Centurion Aquabikus
Sun 19 May 2024 Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

ATW Box End Centurion Aquabikus

Challenge yourself to tackle the Centurion this year, a distance made popular by the PTO race series. Ideal if you're taking a step up from Standard Aquabike or do not want the running stage.

  • Sun 19 May 2024
Box End Park, Bedford

Centurion Aquabikus

07:00

£100

Age 18 & over on 31 Dec 2024

  • 2250 m lake swimming
  • 77 km road cycling

Overview

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This event is open to everyone, regardless of ability and offers a choice of distances. For those who don’t want to run there is an Aquabike (swim-bike) option. For those who would like to compete as a team, there are relay options too.

Camping is available so you can really make a weekend of it and enjoy the exciting vibe with friends, family and fellow sportspeople.

Highlights

  • Stunning clear waters 
  • Beautiful scenery 
  • Well marked courses
  • Club camaraderie 
  • Supportive marshals 
  • Free event photos
  • Custom designed medal
  • Finish line snacks and goodies

This event is part of ATW Box End Triathlon.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators
  • Swim hat required
  • Teams
  • Wetsuit advised
  • Wetsuit not allowed if too hot
  • Wetsuit required if too cold

  • Camping
  • Paid parking
  • Park

Event HQ

Box End Park
Box End Road
Box End
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK43 8RQ
UK

Parking

Parking is available at Box End Lakes.

  • Distance markers
  • Marshals
  • Out and back
  • Undulating
  • Water stations
  • Way markers

The Metric Centurion distance involves a 2.2km swim in the crystal clear Box End Lake and a 77km road bike on fast country roads, non-draft legal.

Here are the ways this event cares for the environment:

Summary

  • Recycling bins
  • Recycling gets separated from general waste
  • Finish line water bottles made from recycled material
  • Refill taps are provided so participants can bring their own bottle and fill up during the event
  • The choice of paper cups at water stations
  • Signage including course marking attached with reusable garden wire instead of plastic cable ties
  • 'Dynamic bib assignment’ removes the need for envelopes, sticker labels and excess waste
  • Bike racking is provided to promote cycling to the events

  • Goody bag
  • iTAB
  • Medal
  • Race photo

Included

Finishers will receive:

  • Custom designed medal
  • Finish line snacks and goodies
  • Unique aquabike experience

Optional extras

  • British Triathlon Federation Race Pass (£8)
  • ICE band (£22.94)
  • Personalised medal insert (£9)

  • Age 18 & over on 31 Dec 2024
  • Enter online
  • Event merch available

Other races at event

  • Sun 19 May
  • #1 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Sprint

07:00

£75-£95

Age 15 & over

  • 750 m lake swimming
  • 21 km road cycling
  • 5 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • #2 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Sprint Distance Aquabike

07:00

£65

Age 15 & over

  • 750 m lake swimming
  • 21 km road cycling
  • Sun 19 May
  • #3 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Standard

07:00

£95-£115

Age 17 & over

  • 1500 m lake swimming
  • 40 km road cycling
  • 10 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • #4 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Standard Distance Aquabike

07:00

£85

Age 17 & over

  • 1500 m lake swimming
  • 40 km road cycling
  • Sat 18 May
  • #5 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Mixed Team Relay

18:30

£140

Age 15 & over

  • 350 m lake swimming
  • 7.7 km road cycling
  • 1 km road running
  • Sun 19 May
  • #6 of 7
Box End Park, Bedford

Centurion 100km Triathlon

07:00

£110-£135

Age 18 & over

  • 2.2 km lake swimming
  • 77 km road cycling
  • 20 km trail running