CASTLE TRIATHLON SERIES
CASTLE RUN SERIES
CASTLE SWIM SERIES

Races

Trophies, prize money and medals

There is a plethora of rewards for finishing competitors to join their pride on race day.

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Trophies and sponsored prizes

Prize money will be awarded for the Open 1st place for both the male and female competitors taking part in the Olympic, Gauntlet and Bastion races.

Triathlon Trophies
Trophies will be awarded to the Open 1st place for both the male and female in the Starter Tri, Super Sprint, Sprint Plus, Sprint and Junior races (age group variant). There is a further chance to score in the age group categories (see below for more information) for the Bastion, Gauntlet, Olympic, Super Sprint, Sprint Plus and Sprint Distance races.
Sponsored prizes will be given to all adults podium positions. Certificates will also be awarded to all Junior podium positions.

Multisport Trophies
The Aquabike, Duathlon and Aquathlon races will have trophies for Open 1st place for both male and female, along with sponsored prizes for Open 2nd and 3rd places.

Run Trophies
There will be trophies for Open 1st place for both male and female in the 10K Run, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. Along with sponsored prizes for Open 2nd and 3rd places.

Swim Trophies
There will be trophies for Open 1st place for both wetsuit and non-wetsuit male and female. Along with sponsored prizes for Open 2nd and 3rd places.

2019 Prizes

Prize money awarded to both male and female competitors

Lough Cutra Castle Triathlon – 25th/26th May

  • Olympic (NS) and Gauntlet- 1st place €300, 2nd place €150, 3rd place €50

Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon 22nd/23rd June

  • Olympic and Gauntlet – 1st place £300, 2nd place £150, 3rd place £50

The Bastion at Hever Castle – 7th July

  • 1st Place – £900, 2nd Place – £450, 3rd Place – £150

The Gauntlet at Hever Castle – 7th July

  • 1st place £600, 2nd place £300, 3rd place £100

Castle Howard Triathlon – 20th/21st July

  • Olympic and Gauntlet – 1st place £600, 2nd place £300, 3rd place £100

Château de Chantilly Triathlon – 24th/25th August

  • Olympic & Le Gantelet- 1st place €600, 2nd place €300, 3rd place €100

Hever Castle Triathlon – 28th/29th September 

  • Olympic and Gauntlet  – 1st place £600, 2nd place £300, 3rd place £100

Overall Series Winner

  •  Olympic and Gauntlet – 1st place £600, 2nd place £300, 3rd place £100
    To qualify, you must complete 3 races of the same distance.

Medals

All competitors in all races will receive a medal on completion of their race.

This year there will be an opportunity to personalise your medal for a small fee. The below information relates to Individual Entries (not applicable to Relay Entries). There will be a prize giving ceremony at each event. If you are unable the receive your prize on the day, the onus is on you to contact the office for collection or delivery at your cost.

Age group categories

Triathlon Events:

Age group categories relate to age on 31 December of that participating year. Age group prizes for the first placed finisher, male and female will be awarded at each race. The categories will be as follows:

  • Veteran: 40-49 yrs
  • Super Veteran: 50-59 yrs
  • Ultra Veteran:60+ yrs

With the exception of the Festival of Endurance, prizes will be awarded in 5 year age-groups, for BTF competitors racing in the Middle Distance Champs.

If you win in the Open Category as well as your age group, you will receive one prize and the prize you forfeited goes to the next placed finisher in your age group.

 (Please note: Age group prizes are not awarded for the Starter Sprint.)

Castle Swim Series and Castle Run Series Events:

Prizes will be awarded to the overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed male and female.

Series prizes

To win the Individual Entry, Overall Series, triathletes need to compete in 3 of the 5 chosen races.

In doing so there will be a 1st place winner in both male and female in all triathlon race distances (Adults and Child/Junior).

The actual place finish in the race, equals the number of points allocated (e.g. finish 3rd and you get 3 points). The series winner will be calculated by adding a competitor’s three (3) best races in terms of points scored (having discarded a race or races if they have competed in four or five races).

The person with the least number of points will be the winner. In the event that competitors are tied on points there will be a count back of results.

The winner will be decided by the triathlete with the most first place finishes.  If still tied, it will then be the athlete with the most second place finishes etc.

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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