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7 MAJOR SPORTING EVENTS YOU NEED TO ATTEND IN 2021

So COVID has yet again reared it’s ugly head and for those of us in the UK, we find ourselves back in a national lockdown, which means for many of us we’ve got the time to dust off those running shoes after Christmas and get back out training.

Thankfully, LimeLight Sports have announced a great lineup of sporting events to give you something to aim for, including their newly acquired Virgin Sports events.

So get out your diaries, prepare your training plans, and let’s make 2021 a year of achievements!

LONDON DUATHLON25 April 2021

Looking for a new kind of running challenge? The London Duathlon, the UK’s most stunning run-bike-run event, takes place in beautifully scenic Richmond Park. There are four different distances or events for you to choose from including a half duathlon, full duathlon, ultra-duathlon or a more sociable team challenge, the duathlon relay – perfect for first-time runners!

TICKETS
Prices start from £74.50
Entries are currently closed – register your interest to be notified when 2021 tickets are released.
MORE INFO 
londonduathlon.com

HACKNEY HALF16May 2021

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Celebrate the spirit of Hackney by taking on London’s most vibrant running event, the Hackney Half! A buzzing 13.1 mile route from Hackney Marshes, with DJs and live music at every mile that will bring the beats to keep runners moving across the finish line. 

TICKETS
Last Remaining Tickets – £54 – On Sale Now
(includes race photos, technical NIKE finisher’s tee, and swag bag)
MORE INFO 
run.limelightsports.club/hackney

ETAPE CALEDONIA16 May 2021

Etape Caledonia is the UK’s original closed-road sportive. This sell-out event attracts riders from all over the country to take on one of the most breath-taking rides through the spectacular Scottish Highlands. Choose from two distances – 40-mile route or 85-mile route.

TICKETS
Prices start from £40
Entries are currently closed – register your interest to be notified when 2021 tickets are released.
MORE INFO 
etapecaledonia.co.uk

ASICS London 10K25 July 2021

The fast-paced, flat 10km route takes runners on a tour through the best of London’s Westminster, racing past the Capital’s most iconic and historical landmarks such as Big Ben, the London Eye and River Thames.

With live bands and DJs on route, cheering fans, and post-race festivities in central London, this summer celebration of running is set to be the liveliest event in the London running calendar for 2021!

TICKETS
Early Bird Tickets – £45 – On Sale Now
(includes race photos, technical ASICS finisher’s tee, and swag bag)
MORE INFO 
run.limelightsports.club/London

London Triathlon7 – 8 August 2021

Every year, thousands of people come to our iconic capital city to join our community of incredible triathletes taking on the challenge of the London Triathlon. The event takes place at the ExCel Centre, Royal Victoria Dock and has a unique urban route, giving participants the chance to swim, bike and run past London’s world-famous landmarks.

TICKETS
Prices start from £75
Entries are currently closed – register your interest to be notified when 2021 tickets are released
MORE INFO 
http://londontriathlon.com

Blenheim Palace Triathlon11 – 12 September 2021

Move at the UK’s most stunning triathlon set in the beautiful private grounds of Blenheim Palace, a UNESCO world heritage site. Blenheim Palace Triathlon is one of the country’s most iconic races. There is a ballot open for all distances (except Sprint Team Relay).

TICKETS
Ballot applications are open now. Successful ballot applicants will be invited to register in April 2021.
Prices start from £98.49.
MORE INFO 
http://blenheimpalacetriathlon.com/

OXFORD HALF17 October 2021

The Oxford Half takes place this autumn with plenty of sporting activities, live music and local food. The Oxford Half marathon on Sunday 17th October will see runners speed by world-famous museums, universities, parks and historical streets.

TICKETS
Ballot applications are open now. Successful ballot applicants will be invited to register in April 2021.
Tickets – £49.
MORE INFO 
run.limelightsports.club/oxford

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