Beginner Friendly Triathlons in Nottingham

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JUN15
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Accenture World Triathlon Nottingham

In 2018, a packed crowd witnessed Team USA take the gold ahead of Great Britain at the inaugural Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham. 19 international quartets had decended on the city, all racing in search of Olympic qualification points as part of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay series, just two days before they headed north to take on the British leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds.

International quartets will once again return to the banks of the River Trent on Saturday 15 June 2019, as the battle continues for qualification points to secure a place on the start line as Triathlon Mixed Relay makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games. But the event is not all about the elite action with over 200 Age-Group and GO TRI first time triathletes having celebrated their blue carpet moment last year, the 2019 event welcomes the British Age-Group Sprint Distance Championships to the schedule creating opportunities at all levels of the sport to take part in the action across a range of event distances.

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Accenture World Triathlon Nottingham

Victoria Embankment, Nottingham, UKView event
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From the organiser

In 2018, a packed crowd witnessed Team USA take the gold ahead of Great Britain at the inaugural Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham. 19 international quartets had decended on the city, all racing in search of Olympic qualification points as part of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay series, just two days before they headed north to take on the British leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds.

International quartets will once again return to the banks of the River Trent on Saturday 15 June 2019, as the battle continues for qualification points to secure a place on the start line as Triathlon Mixed Relay makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo 2020 Games. But the event is not all about the elite action with over 200 Age-Group and GO TRI first time triathletes having celebrated their blue carpet moment last year, the 2019 event welcomes the British Age-Group Sprint Distance Championships to the schedule creating opportunities at all levels of the sport to take part in the action across a range of event distances.

£25 - £70
Accenture World Triathlon Nottingham
JUN2
Southwell Sprint Triathlon

This sprint triathlon takes place in the historic market town of Southwell and consists of a 400m swim which will take place in the Southwell Leisure Centres 25m pool followed by a 17.6km cycle finishing with a two lap 5km run.

This is one of the best sprint triathlons to take on for your first dabble with the sport. This event has always had a high percentage of first-timers and almost a third of our atheletes are novices.

The Southwell Triathlon route does feature a few inclines, we wouldnt say these were mountains but the first part of the run has earnt itself the name The Southwell Slope! Regardless of these inclines, Southwell is a great event for athletes of all abilities who would like to challenge themselves.

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Southwell Sprint Triathlon

Park Ln, Southwell NG25 0QN, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This sprint triathlon takes place in the historic market town of Southwell and consists of a 400m swim which will take place in the Southwell Leisure Centres 25m pool followed by a 17.6km cycle finishing with a two lap 5km run.

This is one of the best sprint triathlons to take on for your first dabble with the sport. This event has always had a high percentage of first-timers and almost a third of our atheletes are novices.

The Southwell Triathlon route does feature a few inclines, we wouldnt say these were mountains but the first part of the run has earnt itself the name The Southwell Slope! Regardless of these inclines, Southwell is a great event for athletes of all abilities who would like to challenge themselves.

£42 - £52
Southwell Sprint Triathlon
SEP29
East Leake Triathlon (End of Season)

The friendly atmosphere makes East Leake Triathlon a superb event for the first timer (each event we have over 150 first timers), whilst the fast flat course and distance makes for an excellent end to the season. Timing chips will be used, enabling you to view your time crossing the finish line and provide full accurate results/splits on the day.

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East Leake Triathlon (End of Season)

Michael Lloyd Enterprises, Lantern Ln, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6QN, UKView event
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From the organiser

The friendly atmosphere makes East Leake Triathlon a superb event for the first timer (each event we have over 150 first timers), whilst the fast flat course and distance makes for an excellent end to the season. Timing chips will be used, enabling you to view your time crossing the finish line and provide full accurate results/splits on the day.

£30 - £45
East Leake Triathlon (End of Season)
AUG25
Coalville Triathlon

The Coalville Triathlon is aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, the shorter distance option makes this event perfect for someone that taking in their first event. Whether it's your first triathlon or you are trying to improve on your previous performance .

This is the first year for the Coalville Triathlon and we are running the event to encourage people to take on the challenge of this great sport.

You can enter the event as an individual and complete all three disciplines over the standard or shorter distance, or as a relay team with friends or colleagues.

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Coalville Triathlon

Hermitage Leisure Center, Silver St, Whitwick, Coalville LE67 5EU, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Coalville Triathlon is aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, the shorter distance option makes this event perfect for someone that taking in their first event. Whether it's your first triathlon or you are trying to improve on your previous performance .

This is the first year for the Coalville Triathlon and we are running the event to encourage people to take on the challenge of this great sport.

You can enter the event as an individual and complete all three disciplines over the standard or shorter distance, or as a relay team with friends or colleagues.

£19 - £59
Coalville Triathlon
SEP15
Derby Pool Triathlon

DERBY TRIATHLON is aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, whether its your first triathlon or you are the next Olympic hopeful. Last year we had an increase in first time competitors, with 55% of the field being new to the great fun sport of triathlon.

You can enter as an individual and complete all three disciplines on your own, the relay event with friends or colleagues and enjoy the race as a team or the corporate event where each team member completes the full triathlon.

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Derby Pool Triathlon

54, Etwall, Derby DE65, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

DERBY TRIATHLON is aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, whether its your first triathlon or you are the next Olympic hopeful. Last year we had an increase in first time competitors, with 55% of the field being new to the great fun sport of triathlon.

You can enter as an individual and complete all three disciplines on your own, the relay event with friends or colleagues and enjoy the race as a team or the corporate event where each team member completes the full triathlon.

£21 - £49
Derby Pool Triathlon
JUN23
Bosworth Triathlon
Market Bosworth, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Since 1990 this event has been five times host to the National Sprint Championships, and with the perfect venue it is not difficult to see why.

We bring you this novice, sprint, standard and middle distance event in the perfect triathlon venue. The swim takes place in the boating lake with beautiful views over the Leicestershire and Warwickshire countryside. The cycle is on a fast route with quiet and well maintained roads and the final run section circles the lake

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Bosworth Triathlon

Bosworth Water Trust, Wellsborough Rd, Market Bosworth, Nuneaton CV13 6PD, UKView event
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From the organiser

Since 1990 this event has been five times host to the National Sprint Championships, and with the perfect venue it is not difficult to see why.

We bring you this novice, sprint, standard and middle distance event in the perfect triathlon venue. The swim takes place in the boating lake with beautiful views over the Leicestershire and Warwickshire countryside. The cycle is on a fast route with quiet and well maintained roads and the final run section circles the lake

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Bosworth Triathlon

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What you need to know about Beginner Friendly Triathlons

If you’re just starting out, the best thing to do would be to book a Super Sprint or Sprint distance triathlon as these are the shortest two. There are lots of different ranges of abilities in triathlon so there’ll always be people actually ‘sprinting’ the Sprint distance but generally Sprints and Super Sprints are the best to get a feel for the sport. You can see the specific distances here.

Different Triathlon event types

Triathlons are an all day affair, so get a group together and go to the pub for lunch afterwards. Our experience is that most events happen in cool areas such as Dorney Lake in Windsor, so it’s a great excuse to escape the city for the day. They draw good crowds, and you’ll always have people cheering you on. Super Sprints tend to be very quick, so depending on your fitness level, you might want to choose a Sprint distance so you have enough time to enjoy each stage of the race. On average, Sprint triathlons will be over and done within 1.45–2 hours so it’ll go by in a flash.

Find the right triathlon for you

It’s important to have the right kit, you need a wetsuit that allows you to move and a good bike. We’ve collected a few of our favourite tris for beginners below, they’re great fun and certainly won’t disappoint. Best of luck from all of us here at LDT.

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