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The Stratford Triathlon is a fun but challenging event based at Stratford Leisure and Visitor Centre in the picturesque and historic town of Stratford-upon-Avon. Now in it's 20th year the event has seen thousands of competitors take on the challenge of swim, bike and run with a fun & friendly atmosphere and great support from the cheering crowds. 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 Pink Wave:

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. We welcome & want to encourage all women to have a go! Any age, any abilities. High 5's, cheers, and a lot of pink guaranteed!

Review summary

4.5
2 Reviews
  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere

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Stephen M
"This was my first triathlon and, at the age of 65, I was a little nervous as to..."

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Alan G
"fantastic well run event,<br />shame about the timing problems, will be back..."
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How to enter the Stratford Triathlon

  1. Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.4km, Bike 18km, Run 5km
    £59.95–£64.95
    Event passed
  2. Super Sprint

    Triathlon: Swim 0.2km, Bike 18km, Run 2.5km
    £59.95–£64.95
    Event passed
  3. Stratford Fun

    Triathlon: Swim 0.2km, Bike 18km, Run 2.5km
    £59.95–£64.95
    Event passed

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Stratford Triathlon routes

  • Pool based swim
  • Countryside bike route
  • Flat towpath run course taking in scenic views of the River Avon

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Chip Timed
  • Prizes for top 3 male & female in Sprint & Super Sprint as well as age group prizes in the Sprint Triathlon
  • Onsite parking (charges applicable)
  • 2019 finishers medal for all entrants
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.
Spectators

Spectators are welcome!

Volunteers

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. Email [email protected] to sign up!

FAQs

Minimum Age: 16 Years (on race day)

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information (Individual Start Times, Bib Numbers etc) will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.

Can I use any stroke for the swim?
For your safety and the safety of other competitors back stroke, tumble turns and diving are not permitted

Can I use a mountain bike?
Yes, any bike can be used but it must be road worthy.

Will triathlon and road bikes make a difference?
They can make a difference but not a huge amount. Road tyres are smoother and provide less resistance and aero bars put you in a more aerodynamic position on your bike.

Will there be any water available during the run?
Yes, there will be one or more feed stations around the course serving both water and High5.

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    Paul M
    When and where the results are ????

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    Steph E
    Hey there, just to let you know the results will be posted on Wednesday on the the Event Organiser website at https://uktriathlon.co.uk/events/stratford-triathlon. If you any more queries I would recommend contacting [email protected] Best of luck!

Stratford Triathlon weather forecast

Possible drizzle in the evening.

17°C
Predicted highs
9°C
Predicted lows
Icon60% chance of rain

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Stratford Triathlon reviews (2)

4.5 out of 5 stars

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

    This was my first triathlon and, at the age of 65, I was a little nervous as to how it would go. I have only just got near to the end of a 'couch to 5k' running programme having suffered a 'neck of femur' break of my right leg at the end of 2016.
    The swimming was the most challenging because of the number of people in the pool. Transitions went well. It will be interesting to see the results when they are published in the middle of this week.
    It has 'fired me up' to do another triathlon in the next month or so. I will probably look for an 'open water' event!
  • Did the Super Sprint in 2019

    fantastic well run event,
    shame about the timing problems, will be back next year,hopefu;;y the sprint