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Is it the sense of achievement when you cross that finish line? The medal? The celebration afterwards? Maybe you challenge yourself to raise money for a cause close to your heart. 

Whatever the reason, we want you to cross your next finish line with us.  

This year, Wiggle has teamed up with Human Race to bring you an unforgettable calendar of world-famous events. Whatever your reason, whatever your ability, we’ve got something for you. 

Click on the links below to find out more.

Cycle

Triathlon

Run

Cycle

Tour de Yorkshire Ride 

Date: Sunday 5th May 2019 

Location: Leeds 

Distances:

  • Long route: 123km
  • Medium route: 78km
  • Short route: 50km

 

 

The Tour de Yorkshire Ride offers a unique opportunity to cross the same finish lines as professionals such as Geraint Thomas, combined with Yorkshire hospitality and beauty resulting in a sportive dream day. This is your chance to ride many of the same roads as the pros before they do, complete with support from the waiting Yorkshire crowds.  

Book your place on the Tour de Yorkshire Ride


Dragon Ride & Tour 

Date: 7th – 9th June 2019 

Location: Margam Park, Port Talbot 

 

 

Distances:

  • Macmillan 100: 100km
  • Medio Fondo: 153km
  • Gran Fondo: 223km
  • Dragon Devil: 300km
  • Dragon 2 Day Tour
  • Dragon 3 Day Tour

The Dragon Ride & Tour is one of the oldest and most iconic & toughest rides in the UK, returning to Margam Park for its 16th year. Based in the Brecon Beacons, The Dragon offers challenges at every turn. Take on the Tour and cover up to 500km in 3 days including the renowned Devil (300km) or join us for the toughest one day sportive in the UK. 


L’Etape UK

Date: 14th July 2019 

Location: Penn House, Amersham 

 

 

 

Distances:

  • Long route: 161km
  • Medium route: 109km
  • Short route: 52km
  • Amersham Classic (Vintage Ride): 52km 

This year we will see the Tour de France come to the UK! L’Etape UK will form part of the infamous L’Etape Series offering riders 3 routes to choose from through the spectacular Chiltern Hills. Participants and spectators will experience the “Fan Park by Le Tour de France” with activities, food stalls and the chance to watch the Tour de France live on the big screen! 

Triathlon

Eton Sprints Weekend 

Date: 18th and 19th May 2019 

Location: Eton Dorney Lake, Berkshire 

 

 

Distances

  • Sprint distance: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
  • SuperSprint distance: 400m swim, 21.2km bike, 5km run
  • ETU Sprint Distance Challenge: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run – European Championship Qualifier 

The Eton Sprints Weekend is widely regarded as the official start of the UK triathlon season, taking place at one of the iconic venues of the 2012 Olympic Games. Eton Dorney Lake provides the ideal environment for first time and experienced triathletes looking to get an early season time under their belt. Register for a SuperSprint on Saturday 18th or Sunday 19th May.


Royal Windsor Triathlon 

Date: 16th June 2019 

Location: Alexandra Gardens and Windsor Castle 

Distances: 

  • Olympic Individual Triathlon: 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run
  • Olympic Relay: 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Sprint Individual Triathlon: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
  • Sprint Relay: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)

 

The Royal Windsor Triathlon is one of England’s most legendary and oldest triathlons. Few can compare with the historical backdrop of Windsor Castle, the majestic River Thames, the green vista of the Long Walk and the stunning overall surroundings of Windsor. Awarded BTFs ‘Event of the Year’ a remarkable seven times. 


Bananaman Triathlon 

Date: 29th June 2019 

Location: Eton Dorney Lake, Berkshire 

Distances:

  • Banana Split (taster for 15+): 200m swim, 5.3km bike, 2.5km run
  • Half Banana (Novice): 400m swim, 10.6km bike, 2.5km run
  • Banana Fritter (Supersprint): 400m swim, 21.2km bike, 5km run
  • Whole Banana (Challenge): 800m swim, 31.8km bike, 7.5km run
  • Jumbo Banana (Olympic): 1500m swim, 42.4km bike, 10km run
  • Bunch of Bananas Relay: 800m swim, 31.8km bike, 7.5km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Duathlon: 5km run, 21.2km bike, 2.5km run
  • Children’s Banana Split (11-14 years): 200m swim, 5.3km bike, 1.8km run
  • Scootathlon: 390m scoot, 390m bike, 250m run
  • British Triathlon Junior Super Series: 750m swim, 21.2km bike, 5km run
  • British Triathlon Youth Super Series: 400m swim, 10.6km bike, 2.5km run 

There is something for everyone at the UK’s most bananas multisport event! Whether you get a triathlon taster with the Banana Split or take on the Whole Banana, there’s something for all abilities and ages. Rope your friends and family in and take part in the Bunch of Bananas Relay. Extra points for anyone who wears yellow on the day! 

Date: 7th and 8th September 2019 

Location: Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire 

 

 

Distances:

Saturday 7th September 2019

  • 220 Triathlon WoBurner (Middle Distance) Individual: 1900m swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run
  • 220 Triathlon WoBurner (Middle Distance) Relay: 1900m swim, 90km bike, 21.1km run
  • Olympic Individual: 1500m swim, 44km bike, 10.5km run
  • Olympic Relay: 1500m swim, 44km bike, 10.5km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Sprint Individual: 750m swim, 22km bike, 5.2km run 

Sunday 8th September 2019

  • Olympic Individual: 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run
  • Olympic Relay: 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Sprint Individual: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
  • Sprint Relay: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Supersprint Individual: 400m swim, 10km bike, 2.5km run
  • Scootathlon charity place: 400m scoot, 400m bike, 150m run
  • Junior Triathlon 9-12 years: 100m swim, 3km bike, 1km run
  • Junior Triathlon 13-15 years: 300m swim, 6.8km bike, 2.5km run 

One of the UK’s most loved triathlons and organised in partnership with the charity organisation Tri For Life, the Woburn Abbey Triathlon is famed for its beautiful venue and unrivalled family experience. A weekend of sporting challenge, family fun and charity fundraising, the Woburn Abbey Triathlon has so far raised close to £2.5 million for its charity partners. 


Season Finale  

Date: 15th September 2019 

Location: Eton Dorney Lake, Berkshire 

 

 

Distances:

  • First timers (adults): 200m swim, 5.3km bike, 2.5km run
  • Novice Triathlon: 400m swim, 10.6km bike, 2.5km bike
  • Sprint Triathlon: 750m swim, 21.2km bike, 5km run
  • Olympic Triathlon: 1500m swim, 42.4km bike, 10km run
  • Olympic Relay: 1500m swim, 42.4km bike, 10km run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • Duathlon: 5km swim, 21.2km bike, 2.5km run
  • Kids Triathlon 11+ years: 200m swim, 5.3km bike, 1.8km run
  • Scootathlon: 390m scoot, 390m bike, 250m run 

The Season Finale Triathlon is the ideal way to finish the year at Dorney Lake, giving you a final chance to take on the fast and flat course. This is the perfect event for triathletes of all abilities, from first-timers to veterans. There’s a range of distances available, including the popular duathlon and children’s races. 


BallBuster Duathlon 

Date: 2nd November 2019 

Location: Box Hill, Surrey 

 

 

 

Distances:

  • Ballbuster individual: 8 mile run, 24 mile bike, 8 mile run
  • Ballbuster relay: 8 mile run, 24 mile bike, 8 mile run (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)

Set in the picturesque setting of the Box Hill National Trust site, the course takes you on five laps of Box Hill and the undulating hills of the North Downs. A notoriously tough event, it is now in its 28th year and is a ‘must-do’ race for every competitive multi-sport athlete in the country, it will test your fitness and stamina to the max! 

Run

Cancer Research UK London Winter Run 

Date: 9th February 2020

Location: Trafalgar Square, London 

Distance: 10km

The Cancer Research UK London Winter Run is a 10km challenge through the heart of the city, passing world-famous landmarks and instantly recognisable areas that have been taken over by winter creatures. Enter as an individual, Cancer Research UK Fundraising VIP or as a group. You can also get competitive with colleagues and enter the Corporate Clash!


ASICS Race on Track 

Date: Oulton Park, Cheshire 

Location: 24th February 2019 

 

 

Distances:

  • 10km
  • Half marathon
  • 3.5hr distance challenge 

ASICS Race on Track is a 10k, Half Marathon and 3.5 hr distance challenge on Sunday 24th February at Oulton Park. It’s the perfect preparation if you’re training for a spring marathon, such as the iconic ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon  


ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon 

Date: 7th April 2019 

Location: Lancashire Cricket Club, Manchester 

 

 

Race Options:

  • Individual and group entries
  • 2 leg relay (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)
  • 4 leg relay (please contact races@humanrace.co.uk if you would like to take part in the relay)

The ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon is one of the UK’s premier running events, famous for its fast, flat and friendly route. From some of the world’s greatest elite runners to those who thought completing a marathon would never be possible you’re sure to find the incredible Mancunian support unforgettable. You can also enter as a relay team so rally your friends and family together and complete the challenge as a team!


Wiggle Manchester Half Marathon 

Date: 13th October 2019 

Location: Lancashire Cricket Club, Manchester 

Distance: 13.1 Miles

This 13.1 mile challenge takes place every October, starting and finishing by Old Trafford, and is easily the biggest in the region with over 15,000 runners. It’s an event that aims to truly represent all the wonderful people of Manchester, and celebrate our achievements. 

 

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Nassrin Chamanian
Published on: 12 Mar 2019

Interests include riding my bike, talking about my bike, watching bike racing...