derby triathlon club

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Time Trial

Time Trial

Page updated for the 2024 season. 

Starting off at one-minute intervals, your goal is to complete the 10 mile course as quickly as possible.
You can turn up and compete in the odd Time Trial, however, if you compete in sufficient events and score highly enough then you could be crowned either open or ladies DTC Time Trial Champion.

This year we are going to run some events ourselves but also use South Pennine Road Club’s Thursday evening events. SPRC events will be on the 10 mile Sudbury/Doveridge course. SPRC events are affiliated with Cycling Time Trials and will be run under CTT rules. SPRC events are £4.50 and can be entered on the night, please ensure you arrive early to sign up and get ready.

Please see this website detailing the SPRC events (please note that SPRC are running more TT than the ones were are promoting as part of our time trial league, only the specified events will count towards the league).

DTC dates, will be held at Darley Moor Race Track – in completing seven laps of the circuit, creating a 10 mile course. Pay in advance for DTC sessions on ClubSpark.

These training sessions are unfortunately not open to non-club members. However, you can sign up now on ClubSpark!

Help is required to run DTC course events. If you can help out with the timekeeping please contact let the Time trial coordinators or a member of the committee know – full training will be given!

These are training events; you are entirely responsible for your own safety while riding.

Please ensure you have:
Hard shell helmet that meets international accepted standards
Road-worthy bicycle
Rear light is mandatory, flashing one is fine.
Bright clothing (recommended)
SPRC events will also require a front light otherwise you will not be allowed to ride, flashing one is fine.
Look after each other, follow the Highway Code, including no U-Turns warming up, during and after completing any training event.

You must complete a disclaimer form before taking part.
Can all Club members please ensure they complete the online disclaimer – click here.

Printable version here

No disclaimer no ride.


DTC organised events are training events and the routes are not marked either with directions or ‘Caution Cyclist’ signs therefore you must be careful and learn the routes.

Sudbury/Doveridge – setting off just up the road towards Sudbury Hall from the A515/Ashbourne Junction. Following the road, first exit at the roundabout towards Doveridge, before reaching the next roundabout to take a full U-turn going back on yourself. When back at the A515 roundabout, of the first lap, again take a U-turn to repeat that lap. When back again, for the second time, at the A515 roundabout, take the third exit back up towards the start, ensuring you go past the timekeeper before safely slowing down. 
Darley Moor
– meeting at the chequered start/finish line, follow the track anti-clockwise 7 times. Try to keep to the right when overtaking and avoid overtaking , where possible, on the hairpin corner. When you finish, after 7 laps, safely check over before you slow to a stop, and walk back to the start/finish, or continue on cool down laps, still following all health and safety guidance.

Time Trial League

There will be a men’s and women’s league. Points will be awarded: 10 for first, 8 for second 6 for third and then 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 for 8th. Your best 4 results from all the events will count to your final score. At the end of the 11 events the league winner will be the person with the highest score. If there should be two or more people with the same score then the champion will be determined by who won most head to head encounters.

These can be found by clicking here or visiting the Webscorer website.

Registration takes place before each session, where you will be given your number, worn on the back of your jersey.
You then make your way to the start with the first rider starting promptly. Please queue in single file and ensure that you do not block any driveway. There are no toilets at the start line.
You will be set off at predetermined intervals, ride the course at all times complying with the highway code and as you cross the finish line please shout your number to assist the timekeepers.

A downloadable Route will be available.

Once you have completed your ride please make your way back to the start and return your number and wait here for your results. No dangerous ‘u’ turns in the road or congregating at the finish time keeper please. It is very off putting for riders to hang around the time keeper whilst there are other riders still coming in – failure to comply may mean a 30 second penalty!

2024 Schedule

Time Trial

  • 25 Apr – DTC – 7:00
  • 2 May – SPRC – 7:15
  • 16 May – SPRC – 7:15
  • 30 May – DTC – 7:00
  • 20 June – SPRC – 7:30
  • 27 June – DTC – 7:00
  • 11 July – SPRC – 7:15
  • 25 July – DTC – 7:00
  • 1 Aug – SPRC – 7:15
  • 8 Aug – SPRC – 7:00
  • 29 Aug – DTC – 7:00


For SPRC course sessions; please go to the A515 round-a-bout side of the Sudbury Main Road where registration is held. What3Words: ///branching.stupidly.ticking

For DTC course sessions; please go to Darley Moor Race Track. Please follow road safety when turning and Darley Moor’s speed and safety when on site. Gather on the start/finish chequered line, take care of cyclists warming up. What3Words: ///chatting.still.procured

Darley moor now has its onsite café and they will be open for business during our events.

All Club Members must signup to participate in the Time Trial. To do this log into your account and use the Events Page and then the ClubSpark link.  You will need to navigate to the time trial(s) you want to enter on ClubSpark.

For any questions on anything related to Time Trials please contact our Time Trial Coordinator – timetrial@ or secretary@ (Delete the space that follows the @ symbol, if you copy the email address).

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About DTC

Derby Triathlon Club (DTC) was formed in 1985, our aim is to provide a fun and friendly environment for you to pursue your multisport ambition. Our focus is on developing your three disciplines, regardless of age, level of fitness or current ability.

DTC now has a membership of around 200, comprised of both senior and junior triathletes.

We provide coaching in all four of triathlons disciplines (including transition).  We hold both regular sessions (i.e. weekly) and other sessions on a more ad-hoc basis.  We use several venues in and around the city of Derby for our training sessions.

Please click here to see a full breakdown of all club related sessions