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June – Festival of Sport, Training Camp – CANCELLED

Lincsquad are pleased to announce that it will be hosting a Festival of Sport weekend for Triathlon and Quadrathlon on the 27th and 28th of June 2020.

In association with the British Quadrathlon Association and British Triathlon this event is aimed at developing and encouraging more participants into the sport.

On Saturday the 27th of June there will be coach led training camp (itinerary below)  for cycling, kayaking, running, swimming and transition. These will cover all the basics and will not be a major physical workout due to the fact that on Sunday 28th June there will a Go-Tri and the main national Quadkidz event. To read more about these events click here.

The workshop is open to all ages from 9 years old through to Adults priced at £20. Lincsquad members can claim a reduced price of £17.50. Note: Off road bikes will be needed for the weekend.

We will hosting the event at the North Lincolnshire and Humberside sailing club in Barton which has close links to the major road networks.

Given this is a two day event we have arranged a designated small camping area, there will be no charge for this but you will need to book. The venue offers use of all the facilities; showers, toilets, fully fitted kitchen, dinning room. If you wish to stay overnight please use the booking system following the link below. Sorry no caravans allowed. Tents and motorhomes only.

There are available to hire canoes which are NOT race canoes but training craft and very stable. Hire charge of £1/day, which includes paddle and buoyancy aide apply

There will be a supply of Xbikes and MTBs for hire at £1/day but the sizes do not cater for smaller riders.

Please contact if you would like more information or to reserve a bike.

To book your place(s) at the training camp and/or camping pitch


Outline Itinerary – 27th June

(activities may be subject to minor change)

Time Workshop Activity includes
0900 Registration, complete parental consents.
  • Confirm hire equipment needs.
1000 Site safety brief and familiarisation tour.
1015 Cycling
  • Removal/replacement of front and back wheels
  • Roadside repair of puncture
  • Gear restrictions, how to do for age
  • In depth “M” and clothing checks
  • Cycle care/cleaning and fitting (basic seat/bar height adjustments, pedal changes)
  • Familiarisation ride of age group event course
1230 Run & Transition
  • Route familiarisation, around the lake perimeter and access road, possibly Humber bank
  • Transition methods
  • Bike racking/un-rack
  • Space management, include kayak equipment
  • Helmet rules
  • Mount/dis-mount line
  • Barefoot running
  • Bike pushing
  • Pedal/shoe combinations
1330 Lunch
1415 Kayak
  • Setting up craft, paddle, and buoyancy aid
  • Cleaning
  • Carrying
  • Entering craft/water
  • Paddle straight/turn/stop
  • Exiting
  • Transition management
1545 Swim
  • Fitting wetsuit, glide, talc, goggles and hat
  • Dry land warm up
  • Water entry methods
  • Acclimatisation and water warm up
  • Starts, deep, shallow, beach
  • Turns
  • Drafting/group swimming
  • Exits
  • Removing wetsuit
  • Emergency procedure
1730 Nutrition
  • Be able to recognize food sources of Carbohydrates, protein, Lipids, and vitamins
  • Understand the healthy eating plate and portion sizes
  • Energy in v Energy out, how to balance the two
  • Effort awareness and the different energy requirements
  • Importance of proper recovery and sleep
1800 Workshop closes
2200 No loud noise from 22:00hrs