FAQs for vPPP
How do I register?
No need to register, just follow the link on our website winchesterppp.co.uk and upload your activities from Strava!
What if I don’t have Strava?
Making an account is free and easy, but if you don’t wish to make one just send us an email with your results!
How much is the registration fee?
The event is completely free, but we are suggesting a £5 donation to Macmillan Cancer Support, with links to donate on our website.
When is the event?
The event is open from July 1-12, and all of your activities need to be completed and uploaded in that time.
What are the three legs of the triathlon?
You’ll need to do a 20km cycle, 5km run, and a 15 minute activity of your choice.
Do I need to submit the events in a particular order?
No, you can submit them all at once or individually as you complete them!
Can I take part as a group?
Absolutely, just make it clear in your Strava activity name so we know, and shoot us an email just to make
I don’t have a bike, can someone else do that leg for me?
Absolutely, see previous answer!
What should I do for my third activity?
There is no wrong answer here. It could be swimming or kayaking, darts or frisbee, laundry or painting, yoga or a HIIT workout! Preferably something that raises your heart rate, but the more creative the better.
Can I use a treadmill or a stationary bike/ rollers?
Of course, although you may need to add the activity manually onto strava with your distance and time!
What should I name my activities on Strava?
It’s up to you, but start it with something like ‘vPPP Leg 1’ or ‘virtual PPP Pedal’ so we can easily identify it!
Do you look at elapsed time or moving time on Strava?
Elapsed time… no free transition time this year!
Should I record the three legs separately?
Yes, record and upload each leg individually.
What happens if the distance or time is slightly over or under the official 20k/5k/15 mins?
That is not an issue, we can scale the events up or down as needed.
Are there any tshirts or medals this year? Good idea…. We are working on it.
Are there any prizes?
We will engrave the names of the fastest male, female, and team onto our trophies!