12th Midnight Man

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Saddle up and get ready for an exciting night race this summer! This triathlon event offers several races, so that there is something for all types of racer. Enjoy watching the summer sun set and the backdrop of twinkling stars as you take on the course.
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Half Distance Triathlon, Midnight Man Long Course, Quarter Distance Triathlon, and 4 more
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Calendar
Sat, 10 Aug 2024
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Dartford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Rennie Dr, Dartford DA1, UK
Start times
Saturday, 10 Aug 2024
Half Distance Triathlon:
6:00 pm
Midnight Man Long Course:
6:00 pm
Quarter Distance Triathlon:
6:00 pm
Aquabike - Long:
6:00 pm
Sprint Triathlon :
6:00 pm
Half Relay :
6:00 pm
Aquabike - Half:
6:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for 12th Midnight Man
Half Distance Triathlon
Swim
1.9km
Bike
90km
Running
21km
£115
Midnight Man Long Course
Swim
3.8km
Bike
180km
Running
42km
£195
Quarter Distance Triathlon
Swim
950m
Bike
45km
Running
10.5km
£65
Aquabike - Long
Swim
3.8km
Bike
180km
£115
Route information
Try something new and take on this exciting nighttime triathlon based in Dartford, a unique event in the UK. With a range of distances to choose from, this event welcomes all abilities.
Swim
  • Full: 4 x 950m laps
  • Half: 2 x 950m laps
  • Quarter one 950m lap
The lake was 18 degrees last year. You will all have different coloured swim caps. This is so you will know who you are racing against.
Bike
  • Full: 26 laps
  • Half: 13 laps
  • Quarter 6 laps
Run
  • Full: 8 laps for 42.2k
  • Half: 4 laps 21.1k
  • Quarter 2 laps 10.5 k.
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What's included
  • Rest area with soft drinks and snacks
  • Well marked and marshalled route
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How to get there
Rennie Dr, Dartford DA1, UK
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Parking
Parking will be at the Crosswater Lake View House, Rennie Drive, Dartford Kent, DA1 5FU. Make sure to park in the bays and not on the pavement. Parking is limited so car share where possible.
Spectator Parking
Spectator parking is at the Premier Inn. You must enter the details of your car in the parking machine.
There will be some parking on the side roads but please do not block any driveways or someone's car parking spaces.
Event day logistics
15:00 Registration opens
17:00 Race Briefing
17:30 Half Distance, Quarter Distance, and Midnight Man Relay start
18:00 Midnight Man Long Course, Aqua Bike Long, Sprint Triathlon, Half Relay and Aqua Bike Quarter start
First Aid
The first aid tent will be located at registration. There will also be 2 paramedics and 2 first aiders on site during the race. If you feel unwell seek help.
Rest Area
There will be a rest area after the race if you would like to sleep for a few hours once you have finished.
Kit List
  • Lights on your bike for the Full and half
  • Speedo so you can keep an eye on how far you cycled.
  • There will be a lap counter on the bike
  • You will be given a Aid bag at registration to store things you need during the race.
Rules
  • Drafting: This is a non-drafting event. There will be marshals monitoring drafting throughout the race. Those caught drafting will receive penalties.
  • Safety Boats: Do not grab hold of the marshal boat as you may endanger the water safety crew
  • Relay: If you are taking part in the Relay race make sure to hand your timing chip over to your teammate when you finish your leg of the race.
  • Race Number: Your race number must be worn on your back for the bike stage and on the front for the run stage.
  • Pedestrians: Some pedestrians maybe crossing during the event so make sure to be aware
  • Rubbish Please don’t drop your cups or jells out on the run course. There will be bins at the security building and 100m past the main feed station. Or give them to marshals that you see on the course.
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Spectator Info
The course is spectator friendly as possible due to it making use of the multi-lap format. There will be plenty of areas where you can watch the race. Please keep the noise low if you are near any houses.
FAQs
Are there no overtaking zones at the Midnight Man?
Yes, there is a no overtaking zone. This runs all along the road by Transition and the feed station.
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Where can I dispose of my gels and water cups at the Midnight Man?
Please don’t drop your cups or jells out on the run course. There will be bins at the security building and 100m past the main feed station. Or give them to marshals that you see on the course.
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Is drafting allowed at the Midnight Man?
There will be no drafting on the bike. Motorcycle marshals shall be monitoring drafting throughout the race.
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Reviews
4.5
14 reviews
£50 - £195
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