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AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds 2019: British Standard Distance Championships course

The 2019 AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds has confirmed routes for 8th/9th June. Details here for the British Triathlon Standard Distance Championships

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Routes revealed for 2019 AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds 

The fourth edition of the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds (www.leeds.triathlon.org) will take place this year over the weekend of 8-9 June 2019.

For the third consecutive year, the event will host the British Triathlon Standard Distance Championships. If Age-Group silverware is your goal, this is the race you should be looking towards. The Standard Distance event will take place on the morning of Sunday 9th June.

In addition to the the championship status, the race is also an Age-Group qualifier for the 2020 ITU Triathlon World Championships, which will be held in Edmonton, Canada. Details of the allocation of places and how to qualify and register for that can be found HERE.

The Course

Course details for the 2019 event have been confirmed today, which suggest that the successful set up and course of the past two years has been retained, with the event hub and swim/transition in Roundhay Park / finish line area in the heart of Leeds at Millennium Square.

Event Director of the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds, Wayne Coyle said:

“Participants have embraced the course on offer at the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds over the past two years, with a 75,000-strong crowd out in force cheering on friends, family and their Olympic heroes. Routes will remain untouched for 2019 to allow for another round of fantastic sporting displays, whether participants are going for gold, or making their multisport debut.”

Distances

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Swim: 1.5km | Bike: 36.22km | 10km

The route starts with a one-lap swim in Waterloo Lake, Roundhay Park, before a two-lap, closed roads bike route will see athletes ride out towards Headingley; past Mansion House and through Meanwood, before turning back and returning to the transition hub and completing a second lap to return to transition in Roundhay park. From there, the run is a point-to-point (net downhill) 10km run, finishing up on the blue carpet in Millennium Square.

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John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.
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