Beginner Friendly Triathlons in South West

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MAY11
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Immortal Triple Crown – Stourhead

Take up the challenge in this gruelling half iron man. This event will test even the most experienced triathletes. Come if you want to compete on a tough but rewarding course and achieve those well-earned bragging rights.

11 reviews
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Immortal Triple Crown – Stourhead

High St, Stourton, Warminster BA12, UKView event
11 reviews
About the event
Take up the challenge in this gruelling half iron man. This event will test even the most experienced triathletes. Come if you want to compete on a tough but rewarding course and achieve those well-earned bragging rights.
Reviews
  • Did the Half Ironman in 2017

    A well organised event let down a little by the bike course. Although pretty, the road surface wasn't the best and there were two sets of roadworks that year (2107). The feed station (on the bike) was not ideal. The route was changed last minute for 2018 so 2019 could all be different. Great location and support as always though.
  • Did the event in 2018

    Reading the race overview on the website I knew that it was going to be a tough course, and it was. That's not to say it wasn't enjoyable - the location is amazing and great for spectators and the marshalling of the course was excellent - clearly letting you know the direction to go and understanding the nature of triathlon and letting you know a corner was clear and you could crack on! plus always a smile. It is hilly and that hurt a fair bit by the end but the feeling at the end is fantastic. A really great event.
  • Did the event in 2017

£18 - £1,250
Immortal Triple Crown – Stourhead
MAY12
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Bridport Triathlon

The inaugural Bridport triathlon is a pool based Triathlon aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, the shorter distance option makes this event perfect for someone thats taking part in their first event or if you have entered triathlons before and are looking to improve on your sprint distance ability.

This is the first year for the Bridport 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 Sprint or shorter distance Super sprint, or as a relay team with friends or colleagues.(One person to do each element, so 3 different people in total).

And if you don't fancy swimming enter the Duathlon for an equally testing challenge.

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Bridport Triathlon

Bridport Leisure Centre, Brewery Fields, Skilling Hill Rd, Bridport DT6 5LN, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The inaugural Bridport triathlon is a pool based Triathlon aimed at all levels of fitness and ability, the shorter distance option makes this event perfect for someone thats taking part in their first event or if you have entered triathlons before and are looking to improve on your sprint distance ability.

This is the first year for the Bridport 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 Sprint or shorter distance Super sprint, or as a relay team with friends or colleagues.(One person to do each element, so 3 different people in total).

And if you don't fancy swimming enter the Duathlon for an equally testing challenge.

£35
Bridport Triathlon
MAY19
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Exmouth Triathlon

Returning again with 8 races this year! An event that has multiple distances and category groups for you to choose from.

This event is perfect for all ages and all standards. Added bonus of the option to help raise funds for the Exeter Deaf Academy - don't miss out on this great event!

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Exmouth Triathlon

Exmouth Leisure Centre, Exmouth EX8 1DB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Returning again with 8 races this year! An event that has multiple distances and category groups for you to choose from.

This event is perfect for all ages and all standards. Added bonus of the option to help raise funds for the Exeter Deaf Academy - don't miss out on this great event!

£18 - £36
Exmouth Triathlon
MAY25
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Taunton Triathlon

Starting at the school Sports Club's fantastic indoor 5-lane 25m pool, a 400m (16 length) swim will be followed by a novice friendly, yet challenging, bike course that will take athletes on a 28km reasonably flat route that includes some of the beautiful villages near Taunton. The final challenge is a town centre based 5km run, that includes a lap of the sports grounds of the school and finishes in front of the fabulous main school building.

5 reviews
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Taunton Triathlon

1 Castle St, Taunton TA1 4AS, UKView event
5 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Starting at the school Sports Club's fantastic indoor 5-lane 25m pool, a 400m (16 length) swim will be followed by a novice friendly, yet challenging, bike course that will take athletes on a 28km reasonably flat route that includes some of the beautiful villages near Taunton. The final challenge is a town centre based 5km run, that includes a lap of the sports grounds of the school and finishes in front of the fabulous main school building.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Signed up for this as my first proper triathlon, having previously only done duathlons finding this gem on my door step was a great start.
    The tri is based on a private school in Taunton, so as you’d imagine the setting is pretty damn good.
    The swim is done in a very well kept indoor heated pool, for a relatively weak swimmer this pool was perfect as it wasn’t the standard 2m in the deep end you often see, so if you’re not a great swimmer this really takes some weight off your mind.
    The ride is beautiful, an out and back into the countryside, the only niggle I had was it’s on a live main A road, not too bad overall given the later start but still cars go dodge at times.

    The run is a simple 5K from the school around the area and back, a couple hills and a nice river run towards the end.

    Overall very good and i recommend to all

  • Did the event in 2016

    This was my first sprint pool based triathlon, and I can see why loads of people race them! It was great fun, I felt very welcom and the organisers did a great job. I highly recommend this event.Loved the finish area and the transition was perfect, no grass in a naturally secure area of the tennis courts.Bike course was 29km a out and back course! A fast and mainly non technical! Only down side is the traffic lights! I got held up there on the way out, but it allowed me time to organise myself.Run was about 200m short according to Garmin butt the loop around the school was great! With one (happy) drinks station this was sufficient.The facilities, Staff, marshals, and supporters were just brilliant! I travelled alone with no support but was made to feel welcome by all, very friendly triathlon.This is a nice triathlon suitable for athletes at all levels. loved the medal really good quality.Thank you to everybody involved! If my 2017 schedule fits I will be back to defend my win!
  • Did the event in 2015

    This was my first triathlon. The event was really well organised and everyone was so helpful and friendly. I'll be back next year!
£39 - £43
Taunton Triathlon
JUN9
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Dartmouth Triathlon

The Dartmouth Triathlon, formerly know as the South Hams Triathlon, is back for a 5th year. This sprint distance triathlon event offers a stunning course starting and finishing at Blackpool Sands beach. Its a challenging course with some climbs but also flat sections on both the run and the bike where you can really put the hammer down.

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Dartmouth Triathlon

Blackpool Sands, Blackpool, Dartmouth TQ6 0RG, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Dartmouth Triathlon, formerly know as the South Hams Triathlon, is back for a 5th year. This sprint distance triathlon event offers a stunning course starting and finishing at Blackpool Sands beach. Its a challenging course with some climbs but also flat sections on both the run and the bike where you can really put the hammer down.

£18 - £39
Dartmouth Triathlon
JUL7
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Geopark Triathlon and Aquathlon
Paignton, England, United Kingdom

Sportiva Events is proud to bring you the 2019 edition of the Geopark Triathlon and Aquathlon, a festival of endurance sport right on the beach! All-new this year is a 3000 metre stand-alone swim option.

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Geopark Triathlon and Aquathlon

Goodrington Beach, Goodrington Beach, Paignton TQ4, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Sportiva Events is proud to bring you the 2019 edition of the Geopark Triathlon and Aquathlon, a festival of endurance sport right on the beach! All-new this year is a 3000 metre stand-alone swim option.

£15 - £41
Geopark Triathlon and Aquathlon
JUL14
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The Fugitive Triathlon

The Fugitive Half Iron Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley. a fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.

This is the 10th year of the Fugitive Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of a river swim, cycling and running. The event has attracted 1000s of participants over the year and is open to all levels of participant and encourages first time triathletes to the event.

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The Fugitive Triathlon

Little Kickers Maidenhead, 5 Pound Ln, Marlow SL7 2AE, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Fugitive Half Iron Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley. a fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.

This is the 10th year of the Fugitive Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of a river swim, cycling and running. The event has attracted 1000s of participants over the year and is open to all levels of participant and encourages first time triathletes to the event.

£45 - £125
The Fugitive Triathlon
SEP1
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West Bay Triathlon

West Bay is a unique sea side attraction and is the gateway to the Jurassic coast amongst the beautiful Dorset countryside.

It offers extensive play areas to keep adventurous families entertained for hours, and for nature lovers, runners and cyclists, acres of wide open spaces and paths.

With what we hope will be flat sea's, a scenic undulating bike course and testing runs this event is ideal for a late season open water Olympic ,sprint and Super-sprint triathlon.

(Undulating bike and run courses are route specific)

5 reviews
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West Bay Triathlon

West Bay, UKView event
5 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

West Bay is a unique sea side attraction and is the gateway to the Jurassic coast amongst the beautiful Dorset countryside.

It offers extensive play areas to keep adventurous families entertained for hours, and for nature lovers, runners and cyclists, acres of wide open spaces and paths.

With what we hope will be flat sea's, a scenic undulating bike course and testing runs this event is ideal for a late season open water Olympic ,sprint and Super-sprint triathlon.

(Undulating bike and run courses are route specific)

Reviews
  • Did the Olympic in 2017

    You get what you pay for. A low entry fee so don't expect much. It's a good job a brought a swim cap with me! Did get a medal and some water at the end to be fair and would go back as I know what to expect now. Weather was rough that year (2017). Swell was massive with one small buoy to aim for. There was a boat and a few kayaks though to follow and was definitely an experience. Plenty of people not spotting signage and lack of enthusiastic marshalling (possibly because of the poor weather).
  • Did the event in 2017

    I entered and took part in the 2017 dualthlon at West Bay (10k run, 26k bike, 5k run).The race briefing explained that the signs were easy to follow and there were maras halls out there directing us in the right direction. How wrong they were! We were also told that on the cycle route that at every right hand turn we were to put our right foot down otherwise it was instant disqualification.  The 10k run was a farce, it equated to 11.5k in total. I got lost as the signage was terrible and there were only 3 marshals (2 of them in the same field) along the entire route. Granted, it was a beautiful setting, however in a race scenario you don't have the time to appreciate natural beauty. You're just keen to finish! There was a water station at 5k and that was it for the entire dualthlon race!The bike event was even worse. The Marshall who stood at the end of the harbour did not point another competitor and I in the right direction, so we ended up getting lost within the first 0.5 mile. The Marshall was far too busy looking at visitors to ensure he did his job well, if at all. Once we thought we were back on track, there were no marshals to ensure our right foot turns were carried out and the signage, again, was useless. The only event which was relatively well sign posted was the 5k run, however this consisted of a lap of two fields which even I can do without signage! At the end, there was a small stall with cookies and bananas for post-race nutrition. Not exactly what you expect after 2.5hrs of competing! Sadly, I have written on Beyond Events Facebook page with a brief overview of the above, telling them of my frustrations and my comment (and proceeding comments from other competitors) has been deleted from their page. I have since emailed them requesting a full refund and surprisingly I have not heard from them! I urge anyone NOT to compete with Beyond events as their organisation, marshalling, signage, race briefing, rules and overall set up is by far the worst I have experienced. Unfortunately they're not doing themselves any favours by deleting negative comments and not responding to emails. It clearly is not a well run company. This race was NOT worth the £35 entry fee.

    Organiser replied:
    Thanks, but i'm sure your aware we have responded to your emails and as was explained in those emails , you managed to miss signage and as a result ended upon the wrong route (Where clearly there would no signage). Also as was stated you cant win first place if you don't complete the entire route, hence why we have had to relegate you to last place, we didn't want to do this but to be fair to all those that completed the correct course it was the only option. As for the post race nutrition, this was in-fact the feed station for after each element of either the triathlon or the Duathlon, and did in-fact have, bananas, cookies, nachos, energy drink and water, this was done as we are trying to encourage new people into the sport,and they not have brought any race nutrition with them, this isn't something you would get in many events at all. But we will take your comments on board and try to use them to improve on what was a great event for the Majority.
  • Did the event in 2016

    registrartion was easy, race briefing wasn't teh best we don't know road names etc. Swim was fine, marshalling & signs on bike course were easy to follow, the run marshalling was nearly non-existent with people running their own version of the route, nice finish though.  I would do the event again as it's close to home, nice touch with childrens scooter race.
£28 - £35
West Bay Triathlon
SEP29
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Dawlish Triathlon
Dawlish Warren, South West, United Kingdom

The Dawlish returns for 2019. Well be using Dawlish Warren for the HQ and the sea swim. We also hope to have a childrens event (with a sea swim & traffic free bike & run) in the afternoon.

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Dawlish Triathlon

Dawlish Warren EX7, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Dawlish returns for 2019. Well be using Dawlish Warren for the HQ and the sea swim. We also hope to have a childrens event (with a sea swim & traffic free bike & run) in the afternoon.

£22 - £38
Dawlish Triathlon
OCT6
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Brackley Triathlon

Now approaching its 8th year this family friendly triathlon has the swim section at the new simming pool at Brackley Leisure Centre with transition area immediately outside. Family pool based triathlon with enclosed junior events and an adult rural bike around surrounding villages with attractive offsite & fully enclosed traffic free bike and run.

Adults choose a one or two lap 14 or 28km bike course and a one or two lap 2.5 or 5km run course, both taking in the beauty of Brackley and surrounding villages and countryside.

Sprint distance Aquabike. Swim and bike only option for the sprint distance. Those opting for the aquabike complete the course as normal but head straight for the finish after the bike section.

1 reviews
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Brackley Triathlon

Springfield Way, Brackley NN13, UKView event
1 review
About the event
From the organiser

Now approaching its 8th year this family friendly triathlon has the swim section at the new simming pool at Brackley Leisure Centre with transition area immediately outside. Family pool based triathlon with enclosed junior events and an adult rural bike around surrounding villages with attractive offsite & fully enclosed traffic free bike and run.

Adults choose a one or two lap 14 or 28km bike course and a one or two lap 2.5 or 5km run course, both taking in the beauty of Brackley and surrounding villages and countryside.

Sprint distance Aquabike. Swim and bike only option for the sprint distance. Those opting for the aquabike complete the course as normal but head straight for the finish after the bike section.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2014

    this was my very first tri, my love for Tri was as a result of the lovely event, well organised and the local feel encapsulated meswim leg in the school pool, following onto a great cycle leg through the countryside, undulating in parts, the marshals perform a sterling job, to keep you safe run leg is well marked out as you follow the school field, technical and well supported the team do very well to organised these events,
£18 - £55
Brackley Triathlon
MAY5
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The First Tri

Indoor pool based Sprint distance Triathlon based at Lydney Leisure Centre in the Forest of Dean. Great event for beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or for more experienced athletes looking to start the season off with a short & friendly race.

Indoor heated pool, secure transition, left turn only bike ride, flat run to finish. Finishers mug & medal for everyone.

7 reviews
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The First Tri

73 Lych Gate Mews, Lydney GL15 5TJ, UKView event
7 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Indoor pool based Sprint distance Triathlon based at Lydney Leisure Centre in the Forest of Dean. Great event for beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or for more experienced athletes looking to start the season off with a short & friendly race.

Indoor heated pool, secure transition, left turn only bike ride, flat run to finish. Finishers mug & medal for everyone.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2017

    This was a short notice tri in terms of my training plan as it ended up being about half way through my initial training Sprint training plan but as a few free places were being offered by the company for debut triathletes living locally I thought why not push myself - and boy was it a challenge! Luckily I had scoped out the bike course the week before the race with some previous competitors from my club as it was far more hilly than I could imagine - but don't let that put you off! It was well worth it come the finish line emotions.Can't rate the registration process as I say it was a free place and all that was taken care of by TriMax Events for me. I have previously entered their running events so wouldn't have expected any issues had I needed to enter myselfThe aid station was limited to one water station on the run course - as it was a sprint event fueling was on an individual carry situation so I only grabbed one cup of water on the start of the second/final lap which was water in a cup so nothing more can be saidLocal support from the public was non existent from what I could take in and some of the park users on the run course looked offended a race was taking place in their park as this bruiser ran along in a skin tight tri suit at pace! The support at the transition / race village was good but as it was my first event I struggled to take in exactly how the atmosphere was - my team mates were there and very vocal so anything else was lostMarshal supervision was superb bar one chap in the swim section where he rudely informed me that I was holding up the 2 swimmers behind me even though they hadn't touched my feet - I then spent the rest of the swim grabbing at their feet as they were slowing me down - hey it is what it is but as I had listened to the briefing and the actions dictated hadn't occured his tone was aggresive and rude - this didn't sour my day but did annoy me at the time.The bike course had one compulsory foot down point where a right hand turn across a busy road was required - marshal there was on top of things and quick to acknowledge the foot down. The course is on open roads and you have to be aware of whats around you, unlike the other competitor who came flying down the hill past me and hadn't seen the horse box trailer coming out of the house until they were close enough to get stuck right up the rear axle. The only issue on the run course is a roundabout (the exit you run across is permanently blocked off and safe) where competitors tended to straight line the curve and didn't stick to a set side so I feel an improvement could be made here with some barrier tape and out and back lanes so the people traffic aren't dodging each other with potential for stepping into on coming vehicular traffic especially when the traffic is coming from behind on the out part of the loopOverall this race was fantastic and a real eye opener to the world of triathlon, as I have said the bike course is hilly but whats a challenge without something outside your current comfort zone? The organisation was brilliant and the provision of medals and mugs for finishers was a nice touch. I enjoyed this event so much I wanted to return to smash my course PB at The Last Tri in October alas work gets in the way so i've had to change my end of year event to something else. Will return next year to one of these Lydney based events. Well done TriMax Events on a brilliant event
  • Did the event in 2017

    Fab first race of the season. Great bike course. Nice run round lake. Very smoothly organised and easy to navigate!
  • Did the event in 2017

    Looking for a relaxed, inclusive, non intimidating environment to start your tri journey then this is your race. Any bike and ability. Just turn up and enjoy it....
£45 - £55
The First Tri
MAY5
Oldbury White Horse Triathlon

The White Horse Triathlon returns for another year. After successfuk trials we will be using the Smart start system once again. Fundrasing for the Salvation Army: Recycles Swindon is encouraged.

27 reviews
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Oldbury White Horse Triathlon

Calne Leisure Centre, Calne Leisure Centre, White Horse Way, White Horse Way, Calne, Wiltshire, Calne SN11 0SP, UKView event
27 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The White Horse Triathlon returns for another year. After successfuk trials we will be using the Smart start system once again. Fundrasing for the Salvation Army: Recycles Swindon is encouraged.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Second time racing the aquabike at this event. It's a well organised race with a nice community feel. Well worth the trip over from Berkshire for.
  • Did the event in 2018

    The kids' triathlon on the Saturday was an excellent introduction to the sport.  The sprint tri on the Sunday was of a similarly high quality.  The courses were very suitable, well marked and superbly marshalled.  All in all, a fantastic weekend and we will definitely be back next year!
  • Did the event in 2018

    Really enjoyed this event. This is my second LPS event and I have found them one of the best for ohanisation (and give you a lovely medal). The routes were easily located and in a beautiful session. What a lovely way to spend a Sunday morning; thank you!
£34 - £47
Oldbury White Horse Triathlon
MAY6
The BIG T Triathlon

We are delighted to announce the return of the annual Big T Triathlon, taking place in Trowbridge. You can choose between a sprint distance (400m / 25km / 5km) and our Enduro, olympic distance (600m / 48km / 10km) and Adult Aquathon (400m /5km). There are also Little t Junior races.

2 reviews
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The BIG T Triathlon

67 Frome Rd, Trowbridge BA14 0DN, UKView event
2 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

We are delighted to announce the return of the annual Big T Triathlon, taking place in Trowbridge. You can choose between a sprint distance (400m / 25km / 5km) and our Enduro, olympic distance (600m / 48km / 10km) and Adult Aquathon (400m /5km). There are also Little t Junior races.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Did The Big T Triathlon Olympic Distance yesterday in the blazing sun! The swim was in Trowbridge leisure center and was very well organised and ran very smoothly. Following the swim was a short run to a nearby tennis court where transition was based. Onto the bike with was a 2 lap course which was mostly fast and flat with a couple of slight inclines but nothing too energy zapping. Transition was well organised and ran smoothly.The Run course was an ‘out and back’  (twice for the Olympic Distance) and to be honest was a pretty boring route although the original 2 lap route was changed at the last minute due to the recent amount of rain so the organisers couldn’t be blamed for that. Local support for the event wasn’t too great and I could of done with a bit more support in the heat but the marshals did their best to try and keep our spirits up.The medal & finishers t-shirt was nice and all in all a good day out and it’s a triathlon I would definitely consider doing again
  • Did the event in 2017

    well organised great route friendly race but put that extra in with a great goodie bag and Paralympic gold medalist handing out medals Stephanie Millward MBE! Great to go to a race that has put in extra little touches with spot prizes from protocal too!
£12 - £38
The BIG T Triathlon
MAY19
The Beale Beastie

The Beale Beastie awaits you...
Now in its third year, The Beale Beastie is a highly acclaimed season opener for novices and experienced traithletes alike.
The Beale Beastie is a sprint distance triathlon set in the stunning Beale Park, Berkshire. Brilliant as a season starter for both novices and experienced athletes.

The Wee Beastie is our junior event for 8-16 year olds, held on the same day (around 12.00pm) and is a rather unique open water swim for the junior athletes. The bike and the run are safe within the grounds of Beale Park.

Make the most of the day by taking your friends and family to discover the world of Beale Park. Home to a wild mix of animals and attractions, all competitors can enjoy a discount on entry into the wildlife park on the day of the event.

2 reviews
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The Beale Beastie

Unnamed Road, Reading RG8 9NX, UKView event
2 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The Beale Beastie awaits you...
Now in its third year, The Beale Beastie is a highly acclaimed season opener for novices and experienced traithletes alike.
The Beale Beastie is a sprint distance triathlon set in the stunning Beale Park, Berkshire. Brilliant as a season starter for both novices and experienced athletes.

The Wee Beastie is our junior event for 8-16 year olds, held on the same day (around 12.00pm) and is a rather unique open water swim for the junior athletes. The bike and the run are safe within the grounds of Beale Park.

Make the most of the day by taking your friends and family to discover the world of Beale Park. Home to a wild mix of animals and attractions, all competitors can enjoy a discount on entry into the wildlife park on the day of the event.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2017

    This was the first hosting of the Beale Beastie, and the guys from TVT did a great job - if there were any teething problems, they weren't apparent to me.Registration on the morning was a breeze for me (though I did spot that a bit of a queue built up at peak arrival time), with a decent goody bag provided, including a few freebies and a race t-shirt.The swim was a fresh 14 degrees, but the lake was calm and clear - an easy inverted V course, with an equally easy swim exit, with transition very close by.The bike course is great - a couple of relatively steep climbs sandwich a longish (and very fast) false-flat downhill, and the view of the countryside are cracking (if you can spare the time to take them in!). Roads were very quiet too, which definitely helped.The run course is stunning - almost entirely off road on grass tracks, with a hefty chunk alongside the River Thames, then through some light woodland.A bottle of water and decent medal awaited at the finish line.All in all, a great event - only thing that I'd look at is whether a water station is needed on the run; I personally didn't feel like I needed one, but others (particularly the first-timers, of which there were quite a few) might appreciate it.
  • Did the event in 2017

    The inaugural Beale Beastie was my first triathlon. For my first attempt it was perfect for me.I turned up just after registration opened so flew through picking up my goodie bag, that was decent, a t-shirt and some goodies. There was quite a queue once more people turned up.The swim entry was narrow causing a bottle neck delaying things a little but nothing that of been done. 14 degrees and a simple V shaped course.The bike course was intense, crazy hilly with some racing downhills. The scenery was amazing the few times I could take my eyes of the road. Plenty of marshalls along the route encouraging consistently.The run was all off road along the Thames tow path and around nearby wooded area. As a newbie I would of liked a water station on the run route but if that is my only critism that's not bad.At the finish line was a really cool looking medal and a bottle of water.For my first triathlon I don't think I could of picked a better one.
£45 - £50
The Beale Beastie
MAY27
The Pulsin Westonbirt Sprint Triathlon

The event swim takes place within the grounds of the beautiful Westonbirt Girls School at the Westonbirt Leisure Centre . The swim is in the heated indoor pool, with the bike a fast, flat course, which passes the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum and the Royal Residence of Highgrove. The final run takes place through the school grounds and into Westonbirt Village. Definitely one of the most beautiful locations around for a triathlon, making this a must-do event.

14 reviews
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The Pulsin Westonbirt Sprint Triathlon

Unnamed Road, Tetbury GL8 8QG, UKView event
14 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The event swim takes place within the grounds of the beautiful Westonbirt Girls School at the Westonbirt Leisure Centre . The swim is in the heated indoor pool, with the bike a fast, flat course, which passes the world famous Westonbirt Arboretum and the Royal Residence of Highgrove. The final run takes place through the school grounds and into Westonbirt Village. Definitely one of the most beautiful locations around for a triathlon, making this a must-do event.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Well organised from start to finish with all the little details thought through. Would recommend to first tmers as well as top perfomers. Great atmosphere. Marshalls very supportive even after a long day.
  • Did the event in 2018

    Returning to Westonbirt Triathlon for a second year I was really looking forward to this event and it didn’t disappoint! A great course, stunning views and location, With the transition area being right in front of the absolutely incredible Westonbirt school. Sign up was easy, registration was efficient and well organised, Marshal support was fantastic and the overall race is excellent. I’m not the only one to agree, the atmosphere and general mood amoungst triathletes is great. Certainly a race I’ll be returning too and I’d reccomend it to both novice and experienced triathletes - well done DB Max
  • Did the event in 2018

    i normally hate running but this triathlon was a joy to complete. The marshalls and everyone there was really friendly and supporting. Great triathlon to do for a first time triathlete.
£53 - £65
The Pulsin Westonbirt Sprint Triathlon
JUN1
Blenheim Palace Triathlon
Blenheim Palace Grounds, South East, United Kingdom

Join over 7,000 triathletes at the beautiful World heritage site, Blenheim Palace, for the UK's most stunning triathlon. Known by many as the season opener, this is the second largest triathlon in the UK and a firmly established must-do event.

We have combined this breath-taking backdrop with sport, to produce what can only be described as the most stunning triathlon in the UK.

Blenheim Palace is an idyllic setting for a triathlon, with an open water lake swim and mostly fast and flat bike and run legs on traffic free roads. With options of sprint and super sprint distances this really is a fantastic event for elites, beginners and everyone in between. And the Weekend Warrior challenge is the ultimate test of endurance. Entrants attempt to complete as many triathlons as they can during racing hours, over the two days of the event weekend. The Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon course consists of a fresh lake open water swim, a gently undulating bike course and a picturesque run route around the Queens Pool.

The atmosphere at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon is always spectacular and this is mainly down to the wonderful level of support the event receives from spectators. So for those not taking part please feel free to come along to Blenheim Palace, bring a picnic, look around the Capability Brown landscaped gardens and make a weekend of it.

21 reviews
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Blenheim Palace Triathlon

1 Bothy Cottages, Blenheim Palace Grounds, Woodstock OX20 1PY, UKView event
21 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Join over 7,000 triathletes at the beautiful World heritage site, Blenheim Palace, for the UK's most stunning triathlon. Known by many as the season opener, this is the second largest triathlon in the UK and a firmly established must-do event.

We have combined this breath-taking backdrop with sport, to produce what can only be described as the most stunning triathlon in the UK.

Blenheim Palace is an idyllic setting for a triathlon, with an open water lake swim and mostly fast and flat bike and run legs on traffic free roads. With options of sprint and super sprint distances this really is a fantastic event for elites, beginners and everyone in between. And the Weekend Warrior challenge is the ultimate test of endurance. Entrants attempt to complete as many triathlons as they can during racing hours, over the two days of the event weekend. The Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon course consists of a fresh lake open water swim, a gently undulating bike course and a picturesque run route around the Queens Pool.

The atmosphere at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon is always spectacular and this is mainly down to the wonderful level of support the event receives from spectators. So for those not taking part please feel free to come along to Blenheim Palace, bring a picnic, look around the Capability Brown landscaped gardens and make a weekend of it.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Did this as was recommended by a friend. It didn’t disappoint but the weather was incredibly hot. My first OW swim, well marshalled and felt safe at all times. Wave size not too bad. Lifeguards helped us unzip wetsuits due to heat before running up the hill to T1. Bike course
  • Did the event in 2018

    Finally got my chance to race at Blenheim after years of wanting to. I know a lot of people say the price is steep but on reflection, I really think it’s money well spent. This is without a doubt one of the premier triathlon events I’ve ever done.If I was making recommendations, here’s a few:- Get there early and give yourself time in transition etc. It’s a busy place, you won’t be queueing etc, that side of things is very efficient, but you still have to get from the car to registration to transition and then on to lake, there’s a bit of walking. If you’re like me and want to be able to take your time getting set up, definitely build that time in so you can relax. I made some mistakes because I was rushed that caught me out at the start of the bike- Race pack, the number was a bit flimsy and I had to punch two holes in it to fit my race belt, was worried I was going to rip it or it fly off on the bike at any moment. Bike and helmet stickers were irritating with the peel-off back too, took me ages to get them off which didn’t help when I was rushed- Run water station, just one which normally would be fine, was turning into a real hot day though so I’d always make provision for an extra one. This is a really big event, and see no reason why this can’t be achieved. Outside of all of this, I can only say this race is AWESOME. It’s a totally honest course, undulation in both the bike and run, and a hill straight out of the swim to get up to transition. It’s a beautiful route from start to finish with great crowds and on-course commentators whipping up the atmosphere. You can have fun but also if you really want to push yourself, the course is challenging enough to give you a real test.  Finish chute is brilliant, I have a young family and my son ran down over the finish line with me which I reckon is my favourite moment in triathlon yet.Definitely do this race, there really is nothing not to like!
  • Did the event in 2017

    This was my first triathlon and it was a good choice. Registration was easy and there was reqgular contact via e mail and an excellent preparatory information pack. The marshalls were outstanding and my family loved the supporters experience. The run from the swim to the transition area is quite ling and up hill (as a word of warning).Outstanding event
£43 - £126
Blenheim Palace Triathlon
JUN2
Registration Perks
Swansea Triathlon

Be part of the sprint distance triathlon in this iconic welsh city. The event is open to both adults and children age 14 and over and has the fantastic finish line atmosphere expected at all of our events.

The Swansea Triathlon course is simply in one of the best locations in the UK. With a calm, safe and spectator friendly swim, picturesque ride and a fast and flat run, this event will take some beating!

10 reviews
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Swansea Triathlon

Prince of Wales Dock, Swansea SA1 8AG, UKView event
10 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Be part of the sprint distance triathlon in this iconic welsh city. The event is open to both adults and children age 14 and over and has the fantastic finish line atmosphere expected at all of our events.

The Swansea Triathlon course is simply in one of the best locations in the UK. With a calm, safe and spectator friendly swim, picturesque ride and a fast and flat run, this event will take some beating!

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    As always with an Activity Events Wales race it was very slick and well organised.

    This is a great event for those just starting out in multi sport or for those of us that have been beasting ourselves for a few years!

    I'm going to get the bad point out the way early, this race (for a sprint) is really expensive! nigh on £80 for a sprint is lots of ££££'s.

    the good points, a nice afternoon race (4pm start for my wave) not having to get up at 5am to travel was brilliant, the finish in the square is really goof and my wife said it was brilliant for the spectators.

    The swim is in one of the docks and pretty quick, a longish run to t1 and then out on a closed road (may explain the high cost of the race) multi lap pan flat bike course and then onto a lovely seaside run before the run down the red carpet to finish in the town square.

    This race would get 5/5 from me if it wasn't so costly.

  • Did the event in 2018

    My first time at sprint triathlon distance so I was extremely nervous. I didn't need to be as this event was very well organised and the helpers/wardens etc along the course were excellent.Even when I emailed last week about my starting Wave the advice I received was brilliant (and the response immediate).The transition area was very well layed out with each Wave clearly marked. Bikes were checked going in, and checked again going out (for security). Officials were on hand to ask answer any questions. I had several - all were dealt with.Once the bike and kit was set it was back over to change into my wetsuit and then after an hour waiting around over to the swim start. Wave One went first after their briefing - some ahead of the start point. Once they started it was time for my briefing. Very good too. Plenty of nervous first timers. The into the cold Swansea Dock water.30 second warning was given and then the hooter went. Off we go. I stayed at the back as I was worried about being swam over. As it happens I overtook several people but ended up fighting my way around as some people clearly were not looking where they were going. The final 100 metres as we swum towards the exit point was also tough as everyone tried to fit into a two metre wide exit gate. By this time I was more ruthless (having learnt quickly) and just swam - regardless of who was around. Marshall helped me up onto the ramp as I was a bit dizzy.Short 350metre run over to transition and onto the bike. Race Referee's in attendance to watch we were doing it all correcntly. I was - and off out onto the flat course. Love it. I thought I was going fast, but the guys on Aero bikes were flying along. Amazing to watch.Once the bike was done it was out onto the promenade for the run. There is no better than Swansea on a nice day. 5k in and it was the finish at Castle Gardens and a roaring crowd.I pulled my kids over the barrier and they ran with me to the finish line where they too had a medal.Done.So final thoughts - what an amazing event, helped by the Sun being out and the crowds turning out in force. As a new triathlete I would recommend this event to all those thinking about going into it. From registration through to the race day it has gone really well.My only real complaint - I took my family (wife and two children, 7 and 5). There was not much for them to do during the day. A few mobile ice cream vans would have been handy. The lack of toilet cubicles around was also an issue. There should have been some around the transition area. Several of the pubs had free toilets for the day - but not ideal taking two young children in and out.
  • Did the event in 2017

    A great race for my first triathlon. Looking forward to next years event already!
£59 - £75
Swansea Triathlon
JUN2
New Forest Triathlon & Duathlon

Triathlon with open water lake swim in the beautifully clean and sheltered Ellingham Lake. The bike leg will take in rolling terrain across the North of the New Forest (all on road); the run course is out-and-back, almost entirely off-road on good surfaces, with the occasional hill to keep it interesting! Option for novice event with a shorter swim and run. Based at Moyles Court School, Ringwood. Wetsuits compulsory.

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New Forest Triathlon & Duathlon

11 Bickerley Gardens, Ringwood BH24 1DU, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Triathlon with open water lake swim in the beautifully clean and sheltered Ellingham Lake. The bike leg will take in rolling terrain across the North of the New Forest (all on road); the run course is out-and-back, almost entirely off-road on good surfaces, with the occasional hill to keep it interesting! Option for novice event with a shorter swim and run. Based at Moyles Court School, Ringwood. Wetsuits compulsory.

£58 - £79
New Forest Triathlon & Duathlon
JUN8
Registration Perks
Wales Triathlon
Fishguard, Wales, United Kingdom

The Wales Triathlon will take place in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. Winner of the 220 triathlon awards for best triathlon, the weekend is ideal for new and experienced athletes alike.

The Fishguard Sprint Triathlon will take place in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire with a fast course set in an incredible location.

If you are looking for a race with an enclosed stunning sea swim; sea views, fantastic village support, topped off with one of the most breathtaking scenic runs on the circuit... read on!

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Wales Triathlon

The Square, Fishguard SA65 9HB, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The Wales Triathlon will take place in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire. Winner of the 220 triathlon awards for best triathlon, the weekend is ideal for new and experienced athletes alike.

The Fishguard Sprint Triathlon will take place in Fishguard, Pembrokeshire with a fast course set in an incredible location.

If you are looking for a race with an enclosed stunning sea swim; sea views, fantastic village support, topped off with one of the most breathtaking scenic runs on the circuit... read on!

£45 - £125
Wales Triathlon
JUN22
The Cardiff Triathlon

Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay, this triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar! You'll be part of an elite group who have swum in the world famous bay, this is followed by a fantastic, fast cycle route along completely closed roads. The triathlon is rounded off with a spectacular run along the Cardiff Bay barrage. The event village and transition (one of the most beautiful and striking in the sport) will be held on Roald Dahl Plass in front of the Wales Millennium Centre.

With Olympic, Sprint and Mini Sprint distances available, there's something for every ability at the Cardiff Triathlon!

18 reviews
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The Cardiff Triathlon

6b Bute Pl, Cardiff CF10 5AL, UKView event
18 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Located in the iconic Cardiff Bay, this triathlon is one of the most unforgettable city races on the calendar! You'll be part of an elite group who have swum in the world famous bay, this is followed by a fantastic, fast cycle route along completely closed roads. The triathlon is rounded off with a spectacular run along the Cardiff Bay barrage. The event village and transition (one of the most beautiful and striking in the sport) will be held on Roald Dahl Plass in front of the Wales Millennium Centre.

With Olympic, Sprint and Mini Sprint distances available, there's something for every ability at the Cardiff Triathlon!

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Loved Cardiff Tri - completed as my second Olympic distance. Registration day before was nice and easy, good set up of stalls to grab some clobber and we got socks, a cow bell, foam hand and energy bar on sign up. Race start was delayed due to buoys not being set up, but only 10mins or so. Swim goes off in waves at 5 mins intervals and are mixed genders (not what I’d seen before) but was fine. I had issues navigating the swim but I think that’s my poor sighting rather than the course. Transition was easy to navigate and the bike course was 3 13km laps, so ran slightly short at 39km. It was fast and flat, saw one nastyish crash the other side - but I think they caught the turn too quickly. Run was 2 laps over the barrage - very exposed and hot but I love the views of the Bay here. Ran short at around 9km which was quite frustrating as I was pacing for 10km but ah well, the massive crowds at the end and name check as I crossed the line was pretty epic. Nice medal too.
  • Did the event in 2018

    i was doing the Olympic distance.The event is centred around Cardiff Bay and in particular the Millennium Centre, outside of which is the large transition area. I picked up my race pack on Saturday afternoon, which was stress free and also had some free merch for the kids. Staying in an air B&B appt on Sat night meant the shortest walk to racking on Sunday morning ever. Racking was quite precise, with marshals being very on the ball (not a complaint, just an observation).  There were quite a few confused newbies, nervous enough already and it was a good job there were quite a few others, myself included to help them get organised, but actually this gave transition a relaxed feel overall. The swim start is a short walk, but far enough for the use of flip flops if you have supporters at the start or disposable towel slips from a hotel trip. The swim is in the calm of the bay and it is a lovely swim. There are not a lot of marker buoys so the field does spread out quickly. The bike course is closed roads, but the road surface is rough and there are a lot of turns. I completed on a TT bike, but might consider my road bike next time, as I think with the handling and acceleration out of the corners, I would be quicker. The run is a super flat out and back affair, with two laps. I loved the view running on the barrage and was really able to get the legs going. There are a couple of narrow pinch points on the run, so be polite and people will make way for a speedy runner. The run is exposed, so if the weather is not good be prepared, not an issue this year. The event was very well supported (this years weather might have helped) with the locals getting very involved.The organisers athlete tracking app is really good for your supporters and gave accurate splits on the day, in real time (quite a surprise given some out there).In summary a really good Olympic distance event, in a great location and well supported. Well done AAH Events and Cardiff for keeping it closed roads.
  • Did the event in 2018

    I signed up for this September 2017 and this will be my first Olympic. I’ve heard good things about.   Flat bike and flat run. Online registration was easy. Collection of packs the day before (and I think the morning of) and a walk through the mini expo was easy. Lots of freebies with the race pack (cow bell, sponge finger, gel). Race day, easy to get to and park. Tranistion was large and easy to set up. Race brief was ok, a little hard to hear and follow what they were saying about the swim as the buoys where not our yet. The race was delayed due to safety people where not set up. Wave one was in the water for awhile before they could start. Swim was calm. Trainsition was easy. The bike is flat, three laps (you need to count them). Some of the road is rough and nothing picturesque about the bike. Good for support as it’s lapped. A lot of drafting exspecially when the sprint competitors were on courses. Next trainsition was easy. Run was two laps. A water station farther down the course is needed. Spectators were in the way on the run. It needed to be tapped off and marshalled better here. Finish chute was good. Food and drink after finishing had a good selection. Medal was nice. If you want a tshirt you need to pre order  or buy one at the venue  No changing or showing facilities. Support was good. Lots of races after the Olympic so the crowd is still there. Being in the bay, lots of food and drink options post run. Car parks near. I will race this again. Value for money, my option as it’s closed roads. So it’s worth it.
£59.99 - £99.99
The Cardiff Triathlon
JUL6
Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – July

The super successful Saturday morning beach triathlons on Boscombe seafront. Now a series of races over the summer season. Sprint and super sprint distances. Perfect for novices looking for their first race and great for athletes wanting to keep sharp mid-season! The Salty Sea Dog triathlons will take place outside the Urban Reef a funky and informal bar, caf, deli, and restaurant, serving fresh, seasonal and local food and drink. Entry Limit The races are strictly limited to just 200 entrants per race, Distances Sprint, and Super Sprint. Why not also join us in the afternoon for the new Salty Sea Swim Series!

2 reviews
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Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – July

The Overstrand, Undercliff Dr, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, UKView event
2 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The super successful Saturday morning beach triathlons on Boscombe seafront. Now a series of races over the summer season. Sprint and super sprint distances. Perfect for novices looking for their first race and great for athletes wanting to keep sharp mid-season! The Salty Sea Dog triathlons will take place outside the Urban Reef a funky and informal bar, caf, deli, and restaurant, serving fresh, seasonal and local food and drink. Entry Limit The races are strictly limited to just 200 entrants per race, Distances Sprint, and Super Sprint. Why not also join us in the afternoon for the new Salty Sea Swim Series!

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2016

    Very good value for money and great location on the beach. Transition was very cramped though (too tight to push bikes between racks if there were other people around).Could have done with some extra signage on the bike at the roundabouts and run out and bike mount lines weren't very clear or marshalled.Good friendly, simple race but slightly reliant on the racer being prepared and knowing what they should be doing and where to go.
  • Did the event in 2014

    I completed this race (supersprint distance) twice in 2014. The first of the races, the waves were really choppy with 2-3ft swells and made the swim very difficult to navigate. by the time I had got on the bike, I was feeling a little queezy from all of the motion and salt water I'd consumed. The bike course is relatively flat (barring the initial climb) and the road is a little bumpy but fast nonetheless. You ride out to Southbourne, loop around a made made roundabout and head back. Catch the right conditions and it's a pleasant ride along the cliff.The run is an out and back route along the beach front. There was a gatorade station at the half way point (or 1/4 and 1/2 if doing the sprint distance). Quite a quick and very flat run.Overall, very well organised and nice morning challenge before everyone else gets up. Be mindful that there is limited car parking so arrive early otherwise you may miss out!
£40 - £48
Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – July
JUL7
The Weymouth Middle Distance Triathlon

This event will consist of three separate races, a sprint, a classic and a half iron distance triathlon. With race HQ based at Weymouth College, this is the ideal location for all of the family.

12 reviews
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The Weymouth Middle Distance Triathlon

Swannery Bridge, Weymouth DT4 7TY, UKView event
12 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

This event will consist of three separate races, a sprint, a classic and a half iron distance triathlon. With race HQ based at Weymouth College, this is the ideal location for all of the family.

Reviews
  • Did the Middle in 2017

    A great course organised by a great club
  • Did the event in 2017

    This is the second time I've done the standard distance at this event, and had a great time despite a below par performance! Organisation was first class, the course was scenic and well signed, the marshals were very helpful and enthusiastic, and the medals and tshirts were excellent. Great value for money too. Having done many events with other race organisers both large and small I can safely say that BustinSkin are there with the best.
  • Did the event in 2017

    I arrived at 6am to register after a 2hr drive down from Bristol. I'd only had 4hrs sleep the night before due to a family BBQ, still this wasn't to stop me enjoying both my Nieces celebrations and my first sea-based event. Parking in the college was ok, a 10min walk to registration, although they did run out of free-parking so I had to pay for parking, which wasn't much, but the machine didn't take credit cards and I didn't have any cash, so I had to solenoid the app and pay via that, which took no more than 10mins. I'll ensure I have cash for future events. The weather was dull, but dry, no wind and the sea looked so calm, it was more like the lakes I regularly swim up in the Cotswolds. Registration took no longer than 2mins, bike racked before 7 and the race briefing went ahead for the middle-distance swim which started an hour earlier than the classic, which started at 8am. There were a few locals out to spectate and of course the classic/Sprint athletes who were ready to start after the first lot had got underway. It was nice to watch the first wave start, with enough time to change into my wetsuit and attend the briefing 10mins before the start time. A quick and quirky briefing (it did feel like a local event, but very well organised), we were on the beach, a quick dip to acclimatise before getting back out for the countdown...we were away. A 1.5km course, clockwise from the beach, around the buoys and back was pretty straight forward. There were no more than 130 swimming the classic with me. The water was a little more choppy out at the far buoys, but the lakes have been worse, so it wasn't bad at all, no sea sickness which some people say you can get when swimming in the sea. The salt water wasn't that bad either as I don't make a habit of drinking it
£40 - £100
The Weymouth Middle Distance Triathlon
AUG3
Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – August

Back for 2019!! The super successful Saturday morning beach triathlons on Boscombe seafront. Now a series of 2 races over the summer season. Sprint and super sprint distances. Perfect for novices looking for their first race and great for athletes wanting to keep sharp mid-season! The Salty Sea Dog triathlons will take place outside the Urban Reef a funky and informal bar, caf, deli, and restaurant, serving fresh, seasonal and local food and drink. Entry Limit The races are strictly limited to just 200 entrants per race, Distances Sprint, and Super Sprint. Why not also join us in the afternoon for the new Salty Sea Swim Series!

Please ensure the participant information form is completed before your arrival at the event.

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Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – August

The Overstrand, Undercliff Dr, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Back for 2019!! The super successful Saturday morning beach triathlons on Boscombe seafront. Now a series of 2 races over the summer season. Sprint and super sprint distances. Perfect for novices looking for their first race and great for athletes wanting to keep sharp mid-season! The Salty Sea Dog triathlons will take place outside the Urban Reef a funky and informal bar, caf, deli, and restaurant, serving fresh, seasonal and local food and drink. Entry Limit The races are strictly limited to just 200 entrants per race, Distances Sprint, and Super Sprint. Why not also join us in the afternoon for the new Salty Sea Swim Series!

Please ensure the participant information form is completed before your arrival at the event.

£35 - £45
Salty Sea Dog Triathlons – August
AUG17
Portishead Sprint Tri

The DB Max Portishead Sprint Triathlon will continue to be on Saturday, giving competitors and spectators the chance to still really enjoy their weekend. A great coastal location with a superb outdoor 33m pool venue means this event is continuing to create a buzz in the Bristol area. With a top sponsor on board and some renowned triathlon clubs in the vicinity of the venue, this race is set to continue it's soaring popularity.

22 reviews
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Portishead Sprint Tri

Esplanade Rd, Portishead, Bristol, UKView event
22 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

The DB Max Portishead Sprint Triathlon will continue to be on Saturday, giving competitors and spectators the chance to still really enjoy their weekend. A great coastal location with a superb outdoor 33m pool venue means this event is continuing to create a buzz in the Bristol area. With a top sponsor on board and some renowned triathlon clubs in the vicinity of the venue, this race is set to continue it's soaring popularity.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    As a first time competitor I am unable to compare this event with any other triathlons. The only issue I had was with other road users on the course. I appreciate that exclusive road use is was probably not an option in this case. Apart from the one minor point above, everything else appeared to be very well organised and executed. There is a very strong chance I would do the same event again.
  • Did the event in 2018

    I did this event in 2015 when I first started having a go at multisport events and have been back in 2016 and 2017 to do lane counting at the Lido. So this year, I was really keen to come back again to race the course and see how much I could improve on my previous time.Registration was very straightforward. I don't have a printer at home so I hadn't signed my waiver but there were plenty on hand to do on the day. Once I had shown my ID, I was given my pack of bike and helmet stickers and the number tattoos for your arms and legs.I was checked into transition quickly and found my stickered spot to set up in. There were a few porta loos around with very little queuing and very helpful marshals to help you put on your tattoos. The medical team were easy to spot too, so you felt safe before starting.The race briefing was on time, very thorough and with clear instructions of how the race would start. There were lots of safety points, reminders on not dropping litter and respecting other road users. Plus, the all important reminder to only do 12 lengths as the pool is 33m long! After the swim, you run up some steps towards transition and you're encouraged by the most fantastic Shouting Man who will make sure your path is clear for you. He is quite a regular at DBMax events, and he truely makes my race when he's there!The bike course is very hilly but with some quick descents too as well as being beautifully picturesque along the coastal road and through the villages on the way. The only gripe I have is that the road surface is very rough and full of holes all the way around. There is obviously absolutely nothing DB Max can do about this but it just made the hills hurt even more!The run is a mixture of tarmac and trail. It's very pretty along the esplanade and the costal path and again, it has 2 significant hills thrown in for fun. There is a water station on the run, that you pass twice, with eco-friendly cups full of water and Jelly Babies too.The support on Battery point and surrounding the Lido is really encouraging. However, other supporters and athletes who have already finished, tend to mill about on the esplanade without looking where they're going. I found myself dodging a few dogs and children on my way back in. Once up another set of steps, you do a short loop of the field around a tree and then across the finish line. As I finished, there was a huge tanker sailing across the Severn Estuary which you certainly don't get at every triathlon! DBMax also call out your name as you cross the line which really lifts your spirits.Once at the finish tent, you are given your medal and your timing chip is removed then you have a huge table full of treats to choose from. I always go for a jelly snake and I really like the Pulsin bars that are now regularly appearing at DBMax events.Overall, I made a 13 minute improvement on my 2015 time. Then, I was 64th female and 44th in my age category. Today, I was 20th female and 12th in my age category which rounded my day off perfectly.Thank you DBMax!
  • Did the event in 2017

    2017 was the 3rd time I've done this race and I love it more every time! ! It short enough for the beginner but the bike has 3 good climbs in and the run has two short but sharp climbs in  , enough to satisfy the more experienced athlete ! This is a reasonably tough race but still suitable for the first-time and to cap it off it is run by DB MAX and everything they are involved in is great ! Bring on 2018
£49 - £60
Portishead Sprint Tri
AUG26
OxfordTri Sprint Triathlon

This event is organised by Oxford Tri, one of the leading and biggest triathlon clubs in the country.

The venue is at Radley College, which is an independent boarding school set on an 800 acre estate just south of Oxford.

The swim will take place in a 25m indoor pool. Swimmers will start in waves and will be grouped based on expected swim time (to be declared on entry form).

The bike course consists of a single lap of the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside surrounding the college. The course is fairly flat with a couple of gentle inclines.

The run course is two laps of a car-free loop in and around the college grounds.

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OxfordTri Sprint Triathlon

Church Walk, Radley, Abingdon OX14 2HW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

This event is organised by Oxford Tri, one of the leading and biggest triathlon clubs in the country.

The venue is at Radley College, which is an independent boarding school set on an 800 acre estate just south of Oxford.

The swim will take place in a 25m indoor pool. Swimmers will start in waves and will be grouped based on expected swim time (to be declared on entry form).

The bike course consists of a single lap of the picturesque Oxfordshire countryside surrounding the college. The course is fairly flat with a couple of gentle inclines.

The run course is two laps of a car-free loop in and around the college grounds.

$42.50
OxfordTri Sprint Triathlon
SEP1
Reading Triathlon

The very first triathlon event to take place in the UK was held at the Kirtons Farm Water Sports Centre back in 1983. The venue has now become the Tri2O Swim Centre, based adjacent to the Reading Lake Hotel.

The Reading Triathlon has been run and organised by the experienced events team at My Sporting Times (who also run the Tri2O Swim Centre) since its inception many years ago. Due to diversification of their business, and their close links with the Tri2O Triathlon Club (which was founded at the Swim Centre by a small group of keen triathletes), MST handed over the organisation of the event to the club. We have continued to work closely in partnership with the MST Team to ensure continuity, benefit from their expertise and experience, whilst also bringing fresh ideas to make the event the best local triathlon ever.

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Reading Triathlon

1 Kirtons Farm Rd, Reading RG30 3UW, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The very first triathlon event to take place in the UK was held at the Kirtons Farm Water Sports Centre back in 1983. The venue has now become the Tri2O Swim Centre, based adjacent to the Reading Lake Hotel.

The Reading Triathlon has been run and organised by the experienced events team at My Sporting Times (who also run the Tri2O Swim Centre) since its inception many years ago. Due to diversification of their business, and their close links with the Tri2O Triathlon Club (which was founded at the Swim Centre by a small group of keen triathletes), MST handed over the organisation of the event to the club. We have continued to work closely in partnership with the MST Team to ensure continuity, benefit from their expertise and experience, whilst also bringing fresh ideas to make the event the best local triathlon ever.

£65
Reading Triathlon
SEP1
Weymouth Classic & Sprint Triathlon

An open water swim in a sheltered area of the picturesque Bowleaze Cove, in Dorset, a ride through the lovely Dorset countryside, and and a run out through Waterside Holiday Park and on into a nature reserve for what is a most beautiful and calming run, before your last hill of the day back into Bowleaze Cove.

8 reviews
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Weymouth Classic & Sprint Triathlon

Bowleaze Cove, Bowleaze Coveway, Weymouth DT3 6PW, UKView event
8 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

An open water swim in a sheltered area of the picturesque Bowleaze Cove, in Dorset, a ride through the lovely Dorset countryside, and and a run out through Waterside Holiday Park and on into a nature reserve for what is a most beautiful and calming run, before your last hill of the day back into Bowleaze Cove.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2017

    You never have to think or worry about anything, except yourself, at a Bustinskin Triathlon. The info, racebrief, marshalling and support are fantastic and everyone, whatever level, is made to feel part of the day. I cannot speak highly enough of the organisation.
  • Did the event in 2017

    A cracking, well organised event that's a pleasure to compete in. Fantastic swim, awesome, if not somewhat hilly, ride and a fantastic run. All set against the backdrop of the beautiful Dorset countryside.This is the second time I've completed this race and its epic!!!
  • Did the event in 2017

    Amazing race, super well organsied and a beautiful course. 2017 was fantastic for weather and the swim was absolutely perfect. Topped off with a great medal!
£57 - £75
Weymouth Classic & Sprint Triathlon
SEP14
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Saundersfoot Triathlon
Saundersfoot, Wales, United Kingdom

Be part of the sprint distance triathlon in this picturesque seaside resort. The event is open to both adults and children age 14 and over and has the fantastic finish line atmosphere we have at all of our events.

If you are looking for a race with an enclosed stunning sea swim; sea views, fantastic village support, topped off with one of the most breathtaking scenic runs then this is the perfect triathlon for you.

The Saundersfoot Triathlon offers athletes travelling down to support friends, family or club members who are tackling the Ironman Wales a chance to take home their own medal! Taking place on the Saturday before, the event is open to both adults and children aged 14 and over.

10 reviews
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Saundersfoot Triathlon

5 Malin Ct, Saundersfoot SA69 9NN, UKView event
10 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

Be part of the sprint distance triathlon in this picturesque seaside resort. The event is open to both adults and children age 14 and over and has the fantastic finish line atmosphere we have at all of our events.

If you are looking for a race with an enclosed stunning sea swim; sea views, fantastic village support, topped off with one of the most breathtaking scenic runs then this is the perfect triathlon for you.

The Saundersfoot Triathlon offers athletes travelling down to support friends, family or club members who are tackling the Ironman Wales a chance to take home their own medal! Taking place on the Saturday before, the event is open to both adults and children aged 14 and over.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    This was my first attempt at a triathlon, so was very nervous. However I needn't have been, Activity Wales are great at organising events in a way that caters for all. The regular triathletes were all in their zone while the newbies - and there were a few of us - were all made to feel welcome. The briefing before the event was clear and helpful. My main worry was how to get in a out of transition. But all was explained clearly. The lady who was on bike racking was lovely and didn't make me a feel a total numpty when I went to rack without my helmet on! The marshals were fab, stood in proper Pembrokeshire weather - wet! They smiled every time I saw them. As for the finish line and bling - well - safe to say I wasn't disappointed, I'm so glad I took the plunge into triathlon and I will be back again next year! Thank you all to all involved in putting on such a great event!
  • Did the event in 2018

    Went to wales to watch a few of our guys watch do ironman wales so thought id give this triathlon a go. It didn't disappoint the area is stunning and the whole event was excellent well aside from the weather which made it slightly more interesting.
    I registered the day before the event in the village hall its was all very thought of and simple. Racking took place on the day in the mariner car park and it was pouring it down, there was no numbered places for bikes so you just put your bike and kit in the next available space which worked better than expected.
    The sea was calm giving how the weather was and didn't see that many jellyfish. The crowds around the transition area and start of the bike course were amazing, the bike course itself was 2 laps of the area and took in some nice climbs and seriously twisting descents the weather played it part here too as people were coming off their bikes all over the place. The run course was a there and back run along the sea front through some tunnels and this is my only gripe with the event running through those tunnels it was dark and there was very little lighting made worse by the fact that you had people coming at you from the other direction fortunately i saw no collisions.
    Plenty of support towards the finish line and a nice chunk of metal to hang round you neck.The results website also had a finish line video and a downloadable certificate which i thought was a nice touch. All in all a great event apart from the weather.
  • Did the event in 2017

    A lovely race. A beautiful setting. Great support throughout the course.
£45 - £75
Saundersfoot Triathlon
SEP22
Newent Triathlon

Sprint Distance Triathlon. 400m swim, 18k cycle, 5k run. A friendly, local triathlon, suitable for first timers and experienced triathletes. 26 lengths of the pool, picturesque slightly undulating cycle through Taynton, Highleadon and Malswick. The run route mostly follows the route of the Park Run, two laps of pathways, grass and road around the school grounds

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Newent Triathlon

146 Watery Ln, Newent GL18 1QE, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

Sprint Distance Triathlon. 400m swim, 18k cycle, 5k run. A friendly, local triathlon, suitable for first timers and experienced triathletes. 26 lengths of the pool, picturesque slightly undulating cycle through Taynton, Highleadon and Malswick. The run route mostly follows the route of the Park Run, two laps of pathways, grass and road around the school grounds

£28
Newent Triathlon
SEP28
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Mumbles Triathlon

The award-winning Mumbles Triathlon has become a well known event in South Wales, and attracts a number of athletes from all levels and experience.

The Mumbles Tri offers athletes three course distances in the idyllic setting of Mumbles Bay for the Swim, the famous Gower Roads for the bikes and a picturesque run along the stunning shoreline of the Mumbles Bay.

The Mumbles Triathlon can be entered by anyone who feels they are capable of competing. There is gender separation, so men and women compete for first place in their respective category.

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Mumbles Triathlon

Mumbles Bay Court, Mayals Rd, Mayals, Swansea SA3 5BS, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The award-winning Mumbles Triathlon has become a well known event in South Wales, and attracts a number of athletes from all levels and experience.

The Mumbles Tri offers athletes three course distances in the idyllic setting of Mumbles Bay for the Swim, the famous Gower Roads for the bikes and a picturesque run along the stunning shoreline of the Mumbles Bay.

The Mumbles Triathlon can be entered by anyone who feels they are capable of competing. There is gender separation, so men and women compete for first place in their respective category.

£45 - £125
Mumbles Triathlon
OCT6
Minehead Triathlon

The event will utilise its coastal location by including a 750m mass start open water sea swim in the shadows of North Hill but within the safety of the bay. The bike route will remain unchanged due to its fast undulating character, this bike route is an out and back towards the village of Porlock on stunning roads flanked by the high moorland terrain of Exmoor National Park. The views are breathtaking. Finally, youll take on the 5km run route. A mix of flat paved seafront promenade and the off-road trails within the woods of Culver Cliff. A cheeky little Killer Climb makes for a sting in the tail before returning along the sea front to finish arms aloft on the beach!

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Minehead Triathlon

Warren Rd, Minehead TA24 5BG, UKView event
About the event
From the organiser

The event will utilise its coastal location by including a 750m mass start open water sea swim in the shadows of North Hill but within the safety of the bay. The bike route will remain unchanged due to its fast undulating character, this bike route is an out and back towards the village of Porlock on stunning roads flanked by the high moorland terrain of Exmoor National Park. The views are breathtaking. Finally, youll take on the 5km run route. A mix of flat paved seafront promenade and the off-road trails within the woods of Culver Cliff. A cheeky little Killer Climb makes for a sting in the tail before returning along the sea front to finish arms aloft on the beach!

£45 - £70
Minehead Triathlon
MAY26
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Marlow Classic Half Iron, Olympic & Sprint Triathlon

This is the 10th year of the Marlow Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of a river swim, cycling and running. The event has attracted 1000s of participants over the year and is open to all levels of participant and encourages first time triathletes to the event.

The Swim course is in the River Thames. It is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.

The Marlow Classic Half Iron Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley and is a fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.

The Bike course for the Sprint Distance is 24.5km & the Olympic Distance is 37km. It is an out and back course and only has two hills, but otherwise fast and flat.

The Run course for the Sprint Distance is a 1 Lap 5km route & the Olympic Distance is 2 Laps for a 10km. The course is on Tarmac and Grass Footpaths. It meanders back towards Marlow and into the finish at Higginson Park from the river tow path.

The event is set to attract over 700 participants, as the world of endurance sports and triathlon creates massive demand for longer distance events over the shorter distances that have originally formed this great sport.

6 reviews
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Marlow Classic Half Iron, Olympic & Sprint Triathlon

Little Kickers Maidenhead, 5 Pound Ln, Marlow SL7 2AE, UKView event
6 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

This is the 10th year of the Marlow Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of a river swim, cycling and running. The event has attracted 1000s of participants over the year and is open to all levels of participant and encourages first time triathletes to the event.

The Swim course is in the River Thames. It is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.

The Marlow Classic Half Iron Distance is the only long distance event in the Thames Valley and is a fairly flat scenic course taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.

The Bike course for the Sprint Distance is 24.5km & the Olympic Distance is 37km. It is an out and back course and only has two hills, but otherwise fast and flat.

The Run course for the Sprint Distance is a 1 Lap 5km route & the Olympic Distance is 2 Laps for a 10km. The course is on Tarmac and Grass Footpaths. It meanders back towards Marlow and into the finish at Higginson Park from the river tow path.

The event is set to attract over 700 participants, as the world of endurance sports and triathlon creates massive demand for longer distance events over the shorter distances that have originally formed this great sport.

Reviews
  • Did the Olympic in 2018

    1:The day was great however having to go and pick your pack up the day before was a pain......2:The biggest thing for me was the colour of the buoys in the water, they should of been yellow, red, or orange and not blue/purple as they were very hard to see while you are swimming!!!3:The water stations were very close together which didn't make much sense cold of done with one more water station.
  • Did the Olympic in 2018

    I had to make a extra trip to Marlow to pick up my race number. It could have been sent in the post and it seems it was possible to pick it up on the day. It was an hour round trip.
  • Did the Sprint in 2018

    Good race, well marked. People were drafting though and marshals didn't know the rules so cheating was going on but overall was good.
£60 - £160
Marlow Classic Half Iron, Olympic & Sprint Triathlon
JUN9
Race to the Bill Triathlon

One of the biggest reasons for taking part in this event is that Weymouth and Portland, and the rest of the south coast, has the sunniest climate in the United Kingdom.

The race base for this Classic and Sprint triathlon is at the iconic National Sailing Academy, host to the 2012 Olympic sailing events whos facilities are not to be rivalled.

The swim will take place in the crystal clear blue waters of a sheltered harbour surrounded by a large stone wall, Some 250,000 tonnes of Portland Stone was used in creating the 875m breakwater. The start and finish of the swim will be on a slipway, no sand or rocks to disrupt your run back to transition.

The transition is 50m from the swim exit so no long distance running required just yet.

The bike route will take you on a journey around the Isle of Portland, once for the Sprint and three loops for the Classic.

After the bike you will head back to race HQ and commence your flat run along the shoreline of Hamm Beach, well know for its world record breaking speed week with windsurfers all over the globe and along on to the Rodwell trail, the old railway line that linked Weymouth to Portland and is now a very scenic, traffic free walk.

The race will finish back at the Sailing Academy where you will be rewarded like heroes and lavish gifts bestowed upon you.

On line entries will close on 10th June 2018 or before if full.

5 reviews
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Race to the Bill Triathlon

Osprey Quay, Portland DT5 1SA, UKView event
5 reviews
About the event
From the organiser

One of the biggest reasons for taking part in this event is that Weymouth and Portland, and the rest of the south coast, has the sunniest climate in the United Kingdom.

The race base for this Classic and Sprint triathlon is at the iconic National Sailing Academy, host to the 2012 Olympic sailing events whos facilities are not to be rivalled.

The swim will take place in the crystal clear blue waters of a sheltered harbour surrounded by a large stone wall, Some 250,000 tonnes of Portland Stone was used in creating the 875m breakwater. The start and finish of the swim will be on a slipway, no sand or rocks to disrupt your run back to transition.

The transition is 50m from the swim exit so no long distance running required just yet.

The bike route will take you on a journey around the Isle of Portland, once for the Sprint and three loops for the Classic.

After the bike you will head back to race HQ and commence your flat run along the shoreline of Hamm Beach, well know for its world record breaking speed week with windsurfers all over the globe and along on to the Rodwell trail, the old railway line that linked Weymouth to Portland and is now a very scenic, traffic free walk.

The race will finish back at the Sailing Academy where you will be rewarded like heroes and lavish gifts bestowed upon you.

On line entries will close on 10th June 2018 or before if full.

Reviews
  • Did the event in 2016

    Located at a stunning location, Race to the Bill triathlon offered superb swim, bike and run courses.  The 1,5km swim starts in front of the UK National Sailing Academy. The bike course is a demanding three-loops around Portland with a total ascent of 680m (roads were not closed for the race, but roads were quiet with hardly any traffic).  The run is a mainly flat, out and back course with about 3.5km of trail/gravel running.  The organization is superb.  Race briefing and registration took place right before race start and thre were about 220 athletes, all in good spirit!I'm increadibly happy this race was listed on Racecheck and reviewed by a previous athlete, as I decided to compete in this race based on the excellent reviews it received (thank you Racecheck!).   I was also happy to win my age group in this race and bring home a trophy ;) I would definitely recommend this race to other athletes.
  • Did the event in 2015

    Well organised, marshalled and signed throughout. A safe, sheltered open water swim in the harbour. Beautiful, scenic roads for the bike with amazing views and a flat route to finish.
  • Did the event in 2015

    Great race from a great race organiser - love Bustinskin events
Booking Closed
Race to the Bill Triathlon
JUL28
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Henley Triathlon 2019
Henley-on-Thames, South East, United Kingdom

The increasingly popular Henley-on-Thames Triathlon is in its ninth year and takes place at Henley Leisure Centre and Gillotts School.

The town is perhaps best known for the annual Royal Regatta, which attracts some of the world's finest rowers. Conveniently situated just outside the picturesque town of Henley on the edge of the Chiltern Hills and the banks of the River Thame.

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. 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.

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!

Places are sure to fill up quickly, so secure your place and enter now.

1 reviews
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Henley Triathlon 2019

Gillotts School (front entrance), Henley-on-Thames RG9 1PT, UKView event
1 review
About the event
From the organiser

The increasingly popular Henley-on-Thames Triathlon is in its ninth year and takes place at Henley Leisure Centre and Gillotts School.

The town is perhaps best known for the annual Royal Regatta, which attracts some of the world's finest rowers. Conveniently situated just outside the picturesque town of Henley on the edge of the Chiltern Hills and the banks of the River Thame.

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. 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.

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!

Places are sure to fill up quickly, so secure your place and enter now.

Reviews
  • Did the Sprint & Relay in 2018

    As this event has two transitions, make sure to take a gel with you on the bike if you usually take one on the run - there won't be a place you can leave it in second transition if you don't have separate running shoes and bike shoes.Be prepared for things to get a little dicey in the pool - it's tiny and you will get held up as it's hard to overtake in such narrow lanes. Use those moments to catch your breath!
£59.95 - £64.95
Henley Triathlon 2019
SEP1
Midsomer Triathlon (Sprint)
Midsomer Norton, South West, United Kingdom

Welcome to the Midsomer Triathlon, the Event is held at Midsomer Sports Centre, Midsomer Norton near Bath. BA3 2SY, formerly known as South Wansdyke Sports Centre. The venue is family friendly with a great skate park and playground, cafe and terrace. The Triathlon is run under British Triathlon Federation rules and Race Permit. It is organised by Midsomer Tri, a group of local Triathletes wanting to bring a Triathlon to the area following in the footsteps of the much loved old Wansdyke Triathlon. We positively encourage all abilities and age groups to take part and we regularly have competitors aged over 70 racing.

First timers are very welcome and we're available to answer any questions to help prepare for the race. It's also a challenging course suitable for competitive Triathletes.


1 reviews
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Midsomer Triathlon (Sprint)

27 Gullock Tyning, Midsomer Norton, Radstock BA3 2SY, UKView event
1 review
About the event
From the organiser

Welcome to the Midsomer Triathlon, the Event is held at Midsomer Sports Centre, Midsomer Norton near Bath. BA3 2SY, formerly known as South Wansdyke Sports Centre. The venue is family friendly with a great skate park and playground, cafe and terrace. The Triathlon is run under British Triathlon Federation rules and Race Permit. It is organised by Midsomer Tri, a group of local Triathletes wanting to bring a Triathlon to the area following in the footsteps of the much loved old Wansdyke Triathlon. We positively encourage all abilities and age groups to take part and we regularly have competitors aged over 70 racing.

First timers are very welcome and we're available to answer any questions to help prepare for the race. It's also a challenging course suitable for competitive Triathletes.


Reviews
  • Did the event in 2018

    Very good short course!!! Swimming facilities were great and the bike course was a real challenge with a sharp uphill right off the bat!!! Run course was two loops with the return all uphill so not a course for PB’s but a good challenge!
£32
Midsomer Triathlon (Sprint)

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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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