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Kielder Off Road Duathlon - Sunday 7th January 2018

Kielder Off Road Duathlon
Entries Open
Monday 18th September 2017
Entries Close
Wednesday 3rd January 2018
Entries so Far
188 Entries
Entry Fees
All charges for this event will be made in Pounds Sterling
Solo (per person)   £30.00   
Pair (Relay) (per team)   £42.00   

Run / Bike / Run - A challenging off road event in Kielder Forest, Northumberland. The event consists of a 8km trail run, followed by a 20km MTB incorporating the Blue graded trail, finishing with a final 7km trail run.

Venue: Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, Kielder Forest Park, Northumberland, NE48 1ER.

Start Time: 1030

Distance: 8k trail run/20k mtb/7k trail run

Course: The event starts and finishes adjacent to Kielder Castle. A fantastic course, taking in some brilliant trail running & mountain biking around Kielder Forest. The event consists of an a 8km trail run followed by a 20km mountain bike, incorporating the blue graded bike trail, finishing with a final 6km trail run. This race is suitable for any level of experience, offering fast racing with technical interest for the more experienced to a manageable challenge for a beginner. With stunning scenery & an extensive network of forest tracks & purpose built bike trails, this is a spectacular location for trail running & mountain biking.

Terrain: Both runs are on a mixture of singletrack & forest roads. The MTB route is one 20km circuit incorporating the new Blue graded trail with additional forest road sections.

This is a great event to bring along family & friends. The transition is located in Kielder Castle grounds so there's plenty of opportunity to offer encouragement.

Relay Category for Pairs: One person cycles, the other runs. This is open for male, female & mixed teams -ideal for specialist runners/cyclists or beginners who would like to test themselves over a single discipline.

All events are based from Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, located in the heart of Kielder Water & Forest Park.

All courses will be fully marked so all you need to do is follow the route & enjoy the scenery along the way.

Cost: Solo - £30, Relay - £42

Included: Professionally run event, qualified & experienced personnel at various checkpoints, qualified medical support, online registration, fully marked routes, refreshments at finish.

Part of the Kielder Winter Weekend: Make your Kielder visit into a weekend of fun! In addition to the duathlon there is the Kielder Winter 10 mile trail race & the Kielder Dark Skies 10k Night Trail Race scheduled for the Saturday.

 

All enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Ian Mulvey
Email: info@highterrainevents.co.uk
Telephone: 07535818107


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