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So sorry The Swindon Duathlon will not take place in 2009 as the venue is no longer available and we have not found a suitable alternative in Swindon. Previous venue will probably be filled with Honda Cars all spring
Why not try the Cirencester Off Road Duathlon on 8 February 2009.
Further information available here
10k run, 40km bike, 5km run
Do-A-Duathlon 5k run, 16km bike, 2.5km run
Now in its thirteenth year, the Swindon Duathlon 2008 will once again take place at the Science Museum at Wroughton. There will be the usual trade village and refreshments will be on sale throughout the day from 8.30am. T-shirts, goodie bags, post race massage and the same experienced crew and team of volunteers will all be on hand to make the race run smoothly.
2008 Race Information Pack and Start List
2008 Race information pack and start list is now available online here , if you sent an SAE you'll pack was posted on Saturday 22/3/08, if not you must down load information pack from the site.
The Science Museum at Wroughton in Wiltshire is situated off the A4361 Devizes Road, just south of Swindon and the M4. Pictures of 2005 Elite Women's and Elite Men's event below (click the images for a bigger picture).
Main Open/Relay Event
10k run, 40k bike, 5k run. Open to anyone aged 17 to 90 on 31 December 2008 who can cover the distance. This is a non-drafting event so you can't take pace on the bike. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female overall and top age groupers in each five-year age category. Relay teams should be made up of two runners and one cyclist (male or female), there will be a prize for the first relay team.
The Do-A-Duathlon and Youth Event
5k run, 16k bike, 2.5k run. Open to anyone aged 15 to 90 on 31 December 2008 This is a non-drafting event so you can't take pace from others on the bike. This event is ideal for the first time multi sport athlete, with a flat course and no traffic to worry about and a great stepping-stone to your first triathlon. There will be a prize for the first senior, first 40+ and first youth male and female
World Duathlon Qualification
10k run, 40k bike, 5k run. Full qualification details can be found at:www.britishtriathlon.org
The whole course is on a traffic free ex-airfield. The first run is two laps of fast flat tarmac, followed by a five lap bike on wide runways, with some twists and turns for added interest, then a two lap second run (Short/Youth 1 lap, 2 laps, 1 lap).
These events will operate under the rules of the British Triathlon Federation. To view the rules on non-drafting events please visit the BTF website at www.britishtriathlon.org.
Entry form available click here(Adobe Acrobat format).
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