Human Race Triathlon and Cycling Events Calendar 2017

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16.01.17 at 12:00 pm

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We had so much fun supporting the Human Race triathlons, duathlons and sportives last year, we couldn’t help but get involved again for 2017.

Once again we’ll be travelling around the UK in the Yellow Jersey tour bus, handing out bucket loads of freebies before skiving off work to join in on the riding. Sadly we can’t go to every event, but if you spot us at any of the Human Race cycling events, be sure to come and say Hi.

What’s more, we’ll be doing some competitions over the year at events so keep checking in to find out more!

Not all of the events have confirmed dates yet, but we will update our list of Human Race cycle events as go.

Cycle Sportives

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Maserati Tour De Yorkshire

9th June 2017

The Maserati Tour de Yorkshire Ride offers a unique mix of Tour de France delivery combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty, resulting in a sportive dream day. Taking place on the 3rd and final day of the Tour de Yorkshire, this is your chance to ride many of the same roads as the pros before they do, including the pro finish line, complete with support from the waiting crowds.

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Dragon Ride (L’Etape Wales)

11th to 13th June 2017

Returning for its 14th year in 2017, the Dragon Ride has been picked up by the ASO, and will offer the same inspiring riding experience to UK cyclists as they do for L’etape du Tour. It is long, tough, and there are actual dragons flying around to help keep you motivated.*

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Chiltern 100 Sportive

16th July 2017

One of the highest rated major sportives in the UK, the event still maintains a club-like atmosphere and camaraderie. The challenging landscape of the Chilterns means that the routes are as testing as they are stunning, both taking in infamous climbs such as Whiteleaf Hill and Wardrobes.

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ICAP L’Etape London by Le Tour de France

Date TBC

L’Etape London by Le Tour de France and Human Race  in support of Access Sport brings the glamour of the Tour de France to the capital. A open road event which takes in much of Stage Three of the 2014 Tour de France Grand Depart, and culminates spectacularly with a lap of honour around the Lee Valley VeloPark. Chris Froome even showed up last year to entertain us with his dancing.

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Triathlon and Duathlon

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Nuffield Health Eton Supersprints

20th and 21st May 2017

The Nuffield Health Eton SuperSprint triathlons are widely regarded as the official start of the UK triathlon season. Taking place at the fantastic Eton Dorney Lake, the SuperSprint Saturday event starts with an open water swim in the clear, clean waters of the Olympic rowing lake before taking to the closed, flat road circuit. Yellow Jersey will be entering the ‘Mates Wave’ for head to head racing, and office bragging rights.

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ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships

21st May 2017

Eton Sprints has been selected by British Triathlon as a qualifying race for the 2017 ITU World Championships in Rotterdam.

With a 750m swim, a safe closed-roads 21.2km draft legal bike course followed by a 5km run course up and down the lake, this is probably the fastest triathlon in the UK.

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Windsor Triathlon

18th June 2017

26 years and counting! Awarded the BTF’s ‘Event of the Year’ a remarkable seven times, the Windsor Triathlon is one of the best Olympic distance triathlons in the UK. The triathlon celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2015, and has stood the test of time with its quality delivery, stunning location, and great event village. It poured with rain continuously last year, so fingers crossed we have a bit more fun this time around.

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Goodman Masson Diamond Triathlon

25th July 2017

2012 was a big year for the UK. With the biggest sporting event in the world descending on London and a Diamond Jubilee to celebrate, it was party time on the streets of Great Britain. To commemorate, Human Race and British Olympic legend Daley Thompson launched a brand new multisport event designed to get everyone involved in the UK’s fastest growing mass participation sport. Now in its fourth year and with multiple distances on offer, there really is something for everyone!

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SuperTri Children’s, Youth & Junior Open Water Triathlon

1st July 2017

The event takes place at Dorney Lake, Eton (a leading venue for Senior and Elite triathlon events) giving young people the opportunity to feel what it is like to compete on a grand stage. Dorney Lake was the venue for the rowing and kayak events in the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012.

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Lidl BananaMan Triathlon

8th July 2017

The Lidl BananaMan Triathlon is back. There are a total of SIX different takes on the triathlon theme which means there is something for everyone. Whether you get a triathlon taster with the Banana Split, rope in some friends with the Bunch of Bananas Relay or take on the Whole Banana, there’s something for all abilities and ages.Extra points for anyone who wears yellow on the day!

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Shock Absorber Women Only Triathlon

9th July 2017

The Shock Absorber WomenOnly Triathlon has evolved into a full female-only multi-sport day. Take your pick; there’s something for everyone. So, whether it’s about taking on a challenge for the first time for the official charity Breast Cancer Care, or just to challenge yourself to better your time, the atmosphere at Dorney Lake makes this the perfect event at which to do this.

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Woburn Abbey Triathlon

9th September 2017

Tri for life presents The Woburn Abbey Triathlon, Bedfordshire. One of the UK’s most loved triathlons, it has become famed for its iconic venue and unrivalled family experience. Highlights of the event include stunning views of The Abbey and deer park, great event village, and the stunning cycle route through the picturesque roads surrounding Woburn. Now in its 9th year, tri for life has raised over £2m for its charity partners. In 2016, the triathlon was raising money for Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital and Melanoma Focus.

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Media Trust Triathlon

Date TBC

Organised in partnership with Dentsu Aegis Network, Google and Sky Media, the event is designed to raise funds for Media Trust, a charity that inspires the media and communications industry to give their time and creative power to benefit charities, communities and young people. With support from key players in the media industry, the day promises to feed your competitive spirit with plenty of inter-company and inter-industry competition.

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HSBC Triathlon and Duathlon

Date TBC

From origins as a corporate event, title sponsors HSBC opened the day up to the general public in order to promote healthy living to as many people as possible. The ethos of the HSBC Triathlon is to get everyone involved in the multisport experience, be it competing, supporting or just taking in the atmosphere on the day.

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*Dragons are wild animals. We cannot guarantee dragons on the day.

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