Dates confirmed for Blenheim Palace Triathlon 2016

Iconic race to be held slightly earlier than previous years; entries go on sale next month

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Two changes for 2016’s Blenheim Palace Triathlon: the event will be held slightly earlier than in previous years, and long-time sponsor Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research has changed its name to Bloodwise.

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Next year’s Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon will be held on 4-5 June and entries go on sale to the general public on 3 September 2015. The iconic Oxfordshire event is set in the spectacular grounds of Blenheim Palace, a World Heritage Site renowned as the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill. 

Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research chose Bloodwise as its new name after listening and responding to the needs of patients. The charity says its new name better captures all the life-changing work now being done – its continuing world-class research, its expanding portfolio of patient support services, and its role speaking up on behalf of those affected by blood cancer.

Athletes racing at the Blenheim Palace Triathlon

Matt Lawley, Head of Sports Events at Bloodwise, said: “Over the past three years the Blenheim Palace Triathlon has helped to raise awareness of our charity and over £1.5million to beat blood cancers. Next year’s event will be an amazing opportunity to make people aware of our new name.”

This year’s event saw more than 7,000 people race around the palace, with Chris Perham and India Lee winning the elite races last June as part of the British Super Series.

For next year’s Bloodline Blenheim Palace Triathlon, participants are encouraged to get 48 hr priority entry for 2016 now by registering their interest.

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