CARLISLE DUATHLON – Sunday 29th March 2019
Carlisle Duathlon takes part on quiet country roads and is a perfect warm up for the season ahead. The duathlon consists of a 4.2k run, 24.2k bike, 4.2k run. This duathlon is suitable for all abilities from novice to experienced athlete. Light refreshments will be available in the village hall after the event. These will be free for competitors and marshals with a donation from anyone else appreciated.
Online entries close Thursday 21st March (or when we reach our race limit). If we still have places entry will be available on the day for an extra £5, but please check availability nearer the weekend. £24 standard fee, £21 British Triathlon membership (membership must be provided).
Date: 29th March 2020
Location: Kirkbampton Village Hall, approx 5 miles west of Carlisle. Directions from Carlisle – follow B5307 west for 5 miles. Turn left at Kirkbampton School and village hall is new building just behind school.
Registration: Open from 08:30 to 09:30 in the village hall. BTF members MUST show their licence or pay a levy.
Race safety briefing: The race briefing is compulsory (09:45 hours) during which key safety points will be covered.
Race start: TBC
Parking: Parking is limited at the village hall to just 40 spaces. Once the race is underway egress from the car park will not be allowed. Additional parking is available on nearby Oaks Lane or in an around the village. Please ensure no drives, gateways or gardens etc are blocked. Parking is free.
Facilities: Toilets for both male/female/juniors and disabled are available. Light refreshments will be available in the village hall after the event. These will be free for competitors and marshals with a donation from anyone else appreciated.
Course: The event uses a mixture of quiet country roads which are generally wide, flat and gently undulating. There is only one hill of any significance which is about 600 meters long with a gentle gradient.
Risk assessment: A full course risk assessment will be on display at the event HQ on race morning together with details of the liability insurance and British Triathlon Event Permit. Hard shell helmets conforming to the appropriate British Safety Standard are compulsory. No helmet – no race.
Prizes: Prize presentation will occur as soon after the last competitor has finished. Prizes will be awarded for the following (subject to entries):
1, 2, 3 Male/Female open
1st in each Male/Female Vet Category as follows, Vet 40, Vet 50 and Vet 60+