Xtra Mile Events confirms 2015 race calendar

Xtra Mile Events

Xtra Mile Events, one of the UK’s leading sports events companies, has announced the details of the 2015 race calendar, with all events now open for registration. Based in Altrincham, Cheshire, Xtra Mile Events organises high profile triathlons, duathlons and running events across the North West of England and Wales, including the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford, the ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K, the Ffit Conwy Llandudno Sea Triathlon and the Peak District Triathlon at Chatsworth.

The first Xtra Mile Event took place in 2007 and the events company has been growing consistently ever since, with thousands of participants on the start line each season. The organisers are passionate about getting athletes of all levels involved from complete novices to elites, and their triathlons range from pool-based sprint races to challenging open water middle and standard distance races.

The events and dates for the 2015 season have been confirmed as follows:

ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K: 08/03/2015
Oulton Park Spring Duathlon: 15/03/2015
ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon: 19/04/2015
Wilmslow Triathlon: 17/05/2015
Peak District Triathlon at Chatsworth: 28/06/2015
Ffit Conwy Llandudno Sea Triathlon: 05/07/2015
Leeds Xpress Triathlon: 26/07/2015
Rhyl Sprint Triathlon Festival: 06/09/2015
Leeds Triathlon: 13/09/2015
South Manchester Triathlon: 20/09/2015
The Eirias Standard Distance+: 26/09/2015
The Eirias Middle Distance+: 26/09/2015
Oulton Park Autumn Duathlon: 04/10/2015

The Oulton Park Spring Duathlon has been selected as a qualifying race for both the 2015 ITU World Duathlon Championships and the 2016 ETU Standard Distance Duathlon European Championships. Triathlon England has also confirmed that the National Duathlon Championships will take place at the Oulton Park Autumn Duathlon.

Xtra Mile Events Co-founder and race director Simon Hillcommented: “We have had a fantastic season this year, seeing thousands of athletes on the start line of our triathlons, duathlons and running events, many of them novices. We are passionate about delivering high profile events aimed at athletes of all levels and we would like to thank our partners, sponsors, and all the participants for their continued support.

“Registration to all 2015 events is now open and we are looking forward to delivering an entire season of world class events kicking off with the ASICS Oulton Park Half Marathon & 10K in March and followed by the Oulton Park Spring Duathlon. In the meantime I would like to wish everyone the best with their winter training and we will see you in 2015!”

Go to www.xtramileevents.com/events/2015-events/ for further details about Xtra Mile Events and to register for all 2015 events. You can also like the Facebook page www.facebook.com/TriathlonUK and follow Xtra Mile Events on Twitter @GreatTriathlons and Instagram xtra_mile_events

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