General entries for next year’s World Triathlon Series event in Leeds went on sale at 9am this morning (Tuesday 18 August) – and they’re going to sell like hotcakes, say the organisers.


>>> Leeds lands 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series event

Over 1,500 entries have already been sold to Home Nation members during a priority entry window, and more than 3,500 spots are now available to the general public across the beginner, sprint and Olympic distance events.

The event will mark the final chance to see Britain’s elite triathletes compete against their international rivals on home soil before they head off to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The point-to-point course begins with a swim in Roundhay Park, followed by a bike leg in and around Leeds city centre, finishing with a testing run course also in the city centre.