Entries for this year’s popular Ilkley Triathlon will open on May 1, sportsmen and woman are being warned, after the event sold out in just four days last year.

Now well established and in its 22nd year, the race, held by the Leeds Bradford Triathlon Club, will take place on September 21.

Last year, the event sold out fast and had a record number of entries.

It is held at Ilkley Lido, Denton Road. The sprint distance course is an ideal event for beginners, with an indoor swim, scenic 15km bike ride followed by 5km run.

Ilkley Triathlon was nominated in the top three races under 500 entries for the UK last year, and has been a previous award winner.

Organisers say it is great event to participate in, and with multiple laps, perfect to support friends and family taking part.

For more information about this year’s race, visit the website at lbt.org.uk/IlkleyTriathlon.