Race to the Bill Short Course Classic 2022
04 September 2022
The Race to the Bill Short Course Triathlon -
This is a well established Triathlon race around the Isle of Portland dedicated to one of our members Major Mick Welborn, a giant amongst men, who sadly passed away in September 2019
Swimming 2 loops around the breakwater in Portland Harbour, you will negotiate a 1500m course around the huge rocks and orange marker buoys exiting the water no more than 50m away from a flat well organised transition area.
THE BIKE 17.5km, 1 lap around Portland, seeing the famous Bill lighthouse and fantastic Chesil Beach stretching for miles along the Jurassic coastline.
THE RUN A totally flat 10km run around the Osprey Quay area of the marina.
Mass start at 07:00 for the Classic
Top quality T-shirts are available for purchase during the order process and, subject to availability, at the race for £12.50 (cash only). Please note that pre-purchased T-shirts must be collected at this race and will not be available for collection at any other events.
Both events will be chip timed
Free Parking can be found on site, please follow the marshals instructions.
Please make sure you are registered between 05:30 and 06:30, late registrations will not be accepted and you may have your number reused.
Nothing will be sent in the post, all swim caps, numbers, timing chip etc will be collected at registration on the morning of the event.
Registration and racking will take place on SUNDAY ONLY from 05:30 till 06:30
Accommodation can be found for this event by going to Booking.com
The cut off times for the Classic will be -
Swim: 50 mins - race total time 00:50 - actual time 07:50
Bike: 1hour 30 mins - race total time 2:20 - actual time 09:20
Run:1 hour 20 mins - race total time 3.40 hours - actual time 10:40
Course close and marshals withdrawn at 11:00 - race starts at 07:00
BIKE ROUTE - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/28152262
RUN ROUTE - https://ridewithgps.com/routes/29508487 x 4 loops
There will be a race briefing 06:45 The Short Course Classic race will start at 07:00
Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy
Registration open from: 05:30:00