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KMF Blacksticks Blue Short Triathlon

Date / Time
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.

Route Description

400m Swim

The use of swim socks, gloves and neoprene hats are all permitted making the swim a comfortable pleasant experience. The routes can be observed from the Festival Village and swimmers can be cheered as they exit the water to transition. Please note: water temp for this event will be around 14oC and you should prepare yourself accordingly - read Acclimatising to cold water article.

18km Cycle  

A stunning ride going North from Crow Park to Great Crosthwaite, then south alongside Fawe Park and Swinside, heading to a steep ascent and some sharp turns approaching Brandelhow Park. While climbing Catbells stunning scenes of Derwent can be seen to the left. The route continues south with a steep decent, narrowing on the approach to Manesty Wood, towards Grange. Exit Grange over the River Derwent the route heads back north through Borrowdale Valley, past Shepherds Crag and Lodore Wood and alongside Derwent Water and the Great Wood into Crow Park. 

All participants are responsible for ensuring their bike is safe and road worthy.  A helmet must be worn and secured before you will be allowed to take your bike out of the transition area.

The route will be signed and marshaled as appropriate, however it is the responsibility of all participants to make sure they are aware of the route and abide by the highway code at all times when on or near public highways.

5km Trail Run

From Crow Park participants will experience a mix of road track and fell path with stunning views all around from the start. Heading east from transition participants will run through Cockshot Wood before taking the trail path alongside the Borrowdale Road, heading south. 

At Calfclose Bay participants will take the lakeside road north towards The Ings with breathtaking views of Derwent Water and along the lakeside back to the finish line in the event village at Crow Park.

Type of Race  Triathlon / Multi-Sport EventTriathlon / Multi-Sport
 CA12 5DJ
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In Advance : £49.00 (affiliated)  £52.00 (unaffiliated)

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