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The Castle Swim Series - Château de Chantilly

Chantilly, France

Organiser's Description

The Castle Triathlon Series makes its yearly pilgrimage over the English Channel in August for the fifth race of the 2019 series. Set over the UK bank holiday weekend at the end of August, the event takes place in the spectacular and historic town of Chantilly, just a 2.5hrs drive from Calais and 40 miles north of Paris.

The Castle Swim will provide swimmers with the exclusive chance to take on one of the three distances - 5k, 2.5k and 1mile - in The Grand Canal in front of the Chateau.


Distances

1 mile
2.5 km
5 km

Chantilly is a 2.5hr drive from Calais and 40 miles North of Paris.

The Castle Swim will provide swimmers with the exclusive chance to take on one of the three distances in The Grand Canal in front of the Chateau.

Chateau De Chantilly Swim

For health and safety reasons for both the competitors and swim safety team we have to have cut-off times in the water. These are as follows:

1 Mile – 90 mins

2.5K – 2 hours

5K – 3 hours

10K – 6 hours

All competitors in all races will receive a medal on completion of their race.

Competitors’ supporters can gain free entry to this event It is essential for them to present their spectator ticket in order to do so.

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.

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.

A festival theme with live music, a climbing wall, children’s inflatables, yoga and an array of retail outlets and concessions.

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