Duathlon | Weston Park 2023
Weston Park 2023 Duathlon Sprint (European Championship Qualifier)
We are thrilled that The Weston Park Duathlon has been awarded the Sprint Distance Duathlon European Championship Qualifier.
This will be your chance to prove yourself amongst the splendour of the magnificent parkland and gain your place on the GB Age-Group Team for the Sprint Distance Duathlon European Championship 2024.
This race entry is open to all British Triathlon Members.
To be eligible for qualification, athletes must also have registered their intent to qualify with British Triathlon by 5pm on Friday 12th May. Find out more here
THIS IS A NON-DRAFTING RACE
Starting under the finish arch, the route will send you running through a 2.5km loop of beautiful open parkland, taking in the views of the Weston Park house.
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 you become more familiar with the roads and turns.
With your running shoes are on you’ll feel the full charm of the Weston Park estate. The route will initially send you running through open parkland, before turning you into a woodland garden. Here things get impressive; you’ll skirt the stunning temple pool before darting around paths dwarfed by ancient trees. Pop out the woodland to impressive views of the Weston Park house and head back through open parkland towards the finish line, don't start your sprint to early with still 1km to go!
Early Bird Price - Individual
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.
Information regarding qualification can be found here
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