There is the emotional experience of being a finisher in the stadium, the chance to win a free start for next year and also to win the draw for a high tech Cervélo bike frame.

 

Ferropolis/Dessau (Sachsen-Anhalt) − Ferropolis, near Dessau is the region of giants made of steel and also the new breathtaking world of the ITT Triathlon. With 7,000 tons of steel, framed by the deep blue water of Lake Gremminer, the venue is just perfect for a triathlon.


The start, finish and transition areas are located in this 10,000 square metre area. Under the “eyes” of these silent witnesses to more than 60 years of industrial history, athletes will certainly give everything for a “historical” performance.

DISTANCES HARD AS STEEL

Long, middle or short? With the ITT Triathlon Ferropolis athletes have all options. The longest distance they can choose is the ITT Half with 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21km run. A classic distance, which is better known as the Olympic-Distance, is 1.5km / 40km / 10km. A short, but very fast course is offered with the ITT Sprint, where athletes have to swim 0.5km, bike 20km and run 5km – which means “full speed”. All three races are also offered as relay events.

Whether athletes participate with the Olympic motto “being there is everything” or whether they want to finish with a new personal record, it´s worth being a part of the event for other reasons.

www.itt-ferropolis.com

 

Windsor Great Park is a most royal location for a half marathon.  This event starts and finishes on the 1.5 mile Long Walk and the entire course is within the Great Park.

The route is an undulating one comprising a small lap of about 4 miles and a larger lap of about 7.5 miles.  The supported charities are the Prince Philip Trust and CRASH.

Windsor Great Park is a large deer park of 5000 acres to the south of Windsor.  For centuries it was the private hunting ground of Windsor Castle.  Now it is a popular public recreation area owned and managed by the Crown Estate.

The Long Walk is perhaps its most impressive feature; a straight path linking Windsor Castle in the town with Snow Hill in the park.  In total it is 2.64 miles with double rows of oak, horse chestnut and plane trees along its entire length.
It is enjoyed by tens of thousands of visitors, walkers, runners and photographers every year and is also used by the Royal Family when they travel to Ascot for the annual races at the start of the summer social season.

Entries in the half marathon are limited to 6000 runners and close on 12th September.
Next event date:
Sunday 26th September 2010

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