Over 5,000 amateurs and the world’s best triathletes will compete at the event.
The countdown to the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds on 10 and 11 June 2017 has begun with details of this year’s routes for the elite and amateur events being released.
The UK Sport National Lottery-funded event, organised by British Triathlon in partnership with Leeds City Council and the International Triathlon Union (ITU), has revealed new and improved routes to be followed by over 5,000 amateur triathletes along with the official route for the ITU World Triathlon Series.
Amateur triathletes will complete a swim (750m/1,500m) in Waterloo Lake in Roundhay Park before completing a new bike route (19km/36km) that takes participants towards Headingley and the final leg will see participants embark on a (7.5km/10km) run towards the city centre.
For more info on the event, head to www.leeds.triathlon.org