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The Cheshire Triathlon is set in Nantwich, Cheshire and has been enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 26 years now. The event is aimed at all abilities, at all levels of fitness, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors.The course is spectator friendly for supporting family or friends and a fun and relaxed atmosphere is guaranteed. There will be attractions and facilities available at the park for the triathlon including hot and cold food, refreshments, toilets, a play area with swings and slides that all make for a great day out for the family!

We want to encourage more women to have a go! Any age, any ability, just get together for the camaraderie and challenge, whilst raising vital funds for research into beating cancer.

UK Triathlon has dedicated a section of the event solely to The Pink Wave and is working in partnership with Cancer Research UK to raise money for research into all 200 types of cancer.

Open to all women who want to take part. All abilities welcome. High 5's, cheers, and a lot of pink guaranteed!

Review summary

5 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere


Tim R
"This was the second tri I’ve done, on the same course. The pool was well heated..."


Liam O
"Quite a different set up but fun. Road surface not great but well marked...."


Johanne T
"Brilliantly organised everyone was so informative straightforward and had a..."
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How to enter the Cheshire Triathlon

  1. Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.5km, Bike 21km, Run 5km
    Event passed
  2. Super Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.2km, Bike 21km, Run 2.5km
    Event passed
  3. Cheshire Fun

    Triathlon: Swim 0.2km, Bike 21km, Run 2.5km
    Event passed

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Cheshire Triathlon routes

The event starts with the swim in the only heated outdoor brine swimming pool in Great Britain, followed by a one lap 13.4 mile cycle around the South Cheshire countryside until returning to the Barony Park in Nantwich for the final run, in and around the park itself. So why not enter now and take part in one of the largest participant triathlons in the country.

Event Details

What’s Included

Minimum age is 16 years on race day.

Full and up to date 2019 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT – you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.

Raceday Logistics
Full and up to date competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers, tattoos, stickers etc. at registration on the day.
Community Volunteer Scheme

How to be involved
We offer a Community Volunteer Scheme, whereby one free* race place up to the value of an Olympic distance entry is given in return for a day’s marshaling at any one of the UK Triathlon series of events. This role can be undertaken by yourself (the competitor), a friend or family member who would like to support you.

*The ‘Community Volunteer Scheme’ entry fee has a value of up to the cost of an Olympic distance entry meaning that most of the race places are free.

Requirement and responsibilities
All volunteers have one key role during the triathlon and that is to cheer on and encourage competitors during their special day. In addition to this volunteers can be involved in any one of roles below:

Feed Station
Swim course volunteer
Bike Course volunteer
Run Course Volunteer
Transition area
Finish line area
We typically ask volunteers to arrive around 7/8am on the day they are helping out, for a briefing and breakfast, with an aim to be finished by 3/4pm (this can be earlier depending on event /circumstance).

All volunteers are provided with food and drink to make sure they are fully prepared for their fun and enjoyable day ahead.

Volunteer as a Group

Whether a local sports club, charity organisation, community group or group of friends we would love your help and commitment to come along and join us at any of our races across the UK.

Over 90% of the UK Triathlon race crew are volunteers, many of them have been with us for over 15 years and without their support and dedication, these events would not run.

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Facilities You get:

  • Finishers Medal
  • Prizes
  • Chip Timing
  • Catering
  • Camping
  • Aid stations
  • Showers
  • Toilets.

There will be Distance markers & Secure transition.

The Event Is Suitable for Para-tri Athletics.

You will get the results on website.


Questions & answers

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    Cathie D
    Hi - as a relative newbie to triathlon - can you tell me if the Sprint races imply that you have to be fast?! Because - I feel I could do the Sprint distances but I am really, really slow! Also - I am guessing you don't need a wet suit for the pool as it is heated? Look forward to hearing from you!


    Steph E
    Hi there. Do not fear - 'sprint' just refers to the distance of the event, not the speed. Sprint distance triathlons are perfect for those wanting to try their first triathlon and rest assured, it doesn't mean you have to do it super fast! You are right re the wetsuit, you wont need one for any pool-base triathlon. Best of luck!
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    Danny B
    Hi. Would l be able to hire a bike? I'm f not could l use my mountain bike?


    Steph E
    Hi there. Just to let you know the event unfortunately doesn't have a bike hiring service however a moutain bike will be perfectly fine to use! Good luck and enjoy!
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    Susanne S
    How do I book camping


    Steph E
    Hi there. Just to let you know that you will need to book this separately as the Let's Do This site don't offer it. Many thanks!

Cheshire Triathlon weather forecast

Partly cloudy throughout the day.

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Cheshire Triathlon reviews (5)

4.5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Sprint in 2019

    This was the second tri I’ve done, on the same course. The pool was well heated which really helps! The bike course is overall pretty good. Fast and flat, with some rough surfaces but these are easily navigated. Run-wise, I personally find the two hairpins and undulating grass course quite challenging, and not a course for a run PB. That said, it’s the same for everyone, so not big problem.

    The atmosphere was a bit flat at times and I found myself being the only person clapping for some competitors as they crossed the line. Again, not something major, but could be better.

    The main gripe is with the timing. An overall time was provided at the finish line as a print out but splits were not included. The provisional results online were hugely inaccurate and most I’d looked at must have been uploaded inaccurately. So basically, if I hadn’t timed it myself, I still wouldn’t have any idea of what my splits were, even two days later. I think this is a fundamental part of what I paid for, so could only give 4/5 for organisation.

    Overall though, this still represents a very good choice for a first tri.

  • Did the Sprint in 2019

    Quite a different set up but fun. Road surface not great but well marked. Different type of swim in brine pool.
  • Did the Cheshire Fun in 2019

    Brilliantly organised everyone was so informative straightforward and had a lovely way of putting you at ease.
  • Did the Super Sprint in 2019

    This was my very first triathlon! The course was well suited for beginners. The two transition areas were a little confusing for a first timer so make sure youre prepared beforehand!
  • Did the Sprint in 2018

    This is a great sprint tri for beginners because the bike course is probably the flattest course that you'l be able to find in the north west - I saw one lady cycling a fold up bike! And the run is a 4 lap course so there is plenty of opportunity for your supporters to see you and take pictures or shout encouragement. The only downside to this tri for me personally is the salt water pool, but that is probably only a problem if you swallow too much water along the way (I wouldn't recommend it!). The organisers and marshals are very friendly and helpful. I stupidly stuck the leg race number stickers on upside down but the lovely lady in the registration tent was on hand to help remove them and write the numbers on correctly! The supporters are very friendly too, I saw a few people helping other competitors to pump up tyres and fix chains before the race. There is a great atmosphere at this event, definitely one to do if you are thinking about doing your first triathlon.