CASTLE TRIATHLON SERIES
CASTLE RUN SERIES
CASTLE SWIM SERIES
CASTLE VIRTUAL SERIES

Race Preparation


We have partnered with experts in training, nutrition advice and gear to help you kit yourself out for race day.

New from British Bike Hire in 2021

NEWS FROM BBH in 2021

  • DISCOUNT – 15% discount with bookings made before the end of February 2021.
  • NEW BIKES – 80% of BBH’s bike fleet will be new for 2021 with may new categories of bike, including 3 choices on Cyclocross bikes.
  • TRAIN ON YOUR BIKE – BBH are now offering customers the opportunity to rent bikes in advance of their event. We deliver Nationwide and will collect their bike the week before the event, service it and then deliver it to the event.
  • TRY BEFORE YOU BUY  – If you’re interested in buying  bike why not rent one first. We’ll then give you a voucher to the value of your first Month’s rental to use towards any new bike of £350.

Bike Hire

British Bike Hire are the official bike hire partner for the Castle Triathlon Series.

Hiring a bike with British Bike Hire takes the stress and hassle of traveling with your bike out of race weekend; you can rely on them to have a freshly cleaned and serviced bike delivered to the event ready for collection. Once there you can collect your bike from one of their team of mechanics who will be on hand for any fitting adjustments, pedal changes or installation of extra parts that you may want.

The process is simple:
1.       Book your book online at www.britishbikehire.co.uk/events
2.       You’ll receive a confirmation email and then information about the event in the week leading up to it
3.       Arrive at your Castle Triathlon event and find your bike ready to ride in the event village
4.       Do your event!
5.       Drop it off at the end of the day when you’re finished

You can choose from their wide range of bikes from carbon road bikes at £75 for a single day hire, to hybrid bikes for £40 for a day hire.

KitBrix

We’ve partnered with KitBrix, the number one Triathlon organiser bag, to work towards the common goal of helping athletes be prepared to achieve their best performance. KitBrix create innovative and inspired organiser systems for triathletes which are built with one, unfussy purpose in mind: to save you time, enabling you to perform at your best.

Castle Triathlon Series athletes can buy KitBrix with a 20% discount using code: CTS20%. SHOP KITBRIX HERE

KITBRIX CASTLE TRIATHLON

Equipment Checklist

You will need:
  • Transition box/bag
  • Wetsuit
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Cycling shoes & socks (If wearing)
  • Tri suit or shorts and t-shirt
  • Bike
  • Cycle helmet
  • Trainers (some routes require trail shoes)
  • Nutrition
  • Water bottle
  • Race belt

We provide you with a swim cap.

 

Junior equipment

So, what gear do you need?

Here is a list of the key items; if you don’t have them already you can either buy or hire them from our retail partners.

  • Wetsuit (all Castle Triathlon Series events are in open lakes so temperatures can get pretty cold).
  • Swimming goggles
  • Swim hat (all competitors get a free hat on the day of the events)
  • Bike (mountain bikes are ideal)
  • Helmet
  • Trainers
  • Elastic or lock laces – to tie up your trainers quickly
  • Tri-suit or shorts and t-shirt are fine
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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Locations

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; from first timers, old timers, juniors, female focus, elites, tri clubs, corporates, there’s a race for everyone!

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Volunteer

Trade your time for a free race place! We offer a Volunteer Scheme, whereby a free race is given in return for a day’s marshalling at any one of the Castle Triathlon Series events. (terms apply)

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