News


We always have lots of cool stuff happening – in this section we aim to keep you updated with the latest news from the Castle Triathlon Series.

Berry talks about the Bastion

Berry talks about the Bastion

Steve Berry was the second male to finish the inaugural Bastion at Hever Castle in 2014. An incredible accomplishment for a newbie to the sport. We asked him a few questions to understand his motivation and get top tips to share with Bastion competitors joining us this year.

Time to move up a distance?

Time to move up a distance?

Moving up a distance in triathlon could be from Sprint to Standard Distance, Standard to Half Iron Distance or Half Iron Distance to Full Iron. When’s the right time?

Reign over the Bastion run

Reign over the Bastion run

We know that running a marathon after a tough bike leg is extremely challenging but with careful preparation this is achievable for most athletes that give themselves sufficient time to prepare and follow a sensible plan.

Irish elites ensuring strong field at Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

Irish elites ensuring strong field at Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon

Entries are coming in hot and heavy for the first of the Castle Triathlon Series – Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon (24th May) in Galway, Ireland.

The NSPCC sign up as our official charity partner for 2015

The NSPCC sign up as our official charity partner for 2015

The Castle Triathlon Series is partnering with the UK’s leading children’s charity, the NSPCC, as its national charity partner for 2015.

It’s all about the support role this year

It’s all about the support role this year

It’s that time of year when we look ahead at annual challenges, and I am proud to say that this year my focus is to support my lovely wife.

Winter run training advice

Winter run training advice

As the temperature starts to drop and day-light is getting shorter, the thought of going out for a run might not be top of your list. Training coach, Andrea Whitcombe from thetrilife.com shares her advice.

Surge in The Gauntlet uptake

Surge in The Gauntlet uptake

Since The Castle Triathlon Series threw down the Gauntlet in 2013 the half iron distance race has grown in popularity with 2,500 competitors expected to take on the Gauntlet in 2015.

The Bastion hosts inter tri club championship

The Bastion hosts inter tri club championship

The full iron distance, The Bastion, at Hever Castle on Sunday 12th July plans to offer an inter club prize.

Overseas training camp

Overseas training camp

An overseas training camp is a great experience for any athlete, whatever level you’re at with your training. Why not join thetrilife.com this March in Spain for a bit of sunshine and a structured start to the season?

Race distances

Race distances

For the absolute beginners and children to the professional triathletes, the Castle Triathlon Series offers a wealth of race distances to suit all levels.

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Location

Hosted at a selection of stunning and iconic castles across the UK, Ireland and France, the Castle Triathlon Series events all promise an inspirational and memorable race experience.

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Take part

We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke and tailored offering for all those wishing to take part and grateful for all those who want to be involved on the day.

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Training

We would always recommend training in preparation for any event, but how much you do, and the style you take is down to you.

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