TRIATHLON X - OLYMPIC X 18th JUNE 2023 - NEW UPDATED ROUTE

 

PART OF THE TRIATHLON X ULTRA FESTIVAL WEEKEND

  

DISTANCE : 31.9 MILES (51.5 km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 4032 ft (1,229 m)

AMBLESIDE - CUMBRIA - UNITED KINGDOM

 

OLYMPIC X AND SPRINT X RACE MANUAL

 

TRIATHLON X - OLYMPIC X 

 

FROM THE TEAM THAT BROUGHT YOU THE HALF X, ULTRA X AND EXTREME X- NEW ROUTE FOR 2023 - THE OLYMPIC X 

CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO AN OLYMPIC DISTANCE TRIATHLON WITH A DIFFERENCE. SET IN THE BEAUTIFUL LAKE DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK.

STARTING WITH A 1.5 km DEEP WATER SWIM IN LAKE WINDERMERE, FOLLOWED BY A CHALLENGING 40km BIKE RIDE, CLIMBING THE 'STRUGGLE' ON KIRKSTONE PASS AND CULMINATING WITH A 10km ROAD AND TRAIL RUN OUT AND BACK TO KNAB SCAR ON THE FAIRFIELD HORSESHOE

 

 

 

 

SWIM : LAKE WINDERMERE, OPEN WATER

DISTANCE : 0.93 MILES (1500m)

 

2 LAPS TRIANGULAR OPEN WATER SWIM AROUND WATERHEAD BAY AT THE NORTH END OF LAKE WINDERMERE 

 

SWIM MAP

 

 

 

 

 

BIKE : ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT, OPEN ROAD  

DISTANCE : 24.8 MILES (40km)

ELEVATION GAIN  3047ft (929m)

 

START : T1 WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE 

FINISH : T2 WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE

 

25 MILE (40km) 2 LOOP BIKE RIDE FROM WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE

 

KIRKSTONE LOOP - WATERHEAD - KIRKSTONE PASS - WATERHEAD

From T1 head North through the village of Ambleside before bearing Northeast and to the first ascent of Kirtksone Pass (K1). At 5.6 km with a maximum gradient of 25%, cumulating in the infamous ‘Struggle’ a short but sharp series of hairpin switchbacks just below the summit of 1,500m. Descending back to Transition via the village of Troutbeck and the A591

 

Competitors must re-enter the timing area before  before continuing onto the Langdale Loop.

 

LANGDLAE LOOP - WATERHEAD - DUNGEON GHYLL -WATERHEAD

From T1 head West through the Great Langdale Valley to Dungeon Ghyll turn around and return to T2 at Waterhead, Ambleside

 

 BIKE MAP

 

 

 

 

RUN : LOUGHRIGG FELL, MIXED ROAD AND TRAIL

 

DISTANCE : 6.2 miles (10km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 1154 ft (352m)

 

START : T2 - WATERHEAD - AMBLESIDE

FINISH :  WATERHEAD - AMBLESIDE

 

OUT AND BACK 6.2 MILE (10km)  RUN OVER ROADS AND MOUNTAIN TRAILS

 

BEAUTIFUL AND SCENIC, THE RUN FROM WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE TAKES THE 'UNDER LOGHRIGG' ROAD TO THE START OF THE STEEP CLIMB TO KNAB SCAR SUMMIT BEFORE RETRACING YOUR STEPS BACK  TO THE FINISH ON THE SHORES OF LAKE WINDERMERE. 

RUN MAP

  

 

THE SPRINT X AND OLYMPIC X ARE RUN IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE HALF X AND ULTRA X. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRIATHLON X - OLYMPIC X 18th JUNE 2023 - NEW UPDATED ROUTE

 

PART OF THE TRIATHLON X ULTRA FESTIVAL WEEKEND

  

DISTANCE : 31.9 MILES (51.5 km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 4032 ft (1,229 m)

AMBLESIDE - CUMBRIA - UNITED KINGDOM

 

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TRIATHLON X - SPRINT X - 18th JUNE 2023

 

UPDATED FOR 2023 TRIATHLON X - SPRINT X - SPRINT DISTANCE TRIATHLON

PART OF THE TRIATHLON X ULTRA FESTIVAL WEEKEND

 

DISTANCE : 16 MILES (25.5 km)

ELEVATION GAIN : 1919 ft (585 m)

AMBLESIDE - CUMBRIA - UNITED KINGDOM


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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