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Welcome to the London Duathlon 2010 We look forward to welcoming you to the sixth London Duathlon, to be held in Richmond Park on Sunday 12th September 2010.

Key Changes for 2010

Having established the event back in 2005, I am delighted to have the opportunity to be involved in it again through my new company, Mass Participation Events. In returning to the event, it has enabled us to review some of the arrangements and to make some changes for 2010.

Race packs collected from registration - nothing will be posted out pre event

Perhaps the most significant change has been to extend the first run of the Challenge distance to a 10km lap. We believe this offers a distance that can be more easily compared to other running and duathlon events.

Registration open on Saturday 14:00 – 18:00, as well as Sunday (Racking is Sunday only)

New events have been introduced; the Ultra distance event offers a 20km 80km 10km test of endurance, which will see athletes competing throughout the day on the bike and run courses. A 10km run only option has been added to the schedule in the middle of the day which gives dedicated runners the chance to enjoy the park while it is closed to traffic. Finally, we have brought most of the Race village across onto the grass adjacent to the Start, Finish and Transition area to create a better atmosphere during the day.

Challenge Run is 10km

It is a privilege for us once more to use the stunning backdrop of the Royal Park to host the race. In addition to a big thank you to Richmond Park we would also like to extend our gratitude to the three surrounding boroughs of Richmond, Wandsworth and Kingston, who all help to make this event possible. We would also like to thank Richmond Park Golf Club, St John Ambulance and of course our tireless volunteers who turn out come wind, rain or shine. Please take time to thank them if they help you on the day, without them the events would simply not happen. Good luck, relish the challenge and we hope you have a memorable and enjoyable experience. Kind Regards, Kevin Stewart, Managing Director Mass Participation Events

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Contents 3

Pre Race

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Race Day

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Your Race

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General Information

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Race Day Checklist

Getting There Step by Step Procedure Start times

Transition Run Bike Removal of Equipment Return to Transition Deer & Dog Warning Team Relay Disqualification and Penalties

Spectator and Race Village

Pre Race Checklist Check emails or website for your Race Number and Start Time Print Car Park pass (if purchased)

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Course Maps

Directions to Richmond Park Photo ID (eg: driver’s licence; passport) BTF membership card (if applicable)

Sponsors The event would not be possible without the help and support of the following organisations, to whom we offer special thanks

Check equipment, get your bike serviced

Race Day Checklist Bike Bike Helmet Bike water bottle Cycle shoes (if you have them) Running shoes Warm clothing

Please note

No music players or headphones may be used during the event. Mobile phones cannot be used in transition or during the race

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Getting there Travel Details All competitors will need to head towards the Roehampton Gate, where Race village, Transition, Kids Zone, Start and Finish are all situated.

By Bike If you live near to the Park you will probably find it easiest to cycle to the event. Please use roads outside the Park or the Tamsin Trail (a dirt cycle track around the Park) but not the main Park roads as these will be closed for the race. Cycle routes: www.lcc.org.uk

By Car See local access on maps pages 20-25

Car Parking Car Parking is provided at Richmond Park for 1,000 cars and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Participants can purchase tickets via the entry system, go to www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk, follow the Enter Now link and log in to your account. The car parking will only be available to competitors who have purchased tickets on the website prior to the event – they will not be available at the gate due to space constraints. Access to the pre-paid parking is via the northbound A3 at Chohole Gate. This gate is accessed via a sliproad (Norstead Place SW15 3SA) which is north of Robin Hood Gate. Please refer to map on pages XX & YY. If approaching on the southbound carriageway, turn at the Robin Hood roundabout and head northbound (back into London). Exit will be via the same gate and slip road – which is a compulsory left turn onto the northbound A3. For the southbound carriageway, go through the first set of lights, take the slip-road and turn at the Tibbet’s Corner roundabout for the A3 south.

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Important... Please ensure you have your parking pass to hand on arrival where it will be collected by the Parking Marshals. Please follow the directions of the Parking Marshals who will manage this area. Entry to and use of the car park is subject to the current terms and conditions of City and Suburban Parking Ltd, which will be on display at the car park entrance and available on request. Entry to and use of this car park is at your own risk. Please allow approximately 10 minutes to walk from the car park to the Race village area (approx 1km).

There is NO parking available near Roehampton Gate.

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From nearby stations Walking routes to Richmond Park (Roehampton Gate)

from local train stations: From Barnes Station Turn right and head South down Rocks Lane. Turn right upon reaching Upper Richmond Road, and after a short distance cross the road to head left down Priory Lane. Roehampton Gate is at the end of this lane.

From Barnes Bridge From the station, walk left down The Terrace, and then left again down White Hart Lane (third left off The Terrace). At the end of White Hart Lane, follow the road left along Priests Bridge until you reach Upper Richmond Road. Cross the road and walk to your left until you reach Priory Lane. Roehampton Gate is at the end of this lane.

From Richmond

Turn right and head along Church Road. Then turn left onto Sheen Road, which becomes Upper Richmond Road West. Eventually Priory Lane will appear on your right, at the end of which is Roehampton Gate.

From East Putney Tube Station

Head along Ernshaw Place, turning right along Carlton Drive until reaching Upper Richmond Road. Head left (westward) and carry on walking until you reach Priory Lane onyour left, at the end of which is Roehampton Gate.

From Wimbledon

Turn right and head North up Wimbledon Hill Road, the High Street and Parkside. Turn left off Parkside onto Windmill Road, and take the first turn on the right (which continues as Windmill Road). Cross Kingston Road to head down Roehampton Lane. Take a left off Roehampton Lane down Danebury Avenue, which takes you to the end of Priory Lane ending up at Roehampton Gate.

By Public Transport

Competitors should be aware that the number of bikes taken onto the tubes and trains could be substantially higher due to the event, and extra time should be allocated for tube journeys allowing for delays due to restrictions on the number of bikes allowed on any one train.

Tube

District Line Tube Bikes can be taken on the District Line Tube service on the Sunday of the event, enabling bikes to be taken all the way to Richmond station.

Overland train

South West Trains Bikes can also be taken on South West train services,which service all of the over-ground stations within the vicinity of Richmond Park. These stations are Twickenham, St. Margaret’s, Richmond, North Sheen, Mortlake, Barnes Bridge, Barnes and Putney. Please check the website below for timetables and engineering services on the day Rail Enquiries: www.tfl.gov.uk

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Step-by-Step Procedure Registration Saturday All Distances

2:00pm – 6:00pm

Sunday Elite 07.15am - 8:15am Ultra Distance 07.15am - 8:15am Challenge Distance 07.15am - 11:00am Fun Distance 12:30pm - 1:45pm BIKE RACKING SUNDAY ONLY We strongly advise that you arrive at Richmond Park at least 1 hour 30 minutes before your start time. It will take time for you to park, collect your numbers and timing chip, gain access to Transition, rack your bike, set up prior to your race and to familiarise yourself with the course and warm up properly for the race.

facing to the front. Numbers that have been cut down or are not clearly visible will result in a 2 minute penalty. The Race Number should be attached to the race belt at about the top quarter line rather than in the middle – if it is attached in the middle it will fold over and the number can’t be seen.

1. On arrival go to the Registration Marquee in the

Bike & Helmet Numbers - 3:

Race Village.

(Note: this is over the bridge on the grass by Finish, not in the car park as it was in previous years)

2. Go to the desk indicated for your Race Number 3. Show your BTF licence if you are a member. If you are not you must show another form of photo ID (see Checklist on page 3).

4. You will receive: an electronic timing chip, an ankle strap and an envelope containing:

Race Numbering Security Wristband - 1: To be attached to your wrist and not taken off until you have removed your bike from Transition after racing (this is a security precaution).

Stick a number to the handlebars with the number facing forward plus one on the seat stem, facing the side. This should not be taken off until you remove your bike from Transition after racing. The bike number and your security band number must match for you to remove your bike. Helmet Number: This is a sticker which should be affixed to the front of your helmet.

Timing Chip It becomes your responsibility until you hand it back at the end of your race. Due to the costs of this technology, there will be a £20 charge if you lose your timing chip once in your possession. The band to attach this to your ankle is extremely secure but please be careful. The timing chip is registered against your Race Number for the results service and will provide times for each stage of the race if used properly.

IT MUST BE WORN AROUND YOUR ANKLE

Race Number - 2: We advise you attach the number to a race belt (see image on this page showing the use of a race belt instead of pins). Race belts are available for purchase from Tri and Run, our official retailer at approximately £5. The belt will give you the flexibility to switch race clothing and make it easy to move the number from back to front. During the bike phase the number must be displayed facing to the rear and during the run phase the number must be displayed

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If you are competing in the Team Relay, only one person from your Team needs to register and collect a chip but the Race Numbers must be correctly attached to the bike and helmet to be used by the cyclist before it can be racked in transition.

Racking Make your way to the bike racking in the transition area. Place your bike, helmet and equipment at any marked position on the racking on your Wave row. We are NOT providing each competitor with a numbered racking position, so make sure you remember your bike position. Racking space is limited so please place your bike neatly on the marked position.

Key Transition Rules

This is a high security area. Access will only be given to those competitors wearing security wristbands. No family, friends (or pets) will be allowed in the transition area. You must rack your bike in the row indicated for your start group – failure to do so will result in a penalty or disqualification. Once you have racked your bike and helmet at the advised time, only you and your race clothing will be allowed into the area before you race.

ALL PROPERTY IS LEFT AT OWNERS RISK. Competitors with race numbers 300 - 940 should remove their bikes from transition by 12:30pm at the latest to allow Fun Distance competitors to rack. All Competitors must remove their equipment no longer than 90 minutes after finishing their race.

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Race Times Please ensure you check this prior to the race day at www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk Race starts will take place in a staggered format. You will need to go to the Competitor Holding Area 10 minutes prior to your allocated time, where you will be moved to the start line in groups of 10 individuals for your official start. Your race time will be triggered upon crossing the start line. Once you have received your race number, please see below for your official race start time.

Start Times

Elite & Ultra

08:45 Male Elite All 08:50 Female Elite All 09:00 Ultra Distance All

Challenge Distance

Start Schedule Race Number From To From 09:10 09:15 300 09:15 09:20 471 09:20 09:25 641 09:30 09:35 727 09:35 09:40 813 09:40 09:45 899 09:45 09:50 985 09:50 09:55 1071 10:00 10:05 1157 10:05 10:10 1243 10:10 10:15 1329 10:15 10:20 1415 10:20 10:25 1501 10:30 10:35 1587 10:35 10:40 1673 10:40 10:45 1759 10:45 10:50 1845 10:50 10:55 1931 11:00 11:05 2017 11:05 11:10 2103 11:10 11:15 2189 11:15 11:20 2275 11:20 11:25 2361 11:30 11:35 2600 11:35 11:40 2686

To 470 640 726 812 898 984 1070 1156 1242 1328 1414 1500 1586 1672 1758 1844 1930 2016 2102 2188 2274 2360 2446 2685 2771

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Start Schedule Race Number From To From 14:00 14:05 3301 14:05 14:10 3452 14:10 14:15 3603 14:15 14:20 3689 14:20 14:25 3775 14:25 14:30 3861

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Distances The race distances are subject to the constraints of the roads in the Park, the actual distances for each race are:

Ultra Distance & Ultra Relay Run 20km – Bike 77km - Run 10km

Challenge Distance & Challenge Relay Run 10km - Bike 22km - Run 5km

Run 1

Fun Distance Run 5km - Bike 11km - Run 5km

Ultra Description Run 1

20km course (2 laps) The run involves a steady climb up from Roehampton Gate to Richmond Gate, following the road south turning left at the Ham Gate junction, cutting through the Park on the road between Pen Ponds and Isabella Plantation. NEW SECTION: At Pen Ponds Car Park it turns left, turning just before White Lodge, down the hill to Robin Hood Gate and finally climbs gently back to Roehampton Gate and Transition. At the end of lap 1, enter Transition, turn right immediately, run down the racking rows, turn left and head for the Run Out to pick up the second lap.

Bike 77km (7 laps) The course is the clockwise carriageway of the main Park road, travelling in the opposite direction to the run and is quite technical involving several climbs and descents where care is needed. On leaving transition it heads south past Robin Hood Gate, at which point the whole width of road is available to cyclists. There is a short, steep climb up Broomfield Hill and then a steep descent down past Kingston Gate. As the route climbs gradually up past Ham Gate the carriageway is again shared with runners, to Richmond Gate. From Richmond Gate the route descends back down to Roehampton Gate.

Run 2 10km course (1 lap) Head for Run Out and join the road, completing the same lap as for the first run. As you approach Race Village run under the pedestrian bridge, look out for signs to the Finish, which is on the left.

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Challenge Description

10km course (1 lap) The run involves a steady climb up from Roehampton Gate to Richmond Gate, following the road south turning left at the Ham Gate junction, cutting through the Park on the road between Pen Ponds and Isabella Plantation. NEW SECTION: At Pen Ponds Car Park it turns left, turning just before White Lodge, down the hill to Robin Hood Gate and finally climbs gently back to Roehampton Gate and Transition. The first 250m of the course is an undulating grass section adjacent to Roehampton Car Park, you will then join the Park Road travelling on the anti-clockwise carriageway around the perimeter of the Park.

Bike 22km (2 laps) The course is the clockwise carriageway of the main Park road, travelling in the opposite direction to the run and is quite technical involving several climbs and descents where care is needed. On leaving transition it heads south past Robin Hood Gate, at which point the whole width of road is available to cyclists. There is a short, steep climb up Broomfield Hill and then a steep descent down past Kingston Gate. As the route climbs gradually up past Ham Gate the carriageway is again shared with runners, to Richmond Gate. From Richmond Gate the route descends back down to Roehampton Gate.

Run 2 5km course (1 lap) leaves transition via the run out, to join the run course. Please be aware there may be athletes starting their race coming from the left. The route heads up the hill towards Richmond,but turns left after the rugby pitches towards White Lodge, cutting through the middle of the Park via Pen Ponds and Robin Hood Gate. To return to the Race Village, come under the pedestrian bridge and look for signs to the Finish on your left.

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Fun Description Run 1

5km course (1 lap) Fun distance run leaves the

start and heads up the hill towards Richmond, but turns left after the rugby pitches, towards White Lodge, cutting through the middle of the Park, via Pen Ponds and Robin Hood Gate to return to the transition area.

Bike

11km (1 lap) The course is the clockwise

carriageway of the main Park road, travelling in the opposite direction to the run and is quite technical involving several climbs and descents where care is needed. On leaving transition it heads south past Robin Hood Gate, at which point the whole width of road is available to cyclists. There is a short, steep climb up Broomfield Hill and then a steep descent down past Kingston Gate. As the route climbs gradually up past Ham Gate the carriageway is again shared with runners, to Richmond Gate. From Richmond Gate the route descends back down to Roehampton Gate.

Run 2 5km course (1 lap) leaves transition via the run out, to join the run course. Please be aware there may be athletes starting their race coming from the left. The route heads up the hill towards Richmond,but turns left after the rugby pitches towards White Lodge, cutting through the middle of the Park via Pen Ponds and Robin Hood Gate. To return to the Race Village, come under the pedestrian bridge and look for signs to the Finish on your left.


Race Start The starts are in groups of 10 due to the limited width of the road in the Park. You should ensure that you are at the race assembly area ready to race 10 minutes before your allocated start time. You will then be guided through the starting procedure. The first 250m of the course is an undulating grass section adjacent to Roehampton Car Park, you will then join the Park Road travelling on the anti-clockwise carriageway around the Park.

Bike • It is your responsibility to navigate the course successfully and safely and to count your laps (see course maps on pages 20 - 25). • The roads will be closed to all except essential race traffic and emergency vehicles – please be alert to any traffic that appears on the course. • There will be no drink stations on the bike route – you should prepare a drink that is suitable for you and have it on your bike before the race starts. • Always cycle on the left, unless overtaking, and beware of competitors passing you. • Participants must only overtake where it is safe to do so.

Run • Do not wear new running shoes on race day! • Run on the left at all times, unless overtaking. • No headphones or music players are allowed. • There will be water stations along the run routes on both 10km and 5km courses before Sheen Crossing, at Pen Ponds car park and at Pembroke Lodge (10km course) with a further station at the finish. (see course maps). • Be aware of other competitors trying to pass you and take care when passing other competitors. • It is your responsibility to complete the required course successfully (see course maps on pages 20 - 25).

Transition to bike (T1) • Make sure that you know your route through Transition when switching between disciplines. Getting lost in Transition will add seconds to your finish time that you have been training for months to reduce! • Please listen to the instructions of marshals. Transition is a very busy area with people racking, racing and collecting their equipment. The flow of athletes is managed in order to provide the safest environment for all participants.

• We recommend that overtaking competitors give an audible warning that they are passing – “On your right” • No drafting is allowed, i.e. taking shelter behind or beside another competitor during the bike leg of the race, see explanation below.

Equipment • It is your responsibility to bring a bike that is road worthy and complies with the BTF rules (visit www.britishtriathlon.org for more info). We recommend that you have your bike serviced before race day. Triandrun, our official retailer, will be present to sort out any minor problems, but may not have spares for all bikes. • Approved cycling safety helmets of ANSI Z90.4, SNELL B90, EN 1078 or an equivalent national standard must be worn by competitors. (NOTE: a CE mark is NOT an approval mark). Any helmet bought in recent years will comply but check for damage which would stop it protecting you properly. • Fixed wheel bikes (bikes that use the pedals as a brake) are not permitted in the race. • Your handlebars must not have bare metal ends. Please obtain stoppers to plug them before coming to the race, you may be able to purchase them from our official retailers in the Race Village on the day. • If your equipment does not comply with BTF rules you will not be allowed to compete.

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Transition Bike to Run (T2) Once you return to Transition after the bike leg please make sure you return your bike to the position it was in at the start of the race. Not doing this will result in a penalty. Remember to switch your race number to face the front for the run.

Removal of equipment You will be able to remove your bike after racing. The marshals will check the bike number against the wristband number before it is released. You will need to remove your bike no longer than 90 minutes after your race has finished.

Drafting and not drafting • A bicycle draft zone is defined as a rectangle surrounding every competitor that is 3 metres wide and extends 7 metres behind the front wheel of a competitor’s bicycle. The front edge of the front bicycle wheel will define the centre of the leading edge of the rectangle. • The draft zone of one competitor may not overlap the draft zone of another competitor.

• Competitors may enter the draft zone of another competitor for the purpose of overtaking but must be seen to be progressing through that zone. A maximum of 15 seconds is allowed to pass through the zone of another competitor. If an overtaking manoeuvre is not completed within 15 seconds the overtaking cyclist must drop back. • When a competitor is passed by other competitors, it is his/her responsibility to move out of the draft zone of the overtaking competitor. Failure to do so may result in an official caution. A competitor is passed when another competitor’s front wheel is ahead of his/her front wheel. NB: Motorcycle and static referees will patrol the course to enforce the no drafting rule. Drafting and not drafting

A and B are maintaining adequate separation. C is not attempting to pass B. C is drafting B. A and B are not drafting.

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Deer & Dog Warning For hundreds of years Richmond Park has been home to herds of Red and Fallow deer, currently numbering more than 600. They may stay well away from the race route however given that they are not averse to crossing the road when cars are travelling along the road, they will not consider cyclists and runners an insurmountable obstacle. Competitors must give way to the deer. In the event that they do choose to cross in front of you, give way and do not attempt to move them on more quickly, as they may react aggressively if they feel threatened. Equally you need to be aware of dogs which may be off their leads.

Team Relay Team Relay Race Rules All previous information is appropriate for you but specific additional information is provided below. All team members must be aware of the racking position in transition, and have their security wristband to access transition. The racking position is where changeovers must happen between team members – swapping over at any other position will result in disqualification. 1. Run: The runner must wear a body number on the front of their vest and must attach the chip to their ankle and THEN head to the Race Start at the appropriate time. Having the Race Number on an adjustable race belt will allow for the quickest transfer between runner and cyclist. 2. Bike: the cyclist must wear a body number on the back of their vest, put the chip on their ankle, secure their helmet and THEN remove their bike from the rack. Upon completing the cycle section the cyclist must make their way back to their original position in Transition, re-rack their bike and THEN remove the chip and hand it over to the runner.

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If your team has not completed the course by the times set below, team cyclists and runners may be instructed to collect a separate chip at the bike or run exit and start their leg of the race. Our official timers will combine the times recorded for each chip to give a total time for the team. This is not intended to penalise teams but to ensure that the event finish times can be maintained. Note that all timing chips are to be returned to the finish line if you do not intend to cross the line with the rest of the team (see Team Finish).

Challenge Cyclists may be instructed to start 50 minutes after the start of the run if the runner has not completed the 1st run section. Runners may be instructed to start 1 hour 45 minutes after the start of the race if the cyclist has not completed the bike section.

Ultra Cyclists may be instructed to start 2 hours after the start of the run if the runner has not completed the 1st run section. Runners may be instructed to start 5 hours after the start of the race if the cyclist has not completed the bike section.

Team Finish All team members are able to join their runner at the entrance to the finish straight and cross the line together to receive their medal. There will be a meeting point signed near the pedestrian bridge, as the run comes under the bridge and onto the grass. Please be aware of other athletes and do not obstruct their route to the finish line.


Race Rules You are recommended to familiarise yourself with the BTF rules and regulations, otherwise you may be penalised for breaking a rule. Ignorance is no defence! For further information the rules are posted on the BTF website www.britishtriathlon.org/events or call them on 01509 226 161.

Disqualification and Penalties • Any nudity in the transition area will result in immediate disqualification. • You must rack your bike and cycle helmet in the racking row allocated to your start group. • There will be a clearly marked mount and dismount line at ‘Bike Out’ and ‘Bike In’. • No headphones may be worn during any phase of the race and will result in either penalty or disqualification.

• You must secure your helmet strap before removing your bike from the rack and it must not be undone until your bike is replaced on the rack after finishing the cycle section. You will be given a 2 minute time penalty if you do not comply with this rule. There will be BTF referees in Transition to monitor this. • No cycling is allowed in the transition area at any time. • Use of mobile phones in transition or during the race will result in either penalty or disqualification. • Littering will result in immediate disqualification. • For all BTF rules visit www.britishtriathlon.org


General Information Kids Zone Active:Kids have created a fun-packed day out for the kids. Cheer the kids on to mini duathlon glory or watch them have fun in the children’s multi task activity area with giant games. For more information and to preregister your children for the morning or afternoon races follow the links from www.TheLondonDuathlon.co.uk The Kids Zone is on the rugby pitch area. Access is available from the north of the park, crossing the race route, or by walking along the left side of the start line and crossing the bridge over the stream.

Medical

Bag Store There will be no facilities for storing bags or valuables at Richmond Park.

Changing Facilities & Showers There will be limited changing facilities but no showers. We recommend you arrive wearing your race kit.

St. John Ambulance and their medical team will be on stand-by for any first aid treatment. Their main treatment facility will be located at the race Finish. Your Race Number provides you the opportunity to inform our medical team of any known medical conditions (e.g. asthma, diabetes, allergy etc). Please complete your details on the back of your Race Number using permanent marker pen - medics will be instructed to check this before providing assistance. To provide this or any additional information prior to racing, contact the race office before the race day. Whether or not you have a medical condition, if you feel unwell on race day – do not race.

Lost Property

Drinks on the Course There will be water stations on the run courses and at the Finish (see course map on page 16). Please get used to re-hydrating as part of your training. Remember it is vital to drink regularly during and after exercise.

Please hand any items found to the Race Village Help Desk and we will hold on to the property for three months after the race. Please email the Race Office to register any lost items with a full description and where it was last seen.

Photography

Littering We are privileged to have the use of such an outstanding venue as Richmond Park for the event. Participants must not discard litter anywhere other than in the bins provided to ensure that we leave the park as we found it. Any athlete seen to litter during the event will be disqualified. We also ask that at the water stations you throw your cups into the bins and not on the ground. Your help in this matter is much appreciated.

Official photographers will be out in force to capture the event – so remember to smile! SportCam will be taking photographs of every competitor at various stages of the race. Photographs will be available for purchase online at www.sportcam.net. You will be emailed a link to your photos after the event.

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General Information Massage Service Where? The massage area is located in the Race Village which will be clearly sign posted on the day. Why? - To ease pre-event tension, stiffness, niggles‌ and/or enhance recovery, relieve postexertion muscle ache, fatigue, soreness. How? - Competitors are STRONGLY ADVISED to pre-book their massage session when registering, to avoid queuing/disappointment. All bookings should be made at the massage desk, and MUST include payment by cash or card.

Toilets There are toilet facilities available at the Race Village and in the Roehampton car park. There are none available on the course.

Food In addition to the Roehampton Cafe, there will be a number of catering outlets in the Roehampton Gate Car Park. Due to restrictions these are not allowed on the grass by Race Village. They can

be accessed by crossing the pedestrian bridge. Richmond Park Golf Club Cafe is open through the day offering hot and cold food, such as with grills, paninis, baguettes, burgers and more. The cafe has a licence to sell alcohol, in addition to Piacetto Espresso authentic Italian coffee and soft drinks.

Results A medal will be given to every participant who completes The London Duathlon at the Finish area. You must collect your medal on race day. Special medals will be awarded to the Top 3 male and female in each of the race distances, medals will not be presented on the day due to the extended starts for the distances. Results will be sent via SMS text message service and will also be available on www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk from midday on Monday 13th September. If you have not provided us with your mobile number you can do so by logging into your account and adding it to your personal details.


Finally... when all the training has been completed; race day has arrived. The planning and preparation pays off with a smooth race and it’s nearly over. Don’t get caught out by not having practised your finish celebration. Arms raised, as TV presenter Tim Lovejoy (pictured right) chose, punching the air, or come up with something original. Sportcam photographers will be on hand to record it.

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Race Village Map

BIKE IN

RUN OUT

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Active Kids Zone

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BIKE OUT

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STARTING PENS

BIKE CHECK IN / OUT

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COMP MARQUEE RACE VILLAGE HELP DESK REGISTRATION

Race Village

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CAFE

GOLF CLUB AND CAFE (licenced bar)

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First Run Bike Course Second Run

RACE DISTANCES

WALK FROM CAR PARK TO RACE VILLAGE

Ultra Distance 20km Run / 77km Bike / 10km Run

Challenge Distance Ambulance / Treatment Unit

10km Run / 22km Bike / 5km Run

Fun Distance Toilets and changing rooms

5km Run / 11km Bike / 5km Run

Food and beverage

NB.YOU WILL BE RUNNING AND CYCLING ON THE ROADS AND NOT ON THE TRAILS

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Ultra Distance Map RICHMOND STATION 30 Mins walk from Richmond Gate

TWICKENHAM

NORTH SHEEN 30 Mins walk

RICHMOND ERS HAM

ROA

D

RICHMOND ROAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

PEDESTRIAN ONLY BISHOPS POND

KIDNEY WOOD

RIVERSIDE DRIVE

ET TRE HA MS

HAM PE

AD RO

D ROA BOG GATE

PEDESTRIAN ONL

CONDUIT WOOD

M HA

AD RO

PEMBROKE LODGE

RS

TE

W

RICHMOND GOLF CLUB

RICHMOND PAR

TE GA E AV

E

NU

HAM COMMON

HAM GATE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

 ISABELLA PLANTATION

 QU

E

EE NS

RIV

RO AD

RD DO TU

RO AD

LADDERSTILE GATE

PA RK

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

DARK HILL

KINGS R

KINGSTON GATE

OAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

KINGSTON UPON THAMES

KINGSTON HOSPITAL A&E 12 minutes walk from Kingston Gate

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KIN A308

L

N HIL

GSTO

NORBITON 15 mins walk from Kingston Gate

PARK OF POLICE S HOLLY LO

SIDMOUTH WOOD

M HA

R

PE

UP

M HA

ENS

QUE

BISHOP’S GATE

PE T

RIVER THAMES

CAMBRIAN GATE


N from Richmond Gate

MORTLAKE 20 Mins walk from Sheen Gate

RICHM

RECOMMENDED STATION

OND RO AD WE

ST

UPPER

SHEEN GATE

L RY

ROEHAMPTON GATE

SHEEN CROSS WOOD

L

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

IO PR

FLYING FIELD

EE

NS

ADAMS POND

TWO STORM WOOD

W

RI

DE

OND R

15 MIN WALK

E AN

BARNES 30 mins walk from Gate ORoehampton AD

RICHM

ROEHAMPTON GOLF CLUB

ROEHAMPTON

CLARE

NCE L

RV

ANE

ROEHAMPTON LANE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

SAWYERS H IL

RK

UPPER

BARNES

BARNES BRIDGE 36 mins walk from Roehampton Gate

ET

EAST SHEEN

SHEEN WOOD

FFICE STATION ODGE CENTRE

QU

AN NL

EE

SH

EAST SHEEN COMMON

HIGH STRE

MORTLAKE

E

LY

MORTLAKE

QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL

WHITE LODGE

P

PEN

LAWN PLANTATION

10 MIN WALK TO/FROM CAR PARK

START / FINISH & TRANSITION

S

D ON

SPANKERS HILL WOOD

TREE BOX WOOD

W

VICTORY PLANTATION

TERCENTENARY PLANTATION

RICHMOND PARK GOLF COURSE

Chohole Gate Car Park Access Norstead Place SW15 3SA

P MARTINS POND

OAD TON R

BROOMFIELD HILL

KINGS

ROBIN HOOD GATE PEDESTRIAN ONLY

ROEHAMPTON

CAR ACCESS

WIMBLEDON VILLAGE 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park WIMBLEDON VILLAGE STABLES 40 minutes walk from Richmond Park RIDGWAY STABLES 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park

VALE

WIMBLEDON COMMON

RV

A3

K

TON INGS

VALE

Race Village, Registration and Official Merchandise Ambulance / Treatment Unit Toilets and changing rooms Food and beverage

W

Water Station

A3

n l Londo lar Centra Circu th u o and S

Run Course - 10km Bike Course

RACE DISTANCES Ultra Distance Run 20km Bike 77km Run 10km NB.YOU WILL BE RUNNING AND CYCLING ON THE ROADS AND NOT ON THE TRAILS

www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk

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Challenge Distance Map RICHMOND STATION 30 Mins walk from Richmond Gate

TWICKENHAM

NORTH SHEEN 30 Mins walk

RICHMOND ERS HAM ROA D

RICHMOND ROAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

PEDESTRIAN ONLY BISHOPS POND

KIDNEY WOOD

RIVERSIDE DRIVE

ET TRE HA MS

HAM PE

AD RO

D ROA BOG GATE

PEDESTRIAN ONL

CONDUIT WOOD

M HA

AD RO

PEMBROKE LODGE

RS

TE

W

RICHMOND GOLF CLUB

RICHMOND PAR

TE GA E AV

E

NU

HAM COMMON

HAM GATE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

 ISABELLA PLANTATION

TU

EE

NS

E RIV

RO AD

RD DO QU

OA D

LADDERSTILE GATE

PA R

KR

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

DARK HILL

KINGS R

KINGSTON GATE

OAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

KINGSTON UPON THAMES

KINGSTON HOSPITAL A&E 12 minutes walk from Kingston Gate

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www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk

KIN A308

L

N HIL

GSTO

NORBITON 15 mins walk from Kingston Gate

PARK OF POLICE S HOLLY LO

SIDMOUTH WOOD

M HA

R

PE

UP

M HA

ENS

QUE

BISHOP’S GATE

PET

RIVER THAMES

CAMBRIAN GATE


N from Richmond Gate

MORTLAKE 20 Mins walk from Sheen Gate

RICHM

RECOMMENDED STATION

OND RO AD WE

ST

UPPER

SHEEN GATE

L RY

ROEHAMPTON GATE

SHEEN CROSS WOOD

L

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

IO PR

FLYING FIELD

EE

NS

ADAMS POND

TWO STORM WOOD

W

RI

DE

LAWN PLANTATION

SPANKERS HILL WOOD

ROEHAMPTON

CLARE

NCE L

RV

ANE

QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL 10 MIN WALK TO/FROM CAR PARK

START / FINISH & TRANSITION

S

D ON

P

ROEHAMPTON GOLF CLUB

WHITE LODGE

PEN

OND R

15 MIN WALK

E AN

BARNES 30 mins walk from Gate ORoehampton AD

RICHM

ROEHAMPTON LANE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

SAWYERS H IL

RK

UPPER

BARNES

BARNES BRIDGE 36 mins walk from Roehampton Gate

ET

EAST SHEEN

SHEEN WOOD

FFICE STATION ODGE CENTRE

QU

AN NL

EE

SH

EAST SHEEN COMMON

HIGH STRE

MORTLAKE

E

LY

MORTLAKE

TREE BOX WOOD

W

VICTORY PLANTATION

TERCENTENARY PLANTATION

RICHMOND PARK GOLF COURSE

Chohole Gate Car Park Access Norstead Place SW15 3SA

P MARTINS POND

OAD TON R

BROOMFIELD HILL

KINGS

ROBIN HOOD GATE PEDESTRIAN ONLY

ROEHAMPTON

CAR ACCESS

WIMBLEDON VILLAGE 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park WIMBLEDON VILLAGE STABLES 40 minutes walk from Richmond Park RIDGWAY STABLES 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park

VALE

WIMBLEDON COMMON

RV

A3

K

TON INGS

VALE

Race Village, Registration and Official Merchandise Ambulance / Treatment Unit Toilets and changing rooms Food and beverage

W

Water Station

A3

n l Londo lar Centra Circu th u o and S

Run Course - 10km Bike Course Run Course - 5km

RACE DISTANCES Challenge Distance Run 10km Bike 22km Run 5km NB.YOU WILL BE RUNNING AND CYCLING ON THE ROADS AND NOT ON THE TRAILS

www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk

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Fun Distance Map RICHMOND STATION 30 Mins walk from Richmond Gate

TWICKENHAM

NORTH SHEEN 30 Mins walk

RICHMOND ERS HAM ROA D

RICHMOND ROAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

PEDESTRIAN ONLY BISHOPS POND

ET TRE HA MS

HAM PE

CONDUIT WOOD

M HA

AD RO

PEMBROKE LODGE

RS

TE

RICHMOND GOLF CLUB

RICHMOND PAR

E AV

E

NU

HAM COMMON

HAM GATE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

ISABELLA PLANTATION

TU

EE

NS

E RIV

RO AD

RD DO QU

OA D

LADDERSTILE GATE

PA R

KR

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

DARK HILL

KINGS R

KINGSTON GATE

OAD

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

KINGSTON UPON THAMES

KINGSTON HOSPITAL A&E 12 minutes walk from Kingston Gate

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www.thelondonduathlon.co.uk

KIN A308

L

N HIL

GSTO

NORBITON 15 mins walk from Kingston Gate

PARK OF POLICE S HOLLY LO

W

TE GA

PE

UP

PEDESTRIAN ONL

SIDMOUTH WOOD

M HA

AM RH

D ROA BOG GATE

KIDNEY WOOD

RIVERSIDE DRIVE

AD RO

ENS

QUE

BISHOP’S GATE

PET

RIVER THAMES

CAMBRIAN GATE


N from Richmond Gate

MORTLAKE 20 Mins walk from Sheen Gate

RICHM

RECOMMENDED STATION

OND RO AD WE

ST

UPPER

SHEEN GATE

ADAMS POND

TWO STORM WOOD

ROEHAMPTON GATE

SHEEN CROSS WOOD

L

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

FLYING FIELD

EE

NS

L RY

IO PR

W

RI

DE

LAWN PLANTATION

SPANKERS HILL WOOD

ROEHAMPTON

CLARE

NCE L

RV

ANE

QUEEN MARY’S HOSPITAL 10 MIN WALK TO/FROM CAR PARK

START / FINISH & TRANSITION

S

D ON

P

ROEHAMPTON GOLF CLUB

WHITE LODGE

PEN

OND R

15 MIN WALK

E AN

BARNES 30 mins walk from Gate ORoehampton AD

RICHM

ROEHAMPTON LANE

PEDESTRIAN ONLY

SAWYERS H IL

RK

UPPER

BARNES

BARNES BRIDGE 36 mins walk from Roehampton Gate

ET

EAST SHEEN

SHEEN WOOD

FFICE STATION ODGE CENTRE

QU

AN NL

EE

SH

EAST SHEEN COMMON

HIGH STRE

MORTLAKE

E

LY

MORTLAKE

TREE BOX WOOD

W

VICTORY PLANTATION

TERCENTENARY PLANTATION

RICHMOND PARK GOLF COURSE

Chohole Gate Car Park Access Norstead Place SW15 3SA

P MARTINS POND

OAD TON R

BROOMFIELD HILL

KINGS

ROBIN HOOD GATE PEDESTRIAN ONLY

ROEHAMPTON

CAR ACCESS

WIMBLEDON VILLAGE 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park WIMBLEDON VILLAGE STABLES 40 minutes walk from Richmond Park RIDGWAY STABLES 50 minutes walk from Richmond Park

VALE

WIMBLEDON COMMON

RV

A3

K

TON INGS

VALE

Race Village, Registration and Official Merchandise Ambulance / Treatment Unit Toilets and changing rooms Food and beverage

W

Water Station

A3

n l Londo lar Centra Circu th u o and S

Run Course - 5km Bike Course

RACE DISTANCES Fun Distance Run 5km Bike 11km Run 5km NB.YOU WILL BE RUNNING AND CYCLING ON THE ROADS AND NOT ON THE TRAILS

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London Duathlon Race Instructions 2010  

Participant information for the London Duathlon on Sunday 12th September 2010.