8 years old (born 2011)
- TriStar 1: 9-10 years old (born 2009 / 2010)
- TriStar 2: 11-12 years old (born 2007/ 2008)
- TriStar 3: 13-14 years old (born 2005 / 2006)
- Youth: 15-16 years old (born 2003 / 2004)
- Junior: 17-19 years old (born 2001 / 2002)
Series Events 2019
The scoring system for the 2019 is changing slightly from previous years. Previously the points system took the best 2 triathlons, 1 aquathlon and 1 duathlon. This season, to make it easier for all to participate, the 2019 league standing will now be scoring the best 4 events irrespective of event type. However, as it is still a triathlon competition, there will be a manual check at the end of the season to ensure that at least 1 triathlon is included in each athlete's final score. As such, the season standing page may need adjusting at the end of the season before positions are finalised. Please be aware we will not be adjusting scores throughout the season, only in July once all results are finalised. We hope this should also make the scoring easier and clearer for all, given the issues we had last year. NB. Each event type still scores a maximum of 1000 points for the first London finisher - see below for more detail on how points are calculated.
|Crystal Palace||12th May||Results Here|
|The Bridge||23rd June||Enter Here|
|Trinity||30th June||Entry Closed|
|Hillingdon||31st March||Results Here|
|Medway||4th May||Results Here|
|Kingfisher||14th April||Results Here|
|Thames Turbo||15th June||Enter Here|
|Greenwich||2nd June||Results Here|
|London Fields||9th June||Results Here|
How are points calculated?
The London Junior Race Series is governed by the London Triathlon Regional Committee. All races are sanctioned by British Triathlon and therefore competitors and spectators must abide by the rules of the British Triathlon.
Points are calculated based on the first London finisher's time with this athlete receiving 1000 points (occasionally a non-London athletes may win a London series events, but for the league purposes we ignore any such athlete and award the first London finisher 1000 points and calculate all points based on the time achieved by the first London finisher). Subsequent results are calculated by dividing the winning time by the recorded time for all other athletes and multiplying the result by 1000 (eg winner in 18mins gets 1000pts, 2nd place finishes in 18 minutes 36 seconds. 18 mins divided by 18mins 36 seconds * 1000 = 968 and therefore the 2nd place finisher would would receive 968 points for that race).
If a race is cancelled or is deemed not to have met the level of quality that we require from a race then the committee have the right to amend the number of points scored by all athletes and may amend the number of qualifying races to count in the series.
Each year a squad of 3 boys and 3 girls from Tristar 2 & Tristar 3 are selected to represent London in the Inter Regional Championships. This selection is based on their performances in specific qualifying races.
Full details of the IRC process, together with the date and venue of the IRC's themselves can be found on the IRC selection page.
Each year 6-8 boys and girls from each age category Tristar1 to Youth are selected to represent London in the Inter-Regional Duathlon against the South East.
Full details of the IRD selection process and more information about the event itself can be found on the IRD page.