A new series of events are expected to attract in excess of 3,500 athletes and around 5,000 supporting visitors to Mallory Park in 2020

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Posted: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:28

A new series of events are expected to attract in excess of 3,500 athletes and around 5,000 supporting visitors to Mallory Park in 2020

Leicestershire's Mallory Park is now home to Race Rapid. This unique and picturesque 1.3 mile motorsports circuit set in a natural amphitheatre and surrounding lakes has created an ideal place for Race Rapid to inspire and support around 1,000 participants to get involved in cycling, running, open water swimming and of course triathlons this year.

What's more, 2020 will bring a whole new series of events to Leicestershire.

  • Winter Series – 1 Mile, 5KM and 10 KM (24th Nov, 29th Dec, 26th Jan)
  • Mallory Park Sprint Duathlon 1st March 2020
  • Mallory Park Children's Triathlon 27th June 2020
  • Mallory Park Children's Triathlon Club Relays 27th June 2020
  • Mallory Park Sprint Triathlon (non-drafting) 28th June 2020
  • Mallory Park Children's Aquabike 18th July 2020
  • Mallory Park Sprint Triathlon (Draft Legal) (ETU Qualifier) 19th July 2020
  • Mallory Park 2-UP Triathlon Time Trial 9th August 2020

The full details of these events are live at https://www.racerapid.co.uk/ and on the LRS events calendar www.lrsport.org/watchtakepart.

Collectively these events are expected to attract in excess of 3,500 athletes, both experienced and those new to the triathlons and duathlons. From taster events to European qualifiers, Mallory Park is set to attract a new audience to the area.

What's more they will be expecting to welcome around 5,000 supporting visitors all keen to make a weekend of the events which their family and friends are involved in.

What's more Race Rapid are the proud winners of the Triathlon England Award for 'Best Children's Event of the year 2019' and Harvey Colver was awarded "Young Volunteer of the Year" for his volunteering throughout the year.

Rob Osborn, Head Coach/Director of Race Rapid says "2019 has been a busy and exciting year but 2020 is when the bigger events will really start to flourish. Our success this year has allowed us to bid successfully for major events in 2020. It is a great opportunity for all abilities to compete or exercise in a safe private environment."

Ali Clements, Economy and Sport Growth Manager says "hearing about all the events which Rob at Race Rapid is bringing to the area is incredibly exciting. They are inspiring people to become more active, try a new sport and enjoy one of our Premier Sporting Locations here in Leicestershire.

What's more I'm sure the local hotels, pubs, restaurants and retail outlets will look forward to welcoming 1000's of visitors to the area to enjoy more of what Leicestershire has to offer. This is great for the local tourism, hospitality and sporting economy. If you are looking to promote your products and services to visitors, I would urge you to get in touch with Rob who is looking for sponsors and partners keen to shine a light on these opportunities in Leicestershire."

  • Interested in getting involved in sponsoring and supporting Race Rapid as a local club, events host get in touch coach@racerapid.co.uk
  • Sports Events Calendar featuring numerous sports events to watch and take part in www.lrsport.org/watchtakepart
A new series of events are expected to attract in excess of 3,500 athletes and around 5,000 supporting visitors to Mallory Park in 2020

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    Charnwood LSA
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    Equality Standard
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    Leicestershire County Council
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    NWL LSA