Hever update on 23.09.20
In light of recent Covid-19 updates on Tuesday 22nd September, we want reiterate the strict safety measures we have in place to ensure a socially distanced event this weekend.
To plan and run the event, we are guided by the following five principals:
– Education Communication
– Density Reduction
– Touch Point Reduction
– Athlete Self-Reliance
– Hygiene Emphasis
Further information on these areas are in our Race Pack and include detail on topics such as:
– Limited race places
– Limited spectators
– Reduced numbers in race waves
– Larger transition area
– Time restrictions on-site
– Reduced contact with event staff
– Reduced event village
– Extensive hygiene and sanitisation
– Enforced PPE
– Health check forms
– Isolation area
– No on-site prize giving
– BTF sanctioned race
It is vital that all participants read the Race Pack to ensure we all take responsibility to keep each other safe whilst preparing and taking part in the event this weekend.
Read the full event safety measures in our Race Pack here.
BTF Statement update 24.09.20
The British Triathlon statement and Sport England update and FAQs confirm that participation events and competitions are able to take place as long as the events and venues are Covid-secure and operate within government guidance.
Relevant supporting information includes:
Sport England website updated to the new guidelines from 24 September:
BTF Statement 23.09.20
Further to the Prime Minister’s statement in Parliament earlier today, we understand that organised outdoor sport in England remains exempt from the new restrictions. This means that organised swim, bike and run coaching, training and event activity remains exempt as long as it is done in a Covid Secure manner and in accordance with our guidelines. We continue to monitor this situation very closely and will update if the situation changes.