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Routes announced for World Triathlon Leeds

Routes announced for World Triathlon Leeds

Leeds Town Hall, the backdrop for the start of WTS Leeds The World Triathlon Series is coming to Leeds over the 11th-12th June, and the full route maps for both elites and age-groupers have been released today.

The much-anticipated event, which has replaced London as the UK stop on the ITU World Triathlon Series tour, will see the world’s finest triathletes and over 5,000 amateurs take to the streets of Leeds on largely the same course on Sunday 12 June. The elite route map Barring injury, the elite races will feature proud Yorkshiremen Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, as well as Leeds-based duo Non Stanford and Vicky Holland, taking on their rivals from across the globe in the British athletes’ final event on home soil before the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

the 1500-metre swim starts in Roundhay Park’s Waterloo Lake, and the bike course is a 42.5km ride through Roundhay, Moortown, Meanwood, Headingley and Woodhouse. The race will culminate with a 7-lap, 10km run around the city centre, with the finish chute in Millennium Square.

The unique point-to-point route has been designed to provide the best possible spectator experience, especially in the city centre where crowds watching the bike and run […]

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