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Grafham Water Standard Distance Duathlon – Date TBC

Grafham Standard Distance Duathlon

JOIN US AT THE ICONIC GRAFHAM WATER FOR OUR STANDARD DISTANCE DUATHLON, FEATURING THE 2023 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP STANDARD DISTANCE DUATHLON QUALIFIER

DATE TO BE CONFIRMED

Whether you are an experienced athlete looking to qualify for the World Championships, get a fast race, or are a novice competitor looking for a safe and friendly venue, Grafham Water is ideal. We guarantee you’ll enjoy this fantastic venue that has been used for award-winning triathlons, national championships and GB qualifier races.

Duathlon – run 10km, cycle 38km, run 5km

The run is a 5k lap course using the natural footpaths of Grafham water that head out and back across the iconic dam wall before looping past the finish area where you’ll receive great support. The bike is an out and back ride to StNeots with minimal turns allowing for super-fast riding.
The event is non-drafting, and there will be British Triathlon Moto Officials on the course to ensure that the racing is fair and safe.

If you are looking to qualify for the GB Age Group Team, Athletes MUST register their intent to qualify before 5pm on the Friday before the qualifying race. No late registrations will count. 
For further information, follow this link Age Group Qualifiers Calendar – British Triathlon

  • Location: Grafham Water Visitor Centre, Marlow Park, Grafham, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE28 0BH
  • Start times: From 8:00am (exact wave groupings and start times to be advised in final details)
  • Distances:  Standard Distance Duathlon = 10km run, 38km cycle, 5km run.
  • Minimum Age: 17 as at 31/12/2022
  • Activity: Cycle – Run – Cycle
  • Entry Fee:  from just £45  (Taking advantage of our launch offers)
  • 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: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
  • Official Event Website: None
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Race packs can be collected at the the event on the morning of the race. Bikes can only be racked on the morning of the event.

Registration: From 6:30am

BTF Insurance
The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.

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 packs and set up your transition area.

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1st RUN – the race will start under the ATW arch and complete 2 out and back laps the that cross the dam wall with breathtaking views over to the Valve Tower. Each lap will pass transition twice, enabling great support from spectators before heading in to transition Run lap 5km

CYCLE – leaving transition you’ll be heading straight out on your bike. The roads around local villages offer a rolling but fast, out and back course for your ride, that lends itself to superb racing. Bike Route 38km

2nd RUN – the final run will be one lap of the 5km out-and-back course used for the first run before entering the finish funnel and claiming your well-earned race medal.

Virtual Bike Course Video

Virtual Run Course Video

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Run – Footpath and trail run around the water’s edge.
Bike – Single-lap non-drafting bike course on public roads.

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.

The guidance around spectators is changing regularly, and we will advise you in the final information document.

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!

Your well-earned medals will be issued at the finish and trophies will be presented to the top 3 male/female finishers in the event.

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category (5yr Age Groups).

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Need help with your training? 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 Final Surge Website to purchase for a fully event specific training plan from our trusted coaching partner.

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 of your top for the run and the back for the bike…..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 is available at Grafham Water, for a fee payable to Anglian Water.

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

Baggage Drop
There will be an informal baggage drop area for you to leave any belongings within the transition area.

Toilets
There will be toilets available.

Water Station
Yes, on the run course and in fully recycled bottles at finish.

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

2) 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.

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

4) By entering this event, the athlete indicates acceptance of 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.
  • Relay entries should be completed with lead entrant’s details only. Additional team members’ details will be taken at Registration on the day
  • BTF Insurance
    The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
Details Price Qty
Standard Non BTF Member EARLY BIRD £56.00 (GBP)*  
Standard BTF Member EARLY BIRD £50.00 (GBP)*  
Standard Relay EARLY BIRD £65.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee


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