The Castle Run Series - Cholmondeley Castle
Just a week after the Summer Solstice, the second leg of the 2019 Castle Run Series will take place at Cholmondeley Castle during the long, bucolic days of June. Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon event attracts thousands of competitors and supporters to the beautiful countryside of Cheshire. These half marathon and 10k races offer the quintessential Castle Run Series experience of competitive and fun racing, an epic castle backdrop and a stunning location.
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. Click here to see a detailed map of directions to Cholmondeley Castle.
Spectators will pay a nominal fee for car parking on the estate and entry in to the grounds: adults – £5, children aged between 6 – 15 years old – £3. The Castle is a private residence but the famous Gardens will be open. The estate will be marked where spectators can watch and position themselves around the course. All competitors are free and children taking part in the 8-15yrs races can bring in 1 adult per competing child for free. All money collected on the day is being used to help improve the estate for the benefit of the triathlons next year and for future years. It is advisable to bring cash to the event.
The Castle Triathlon Series is offering camping at all UK and Irish castles (but we don’t supply the tent). If you are a camper with a tent or have a Campervan or Caravan take this fantastic opportunity to stay within the spectacular grounds of the Castle at which you are competing.
There will be toilet and showering facilities available at all sites.There is no human waste disposal for caravans or camper vans on any of the Castle camping sites.
Prices for camping at the Castles are as follows:
- Tent (2 people) – £25
- Extra Person – £8.00 per night
- No charge for under 5’s
Every runner will receive a medal
Festival theme with live music, a climbing wall, children’s inflatables, yoga and an array of retail outlets and concessions.
A variety of locally-sourced foods, with succulent hog roasts and wood fired pizza just two of the highlights, with a huge variety of refreshments for competitors and spectators alike.
All Castle Triathlon Series races will feature a bumper event village offering the latest triathlon wares.
The historic Castle grounds are open for exploration, with lakeside walks and nature and wildlife spotting just some of the options for spectators to partake in.