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Jul 8

The Festival of Endurance 2018

July 8, 2018 @ 5:00 am - 12:00 pm BST

Festival of Endurance Event 2018 - Race Connections

Festival of Endurance UK

We are pleased to announce that the Festival of Endurance will return on Sunday 8th July 2018.

Due to popular demand the Gauntlet half iron distance triathlon is returning with athletes racing alongside the full iron distance or Bastion competitors around much the same course. Whilst these two epic triathlons are taking place a further 4 sets of endurance challenge races are taking place including an Aquabike, an Aquathlon, Long Distance Running and Long Distance Swimming making this a true celebration of the art of “going long”.

RACE DAY Registration and Start Timings
Registration open between 5.30am and 9.45am

Swim only and Run only participants need to arrive no earlier than 45 minutes beforehand.

All other participants should aim to arrive 1.30hrs before the start of your race.

Start Timings
Bastion: 06:00
10K Swim: 06.15
Gauntlet: 07:00 (MALE 19-34)
Gauntlet: 07:10 (MALE 35-49)
Gauntlet: 07:20 (FEMALE ALL & MALE 50+)
Aquabike: 08:00
Aquathlon and Swim only 09:15
Marathon 09:45
Half Marathon 10:00
AGE CATEGORIES ARE ALLOCATED AS AGE ON 31 DECEMBER 2018

Races & Distances
Bastion: 3.8k / 180k / 42k
Gauntlet: 1.9k / 90k / 21k
Marathon: 26.2 miles
Half Marathon: 13.1 miles
Aquabike: 1.9k / 60k / 4k optional run
Aquabike: 3.8k / 120k / 4k optional run
Aquathlon: 1.9k / 10k
Aquathlon: 3.8k / 21k
Swims: 1.9k, 3.8k

British Triathlon permitted event
British Triathlon rules are in place for all triathlon, aquabike and aquathlon participants.

If you have valid British Triathlon membership please show your card at the registration tent and no payment will be necessary.

IT IS NECESSARY FOR NON MEMBERS TO BUY A DAY MEMBERSHIP ON ARRIVAL TO THE REGISTRATION AREA

£5 (20 years and over)
£1 (under 20 year olds)
To help reduce the queues please come with the correct change. (we cannot accept card of cheque)

Competitors are advised to familiarise themselves with the rules and regulations, otherwise you may be penalised for breaking any rule. Ignorance is no defence! If you require further information about Race Rules, please visit http://www.britishtriathlon.org or telephone the British Triathlon Federation on 01509 226161

Transition Area
Bastion and Gauntlet competitors: Full details in the Competitor Guide.

Overnight transition bike racking facility will be available for all Bastion and Gauntlet participants who wish to make use of it.

On Race Day a covered bag drop area in transition will be available.

BOXES AND BAGS IN TRANSITION AREA Competitors are permitted to bring a box or a bag into the transition area, However, boxes and bags cannot be left alongside the bikes. Only race kit to be used can be left in that race area. All boxes and bags should be moved to the bag drop. This area is only accessible to competitors but the organisers do not accept responsibility for the security or the safety of these items so please don’t leave valuables in them.

Are you ready for the ultimate challenge of the triathlon season? We are really looking forward to welcoming you to the Festival of Endurance at Hever Castle on Sunday 8th July. We’re set to make this weekend the extravaganza people have come to expect.

Details

Date:
July 8, 2018
Time:
5:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
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Website:
https://www.castletriathlonseries.co.uk/enter-now-2018/

Venue

Hever Castle, Kent
Hever Rd, Hever Edenbridge TN8 7NG, + Google Map

Organiser

The Castle Triathlon Series
Phone:
+44 (0)1892 870 681
Email:
support@castletriathlonseries.co.uk
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