THE LEEDS TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

THE LEEDS TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

Leeds City Council is urging people to plan ahead as AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds returns to Roundhay Park this weekend.

Thousands of athletes are set to compete across the weekend, from amateurs to elites, with Olympic heroes such as Jonny Brownlee and Georgia Taylor-Brown taking to the start line.

Saturday 11 June will see individual elite racing take place in both the men’s and women’s events and Sunday 12 June will see the mixed relay come to Leeds for the very first time. The full event schedule is here.

Once again, all races will start and finish in Roundhay Park. Entry to the park is free throughout the entire event and you don’t need a ticket to see the best in the world swim, bike, run or to enjoy the event village.

To guarantee the best view of the elite athletes buy a seat in the grandstand which will provide views over the finish line and transition area: Spectators – AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds

To ensure the event runs smoothly, there will be some road closures and changes to public transport in the areas surrounding Roundhay Park.

Road closures

On Friday 10 June, between 9.30am and 12:00pm, Princes Avenue Park Avenue and West Avenue will be closed.

On Saturday 11 June, Princes Avenue, Park Avenue and West Avenue will be closed from 5am to 6pm.

On Sunday 12th June Princes Avenue, Park Avenue and West Avenue will be closed from 4am to 6pm. A cycle route along Street Lane, Scott Hall Road and Stonegate Road, affecting Roundhay, Oakwood, Moortown and Meanwood, will be closed from 4am to 1pm.

For full information about road closures visit Local Road Closure Information – AJ Bell 2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds.

Parking

Parking will be available throughout the weekend on Soldier’s Field and access will be from Old Park Road. The Wetherby Road car park will also remain open throughout the event, but space may be limited.

Mansion Lane car park will be closed from Thursday 9 June to Tuesday 14 June (inclusive)

Tram car park will be restricted parking from Monday 6 June and be fully closed from Wednesday 8 June to Tuesday 14 June (inclusive)

Lakeside car park will be restricted parking on Tuesday 7 June and fully closed from Wednesday 8 June to Tuesday 14 June (inclusive)

Anyone cycling to the event can park their bike for free at the Yellow Jersey secure bike parking. Just look out for the signs in the event village.

Public transport

Find out about changes to bus services here.

 

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