Here at Tri Northumberland we thought you’d like to know that the 2012 events calendar is now confirmed and the events are now open. 2012 is a special year for the UK sport, why not join in and do something exciting, there’s bound to be something for you below. We’re excited to have new events for 2012 together with the popular established ones. Morpeth Duathlon, new for 2012, will prove to become a very popular event in future years so why not give this a go – you’ll be able to say “I did the first race”!
You will also notice that we are organising the events in collaboration with VO2max Racing Events, the established event crew and the Triathlon Club, so you can expect the same friendly service and high quality our events are noted for.
Morpeth Duathlon 9th April 2012
(Bank Holiday Monday) 7Km run / 29Km bike / 3.5Km run
Morpeth, often referred to as the county town of Northumberland is the venue for the inaugural Morpeth Duathlon. The historical buildings, gorgeuos surrounding countryside make Morpeth an ideal event location. More info and entry here
Ashington Sprint Triathlon 7th May 2012
(Bank Holiday Monday) 400m pool swim / 20Km bike / 5Km run
Ashington Triathlon is now in its 4th year and continues to grow every year, always selling out well before the event, being an ideal start to your 2012 multi-sport season and attracting a wide range of competitors from all abilities, especially beginners. Enter early to avoid disappointment. More info and entryhere
QE2 Sprint Triathlon 3rd June 2012
750m freshwater lake swim / 20Km bike / 5Km run
Traditionally the region’s first open-water triathlon of the season, this perennial favourite is held at the QE2 Country Park which boasts a 16 hectare lake surrounded by developing woodland and open grasslands which you can enjoy during the run. The bike passes the beautiful Northumbria coastline that won’t disappoint! Event full last few years so enter early! More info and entry here
Northumberland Triathlon Festival 1st July 2012
Choice of OWS (750m/1500m/3000m) and Sprint and Standard Triathlons
If there was ever an ideal location to stage a triathlon event then Druridge Bay country park must fit into that category. The swim will be in the warm shallow freshwater Ladyburn Lake set in the park grounds a short distance from the sea. The bike route will take you along the beautiful rugged coastal route and footpath run winds it’s way through the woods and meadows that surround Ladyburn lake. More info and entry here
Newbiggin Sprint Triathlon 9th September 2012
750m swim / 20Km bike / 5Km run
Set in the fishing village of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea, the atmosphere on the promenade run route makes this a great race and a fantastic finale to your season. Sold out last few years so enter early! More info and entry here
Woodhorn Duathlon 28th October 2012
6Km run / 24Km bike / 3Km run
With a run course around the historic Woodhorn Museum and a great bike route, this is a fantastic event for all abilities and a superb end of season event. More info and entry here
The event crew look forward to welcoming you to our events in 2012. For more information click the event image, or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
and look forward to seeing you again next season.