- Additional 400 Grandstand Tickets Go On Sale For The Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds
- Original ticket allocation sold-out in one week.
- Event taking place on Sunday 12th June and will be the final race on UK soil for Team GB
Organisers of the forthcoming World Tri Series race in Leeds have managed to find some more seats.
Here’s their release:
Officially on sale to the general public from 09:00am on Wednesday 25th May, the additional spaces will allow ticketholders to enjoy unsurpassed views of the thrilling racing action from the comfort of their seat overlooking the finish-line in the heart of Millennium Square.
The much-anticipated Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, which is part of UK Sport’s National Lottery-funded #EveryRoadtoRio event series, will provide the British public with a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch local heroes Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, as well as other leading GB triathletes including Non Stanford and Vicky Holland, battle for glory against some of the world’s best triathletes in their last race on home soil ahead of Rio.
Ticketholders will see the elite athletes pass them seven times on the bike and four times on the run, as well as witnessing the conclusion of the races, which often end with a thrilling sprint finish. A big screen will be located opposite the Grandstand showing the live coverage so that ticket holders can stay up to speed with the race whilst it momentarily goes out of view.
Available to purchase from: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?agency=LEEDS_CC&organ_val=21996&pid=8219898 tickets will be priced at £30 for adults and £20 for children (U15s).
With the women’s race starting at 13:00 and the men’s at 15:45, ticket holders can expect well over four hours of live triathlon action. Organisers are anticipating demand to be extremely high and are encouraging individuals to secure their tickets today to avoid disappointment.
In addition to offering individuals the opportunity to watch the elite races, the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, organised by British Triathlon in partnership with Leeds City Council, also provides recreational triathletes with the unique opportunity to compete on the same course as the elite athletes across a range of different distances, suitable for first timer’s right through to experienced triathletes. A limited number of entries are still available for the Saturday GO TRI events – for more information please visit: http://leeds.triathlon.org/enter_now/.
For the latest information on the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, please visit http://leeds.triathlon.org.