We are delighted to be the official charity for this fantastic event, so join Team Macmillan and we'll support you every step of the way. With multiple triathlon distances, run only and swim only events, there is truly something for everyone. There are two ways to get yourself signed up:
Secure a charity place at the Howard Castle series
Our charity places are a great way to make a difference to people living with cancer. Macmillan are offering you a discounted place at Castle Howard in their range of disciplines, with the below reg fees and fundraising pledges:
All runs - £10 reg fee and £200 fundraising pledge
All swims - £10 reg fee and £200 fundraising pledge
Triathlon distances up to Olympic - £20 reg fee and £350 fundraising pledge
Gauntlet distance - £25 and £500 fundraising pledge
Public entry for the Howard Castle Series is now open at official race website. If you want to support Macmillan then just tick our box when registering on the race website. If you already have a place with the event organisers, sign up here to let us know!
There's no minimum sponsorship, just raise as much as you can!
What distances are there?
The Gauntlet (half iron / middle distance) – 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and 21km run
Olympic – 1.5km swim, 40km cycle and 10km run
Sprint Plus – 800m swim, 40km cycle and 8km run
Sprint - 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run
Super Sprint - 400m swim, 20km cycle and 4km run
Starter Sprint - 200m swim, 15km cycle and 2km
Open Water Swim - 1 mile, 2.5km or 5km
10K, half marathon and full marathon
1 mile, 2.5km and 5km
Why should I join Team Macmillan?
When you join Team Macmillan you will receive:
Free Macmillan vest or t-shirt to wear
Dedicated triathlon training and fundraising guide
Access to our online training zone
Support on the course to help you reach the finish line
Most importantly we'll provide you with a reason to keep going because you'll know that you're helping improve the lives of people living with cancer. Donations make up 98% of our annual income so we simply couldn't do what we do without you.
16 years old is the minimum age of entry for the Starter Sprint and Super Sprint, and 18 years old is the minimum age of entry for the Sprint Plus, Olympic and Gauntlet distances, as of 31 December in the year in which the participant is competing.
We need an army of cheerers to make this event special. If running is not your thing or you have any family and friends who'd like to come and support you on the day, we'd love them to join our volunteer team!