AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds

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Get involved in one of the UK's most popular triathlons during this race-filled weekend. Whether you're new to the sport or a rising star, this event presents an opportunity to lay down some serious times. Come for the atmopshere of the 70,000+ crowds and chance to mix it with the triathlon elite.
Participants
Standard, Sprint, Go Tri, and 3 more
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Calendar
Sun 9th Jun 2019
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LocationPin
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Star
4.3
(5 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Princes Ave, Leeds LS8 2EP, UK
Start times
Standard:
7:00am |
Sprint:
9:00am |
Go Tri:
8:00am |
Relay Standard:
8:30am |
Relay sprint:
8:30am |
Tristar:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds
Go Tri
RaceTypeSwimming
0.2km
RaceTypeCycling
10km
RaceTypeRunning
2.5km
£25.00
Tristar
RaceTypeSwimming
0.2km
RaceTypeCycling
5km
RaceTypeRunning
1.7km
Sprint
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
18.9km
RaceTypeRunning
7.5km
£89.00 - £94.00
Relay sprint
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
18.9km
RaceTypeRunning
7.5km
£109.00
Route information
This is a challenging course for all competitors. On Saturday, athletes will ride on an out and back course with a brief climb, with the remainder of the course largely flat. The run is gently rolling. On Sunday, competitors will ride the undulating out and back course, while the run climbs out of the park before a a descent into loops of the city centre. Both the run and cycle routes are held on completely closed routes.
What's included
  • Online Results
  • Secure Bag Drop
  • Swim Cap
  • Race Day Drinks
  • Finishers Medal
  • Pre Event Training Plans
  • Timing Chips
  • Blue Carpet Finish
  • Free Shuttle Buses
Train
How to get there
Princes Ave, Leeds LS8 2EP, UK
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Parking
Two park and ride sites will be in operation, one at Temple Green and the other at Elland Road. Make the most of these as parking in the city centre may be hard to find.
Shuttle Bus
A shuttle bus will run between the city centre and Roundhay Park - more details to be confirmed.
Event day logistics
SATURDAY 8 JUNE
Registration (GO TRI, TriStar and Youth & Junior) 06:30
TriStar waves start 08:00
GO TRI waves start 09:00
Youth waves start 10:30
Junior waves startc11:25
Elite Swim Familiarisation 13:30-14:30
Age Group Registration and Transition opens 14:00
Age-Group Swim Familiarisation 14:30-16:00
Age-Group Registration and Transition closes TBC
SUNDAY 9 JUNE
Priority Registration opens 05:30-10:30
British Age Group Standard Distance Championship waves start (Male) 07:00
Open Standard Distance waves start (Male) 07:45
British Age Group Standard Distance Championship waves start (Female) 08:05
Open Standard Distance (Female) and Relays waves start 08:30
Open Sprint Distance waves start (Male) 09:00
This Girl Can Sprint Distance waves start 09:15
Open Sprint Distance (Mixed) and Relays waves start 09:20
Elite Women race start 13:06
Elite Men race start 15:51
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British Triathlon
British Triathlon is a Federation, whose members are the Home Nation's Associations of Triathlon England, Triathlon Scotland and Welsh Triathlon. British Triathlon is responsible for matters such as the Great Britain Elite, Paratriathlon and Age-Group Teams, British and International events, Anti-Doping and International Representation. British Triathlon also manages a number of services that are shared with the three Home Nations.
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Crowds
Spectator Info
Spectators can purchase tickets to watch the best of the racing in the grandstand at Millenium Square.
Backpack
Kit List
  • swimming costume or trisuit which you can wear for the whole event
  • wetsuit for the swim - compulsory
  • swimming goggles
  • a triathlon bicycle - this could be a mountain bike but a road bike is better for road
  • based triathlons
  • a cycle helmet
  • bike shoes
  • any other clothing required for the bike, such as a jacket or gloves
  • a bike bottle filled with water or an energy drink
  • sunglasses if required
  • a cap for the run if required
  • a number belt if required (most event organisers will provide safety pins)
  • running shoes
Reviews
4.3
5 reviews
Star
5.0
Did the Sprint in 2019
Great event, second year for me atmosphere is brilliant, really well run. Shame there was no t shirt this year though.
Star
3.7
Did the Relay Standard in 2019
Organisation of the transition area was really good and very clear. The city centre portion wasn’t as organised without enough crossing points to get close to the grandstand finishing area.
Star
5.0
Did the Standard in 2019
It is a great race with in term of course, organisation and atmosphere. Drawbacks are the less than social start times and that I’ve relatively expensive (I won an entry spot today so this wasn’t an issue), especially considering no T-shirt for finishers included.
Star
5.0
Did the Standard in 2019
This event is really well organised, which is expected from a triathlon that is also a World Series event. Great atmosphere, with everyone racing supporting each other - especially on the run. The crowds were also great, with loads of people coming out of their houses to cheer on the bike and everyone in the city centre for the last 2.5km of the run. Be warned it is a hilly course, both on the bike and run, but if you go up you must go down 💪🏻 Also look at the running route before you start and make sure you understand the city centre area! Would recommend the event!
Star
2.7
Did the Standard in 2019
Fairly well organised. Pleasant marshals. Mount/dismount line in a poor position. Crowd support minimal
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