2007 Edinburgh ETU Duathlon European Championships

16 - 17 Jun, 2007 • Edinburgh, Great Britain • Event Website
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PLEASE NOTE: If you are a citizen from one of the following European countries:

Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro,
Russia, Serbia, Turkey, ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’, Ukraine (or qualify for the European Championships because you are resident in Europe but a citizen from many countries from farther afield) .....then your athletes will need a visa. Unfortunately, the United Kingdom does not recognise Schengen visas, but of course all EU member countries & EEA countries are treated as in all other EU countries.

All details are on the UKVISAS website and if you require any assistance please contact either Katherine Brand (katherinebrand@britishtriathlon.org) at British Triathlon to help you. It will require you to fill in forms and submit them to your local British Embassy or Mission overseas. Please contact the Embassy/Mission to find out how long they will take to process the application.

Organised bike rides pre & post event

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Athletes Briefing:

Registration: Thursday & Friday

Race Briefing - Friday

The race formats will be :-
Elite - 10k run, 40k cycle, 5k run.
Junior - 5k run, 20k cycle, 2.5k run
Age group - 10k run, 40k cycle, 5k run.
The Duathlon Age-group Championships will be mass start races for all age-groups athletes and will have a non-drafting cycle section. The Elite Championships will also be a mass start event after the age-group race but the cycle section of the Elite race will be draft-legal. Both the Age-group and Elite events will take place on closed roads in and around Holyrood Park

There will be a Citizens Wave Triathlon, prior to the start of the Age Group Championships waves which are followed by the the Junior Races with the Elite race in the early evening.

Entry Fee:


Prize Money:


Media notes:

John Whittaker 07050 159411 whittaker667@btinternet.com

Edinburgh Racing 0131 308 8989 info@edinburghracing.co.uk

Event Schedule

Thursday 14th June  
Athlete Registration 12.00 - 20.00 Royal Commonwealth Pool (RCP)
Media Centre 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Accreditation Desk 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Help Desk 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Local Cycle Ride (TBC)
Volunteer Briefing (TBC)
Friday 15th June  
Athlete Registration 10.00 - 21.00 RCP
Media Centre 12.00 - 21.00 RCP
Accreditation Desk 12.00 - 21.00 RCP
Help Desk 12.00 - 21.00 RCP
Expo Opens (TBC) RCP
Official Bike Course Training 15.00 Arthur Seat
Race Briefings  
1. Elite & Under 23 TBC TBC
2. Junior TBC TBC
3. Age Group TBC TBC
Bike Check in 17.00 - 21.00
RCP - Triathlon & Duathlon Tx Area
Opening Ceremony 19.00 - 19.30 TBC
Pasta Party 19.45 TBC
Saturday 16th June  
Registration (arrangement only) 06.00 - 06.30 RCP
Media Centre 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Accrediation Desk 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Help Desk 12.00 - 20.00 RCP
Tx Area open for Triathlon 06.00 RCP - Tx Area - Dalkeith Road
Triathlon Race Brief 06.45 Poolside
Wave 1 Triathlon Start 07.00 Poolside
Wave 2 Triathlon Start 08.00 Poolside
Bike Check Out 09.30 RCP - Tx Area - Dalkeith Road

Tx Area open for Age Group
Duathlon 09.00 RCP - Tx Area
Tx Area closes 09.45 RCP - Tx Area
Wave 1 AG Start 10.00 Holyrood Road
Wave 2 AG Start 10.10 tbc) Holyrood Road
Wave 3 AG Start 10.20 tbc) Holyrood Road
Wave 4 AG Start 10.30 tbc) Holyrood Road
Tx Area opens for Juniors, Under 23’s & Elites 13.00 RCP - Tx Area
TX area closes 13.45 RCP - Tx Area
Junior Female Start 14.00 Holyrood Road
Junior Male Start 15.00 Holyrood Road
Junior Award Ceremony 16.10 TBC
Elite & Under 23 Female 16:00 Holyrood Road
Elite & Under 23 Male 18.00 Holyrood Road
Elite Award Ceremony 20.10
Closing Ceremony & Party 20.30 TBC

Closest Airport

Edinburgh Airport, 7 miles from City Centre

Local Transportation




Host Hotel

Understanding the tremendous financial commitment that international teams
make, the organising group have negotiated “athlete village” accommodation
close to the venue at a special discount rate for athletes. This can be
booked via:
for a little as £26 per person per night.

  • Website
  • Event Contact
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  • Phone
    +44 0131 308 8989
  • Address

    Edinburgh Racing / European Duathlon Championships
    4 Seaview Terrace
    EH15 2HD