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TRI your hand at a triathlon in the seaside Dawlish Triathlon. With two events, one aimed at newcomer triathletes, this is the perfect event to challenge yourself to accomplish something awesome. With a sea swim, fast bike course, and coastal run, it will be an epic challenge for all.
Supersprint, and Sprint Triathlon
Sun, 25 Sept 2022
Dawlish Warren, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, UK
Sun, 25 Sept 2022
Sprint Triathlon:7:30am |
The Dawlish Triathlon takes advantage of Dawlish Warren's beautiful waters and stunning seaside views in this September triathlon.
Triathletes can choose from two events, the Sprint Triathlon or the Supersprint, the second aimed at giving newcomers to the sport a taste of the action and a reason to stick around.
The course will begin with a sea swim, where athletes will cut through the motion of the ocean before hopping on their bike for a sheltered circuit, and ending by running along the coastal path where they will be offered picturesque seaside views as they speed towards the finish line.
After an initial climb, the majority of the bike ride is flat or downhill, providing a fast course for athletes to push themselves to their absolute best. The run will along the sea wall, so road running shoes will be perfect for this event.
The distances for each event are as follows:
750m sea swim, 24km bike, 5km run.
300m sea swim, 16km bike, 5km run.
Organizer route images
- Finisher's medal
- Finishers T-Shirt
- Swim Hat
- Chip-timed results
- Fully marked and marshalled course
- Water safety team
- First aid
- Public Liability insurance
How to get there
Dawlish Warren, Dawlish EX7 0NF, UKGet full directions
There is a pay & display car park at the event, make sure to pay the parking fee.
Event day logistics
15:00 Registration opens
16:00 Registration closes
06:00 Registration opens
07:30 Sprint Start
07:45 Registration closes
08:00 Supersprint Start
11:00 Cut-off time
11:00 - 11:30 Prize Presentation
- Top 3 Overall Male
- Top 3 Overall Female
- Top 3 Veteran (40-49) Male
- Top 3 Veteran (40-49 Female
- Top 3 Super Veteran (50-59) Male
- Top 3 Super Veteran (50-59) Female
- 1st Vet (60+) Male
- 1st Vet (60+) Female
- Relay Team (open age & gender)
- For the Supersprint & the Swims, which are much smaller events, we have special medals for the Top 3 men & top 3 women at each distance.
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What to bring
- Face mask & hand sanitiser
- Wetsuit (not compulsory but recommended particularly for less confident swimmers)
- Swim goggles
- Tri-suit (or swimming costume + t-shirt)
- Extra layer for bike leg in case of cold or wet conditions
- Bike (on this course a time trial bike will be quickest if you have one)
- Bike helmet
- Energy drink bottle on the bike
- Inner tubes
- Towel to mark space in transition
- Running shoes
- Change of clothes for after the event (including some warm clothing)
- Race Belt - also highly recommended for Relay teams so they can pass on the race numbers
- Extra drinks
- Race belt
- Cycling shoes
- Cycling gloves
- Sun cream
- Flashing rear light for bike
- Elastic laces on your trainers
- Second swim hat or neoprene hat (under event hat) to improve insulation
What is the cut-off time for the Dawlish Triathlon?
The cut off time is 11:00 am for both races.
Can beginner's take part in the Dawlish Triathlon?
The Dawlish triathlon is recognised as an easy triathlon with a sea swim and both the bike and run courses being flat. The Go Tri event is the perfect event for newcomers to the sport, or for those who see a 750m sea swim as a little daunting.
Do I need a wetsuit for the Dawlish Triathlon?
For this event's wetsuits are not mandatory but it is advised that you wear one depending on the temperature of the water.
Are there toilets at the event?
Yes, toilets will be available from 6am on race day.
Good for beginners
This was my first triathlon (sprint) and the Dawlish Tri was a perfect way to get into the sport. Would definitely compete again next year.
3.7Did the Sprint Triathlon in 2021
Is a tri suit enough for the swim or would you still recommend a wet suit more? Many thanks
It's a sea swim so the water won't be particularly warm - I'd definitely recommend a wetsuit, particularly if you're doing the sprint distance. For the super sprint, you might be able to get away with just a tri-suit to save time in transition!
Hi, will there be a children's event?
Hi there. Unfortunately this year there will not be a children's race but event organiser's aim for 2020 is to introduce some children's events.
Do i have to wear a wetsuit for this?
Hi there. You do not have to wear a wetsuit for this event but due to the swim being a sea swim it is advised to wear one! :)