Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon, Swim, Run
15% DISCOUNT APPLIED TO ALL 2021 RACES
The UK Summer Solstice welcomes the second leg of the Castle Triathlon Series, which take place at Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire during the long, bucolic days of June.
All races at the 200-year-old Castle start by launching into an open-water swim in Deer Park Mere Lake. The bike route circumnavigates Bickerton Hill, which is the southern most tip of the Peckforton Hlls. The stunning run courses passes through the estate grounds, which date back to the 12th Century. Athletes will finish their Cholmondeley race experience by sprinting down the main lawn to the finish line with Cholmondeley Castle as a fitting backdrop.
Individual triathlon distance events from children's races to the middle distance Gauntlet, triathlon relay events from children's races to the Gauntlet, mixed team and family relays, aquabike, aquathlon and duathlon events at sprint and standard distances, and swim and run only events.
In light of the recent government announcement (Monday 22 Feb), we are very encouraged to see a return to organised outdoor sport from March 29. All our 2021 events will fall in line with National Governing Body guidance and we are therefore very confident that we will be able to deliver a safe and successful season of mass participation events. We look forward to kicking off our season with the Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon and Multi-Sport Festival on June 19th/20th.
Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire
Cholmondeley Castle is located off the A49 Whitchurch/Tarporley Road, between Warrington and Whitchurch. The entrance to the gardens is off the A49 at the Cholmondeley Arms Pub crossroads postcode SY14 8HN. Railway stations: Chester, Crewe and Whitchurch
All competitors in all races will receive a medal on completion of their race.
There will also be trophies and prize money for Olympic and Gauntlet categories.
Trophies and prizes for Open and age group categories for tris, open categories for rest of races.
Each weekend will feature live music, retail outlets and concessions, and a variety of locally-sourced foods and refreshments for competitors and spectators alike.
Competitors’ supporters will pay a fee for entry to this venue.
Camping is available at a picturesque spot in the castle grounds.
Middle Distance The Gauntlet - 1.9km/90km/21km
Olympic - 1500m/44km/10km
Sprint Plus - 800m/44km/8km
Sprint - 750m/22km/4km
Super Sprint - 400m/22km/4km
Starter Tri - 200m/14km/2.5km
Junior 9 - 10 yrs - 200m/4km/1.3km
Junior 11 - 12 yrs - 300m/4km/1.6km
Junior: 13 - 14 yrs 400m/6km/2.4km
Junior: 15 - 16yrs 500m/8km/2.4km)
Sprint - 5km/22km/2.5km
Standard - 10km/44km/5km
Sprint - 750m/22km
Standard - 1500m/44km
Sprint - 750m/5km
Standard - 1500m/10km
42.2 km, 21.1 km, 10 km
5 km, 2.5 km, 1 mile
We organised a hugely successful socially distanced event at Hever Castle in September 2020 for over 4000 participants and their supporters. This has given us, the Industry but most importantly our participants, the confidence to return to racing in 202!.
We want to reassure all participants that we’ll continue to work closely with Government, governing bodies, venues and suppliers to ensure that our 2021 events are run in accordance with current health and safety guidance.
Our increased health and safety measures cover 5 key principles of education: touch point reduction, density reduction, athlete self-reliance and enhanced hygiene.
Should we be required to put on a socially distanced event, participants will still get the full race experience but with individual rolling starts, 1 competitor every 10 seconds (sometimes greater), restricted time on site either side of your race and possible limit on spectators per athlete only.
We will prepare venue specific documents to send to all participants ahead of the event. These will include details on how to prepare pre-event, arrival timings and movements, swim, cycle, run, festival village and exit.
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