MONIKIE TRIATHLON FESTIVAL

This is a Sprint Triathlon for all those who wish to experience an open water swim in the beautiful setting of Monikie Country Park, cycle on the local roads within Angus with a flat run around the ponds to finish. The event is open to athletes of all abilities.

Location:Monikie Country Park Monikie Angus By Dundee
Date:6th July 2024
Total Places:300 – allocated on a first come first served basis
Entry fee:to be determined.
Distances:750 metre Open Water Swim, 21 km cycle, 5 Km run
Closing date: to be determined

Swim

The swim is in the smaller of the two ponds, North Pond over a 750 metre course, swimming an anticlockwise circuit. The swim will be a mass beach start (However this may be in 2-3 waves dependent on competitor numbers). Note: The entry point is different to the exit. On exiting you are within 80 meters of transition.

Wetsuits are compulsory.

Bike

Exiting the transition area, you will be guided onto the cycle route out of the south gate. Exit the south gate of Monikie Park, turn left on B961 to Crombie Crossroads, turn left on B9128 to junction B978, turn left. Continue south to junction at Luckyslap, turn left. Head into Monikie Village to the bridge, turn right (this is a quiet junction), continue to B961 turn left and enter south gate of Monikie Park to finish the cycle.

Run

Exit transition for the run anti clock wise around the both ponds for the first lap and then South pond only on the second lap finishing on the second lap in front of the rangers building.