World’s largest children’s triathlon at Hever Castle

Castle Triathlon Kids
September 29 2014 | Attractions What's on

The Castle Triathlon Series returned once again to Hever Castle this weekend welcoming over 7,000 competitors, from 47 countries, across a series of 13 different distances in what is now the second largest triathlon in the UK.

Filmed by Channel 4, Hever Castle Triathlon redefined the sport once again, as it broke its own record as the World’s largest children’s triathlon with over 1,800 youth athletes racing distances tailored for their age, and welcomes Band of Brother and Sisters in support of the events national charity, Help for Heroes.

World’s largest children’s triathlon 

The Castle Triathlon Series, organisers of Hever Castle Triathlon have embraced the introduction of triathlon and access to the sport for children this year with the launch of the first curriculum linked school resource, Tri Knights.

Commonwealth Games triathletes take part

Carol Bridge and Liam Lloyd, who competed in the Commonwealth Games this Summer representing Wales, were joined by a huge pool of elites this weekend including Karl Alexander, Xterra winner Matt Dewis, Castle Howard Gauntlet winner Matt Leeman and Outlaw winner Craig Twigg amongst a plethora of professional traithletes joining the 650 other Gauntlet (half iron distance) competitors.