Sunday 20th March, 2016
6k Trail run / 24k MTB / 6k Trail run
For Results click here
Event pictures from Grand Day Out Photography can be seen HERE.
The Grizedale Duathlon is a unique multisport event based in the stunning setting of Grizedale Forest Park, in the southern Lake District. With stunning views over the Coniston fells and an extensive network of forest tracks and purpose built bike trails, this is a spectacular location for trail running and mountain biking. The event is suitable for all abilities, whether you have never competed in this type of event before or looking for a tough challenge.
Venue: Grizedale Visitor Centre, Grizedale Forest Park, Hawkshead, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ.
Start Time: 10 a.m.
Registration open: 08:00 – 09:30 Numbers will be issued at registration on the day.
Event briefing at transition area: 09:45 Full event briefing notes will be emailed to participants.
Run 1& 2: 6.5km/255m ascent
This will be the same route as in previous editions, climbing up to Carron Crag, the highest point in the forest. This is a testing route with 255m ascent. The terrain incorporates a great combination of woodland singletrack, wide forest trails, then a superb rocky bridleway descent back to transition area and onto your bike.....
This year run 2 will now be the same route as Run 1. Tackling Carron crag once again before a great descent through the forest to a well deserved finish
The mountain bike route is a testing 24km circuit (clockwise) incorporating the full North Face trail with additional sections of undulating forest roads and flowing singletrack. This is a real classic bike route designed to incorporate a balance of terrain that will test riders of all abilities and take in many of the best features of the forest.
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Terrain: Run routes are on a mixture of singletrack & forest roads. The North Face Trail is a Red graded mtb route involving technical singletrack climbing & descending. This is a purpose built trail comprising 9 sections of single-track featuring rocky sections, switchbacks, berms and boardwalks, linked together by forest roads.
Relay Category for Pairs: One person cycles, the other runs. This is open for male, female & mixed teams - ideal for specialist runners/cyclists or beginners who would like to test themselves over a single discipline.
Facilities: Grizedale bikes shop, bike hire, & service centre, visitor centre & café, toilets.
Entries: minimum entry age 18 years old.
Event Terms & Conditions HERE.
Relay Pair: £45.00
Entries on the day are charged at an extra £5
2015 Results HERE