Welsh Triathlon TriStars series events 2018
Following on from the success of 2017, the 2018 series has been increased to comprise of 10 events, carefully selected across Wales, featuring three new locations as Welsh triathlon attempts to make the sport as accessible as possible.
Each stage of the Series is organised by independent or club event organisers, and Welsh Triathlon will be working closely with each host to ensure that the series grows from strength to strength.
The Selected events for the 2018 Series are:
|Cerist Junior Aquathlon||29th April 2018||Mid||Bro Ddyfi Leisure Centre, Machynlleth||Race Report|
|Ruthin Junior Triathlon||5th May 2018||North||Ruthin Leisure Centre, Ruthin|
|Llanelli Junior Duathlon||12th May 2018||South||Millennium Coastal Path, Llanelli||Race Report|
|Stephen Lewis Aquathlon||3rd June 2018||South||Ystradgynlais Sports Centre, Ystradgynlais||Race Report|
|Cardiff Junior Triathlon||9th June 2018||South||Maindy Leisure Centre, Cardiff|
|Pembrokeshire Junior Triathlon||17th June 2018||West||Pembroke Leisure Centre, Pembroke||Race Report|
|Denbigh Junior Triathlon||23rd June 2018||North||Denbigh Leisure Centre, Denbigh|
|Bala Junior Triathlon - Gemau Cymru and IRC Qualifier||7th July 2018||North||Llyn Tegid, Bala||Race Report|
|Aberystwyth Junior Triathlon||1st September 2018||West||Aberystwyth Leisure Centre||Race Report|
|Conwy Junior Triathlon||9th September 2018||North||Parc Eirias, Colwyn Bay||Race Report|
To enter each event, participants will need to register directly with the respected event organisers through their websites.
Participants will have their FIVE highest scores from the selected events accumulated. Gold, Silver and Bronze medals will then be awarded to participants within Tristar 1 (9-10yrs), Tristar 2 (11-12yrs) and Tristar 3 (13-14yrs).
In order to compete for the Tristar Series, participants will need to be members of Welsh Triathlon. Membership information can be found here.
The events have been carefully selected to provide a geographic split across North, South and Mid Wales. This year, Bala Junior Triathlon will stage the Urdd’s Gemau Cymru as well as act as the qualifying stage for the IRC Championships at Mallory. Those participants who wish to be eligible for selection will need to compete in three Tristar series events prior to the Bala event. Further information of Selection Criteria for the IRC Championship can be found HERE and for more information on the Bala Junior Triathlon CLICK HERE
An updated Tristar Series table will be uploaded to the Welsh Triathlon website within one week following each Tristar Series event, so all participants can keep track of their progress.
Scoring in the individual competition will remain the same. Only Welsh Triathlon members will be eligible to score points, while in a 10-race series the best 5 races would count. The best placed members in the following order will score:
1st Place Member will score: 100 points,
2nd place= 90,
3rd place 85,
5th place = 75,
6th place = 70,
7th place = 65,
8th place = 60,
9th place= 55,
10th place = 50
and then 1-point intervals per place thereon in.
If you have any questions regarding Tristars Series 2018, please contact