It looks to be a busy Sunday in the South West. Here are the permitted events taking place this weekend.
Cotswolds Sprint Duathlon
Taking place in the surrounding areas of Sudeley Castle, the Cotswolds Sprint Duathlon is the second edition of the popular race from Tough Runner UK.
A fast course that invites both beginners and seasoned athletes to enter, the event is raced across a 5km run, 18km cycle and final 5km run through some amazing Cotswolds villages.
Tavistock Triathlon and GO TRI
Beginning in the 50m pool at Mount Kelly, these events boast a quiet cycle along rolling roads and a final run using the old railway line.
This event is incredibly accessible for almost every skill level, offering a senior sprint, standard distance, TriStar 1, 2, 3 and Start, Youth/Junior, and GO TRI distances split by age groups ranging from 8-10, 11-14 and 14+.
Minehead Sprint Triathlon 2020
The Minehead Open Water Sprint Triathlon returns this weekend for its third year. Participants will race through a 750m sea swim before taking on a fast out and back, undulating bike course that boasts views of Exmoor National Park as well as Porlock Bay. The final leg of the race will have participants enjoy a coastal run with varied terrain.
Everyone who crosses the finishing line after completing the 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run will receive a wooden finishers medal and t-shirt.
Organised by the award-winning TriBourne Events, the Eastbourne Duathlon takes place in Helen Garden along Eastbourne’s seafront and invites both runners and cyclists to give multisport a go.
Being made up of a 5km run, a challenging 19km cycle across Beachy Head Road and finishing in Helen Garden with a 2.5km run to the finish.
GO TRI High Lodge Winter Series Event 1
This GO TRI is a great event for people looking to tri multisport for the first time, or those who are familiar but want to test their fitness after time away over the lockdown period.
The course is completely off-road, beginning with a 2.25km run, followed by a 7.25km cycle and a final 2.25km run.
All these events listed for this weekend have been issued with a British Triathlon event permit, meaning their safety documentation and Covid-19 Secure measures have met the required standards. You can find further upcoming events on the event search buttons below.