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The Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds returns to the city for a second time on 10-11 June 2017, representing the pinnacle of triathlon competition in the UK and providing up to 5,000 recreational triathletes with the unique opportunity to compete on much of the same course as the world’s best. Following in the footsteps of the unforgettable 2014 Tour de France Grand Départ in Leeds and Yorkshire, 2016's event saw in excess of 80,000 spectators line the streets as the world's best were roared home by a huge and passionate Leeds crowd.
2017's Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds will see both the amateurs and elite – including many of Team GB's Rio Olympians, once again head back to Leeds for what is set to be an unforgettable event on the triathlon calendar.
For athletes already entered, or those still deciding whether or not to take the plunge, we've produced an Athlete Sprint and Standard Distance Weekend Planner. This handy document contains detailed logistical information, and will help participants to get the most out of their weekend in June.