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Wanted to thank you for laying on a fantastic event.
I was greeted with smiles at registration where people were more than happy to answer questions and wish everyone good luck.
Cirencester Off-Road Duathlons
11 November 2018 10am start
2 mile XC run, 10 mile Mountain Bike, 2 mile XC run or 1 mile - 5 miles - 1 mile
Winter Fun, Friendly Event for all - with Free Parking, Chip Timing, Medal and Memento to all starters and Sports Photography
2017 Race Info available here please click this link. This information is very similar to 2018 event!
Cirencester Park, part of The Bathurst Estate close to the centre of the Cotswold Town of Cirencester, between Gloucester and Swindon on the A417/A419, Two Mile Lodge entrance, Stroud Road, GL7 6JT. The Bathurst Estate has, once again, kindly let us hire a quiet area of this beautiful park for the event. Map Of Area is available here
The off road course is a mix of wooded trails, grass and tracks, with a flattish run and undulating bike course. A beautiful venue, free parking, chip timing, secure transition, toilets, food vendor, mementos, prizes and ideal for both experienced and novice competitors.
Full details emailed out 13 days prior to event. In line with ITU rules SORRY NO CYCLO-CROSS BIKES. There are toilets and water available on site, but no showers. Cycling is not usually allowed in Cirencester Park so please do not ride or drive in the park prior to the event. Withdrawals must inform us in writing - 65% refund given up to 15 days prior, no refunds or transfers after that date.
Events - Long, Short, Relay
The Long Event and the Relay consists of a 2 mile cross country run (all off road) followed by a 10 mile MTB bike (all off-road) and finishes with a second 2 mile cross country run. Minimum age for entry is 17 years as at 31 December 2018. The relay event is based on a team of one runner and one rider and these teams can be either male, female or mixed.
The Short Event consists of a 1 mile cross country run (all off road) followed by a 5 mile MTB bike (all off-road) and finishes with a second 1 mile cross country run. Minimum age for entry is 14 years as at 31 December 2018.
The run is a two lap route run on grass and wooded trails (the short event is one lap). The bike ride is two laps of an undulating, wooded trails with a grass section at the start and end of each lap (the short event is one laps). The final run is over the same course as the first run. In both events the emphasis is on FUN but the long event is tough, so it is recommended that first time MTB competitors choose the short event.
All results will be available at the finish and published on this website. If you require printed results then please provided an extra SAE. Event photos will be available to purchase after the event from http://www.charleswhittonphotography.com
For previous results click on Race Results in left hand bar
In the long event prizes will be awarded to first three men and first three women overall, the first male and female 40+, 50+, 60+ and the first relay team. In the short event a prize will be awarded to the first youth (14 -16 years) male and female, the first male and female aged 17+ and the first 40+ male and female. Please note, all ages are calculated as at 31 December 2018.
Now organised by Total Promotions - go to: www.totalpromotions.events or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
In the 20th Year of organising the Cotswold Triathlon and Cirencester Duathlons , Tri Ferris Promotions have handed over the Cotswold Triathlons and Cirencester Duathlon to some of the regular Crew who will be orgainsing ALL as Total Promotions. Everything is and will be just the same as usual and Lorraine and Kevin are still involved but as part of the Crew. Ex international runner Debbie Gunning has taken over the main duties as Race Director for Total Promotions with the crew and standard of organisation the same as usual. Tri Ferris Promotions will still be organising the Big Cotswold Swims with Lorraine Ferris as Swim Director. "Having organised triathlons firstly with 220 magazine since 1989 and starting up Tri Ferris Promotions in 1999 I've decided to let some younger crew take charge so I can have a few more holidays! Thanks to everyone who has supported the Events over the years, including the many loyal competitors, sponsors and fantastic volunteers - hope you have enjoyed as much as me. See you at the Cirencester off road Duathlon as Total Promotions Crew or Big Cotswold Swims on 6 July and 14 September 2019 as Tri Ferris Promotions. Keep Training and Racing" Lorraine
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