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Château de Chantilly Triathlon, Multisport, Swim and Run

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Event summary

Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th August; this spectacular event of bank holiday weekend racing at Chateau de Chantilly will take place in the historic town of Chantilly, just a 2.5hrs drive from Calais and 40 miles north of Paris. With a variety of distances on offer, the whole family can get involved this summer.

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Formed in 2009, the Castle Race Series has swiftly established itself as the UK’s largest triathlon series.From Lough Cutra to Chantilly and Castles Howard, Cholmondeley and Hever, we’re immensely proud of the iconic backdrops to each Castle Race Series race and the friendly festival atmosphere produced at every event.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Aug 27 2021

What's included:

  • Chip timed
  • Prizes
  • All competitors in all races will receive a medal on completion of their race
  • Banquet of well-earned treats
  • Live bands
  • Food stalls
  • A retail area
  • achievements
  • Licensed race
  • Trophies
  • Prize money
  • Marshal's
  • Baggage Drop
  • Race photography
  • Event Village
Sprint Plus Triathlon - The Conde
Sat 28th Aug 2021

Swim 0.8km, Bike 40km, Run 8km

Sprint Triathlon
Sat 28th Aug 2021

Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km, Run 5km

Aquabike Sprint
Sat 28th Aug 2021

Swim 0.75km, Bike 20km

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3.7
3 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FamilyFamily friendly
ParkingGreat parking
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4.0
Did the HALF Marathon 21.1km in 2019
Beautiful scenery and well organized event. Just wish the half marathon started much earlier. It was very hot by the time we started which was dangerous.… read more
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3.7
Did the Aquathlon Sprint in 2019
Great race in such a beautiful location. Really flat, fast bike and the run was beautiful around the castle, but swim in the canal had a lot of weeds. Amazing volunteers, pave on the bike course and getting to and from bike from transition wasn't ideal, but not enough to stop it being a fantastic race, would highly recommend. … read more
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3.3
Did the Aquathlon Sprint in 2019
Stunning scenery running around the Chateuax and a good flat fast bike course. Volunteers were all very helpful and a very friendly atmosphere. Locations is fantastic as very easy to get to from the UK. Swim is in a idyllic place but the lake is quite shallow with a lot of weeds and it had failed the water test. Medal is not great and there was no goody bag afterwards. Overall however, a great day out and recommended.… read more
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
When will I be sent my start time for the Château de Chantilly Triathlon?
Participants will be emailed their start time approximately 2 weeks ahead of the event.… read more
FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
For swim length up to 1500m wetsuits will be optional on race day if the temp remains between 14 and 22 degrees centigrade. Events over 1500m swim length will have wetsuits as optional between 15 and 23 degrees centigrade. Wetsuits hire is available from Yonda Sports https://yondasports.com/… read more
FAQ
Do I need a British Triathlon Licence to race?
All Triathlon and multi-discipline participants must produce their governing body license (BTF, TI, FFTTRI) on race-day to avoid paying for a Day Licence. Day licence's must be purchased online prior to event day. See organiser's website for details. This does not apply to single discipline events; swim only, cycle only, or run only. … read more
Route description
Route description

Chantilly provides a fantastic and challenging race, with the 2.5km Grand Canal overlooked by the Château and its gardens hosting the open-water swim.

Triathletes will transition within the Terrasse des Connétables and set off into a fast 20km or 45km cycle circuit around the Forêt de Chantilly.

After entering T2, competitors will run the surrounding woodlands, the world famous race course “LHippodrome” and Chateau gardens finishing within sight of the beautiful Chateau.

Please see the following link for a full list of route maps:

https://www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk/the-series/chateau-de-chantilly/#CourseMaps

Star
4.0
Did the HALF Marathon 21.1km in 2019
Beautiful scenery and well organized event. Just wish the half marathon started much earlier. It was very hot by the time we started which was dangerous.
Star
3.7
Did the Aquathlon Sprint in 2019
Great race in such a beautiful location. Really flat, fast bike and the run was beautiful around the castle, but swim in the canal had a lot of weeds. Amazing volunteers, pave on the bike course and getting to and from bike from transition wasn't ideal, but not enough to stop it being a fantastic race, would highly recommend.
Star
3.3
Did the Aquathlon Sprint in 2019
Stunning scenery running around the Chateuax and a good flat fast bike course. Volunteers were all very helpful and a very friendly atmosphere. Locations is fantastic as very easy to get to from the UK. Swim is in a idyllic place but the lake is quite shallow with a lot of weeds and it had failed the water test. Medal is not great and there was no goody bag afterwards. Overall however, a great day out and recommended.
3.7
3 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FamilyFamily friendly
ParkingGreat parking
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Logistics and schedule

Please see the event website for more information.

The previous years start timings for the various Sprint events took place between 07:30 and 14:30. The Starter Tri, Children and Swim only events started between 15:00 and 17:00.

If Covid restrictions dictate, they shall follow a similar format at this Venue. If social distancing is not required, all adults events will take place in the morning and Children and Mixed Team Relay events after 14:00.

Entrants will be notified of their start time via email 2 weeks prior to the event. It is advised that entrants arrive at least 1 – 1.5 hours before their given wave time. Relays go off in the final wave of their distance.

Spectators

The spectator experience at the Castle Series has become almost as famous as the spectacular backdrops and classic courses, and has made passing time before your loved ones finish the race a thing of the past.

Spectators are actively encouraged to come down to the event! The looped nature of the course makes it very spectator friendly.

There will be a variety of entertainment on offer, with a festival theme throughout, such as inflatables, climbing wall, yoga and retail outlets.

Please follow this link for more information on spectators https://www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk/take-part/spectators/

How to get there

9030F Le Château, 60500 Chantilly, France

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Address: Château de Chantilly, 60500 Chantilly, France

By Car:

Chantilly is less than one hour from Paris and 2 1/2hours from Calais Eurotunnel.

By Train:

Paris-Chantilly: From the Gare du Nord (27 minutes). Train timetables are available through:www.sncf.com

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
When will I be sent my start time for the Château de Chantilly Triathlon?
Participants will be emailed their start time approximately 2 weeks ahead of the event.
FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
For swim length up to 1500m wetsuits will be optional on race day if the temp remains between 14 and 22 degrees centigrade. Events over 1500m swim length will have wetsuits as optional between 15 and 23 degrees centigrade. Wetsuits hire is available from Yonda Sports https://yondasports.com/
FAQ
Do I need a British Triathlon Licence to race?
All Triathlon and multi-discipline participants must produce their governing body license (BTF, TI, FFTTRI) on race-day to avoid paying for a Day Licence. Day licence's must be purchased online prior to event day. See organiser's website for details. This does not apply to single discipline events; swim only, cycle only, or run only.
FAQ
Can I hire a bike rather than trek mine to the Château de Chantilly Triathlon?
Absolutely, if you hire a bike with British Bike Hire, the bike will be at the event site waiting for you. Visit www.britishbikehire.co.uk/events for more information.
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