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 2015 will open on Sunday 29th November 2014. Each race is limited to a maximum of 250 participants.
The March 29th 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 18th edition of the Dartington Duathlon is a standard distance race which begins with a 10 km road run. This is two laps of our 5k sprint distance course. The bike leg is 40 km and is two laps of our 20km sprint distance bike course. The standard distance race finishes with a 5 km cross-country run within the grounds of Dartington Hall Estate.
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.
All our races are registered with the British Triathlon Federation and run in strict accordance with their rules & regulations. Participants are required to have BTF Membership. If you are not a British Triathlon Federation member you will need to purchase day membership from us. You can do this when you register online or when you collect your race pack from registration.
All races are electronically chip timed by RF Technologies. 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. All participants receive a commemorative event T-Shirt in their Race Pack.
In accordance with the British Triathlon Federation Rules for races that are on roads open to the public, the minimum age for participation is 15 years. Anyone under the age of 18 years must produce a completed "Parental Consent Form" at time of registration.