The Dartington Duathlon is a multi-sport race that takes place twice a year at the magestic Dartington Hall Estate near Totnes in Devon. Online entries for October 2016 are now open. Each race is limited to a maximum of 300 participants.
The March 20 th edition of the Dartington Duathlon is a sprint distance race. It begins with a 5 km road run along the private roads and paths within Dartington Estate. This is followed by a 20 km road-cycle on fast, undulating public roads. The race finishes with a 2.5 km cross-country run within the grounds of Dartington Hall Estate.
The October 30 th edition of the Dartington Duathlon offers you the choice of either the standard (Olympic) distance race or the shorter sprint distance race. The standard distance race begins with a 10 km road run. This is two laps of a 5k circuit. The sprint race is one lap of the same course. The bike leg is a 20 km course. The standard distance race completes two laps (40 km) and the sprint distance race completes one. The standard distance race finishes with a 5 km cross-country run within the grounds of Dartington Hall Estate. The sprint distance race completes a 2.5 km cross-country run.
Transition is a secure area with a tarmac surface, adjacent to the race HQ with toilets & changing facilities. Hot & Cold drinks are available from the Race HQ until 10:00 am. From 10 am onwards the Roundhouse Cafe, oposite transition, is open and serving refreshments.
Both races are run in accordance with the British Triathlon Federation rules.
Races are electronically chip timed by RF Tech Ltd. Results are produced Live OnLine and individual printouts can be obtained at the finish line. Final results are published on the JustEvents website within 48 hours of the race finish.
Individual athletes compete under their respective age and gender category. Relay Teams compete against each other as an open category (mixed age & gender). Trophies, Medals and cash prizes are awarded for winners within each of the categories.
This race takes place on open public roads, the minimum age for participation is 15 years (Participants must be 15 years or older as of 31st December 2016). Anyone under the age of 18 years must gain parental concent prior to registering online.