Nettleden Duathlon

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Enter this fundraiser event to support some worthwhile causes whilst running and cycling through the beautiful countryside around Berkhamstead. Open to everyone, the Nettleden Duathlon offers a friendly atmosphere, with a post-race BBQ and prize presentation, plus a free children's race!
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Sat, 7 Sept 2024
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Nettleden, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Nettleden Lodge, Nettleden, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3DB, UK
Start times
Saturday, 7 Sept 2024
Duathlon: 10:00 amKids Race: 1:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Nettleden Duathlon
Duathlon
Running
6km
Bike
24km
Running
6km
£16.67 - £35
Kids Race
Distance
1km
free
Route information
Beginning in the grounds of the Grade II-listed Nettleden Lodge, this duathlon kicks off with a 6k, partly off-road run through the tranquil countryside surrounding Berkhamstead. The route takes you down towards Berkhamstead Golf Club, through the woodland of the Frithsden Copse Nature Reserve, before it loops back towards the Lodge.
As you return to the house, the transition area is right at the front for a quick change before hopping on your bike for a 24k road cycle along quiet country lanes. The course takes participants along Nettleden Road, through the village Little Gaddesden and into Ringshall. Then, the route stretches past the magnificent Dockey Wood until cyclists reach the hill of Ivinghoe Beacon. P
Participants will turn towards Ivinghoe village and then onto Stocks Road, leading them past Pitstone Common and Stocks Golf Club. At Aldbury, the route cuts across Aldbury Common, bringing cyclists out onto New Road, which takes them back to Ringshall. From Ringshall, the route heads back to Nettleden Lodge to conclude the second phase of the race.
If you didn't appreciate the scenery enough the first time around, the second 6k run runs the same route, finishing back at the Lodge for a BBQ.
The purpose of this event is to raise money for Cancer Research UK, Herts Young Homeless and Harrison's Fund. All proceeds will go to the charities, with no costs deducted.
Full route maps can be found here:
What's included
  • Prizes for top finishers and relay teams
  • Tea, coffee and cake in the morning
  • BBQ after the race
  • Free kids' race
  • Toilets
  • Free parking
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How to get there
Nettleden Lodge, Nettleden, Hemel Hempstead HP1 3DB, UK
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By Car
Nettleden Lodge is located a short drive away from Berkhamstead, which lies just off the A41 between Aylesbury and Watford.
Parking
There will be free parking at the event, however, it is limited so please consider carpooling. Entrants will be directed to park in the field at the top of the drive to Nettleden Lodge.
By Public Transport
The nearest train station is located in Berkhamstead. Services from London Euston via Watford Junction, Tring and Milton Keynes Central call at Berkhamsted Station.
Event day logistics
08:30 Registration opens
10:00 Duathlon starts
13:00 Kids' race starts after Duathlon prizegiving
Registration
Race numbers can be collected on the day of the event at registration.
Age Limit
Participants must be 16 years of age to participate in the duathlon.
Kids Race
There will be kids events for those aged 4-14 around the grounds of the Lodge during the day. These are free to enter and can be entered on the day - no formal registration is required.
Baggage
Unfortunately, there are no secure facilities to store baggage on the day of the race. Any items left at the start are left at the owner's risk and the organisers do not accept any responsibility for any loss or damage caused to any property.
Headphones
Headphones and earphones are permitted but please ensure you can hear marshals and those around you.
Toilets
There will be toilets at the event.
Relay Entry
Entrants can also enter the event as part of a team of 2 or 3.
Any Questions
Any queries ahead of race day please contact Will from the Nettleden Duathlon Team: will@thejms.orgExternalLink.
FAQs
Is there an age limit for the Nettleden Duathlon?
You must be 16 years of age or older on the day of the event.
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When will I receive my race pack for the Nettleden Duathlon?
Your bib number can be collected at the registration desk on the day of the event, registration will be open from 8.30am.
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Can I listen to headphones during the Nettledon Duathlon?
Headphones are permitted but it is asked that participants are able to hear the marshals and their surroundings.
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What is the cost of the children's races at the Nettleden Duathlon?
All children's races are free on the day.
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Will there be a bag check at the Nettleden Duathlon?
No, there will not be a bag check so please leave all valuables at home or in a secure location.
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4.8
11 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
FamilyFamily friendly
£16.67 - £35
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