Events and Courses

We are host to a various events throughout the year working with various organisations from the ever popular Freebird Triathlons, to car rally’s, charity fundraisers.
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SUPER SPRINT TRIATHLON – Sun 2nd August

Organisers: Freebird Events
Swim – 400m / Bike – 11km / Run 2.5km
Start Time: 8am

A fun, friendly triathlon with a great atmosphere.

No matter what you’re level of ability you can be sure of a fantastic experience with loads of encouragement & support from the Freebird crew.

With the swim reduced to just 400 metres it will give you the confidence you may need to have a go at that open water triathlon you have been considering. You may simply prefer the shorter distance of the super sprint format.

The event is ideal for both new triathletes and youths moving up from the junior triathlon format. This could certainly be your introduction into open water triathlon.

Taking place directly before the Classic distance it still carries the same high quality event that you would expect from any Freebird event.

Enter online at Freebird Events.


CLASSIC TRIATHLON – Sun 2nd August

Organisers: Freebird Events
Swim – 1500m / Bike – 40km / Run 10km
Start Time: 9am

Returning to the wonderful Allerthorpe Lakeland Park for the Classic Olympic distance triathlon. Now in its ninth year and still as popular as ever.

Whatever your ability or experience you can be assured of a very warm welcome as you arrive to complete this high quality event renowned for its very friendly atmosphere.

Comprising of a multi lap 1500 metre swim, single lap 40km bike and flat 10km run, the Allerthorpe Classic Tri has proved its place in the triathlon calendar, attracting athletes of all ages and all abilities.

Enter online at Freebird Events.


SUNDOWNER SPRINT TRIATHLON – Sat 5th September

Swim – 750m / Bike – 20km / Run 5km
Organisers: Freebird Events
Start Time: 9am

The Sundowner Sprint Triathlon kicks off a great weekend of sport at the ever popular Allerthorpe Lakeland Park.

Whether you prefer the sprint distance or are supporting somebody taking part in the longer middle distance Sundowner Tri, and want to take part in a triathlon before your supporting duties, the Sundowner tri offers you the opportunity to enjoy a quality triathlon experience.

Complete with licensed bar, live entertainment and a fantastic fun atmosphere, the event has proved to be increasingly popular with all levels of triathletes.

Whatever your ability or experience you can be assured of a very warm welcome as you arrive to complete this quality event renowned for its very friendly atmosphere.

Freebird Events take great care in creating events that are truly welcoming to athletes of all abilities and offer any help or assistance to make your Sundowner Sprint Triathlon run as smoothly and stress free as possible.

Enter online at FreeBird Events.


SUNDOWNER TRIATHLON – Sat 5th September

Swim – 1900m / Bike – 90km / Run 21km
Organisers: Freebird Events
Start Time: 12 Noon

The unique Sundowner Triathlon has a leisurely Saturday midday start (wake up and prepare for the race without the usual early morning rush).

As the name suggests, some competitors will be completing the course as the sun goes down, a fantastic sunset photo opportunity for those final competitors.

The middle distance event comes complete with a superb post race party and live entertainment following the epic Sundowner Triathlon. Included in your entry, you’ll receive a cracking Yorkshire meal at the evening party along with live music and a fully licensed bar.

Camping on site is available, so you can have a great weekend of triathlon and post race relaxation.

If you fancy stepping up the distance why not give this one a go.

Enter online at Freebird Events.

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BIATHLE OF THE ROSES – Sat 19th September

Biathle of the Roses Event – YBC Series Race 4 & NW Hub Series Race 3
Organisers: Yorkshire Biathle Club
Start Time: 10.30am

Biathle is a continuous run / swim / run event with the run being on grass and track around the lake and an open water swim in the lake. Different distances for different ages from age 9 – 70+.

Closing Date – 9th September 2020.

The middle distance event comes complete with a superb post race party and live entertainment following the epic Sundowner Triathlon. Included in your entry, you’ll receive a cracking Yorkshire meal at the evening party along with live music and a fully licensed bar.

Camping on site is available, so you can have a great weekend of triathlon and post race relaxation.

If anyone has any questions about this competition or about Biathle in general, please contact Suzanne Clarkson, Secretary and Competition Organiser for the Yorkshire Biathle Club: yorkshirebiathle@hotmail.co.uk

Enter online at Pentathlong Yorkshire.