2017 Race Routes

Sunday Races Route Information

Sprint Route Animation

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Standard Route Animation

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The 2017 sprint and standard distance courses have been designed to maximize your racing and overall event experience and are spread over two sites; Roundhay Park and Leeds city centre. A key change to the route for 2017 is the creation of a single transition in Roundhay Park. This minimizes multiple pre-event check in locations and limits the amount of transport required for age-group athletes, equipment and spectators.

Registration and bike check-in will occur together at Roundhay Park on Saturday 10 June for competitors in both Saturday and Sunday events, where you also have the chance to take part in a swim familiarization session in Waterloo Lake.

The age-group sprint and standard distance courses begin with a swim in the park’s Waterloo Lake, before proceeding on a challenging bike route. Athletes then re-rack their bikes in the park and head on foot to the world famous blue carpet finish in Millennium Square.

A shuttle bus will be in service running from Roundhay Park to the city-centre providing transport for both athletes and spectators between the two locations.

Following an extensive review of the 2016 event this single transition in Roundhay Park is the start of a number of measures put in place to ensure we provide athletes with a world-class event experience in 2017.

Standard Route Cycle Course


Tom and Suzie from Leeds Bradford Triathlon Club give you a point of view tour of the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds cycle course for the British Triathlon Standard Distance Championships race.

Saturday Races Route Information

GO TRI Route Animation

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TriStar Route

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Youth and Junior Route

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The Saturday offers race opportunites for all with races for complete begginners (GO TRI), young aspiring triathletes (TriStar and Youth and Junior), paratriathletes and a chance to become a National Champion (Triathlon England Aquathlon Championship). 

Races Begin with a swim in Roundhay Park’s Waterloo Lake, before taking on a cycle through local roads, with all roads will be traffic free. Finish with a picturesque run, where you’ll be cheered all the way to the finish line by large crowds of spectators.