Head down to Hyde Park on Saturday 31st May and Sunday 1st June and witnesses the drama of the ITU Triathlon World Championships London.
On Saturday it’s the turn of the elites, providing you with an opportunity to watch the world’s best triathletes swim, bike and run around the stunning course contained within Hyde Park in pursuit of vital World Championship points. It’s the ultimate battle of endurance and staying power and, triathlon fan or not, you will fail to not be swept up in the atmosphere that engulfs Hyde Park as thousands of spectators come to cheer on their home athletes. With the compact course requiring the athletes to complete numerous laps, hardly a moment will go by without you being able to witness the thrilling racing action unfold in front of your very eyes.
On Sunday, the non-elite athletes will give their all as they aim to complete the same Hyde Park course. Come and cheer on thousands of participants in pursuit of their individual goals, many of whom are raising significant amounts of money for charity. The atmosphere will be euphoric, with the Hyde Park route lined with supporters cheering on friends, loved ones and anyone else who looks like they need a few words of encouragement!
It’s going to be a fantastic weekend of sporting action and, with a great chance of beautiful weather, there’s no better way to spend a day completely free of charge in the beautiful Hyde Park.
Local residents should note, there will be some road closures in the vicinity of the park – details here
Dates and times:
Saturday May 31st (2pm – 5pm) & Sunday June 1st (9am – 5pm)
Hyde Park, W2 2UH
Nearest tube station (s)
Marble Arch, Lancaster Gate, Knightsbridge, Hyde Park Corner