CARLISLE DUATHLON – 9th May 2021
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. We are sorry but due to Covid restrictions we will be unable to provide any catering facilities this year.
Entry Prices: Non CTC Member without BTF: £26, Non CTC Member with BTF: £23, CTC Member without BTF: £23, CTC Member with BTF: £20
Date: 9th May 2021
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: You will be allocated a time to arrive at the village hall to register, set up in transition and start your race. If you arrive early you will be asked to wait in your car until your registration time. BTF members must show their licence or pay a levy.
Race safety briefing: There will be no race safety briefing on the morning of the event. Your race briefing will be sent to you by email a couple of days before the race and we ask you to read these carefully. You will be notified of any last minute changes by text message. If you have any queries please contact the event director, Heather (contact details below).
Race start: To maintain social distancing you will be started in small groups no less than a minute apart. Once you have registered and set up in transition, please make your way to the holding pen next to transition, you will be guided from here to the start by our marshals.
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 are available for use in the village hall however, social distancing must be maintained at all times and you must wear a mask while inside the village hall. There is no baggage drop area, all belongings must be either placed in a small box in transition or left in your car.
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: Results will be available on line and will be updated as the event progresses. Prizes will be posted out to winners after the race. There will be no prize ceremony on the day. 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+
Terms & Conditions
By entering this event you agree to the following terms & conditions:
I accept this event is run under British Triathlon rules and conditions and I agree to acquaint myself with and abide by those rules and any organisers instructions. I understand that it is the competitor’s responsibility to navigate the course and that it is my own sole responsibility to safeguard such clothing and equipment as I may use. I know of no physical or medical impediment that would render my participation in this event undesirable. I understand and agree that I participate in this event at my own risk and that no liability whatsoever shall attach to the event organiser, the race referees or any person involved in the event organisation, for any injury, accidents, fatality, illness, loss or damage suffered by me in, or by reason of the event, however such may be caused. I understand that it is my own sole responsibility to obey the Highway Code at all times during the course of the event. I understand fully that taking part in events on the public highway is not without risk and the organisers, whilst taking reasonable steps to reduce risk, cannot guarantee my safety.