Triathlon is a dangerous sport and anyone participating in the event will do so entirely at their own risk and will not hold the organisers, sponsors or anyone else involved in or with the organisation of the event responsible for any accident, injury to self or others, loss or damage of property or any other incident related to the event. By entering Royal Wootton Bassett Sprint Triathlon, you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and you are agreeing to be personally responsible for all your own property and are declaring that you are fit for the event and are of suitable health and well being with no known medical conditions that could effect your ability to participate safely and without risk to self and other competitors. The run and cycle elements will be held on public footpaths and roads, so athletes should give due consideration to other users and must at all times follow the rules of the road and the Highway Code. All riders Bicycles must be road worthy and have two working brakes. During the cycle section all riders must wear a BTF Approved cycle helmet. Failure to do so will result in disqualification from the event. The event organiser and refereeing official’s decision is final. The race organisers and officials, at their own discretion, retain the right to stop any athlete during any point of the event due to concerns over their own health or safety. This race will be organised and governed in accordance with the rules set out by the British Triathlon federation and is a Non drafting race.When racking a bike into transition, the athlete will be responsible for providing a bicycle in good working order and with two working brakes.
Athletes will also be asked to show the helmet they intend to race in is BTF approved and free from any damage.
From the minute the entry is received by the organisers, the event starts to incur costs in making this a great event for all. Unfortunately, we cannot simply refund 100% of entry costs when a participant can no longer compete. Therefore, If an entrant is no longer able to participate in the event, then the following withdrawal rules will apply;
Refund Rates for 2020 race;
Before 1st February 2020 – 50% Refund is available
Before 1st March 2020 – 40% Refund is available
Before 1st April 2020 – 25% Refund in the format of a credit for future races
After 1st April 2020 – No refund is available
Transfers of names / details are available up to April the 14th, but will incur a £10 administration charge.
Withdrawals must be made in writing to the race office and the date of the withdrawal will be effective at the date post marked.
If you are worried about the time taken to post, then please call at the point of withdrawing and we will register the request pending postage of confirmation.
Please post all withdrawals to;
Royal Wootton Bassett Triathlon
8 Tinkers Field
Royal Wootton Bassett
Cancellation is extremely unlikely and the organisers will take all precautions to avoid it, but should cancellation occur for reasons out of the organisers control, then competitors will be notified at the time will receive a partial refund where available.
Should part of the course be unavailable for safety reason or reason out of the organisers control, then the organisers reserve the right to adjust the distances for each element of the triathlon or to cancel any element of the race.