This event in the magnificent Lake District which includes the excitement of racing next to Lake Windermere, with the transition at the White Cross Bay Park, with a cycle around the shores of the lake into Ambleside and back. The run takes you on an out and back course, with a number of loops depending on the distance, towards Ambleside then turning back towards the White Cross Bay Park.
How to enter the Ambleside Sprint & Novice Triathlon
- Triathlon: Swim 0.75km, Bike 28km, Run 5km
- Triathlon: Swim 0.4km, Bike 14km, Run 2.4km
Ambleside Sprint & Novice Triathlon routes
The sprint distance will follow the red route (750m) and Novice distance will follow the green route (400m).
Novice and Sprint Distance (Ambleside) 14Km (following the A591 into Ambleside and then through the one way system through the town centre rejoining the A591 back towards Windermere and past the White Cross Bay Park upto the Kirkstone/ Penrith mini roundabout and turning right around the roundabout heading back to the Park turning left back onto the Park drive heading into transition (Please be careful as there are some speed bumps. You must keep left as there will be oncoming runners heading out on the right. These will be separated by cones as the road is wide.
Out of transition the run heads out up the left handside of White Cross Bay Park until athletes come to the main entrance of the park at 0.3miles. Runners then turn left and continue on the pathway running adjacent to the A591 keeping to the left handside of the pathway for 0.5miles where all distances turn just passed Brockhole Park to head back towards White Cross Bay Park keeping to the left of the pathway.
Novice distance will then return back into the park towards the finish covering a distance of 1.5miles (2.4K). Sprint distance will turn at the entrance and complete one more lap out towards just passed Brockhole Park and back towards White Cross Bay Park covering a distance of 3 miles (5K) and then head back in towards the finish.
Ambleside Sprint & Novice Triathlon weather forecast
Rain in the morning.
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