Midsomer Triathlon (Sprint) 1st Sept 2019
The 400 metre Swim takes place at Midsomer Sports Centre, it's 16 lengths of a 25m pool. There are 4 lanes with a maximum of 4 swimmers in a lane starting in waves at the shallow end. You may request a lane near the wall if you are a nervous swimmer.
Bike Route 2019
Description - From the Sports Centre cross to South Road. Turn Left to Silver Street. Turn Left to Beauchamps Drive. Turn Left onto B3139 and cycle to the White Post Roundabout. Take 3rd Exit to Kilmersdon on the B3139. There is a steep descent into Kilmersdon, there will be no overtaking from the Kilmersdon sign through the main part of the village where the Church and Pub are situated.
Continue until you go under the bridge. Take the next Right Turn at the Mells Road (Vobster Road). Take the Next Left into New Road. Turn Right to Hatchett Hill. Turn Right, onto the Mells Road. Turn Left onto the B3139 back through Kilmersdon and up to the White Post Roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto the A367 towards Radstock. Turn Left at Welton Road. Turn Left onto Somervale Road. Take 1st Exit at the mini Roundabout into Midsomer Norton High Street. Turn Left at Excelsior Terrace and Left back to the Sports Centre.
All Right Turns are a compulsory foot down stop and look, as is the Left Turn at the bottom of Welton Road.
The Run consists of 2 laps starting from Transition at the Sports Centre, run along the path to the Somer Centre and take the off road path on the left, next to the stream., Keeping the stream on your left hand side, stay on this path until crossing the bridge then run with the stream now on your right. Follow this path until it ends on the main road opposite St Johns Ambulance HQ. Turn right and run towards the crossing lights, turn right onto the tarmac cycle path and run until it joins the Pit Path, turn right onto the Pit Path and run down to the opening on the right which takes you back to the Sports Centre. Turn right to start the second lap. At the end of the second lap the finish is on the grass next to the car park.
Map of Run Route
Map of pre 2016 Bike Route