EPIC Lakes Swim Series, Royal Ullswater, Sunday July 13th

On Sunday July 13th, in Jenkins Field Glenridding, the annual EPIC Lakes Swim ‘Royal Ullswater’ will take place. Once more, open water swimmers will rule the waves and Union Jacks will fly high.  Traditionally our most popular EPIC Swim, there’s an option of 500m / 1 mile / 3.8k courses. Bring your family, picnic on Jenkins Field and enjoy an EPIC day out.

If you would like to know what to expect on Sunday July 13th, watch the video below:

Come and join us for a great day out, to read more and to enter the event CLICK HERE NOW

 

 

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EPIC Cycle Sportives For 2014


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Sportives, Classic North West Rides By Epic Events

Get on your bike and explore the North West!!

 

Sunday August 10th, The Summer Lakeland Loop

Starting from Keswick this 70 miles Lake District route include Newlands, Hardknott and Wrynose Passes

CLICK HERE for more info and to enter

 

Sunday September 21st, The Bolton Bash

Starting from Bolton, A 60 miles tour of Lancashire with shorter 30 miles option

CLICK HERE for more info and to enter

 

Sunday October 5th, The Michael Bonney Ride

Starting from Penrith, A 60 miles tour of the Eden Valley with shorter 30 miles option

CLICK HERE for more info and to enter

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EPIC Lakes Open Water Swim Derwent Water, Biggest Ever!!

It’s official, 2 weeks to go and it’s already the biggest Derwent EPIC Lakes Swim ever with over 650 entered so far. The swim series is themed once again and ‘Baywatch’ is the chosen subject for Derwent Water. There’ll be more fake blond epicwigs and posing than you can ever imagine!!

You have the option of swimming 500m, 1 mile or 3.8k. There are wave starts to break up the masses and there will of course be communal singing as per EPIC tradition.

Make sure you join us for a celebration of open water swimming at the EPIC Lakes Open Water Swim Derwent!!

To read more and to register CLICK HERE NOW

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Wirral Open Water Triathlon, August 31st 2014

We’re half full already!!

This new open water swim triathlon event at West Kirkby Marine Lake on the Wirral, organised in conjunction with Mersey Tri Club.

DS2_0398The marine lake is a safe introduction to open water and the event is ideal for both novices and experienced athletes alike. Starting with a 750m swim, competitors then exit the lake to complete a 21k cycle route and finish with a 6k beach run, just to ensure it isn’t too easy a day.

Come and join us, its going to be an EPIC day out!!

For more details and to register, click here now.

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The Summer Lakeland Loop Cycle Sportive, Sunday August 10th

The 70 miles Summer Lakeland Loop is a classic ride. The course includes Newlands Pass, then a food stop at Santon Bridge, before tackling the mighty Wrynose and Hardknott Passes. Don’t think that these are the only 3 hills on the course, that would be your first error!! This course is challenging from the outset and there’s little respite and you progress through the miles.

The event starts and finishes at Keswick Rugby Club, make sure you join us for a great day of cycling. Don’t miss out, read more and register by clicking here

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Lakeland Loop Cycle Sportive, This Sunday April 27th

One of the original North West sportives, the 69 miles Lakeland Loop is a classic spring ride. The course includes 2 feed stops at Lorton School and Santon Bridge, before tackling the mighty Wrynose and Hardknott Passes. LL1_0048Don’t think that these are the only 2 hills on the course, that would be your first error!! This course is challenging from the outset and there’s little respite and you progress through the miles.

Even when you think the worst is over, there’s a final ‘sting in the tail’ past Blea Tarn which has many riders walking and pushing. The start venue couldn’t be more picturesque, based in the stunning Langdale Valley, with the Langdale Pikes as your homing beacons. Don’t miss out on this North West classic, register now by clicking here

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Ulverston Triathlon and Tri Kidz, Sunday 20th April

The Ulverston Triathlon takes place Sunday April 20th, 2014

The 400m pool swim is followed by a 28k out and back coastal cycle route and a 5.8k run course. Entries are £30 for solo competitors. It’s an ideal event for racers and novices alike and a perfect late season race. There’s the usual ‘Epic Feel’, ensuring everyone feels welcome, in particular if its your first time.

There’s also a FREE TRI KIDZ Aquathlon, details for registration can be found on the event page. Bring your kids and let them get their first ever taste of triathlon!!

The EPIC Inspire to Tri Challenge

Has one of your friends, work mates or family told you in the past that they’d like to do a triathlon? Why not inspire someone to Tri? Alternatively, have you never done a triathlon.. if not, inspire yourself!! Your challenge should you choose to accept is to take part and convince a friend to join you at the Ulverston Triathlon. We’re aiming for the largest number of novices ever at the event in September.

To read more and to enter the Ulverston Triathlon CLICK HERE NOW

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