SUNDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2023
Llyn Tegid, BALA
Bala standard Triathlon will be taking place on Sunday 3rd SEPTEMBER, 2023.
Set to be not only one of the most exciting triathlons that the UK has to offer, but also the most unforgettable races on the Welsh Triathlon super series.
The Bala Standard Triathlon is open to all, it’s the ideal race for beginners and experienced athletes alike. Whatever ability you may be, this truly is a race for everyone.
The Bala Standard Triathlon is a closed road triathlon which starts with a 1500m swim in the waters of Llyn Tegid, before heading West along the A494 on a fast closed road circuit. Having reached the turn-point at Rhydymain, its back East along the A494, usually with a tailwind, before returning to the lakeside transition and rejoining the closed road for the run course. A flat 9.4km run to Glanllyn and back will see you finish back on the lake.
Tough Runner Uk has teamed up with the highly experienced local club, Clwb Beicio Bala to bring back the amazing event that has been one of the most popular races on the triathlon calendar for many years. The race will also be aired on S4C giving spectators around the country the opportunity to see it in action.
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- In order to qualify for the Championship race, athletes must register their intent to qualify by 5pm on the Friday before the qualifying race. Please click here to register your intent to qualify.
British Triathlon Federation Rules (BTF)
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to this race). Non BTF members must be licensed to race which costs £6 and is payable to BTF. This cost is included within the non member ticket price.
Please read the race specific race rules below:
*** This event is not drafting ***
Anybody caught doing so will be DSQ drafting is cheating.
Minimum age for competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17.
British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to this race)
All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £6GBP levy for a day license. This can be purchased the same time you collect your race number.
British Triathlon Specific Rules
For all current and up to date rules please visit and read:
WHAT DISTANCES YOU'LL COVER
BIKE (closed roads)
MANDATORY RACE BRIEF
A494 ROAD CLOSURE IMPLEMENTED
BALA STANDARD TRIATHLON START
FINAL BIKE ROAD ACCESS
BIKE ROAD SWEEP
ANY ATHLETES LEFT ON ROAD MOVED TO PAVEMENT
A494 REOPENS TO PUBLIC
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This event is open to people of all abilities.
No please leave all valuables in your car. The car park is near the start/finish area.
YES! AWOL Photography will be at the finish and key points of the race
Yes water will be located at the start/finish.
Due to the nature of the race we advise you to plan your race fuel and take your own water and fuel/gels on route.