Your first run takes in the full charm of the Weston Park estate. Starting under the finish arch, you’ll run across 200m of open parkland before darting into an impressive woodland garden. Prepare to feel small and insignificant as you run past giant trees before the view opens up as you race around a lake. A quick dash out of the woodland brings you alongside the bike route, where you’ll run across open parkland towards transition.
Head out on your bike for 4 laps of our speedy closed roads course. Take the time to look and you won’t miss some of the natural flora and fauna on offer as you exit the estate. Take a sharp left and think sprint speed for 1.5km, then it’s another sharp left back into the estate for stretches of tree lined roads. You’ll navigate past grand estate buildings before spotting transition. With four laps of the route, you can expect each one to be faster as it becomes more familiar.
Put your running shoes back on for a second chance to see the impressive gardens of the estate. You’ll run through open parkland alongside the bike loop, before turning into the woodland garden. Race 180degrees back around a flawless lake before darting around paths dwarfed once again by ancient trees. You’ll pop out the woodland to impressive views of the Weston Park house and the finish line only 200m away. Don’t get drawn in though, as you’re off for a second loop before your sprint finish line 200m dash!
Early Bird Price - Individual
Standard Price - Individual
Early Bird Price - Team
Standard Price - Team
In line with British Triathlon Federation rules you must be at least 15 years old to take part in this race.
Registration for the Sprint Duathlon will take place on Saturday morning. It is likely to be located in the event village to the front of the Weston Park house.
Specific distances will have specific registration times. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your final instructions. These are emailed to athletes 10 days prior to the race, and they’ll also be available on our website, 10 days prior too.
Wave Start Times
The first wave usually starts at 08:00. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.
Waves are allocated using the estimated finish time on your entry.
You'll be able to find out which wave you're in by logging onto the Live Tracker app ahead of the race. Details of this will be emailed to you along with the Final Instructions.
Transition will only be open for racking during a specific time on the day of the event. It will close no later than 15 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated closing time.
Equipment left in transition after the event is finished will be removed and its security cannot be guaranteed.
Cut Off Times
In the interest of athlete safety and the safety of our volunteers on the course, there will be strict cut-off times in place.
You should be able to complete the course in under 2:30 hours. A finish line cut-off will be in operation from 13.00*, after which your result may not count.
*Timings are subject to change. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your final instructions. These are emailed to athletes 10 days prior to the race, and they’ll also be available 10 days prior to the race on our website.
We hold a prize-giving ceremony after the racing, approximate timings will be detailed in the Final Instructions however it is a good idea to listen out for any updates that come in over the tannoy. Sometimes the ceremony may be delayed and we wouldn't want you to miss out. We don't send out prizes after the event, so make sure you attend the ceremony and receive your big Welsh cheer!
Prize Categories for the Sprint Duathlon are:
INDIVIDUAL (FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN)
Open - Top 3
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