Jekyll and Hyde duathlon now BTF 2 star event.

The Jekyll and Hyde Park Duathlon has been awarded Event Quality Mark Level 2 by the British Triathlon Federation.

Serpentine are proud to announce that the Jekyll and Hyde Park Duathlon has been awarded Event Quality Mark Level 2 by the British Triathlon Federation. The Event Qualitymark scheme is designed to provide a quality assurance standard for events. Benefits to an athlete entering Quality Marked events are:

Guarantee of minimum operating standards in:

  • Safety
  • Athlete Provision
  • Event Organisation
  • Facilities
  • Officiated event (fairness)
  • Recognized by local safety groups
  • Events committed to continual development
  • Engagement with national governing body

According to the BTF website there are only 3 other events in the UK at Level 2 and none at Level 3 (the highest award possible).

A special thank you to Amy Cope, Stephanie Vaatz, Jany Tsai and Mariana Ivantsoff who organized the race in 2011 and provided the additional evidence to progress the event from Level 1 to Level 2.

Submitted: 10 February 2012

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