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PREPARE TO BE INSPIRED AS THE WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES RETURNS TO LEEDS

The countdown is officially on for the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, which returns to the city on Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June.

Saturday 10 June will see the action contained in and around Roundhay Park, with the Event Village providing a central hub for competitors, friends and family and local residents to call home over the weekend.

The elite and amateur races taking place on Sunday 11 June use a unique ‘point to point’ course, with athletes taking to the waters in Roundhay Park and journeying to the finish line in Leeds City Centre’s Millennium Square.

Grandstand tickets to watch the elite action are on sale HERE, and provide you with the rare opportunity to see the world’s best race up-close on home soil.

SCHEDULE

Saturday 10 June
05:00 Shuttle Bus Service Starts (City Centre to Roundhay Park) Eastgate, Leeds City Centre
05:30 Shuttle Bus Service Starts (Roundhay Park to City Centre) Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park
05:30 - 19:00 Roundhay Park Event Village Open Roundhay Park
07:00-13:00 Triathlon Races Roundhay Park
13:30 - 14:30 Elite Swim Familiarisation Roundhay Park
14:00-19:00 Sunday Athlete Registration and Bike Racking Roundhay Park
18:30 Shuttle Bus Service Ends (City Centre to Roundhay Park) Eastgate, Leeds City Centre
19:30 Shuttle Bus Service Ends (Roundhay Park to City Centre) Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park
Sunday 11 June
05:00 Shuttle Bus Service Starts (City Centre to Roundhay Park) Eastgate, Leeds City Centre
05:30 Shuttle Bus Service Starts (Roundhay Park to City Centre) Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park
05:30 - 19:00 Roundhay Park Event Village Open Roundhay Park
07:00-18:30 City Centre Expo Opens Leeds City Centre
07:00 Age-Group Events Start Roundhay Park
13:06 ITU World Triathlon Leeds Elite Women Start Roundhay Park
13:47 Expect First Elite Women to Enter the City Centre Leeds City Centre
15:00 Expect First Elite Women to Finish Millennium Square
15:05 British Age-Group Standard Distance Triathlon Championships Medal Ceremony Roundhay Park
15:20 ITU World Triathlon Leeds Elite Women's Medal Ceremony Millennium Square
15:51 ITU World Triathlon Leeds Elite Men start Roundhay Park
16:29 Expect First Elite Men to Enter the City Centre Leeds City Centre
17:40 Expect First Elite Men to Finish Millennium Square
17:50 ITU World Triathlon Leeds Elite Men's Medal Ceremony Millennium Square
19:30 Shuttle Bus Service Ends (City Centre to Roundhay Park) Eastgate, Leeds City Centre
20:00 Shuttle Bus Service Ends (Roundhay Park to City Centre) Princes Avenue, Roundhay Park

For timings of the shuttle bus, which will be operating between Leeds City Centre and Roundhay Park, please click here.

WHERE TO WATCH

Wherever you choose to take in the action we advise you to pick your spot and stick to it. Read on for our pick of the top places to watch the action unfold over the course of the weekend. For our pick of the best free places to watch, click here.

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT

As in 2016 there will be changes to the usual travel and transport options in and around the city, on the route and particularly in the city centre. City centre parking will be significantly impacted, with some of the car parks closed and on-street parking on the route suspended. Details of revised public transport arrangements will be available in mid-May on Metro’s website. Find Out more at www.wymetro.com

Alternatively, why not park and ride - park and ride facilities at Elland Road offer regular services in and out of the city centre. Parking is free, and usual fares apply. Find out more at www.wymetro.com/park-and-ride

Above all, we hope you enjoy the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds!