SPRINT DISTANCE

RUN
BIKE
RUN
5K
27K
2.5K

STANDARD DISTANCE

RUN
BIKE
RUN
10K
40K
5K

EVENT DETAILS:

The Chilham Castle Duathlon event will take place on March 21st 2021 at 8AM from Chilham Castle in Canterbury.

THIS RACE IS OPEN FOR ENTRY TO ALL ABILITIES FROM BEGINNERS TO SEASONED ATHLETES.

Tough Runner UK are the proud new organisers of the Chilham Castle Duathlon and we welcome you to the 1st crossover edition of the highly popular race which takes place in the breath-taking scenery of Chilham Castle gardens and surrounding roads.

So let’s get down to the details:
Event Date: Sunday 21st March 2021- 8AM Start
Event venue: Chilham Castle, Canterbury
Event Distances:
-Sprint Distance– Run 5km, Bike 27km, Run 2.5km
-Standard Distance– Run 10km, Bike 40km, Run 5km
Number of participants: 500
COST: Early-bird offer now on at £49 (non British Triathlon members will incur an extra £6 British Triathlon Federation day licence fee)

The Chilham Castle Duathlon can be entered by anyone who feels capable of completing the above distances. 

Please note that Tough Runner UK has made huge measures to comply with all Covid-19 safety guidelines for our industry and have already conducted 2020 events with high satisfactory levels issued from BTF officials.

British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to his race). All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £6GBP levy for a day license. This is now all digital and is included in the non member entry cost.

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ROUTE MAPS:

Standard Distance:

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*** This event is not drafting ***
Anybody caught doing so will be DSQ drafting is cheating.

Minimum age for competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17.

British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to his race)

All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £6 levy for a day license. This is included in the non member entry cost.

Keep racing tidy
If you intend to use your own nutrition please keep hold of it until you reach a suitable place to discard of it.
We would appreciate if you would either wait until you reach a dedicated trash zone or give them to a marshal.

Transition rules
Security will be present in the transition area. Only competitors wearing their ID will be allowed in or out.

Your race pack will include a race number and 2 stickers which are to be attached to your bike and helmet. This must be done prior to entering the transition zone.
No riding is allowed in the transition zone. Your helmet must be fastened on your head at all times whilst you are on tour bike or running through transition with your bike.

With this race you'll get:

An awesome
race experience

Fully marked and
marshalled route

Stunning
finisher medal

Water
station

Special award
for top 3 finishers

Electronic
chip timing

Event
facilities & toilets

Fully trained
medics

EVENT SCHEDULE:

REGISTRATION & TRANSITION OPENS
6AM
REGISTRATION & TRANSITION CLOSES
7:40
MANDATORY RACE BRIEF
07:50
RACE START
8.00

REVIEWS FROM FACEBOOK:

Sarah BennetVia Facebook
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First duathlon yesterday and thought it was very safe, well-managed, very friendly and great fun. Communications and beginner’s guides beforehand were useful and marshalls & staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Thanks to all involved - I’ve a feeling this won’t be my last duathlon!
Doug MonroeVia Facebook
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Incredible efforts to put on truly covid safe events in 2020.
Mandy HavordVia Facebook
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Fantastic well organised event was wonderful to be joining in this wonderful quite difficult run:):) beautiful scenery, everyone very helpful and very friendly, was a pleasure to take part in this fabulous run, tough runner you did an amazing job with all of the event, the socially distancing start line was excellent, the 10 second set of times worked very well:):) all of us runners seemed to thoroughly enjoy the whole event:):) take a big bow tough runner organisers you deserve it. ...I’m very much looking forward to this event next year. Great big Thankyou tough runner:):):)
Katy LewisVia Facebook
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The Wildflower Duathlon was great event. Well organised, fab marshalls. My first Duathlon and really enjoyed it. I hope to be back next year. Cheers! 😁👍
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EVENT INFO:

DETAILS:
Event Date – Sunday 21st March 2021- 8AM Start
Event venue – Chilham Castle, Canterbury
Event Distances
Sprint Distance- Run 5km, Bike 27km, Run 2.5km
Standard Distance- Run 10km, Bike 40km, Run 5km
Number of participants – 500


Chilham Castle
Chilham Park,
Chilham,
Canterbury
CT4 8DB
 

Get directions on Google HERE

We will have some of our amazing trusted vendors on-site within the event hub. This is located close to the start/ finish line for your convenience. There will be some hot drinks and tasty treats for when you finish.

Parking will be at Chilham Castle for a small fee of £5. There is more than enough spaces but please do arrive early to leave plenty of time before your race.

FAQ'S:

-Check out the knowledge base on our contact page for a quick answer.
-You can send us a message on our website (bottom right)
-You can email us at info@toughrunneruk.com.

No please leave all valuables in your car. The car park is near the start/finish area. 

YES! We provide a free photographer! 
Make sure to give Ed Morris Photography a like on his Facebook page HERE

Yes water will be located at the start/finish.

Due to the nature of the race we advise you to plan your race fuel and take your own water and fuel/gels on route.

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