London Duathlon

London Duathlon


Sunday 6 September 2020

Registration fee £25 and minimum fundraising target: £500

Do you want a corporate team bonding day? Or maybe a bit of friendly competition with your friends? Well a duathlon is the perfect team challenge! The Descente London Duathlon is the biggest in the world and you can be taking part in this epic 3 stage challenge for Team Norwood. This completely closed road run/cycle/run event offers athletes of all abilities the chance to race through the beautiful Richmond Park.

This full duathlon consists of a 10km run, followed by a 44km cycle and finish off with a 5km run. Take on this ultimate challenge and help us to continue to support the vulnerable families in our care. So get your team together and contact The Challenges Team to let us know.


Any questions?

Talk to Challenges on 020 8420 6811 or email


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Terms and Conditions


Before you register for this Challenge, please read this information carefully. As a participant, you must complete the Descente London Duathlon online organiser’s form in full by Midnight on Friday 21 August 2020 or you will forfeit your place in the Event. You will be sent the organiser’s form once you have fully completed this one. The registration fee for this event is £25 which is not refundable or transferable and does not form part of the minimum sponsorship.

Participation and Insurance

You acknowledge that participation in the Descente London Duathlon may be physically demanding and you are aware of the nature of this multi discipline challenge and associated medical and physical risks involved. You should therefore be fit and enjoy good health to participate. If you have any medical conditions which could be adversely affected by exercise, particularly a heart condition, or if you have any doubts about your health, you must get written clearance from your doctor.

You agree that you are physically capable of taking part in the Descente London Duathlon and agree to be solely responsible for your actions and safety and that Norwood are not responsible for any injury or illness, for loss or damage to personal effects, any accidents or death however so arising, except where injury or death arises as a result of Norwood negligence.

You are responsible for providing a roadworthy bicycle and helmet which complies with the BTF Rules and Regulations. Single speed bikes are permitted for the Duathlon, all bikes must have brakes and no fixed wheeled bikes.

There is no insurance provided, whether life or medical or liability, for illness, accident, injury, death, loss or damage that may arise in connection with the participation in the event by each participant. You are strongly advised to obtain such insurance yourself. We advise you to refer to the event organiser’s Terms and Conditions for any specific terms relating direct to the Descente London Duathlon.

You accept that should any medical or physical condition arise prior to the event, which is likely to affect your ability to compete, you will notify Norwood immediately.


By accepting a place to run for Norwood in the Descente London Duathlon you are expected to raise the minimum of £500 which does not include Gift Aid or Matched Giving. Although this is the required amount, do not treat this as a target as Norwood needs each and every one of our runners to raise as much as possible to ensure we continue to provide vital support to the thousands of people in our care. If you do not reach the required minimum of £500 one month prior to the event on 7 August 2020 then you will be required to set up a direct debit to cover the remaining balance. If for whatever reason you do not participate in the challenge, sponsorship forms and any sponsorship monies received should be sent to Norwood or returned to the sponsors if requested.

Your fundraising will not include:

 • Collecting in any public place without first obtaining authorisation from the local authority and any other licences or consent that Norwood requires you to obtain.

 • Collecting on private property (including shops, pubs etc) without first obtaining permission of the owner of the private property.

 • Raising funds by carrying out door-to-door or unsolicited collections.


Minimum age of entry is 18 years.

Photography and Personal Data

By taking part, you agree that all photographs taken during the event may be used by Norwood for publicity and marketing purposes. We may ask for a quote and/or feedback which can be used in our press release and on our website. Your personal information may be stored and used by Norwood in connection with the organisation, promotion and administration of the event and other Norwood challenges. Norwood will not pass on personal information to any third parties, except as may be required for the Challenge and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the GDPR.

Acceptance of Terms and Conditions

I confirm that I will be at least 18 years old on 6 September 2020 and I am medical fit to participant in the challenge. I will comply with any rules or regulation relating to the Event as Norwood or the Event Organiser may notify me of from time to time and follow all instructions given to me on race day to ensure the safety of myself and others, understanding that the referee's decision is final in all respects.

I accept all the points stated in these terms and conditions.

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Photographs I appear in during the event can be used by Norwood for publicity and marketing purposes.

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Gift Aid

If you're a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases any past or future donations you may make by 25% without costing you a penny more.


If you click 'Yes' to Gift Aid, you confirm that you are a UK taxpayer and would like Norwood to treat all donations you have made in the past four years and all donations you make in the future as Gift Aid donations until you notify us otherwise. You understand that if you pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all your donations in the relevant tax year it is your responsibility to pay any difference. Please phone us on 020 8420 6970 if your details or tax status changes.