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The Cardiff Triathlon & Duathlon

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The Cardiff Triathlon & Duathlon

Cardiff

Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Sun 30th June 2024

7 races

£78.99 - £229.99

Organiser's Description

Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay, this triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar with the event village and transition (one of the most beautiful and striking in the sport) positioned on Roald Dahl Plass in front of the Wales Millennium Centre.

Signing up for the Cardiff Triathlon is your ticket to compete in one of the UK's finest city triathlons. Not only should you expect a completely closed road route and coverage that is beamed across the world, but you should also expect a race that you want to share with everyone. With all distances from Super-Sprint to Olympic and a World Triathlon Age Group Qualifier there really is something for every ability at the Cardiff Triathlon.

Races

  • Individual - Super Sprint

    £88.99

  • Individual - Sprint

    £98.99

  • Sprint - Team

    £118.99

  • Individual Entry - Olympic

    Swim 1500m, Bike 40 Km, Run 10 Km

    £115.99

  • Olympic Team

    £135.99

  • Legend Triathlon (70.3)

    £229.99

  • Sprint Duathlon

    £78.99

Book

  • Individual - Super Sprint

    £88.99

  • Individual - Sprint

    £98.99

  • Sprint - Team

    £118.99

  • Individual Entry - Olympic

    Swim 1500m, Bike 40 Km, Run 10 Km

    £115.99

  • Olympic Team

    £135.99

  • Legend Triathlon (70.3)

    £229.99

  • Sprint Duathlon

    £78.99

Course Details

Start your race with the exclusive opportunity to swim in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre.

Your bike route is a super fun and speedy 9k course on closed roads. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. You will turn around at the Morrisons Supermarket roundabout and fly back up the road the way you came. You will then head along Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, with another turn around to come at the top so that you get to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin and a the Wales Millenium Centre.

The Super Sprint run is a fast and flat out and back route, showing off the sights of Cardiff Bay along the way. Heading out of transition first towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. You will find your turn around point along the cycle path not far from the Harbour Authority Building, the route back gives you views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millenium Centre, the Senedd and so much more that you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB! Once you get to the Senedd Building its time for your sprint finish; along Bute Place, around the corner and into the finish line in front of the Wales Millenium Centre with a famous Always Aim High welcome.

What's Included

Lively Event village
Family friendly vibes
On course support
Unique finisher memento
Spectacular scenery
Professional Timing

FAQs

  • MINIMUM AGE - SPRINT & SUPER SPRINT

    In line with British Triathlon Federation rules you must be at least 15 years old to take part in this race.

  • MINIMUM AGE - OLYMPIC

    In line with British Triathlon Federation rules you must be at least 17 years old to take part in this race.

  • MINIMUM AGE - LEGEND

    In line with British Triathlon Federation rules, you must be at least 18 years old to take part in this race.

  • WHERE DOES REGISTRATION TAKE PLACE?

    Registration will take place on the Plass outside the Wales Millennium Centre CF10 5AL on the Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning of the event weekend. Saturday: 12:00 - 16:00* Sunday: 05:00 - 08:00* On the morning of the race Registration closes no later than 15 minutes before the closure of transition. 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. Please note that registration has set times for specific distances.

  • FINAL INSTRUCTIONS

    Will be sent out and available to download 1 week before the event.

SUPER SPRINT

ROUTE
The Super-Sprint is a super fun, flat course on closed roads. Perfect for beginners.

Start your race with the exclusive opportunity to swim in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre.

Your bike route is a super speedy 9k course on closed roads. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. You will turn around at the Morrisons Supermarket roundabout and fly back up the road the way you came. You will then head along Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, with another turn around to come at the top so that you get to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin and the Wales Millenium Centre.

The Super Sprint run is a flat out and back route, showing off the sights of Cardiff Bay along the way. Heading out of transition first towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. You will find your turn around point along the cycle path not far from the Harbour Authority Building, the route back gives you views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millenium Centre, the Senedd and so much more that you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB! Once you get to the Senedd Building its time for your sprint finish; along Bute Place, around the corner and into the finish line in front of the Wales Millenium Centre with a famous Always Aim High welcome.

START TIME
The first wave usually starts at 09.00. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your 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
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.

Equipment left in Transition after it closes 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 have a total of 25 minutes to complete your Swim and exit transition.
You have a total of 45 minutes to complete your bike and exit transition. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE ANY MORE LAPS OF THE BIKE COURSE AFTER 09:50. ALL BIKES MUST BE CLEAR OF THE BIKE COURSE NO LATER THAN 10:30.
You have a total of 35minutes to complete your run.

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

PRIZES
We hold a prize giving ceremony after the race, 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 Cardiff Super-Sprint Triathlon are (for both men and women):

INDIVIDUAL

Overall - Top 3

SPRINT

ROUTE
Start your race with the exclusive opportunity to swim in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre.

Sprint competitors complete 2 laps of this super fun and speedy 9k course on closed roads. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. You will turn around at the Morrisons Supermarket roundabout and fly back up the road the way you came. You will then head along Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, with another turn around to come at the top so that you get to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin and a the Wales Millenium Centre.

The Sprint run is a fast out and back run route, showing off the sights of Cardiff Bay along the way. Heading out of transition first towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. The route is flat and fast especially as you run along the Barrage. The route back gives you views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millenium Centre, the Senedd and so much more that you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB! Once you get to the Senedd Building its time for your sprint finish; along Bute Place, around the corner and into the finish line in front of the Wales Millenium Centre with a famous Always Aim High welcome.

START TIME
The first wave provisionally starts at 08.15. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your 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
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.

Equipment left in Transition after it closes 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 have a total of 35 minutes to complete your swim and exit transition.
You have a total of 1 hours 5 minutes to complete your bike and exit transition. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE ANY MORE LAPS OF THE BIKE COURSE AFTER 09:50. ALL BIKES MUST BE CLEAR OF THE BIKE COURSE NO LATER THAN 10:30.
You have a total of 1 hour to complete your run.
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.

PRIZES
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 Cardiff Sprint Triathlon are (for both men and women):

INDIVIDUAL

Overall - Top 3

Vet 40 - Top 3

Vet 50 - Top 1

Vet 60 - Top 1

Vet 70 - Top 1

U23 - Top 1

TEAMS

1st Team

OLYMPIC

ROUTE
Start your race with the exclusive opportunity to swim in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre.

Olympic competitors complete three 13k laps of a flat and fast course on ENTIRELY CLOSED ROADS. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. Taking in the sites of the Cardiff International Sports Village and along the side of the Ely you will reach the first turn around point. Flow back in the direction you’ve come, with views of the Millenium Centre, the Senedd and of course the iconic Cardiff Bay. You will then head along Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, before reaching another turn around to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin beneath the Wales Millenium Centre.

Your run is an out and back run route which you must complete twice, giving a great opportunity to catch all the sights along the way. Head out of transition first towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. The route is flat and fast especially as you run along the Barrage. The route back gives you views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millenium Centre, the Senedd and so much more that you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB! The lap turn around is right by the Pierhead building, where you’ll double back and head out again to the Barrage. Once you get here a second time, its time for your sprint finish; along Bute Place, around the corner and into the finish line in front of the Wales Millenium Centre.

START TIMES
The first wave provisionally starts at 07.00. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your 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
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.

Equipment left in Transition after it closes 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. A confirmation of specific cut off times will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

You have a total of 55 minutes to complete your swim.

You have a total of 2 hours to complete your bike - you must be clear of the bike course no later than 3 hours and 30 minutes after the first wave starts.

You have a total of 1 hour and 20 minutes to complete your run.

PRIZES
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 Cardiff Olympic Triathlon are (for both men and women):

INDIVIDUAL

Overall - Top 3

Vet 40 - Top 3

Vet 50 - Top 1

Vet 60 - Top 1

Vet 70 - Top 1

U23 - Top 1

TEAMS

1st Team

LEGEND

Legend Triathlons are our ultimate long-distance races. Often referred to as '70.3', 'Middle Distance' or 'half ironman' distance, our Legend series deliver much more than just miles, they cover some of the most stunning and challenging terrain that Wales has to offer.

Test your endurance and become a Cardiff Triathlon Legend, this beautiful area lends itself perfectly for a spectacular triathlon experience, for both racers and spectators alike.

ROUTE
Start your race with the exclusive opportunity to swim in Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay is supplied by two rivers to form a 500-acre (2.0 km2) freshwater lake around the former dockland area south of the City Centre.

Once through transition, you will head out on a 54 mile (88k) fast flat bike route, completing seven 12.5k laps of a flat and fast course on ENTIRELY CLOSED ROADS. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. Taking in the sites of the Cardiff International Sports Village and along the side of the Ely you will reach the first turn around point. Flow back in the direction you’ve come, with views of the Millenium Centre, the Senedd and of course the iconic Cardiff Bay. You will then head along Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, before reaching another turn around to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin beneath the Wales Millenium Centre.

Your run is an out and back run route which you must complete five times, giving a great opportunity to catch all the sights along the way. Head out of transition first towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. The route is flat and fast especially as you run along the Barrage. The route back gives you views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millennium Centre, the Senedd and so much more that you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB! The lap turn around is right by the Pierhead building, where you’ll double back and head out again to the Barrage. Once you get here a second time, it's time for your sprint finish; along Bute Place, around the corner, and into the finish line in front of the Wales Millennium Centre.

START TIMES
The provisional Legend start time is 06.00. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your 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
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.

Equipment left in Transition after it closes 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. Confirmation of specific cut-off times will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

You have a total of 1 hour and 5 minutes to complete your swim.

You have 4 hours to complete the bike course. You must be clear of the bike course no later than 5 hours and 5 minutes after the first wave starts.

You have a total of 3 hours to complete your run.

PRIZES
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 Cardiff Legend Triathlon are (for both men and women):

INDIVIDUAL

Overall - Top 3

Vet 40 - Top 1

Vet 50 - Top 1

Vet 60 - Top 1

Vet 70 - Top 1

U23 - Top 1

TEAMS

1st Team

SPRINT DUATHLON

Both of the Duathlon runs are fast out and back routes, showing off the sights of Cardiff Bay along the way. For Run 1, start underneath the finish arch and head out towards the Norwegian church and along the cycle path, taking in the sites of industrial heritage that Cardiff is so renowned for. Then reach the turn around point and race back the way you came into transition ready for the Bike section.

The Bike course takes in 2 laps of a 9k course. Heading out of transition under the shadow of the Wales Millenium Centre you will head along James Street and down Ferry Road. You will turn around at the Morrisons Supermarket roundabout and fly back up the road the way you came. You will then head up Lloyd George Avenue and thrill at the speed on this section, with another turn around to come at the top so that you get to fly down the avenue once again. The lap ends at the entrance to the Oval Basin where once again you’ll be under the watchful eye of the Wales Millenium Centre. Unless of course you have another lap to go! This route is on ENTIRELY CLOSED ROADS.

Run 2 takes you out of transition, and head in the same direction as Run 1 but this time you go right up to the Barrage before you turn around. On your way back you get the iconic views of the Pierhead Building, the Wales Millenium Centre, the Senedd so you’ll have plenty to keep you motivated as you go for your PB!

REGISTRATION
Registration will take place on Saturday afternoon and also before the race on Sunday morning - we will confirm specific times in your Final Instructions, which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to the race.

Registration is usually located on the Plass outside the Wales Millennium Centre CF10 5AL.

WAVES
This race provisionally starts at 07.30. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your 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
Transition opens early on the morning of the event and will close approximately 30 minutes before the first wave starts. You may not enter transition for any reason after the allocated time. Confirmed timings will be detailed in your Final Instructions which will be available on the website and via email 10 days prior to your race.

Transition will only be open for racking on the day of the event. It is not possible to leave your bike overnight.

Equipment left in Transition after it closes 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 have a total of 35 minutes to complete your Run1 and exit transition.
You have a total of 1 hours 5 minutes to complete your bike and exit transition. YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO COMPLETE ANY MORE LAPS OF THE BIKE COURSE AFTER 09:50. ALL BIKES MUST BE CLEAR OF THE BIKE COURSE NO LATER THAN 10:30.
You have a total of 1 hour to complete your run.
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.

PRIZES
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 Cardiff Duathlon are (for both men and women):

INDIVIDUAL

Overall - Top 3

TEAMS

1st Team

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