Bowood House Sprint Duathlon is a beautiful run and ride around Wiltshire taking place on 2nd October 2016.
The run, bike, run is a picturesque route around the estate, taking in stunning scenery of Bowood Lake, The Cascade Waterfall and The Doric Temple. The transition will be on grass lawns and overlooked by Bowood House.
Sprint: 5 km Run, 21 km Cycle (closed road), 5 km Run. Start time 12 am.
Super Sprint: (great for first timers), 2.5km run, 12km Cycle (closed road), 2.5km run. Start time 13.45pm.
Childrens duathlon: There are 3 ‘Tri Star’ races depending upon age group. Start time 10.30am.
Tri Star 1 is for ages 9-10. 1.2km run, 3km cycle, 400m run.
Tri Star 2 is for ages 11-12. 1.2km run, 6km cycle, 400m run.
Tri Star 3 is for ages 13-14. 1.9km run, 9km cycle and 400m run.
Team entries are available.
Registration will take place prior to the event and bike racking also takes place on the day.
The run will take a picturesque route around the estate, taking in stunning scenery of Bowood Lake, The Cascade Waterfall and The Doric Temple. Transition will be located on the lawns under the shadows of Bowood House. Racking will be numbered according to waves.
The cycle route will takes you into the 'wilder' parts of Bowood Estate, looping around the grounds past Bowood Golf Course, Osprey Farm, and Lord Lansdowne’s' private driveway, which is inhabited with game fowl. Once completing the cycle stage, you will head out onto the same run route as before. On completion of the two laps, the finish line will be near transition.
Bowood house offers plenty of parking via the main visitors entrance.
Please arrive in good time before your race.
Presentations will take place towards the end of the event once all the waves have started.
Winners trophies will be awarded to the following; 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female overall.
Results will be available shortly after the event and uploaded onto Events Logic UK website (link at bottom of page).
Entry can be made online via the Event Logic website, linked at the bottom of this page.
Bowood House & Gardens is home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Lansdowne. Bowood offers a fantastic day out in Wiltshire for all the family. Famous for one of the UK’s most extensive Adventure Playgrounds, children are guaranteed the time of their lives. Younger children will enjoy meeting friendly farm animals at Tractor Ted’s Little Farm and undercover fun in the Soft Play Area.
All the events hosted at Bowood House are on closed roads and this makes for perfect racing conditions without the traffic. With a suitable spectator friendly layout, this venue provides the perfect location to enhance your very first racing experience.
For more on the event visit their website here: