Grafham Water Duathlon & Trail Run – 7th November 2021

Grafham Water Duathlon
& 10K Trail Run

JOIN US FOR THE GRAFHAM WATER DUATHLON & TRAIL RUN ON SUNDAY 7th NOVEMBER 2021

No matter if you are an experienced athlete looking for a fast race, or you are a novice competitor looking for a safe and friendly venue for your first run-bike-run or trail run event, then Grafham Water is ideal. We guarantee you’ll enjoy this fantastic venue that has been used for both national championships and GB qualifier races.

The duathlon starts with an out and back run along the scenic footpaths that follow the South side of the reservoir. After a quick transition to the bike, you’ll head out on a gently rolling bike ride to St Neots before turning at a roundabout and heading back to Grafham Water. The only hill of note on the course, approximately 7% for 500m, occurs just before arriving back at transition. The Standard distance will complete two laps of the bike, after turning in the village of Perry and heading back to St Neots.

Upon completion of the bike leg the second run will repeat the route of the first run, but for only half the distance (phew!).
Those who have paced the event well will be feeling strong as they take the finish line back at the Perry car park.

The Trail runners will start alongside the Standard distance athletes and complete the 10km out and back route.

Many people are understandably nervous regarding entering events again and we want to assure you that we take every measure we can to organise a safe, socially distanced event. To see this in action watch our video Covid-19 Safety at ActiveTrainingWorld Running and Triathlon Events.

  • Location: Grafham Water, Perry Car Park, Huntingdon, PE28 0DW
  • Start times: Duathlon and Trail Run From 8:30am(exact start times to be advised in final details depending on Covid restrictions)
  • Distances:
    Standard Distance – 10km run, 41km bike, 5km run
    Sprint Distance  – 5km run, 20.5km bike, 2.5km run
    Trail Run – 10km

  • Minimum Age:Standard Distance (min age 17 as at 31/12/2021)Sprint Distance (min age 15 as at 07/11/2021)
  • Activity: Running & Cycling

  • Open to: Solo participants

  • Entry Fee: 5 options from just £15 per person (Details below)

  • Event Cancellation Policy: We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and an alternative date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee (Booking fees are non-refundable)
  • Additional Fees: None
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
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Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration opens at: 7.00am

The day license for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price.

There will be an online race briefing made available before the event, it is mandatory to have watched this as there will be no pre-race briefing on the day.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.

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Well marked trail run, with marshalled turnarounds for the 2.5km and 5km loops.
Gently undulating, out and back, bike course

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Spectators are currently not allowed. If this situation should change we will update this page.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:

Events@activetrainingworld.co.uk

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Custom designed medal for all finishers!

There will be no prizegiving on the day but your well-earned medals will be issued at the finish.

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

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Need help with your running? Whether this is your first duathlon and you want to know how to prepare, or you are looking to smash your personal best – following a training plan will increase your chances of achieving your goals.

Visit the ATW Shop to submit your requirements for a fully customised run training plan.

Health
It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front and back of your vest or alternatively, using a race belt, rotate the race number to the back for the bike leg and the front for the run leg.

Parking
Parking available.

Traffic Free?
Yes

Changing Facilities
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race.

Baggage Drop
No – Duathlon entrants can leave a bag in transition area

Toilets
There will be toilets available.

Water Station
There will be no water stations on the route (you will need to carry any liquids you need). There will be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

Refunds
If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement, jury service you will only be eligible for a refund on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note, Death Certificate etc.

Event Cancellation
If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example, severe weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a range of options to choose from, which will include a refund of their entry fee (less the booking fee).

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the Active Training World Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth and email details will be onto the chip timing company. Personal details will be deleted 1 week after the event.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 

AND

1) I am over the age of 17 (Standard Duathlon) /15 (Sprint Duathlon) as at 24/10/2021. 

2)  I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

3) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

4) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

5)  By entering this event, I accept BTF rules.

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The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

Ticket Details

  • If this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Please be sure to select your estimated run time for both distances as close as you can to the given options in hours and minutes (e.g.  26.30 – 26.45)
  • The BTF Day License for the event is included in the price of a Non BTF Entry.
Details Price Qty
Grafham Duathlon Standard Entry BTF Member£50.00 (GBP)  
Grafham Duathlon Standard Entry Non BTF Member£56.00 (GBP)  
Grafham Duathlon Sprint Entry BTF Member£45.00 (GBP)  
Grafham Duathlon Sprint Entry Non BTF Member£51.00 (GBP)  
Grafham Water 10K Trail Run£20.00 (GBP)  

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