Leeds Castle Triathlon Weekend

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About
Set against the backdrop of one of the most beautiful historical sites in the UK, the Leeds Castle Triathlon offers a variety of distances for seasoned and beginner triathletes alike. There’s no better way to spend a summer weekend than swimming, biking and running in the Garden of England.Highlights of the course include an open water swim in the moat, an undulating bike ride that passes through the castle doors, and a cross country run in Kent’s rolling hills.
Participants
Sprint Distance, Team Sprint Triathlon (Team of 2 or 3), Standard Triathlon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat 29th Jun 2019 - Sun 30th Jun 2019
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LocationPin
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Leeds Castle, Maidstone ME17 1PL, UK
Start times
Sat 29th Jun 2019
Sprint Distance:
7:30am |
Team Sprint Triathlon (Team of 2 or 3):
7:30am
Sun 30th Jun 2019
Standard Triathlon:
7:00am |
Team Standard Triathlon (Team of 2 or 3):
7:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Leeds Castle Triathlon Weekend
Sprint Distance
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
26km
RaceTypeRunning
5km
£60.00
Team Sprint Triathlon (Team of 2 or 3)
RaceTypeSwimming
0.75km
RaceTypeCycling
26km
RaceTypeRunning
5km
£69.00
Standard Triathlon
RaceTypeSwimming
1.5km
RaceTypeCycling
40km
RaceTypeRunning
10km
£87.00
Team Standard Triathlon (Team of 2 or 3)
RaceTypeSwimming
1.5km
RaceTypeCycling
40km
RaceTypeRunning
10km
£99.00
Route information
Swimmers start on the newly-formed beach and follow a clockwise route in the moat, passing under the Castle’s emblematic arches. Out of the water, cyclists follow the A20 first towards Maidstone and then to Charing, before reaching the Castle’s golf course. The run route offers fantastic views of the Castle, snaking its way through the Kentish countryside and Upper Parkland. The race finishes at the main event area, where there will be plenty of refreshments.
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What's included
Upon crossing the finish line you will receive a medal, a finishers t-shirt and some well-earned refreshments. There will be awards for winners in each category.
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How to get there
Leeds Castle, Maidstone ME17 1PL, UK
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7 miles east of Maidstone, Junction 8 of the M20 motorway just 1 hour from London, 30 minutes from the Channel Tunnel and Channel Ports. Dartford River Crossing is 30 minutes (find out about the Dart Charge scheme). Clearly sign posted from all routes – following the brown and white tourist signs.
There is free parking, please enter via the Leeds Castle main entrance.
Event day logistics
The triathletes will receive a chip code on entry which will record their race time.
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Spectator Info
There is a special entry charge for spectators and supporters. Your ticket for the day includes the extensive grounds, maze and falconry demonstration and play areas. Your spectator ticket will be valid for entry before 10am. If you arrive after this time then you will be required to pay the full entrance price. Annual admission tickets to Leeds Castle will also be valid to spectate.
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Did the Sprint Distance in 2019
A really scenic view with a super atmosphere, will definitely be making this my yearly start to the season!
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Did the Sprint Distance in 2019
Fantastic event in beautiful surroundings of Leeds Castle and grounds. Well organised, plenty of helpful marshalls and a cracking day!
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