The West Lancs Triathlon takes place from Edge Hill University, which provides the perfect venue. This is one of the most highly rated events for first timers in the North West. All abilities take part including some of the region's elite competitors, but the event has really made it's name as the perfect first time challenge. The 400m swim takes place in the brand new pool facility, the 18.5k cycle is a flat, 3 lap course and the 5k run takes in the trails around campus before finishing on the running track to the cheers of your family and other supporters. It's always a great day and it always fills quickly!
Liverpool Triathlon Events
The Cheshire Triathlon is set in Nantwich, Cheshire and has been enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 25 years now. The event is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors. The course is spectator friendly for supporting family or friends and a fun and relaxed atmosphere is guaranteed.
Go Tri is back at Orford Jubilee Neighbourhood Hub on Saturday 23rd September.
The event is open to participants over the age of 14 and is suitable for all abilities but is particularly aimed at those new to triathlon and wishing to give it a go in an informal, no pressure environment whilst having lots of fun with like minded people. The event is also marshalled by fantastic volunteers who cheer on and support on route giving you the extra boost to keep you moving.
The Southport sprint and standard distance triathlon attracts triathletes of all ability levels, from complete novices to elite competitors. Based at Waterside Lodge a modern, purpose built two-storey Activity Centre on Southport Marine Lake, it has become one of the biggest local events, reaching maximum capacity every year. The sprint distance event is a 750m swim / 20k cycle / 5k run, the standard distance is 1500m swim / 40k cycle / 10k run. The cycle course takes place on closed roads and the run course is based around the marina on tarmac paths.
Dubbed one of the UK's friendliest towns, Bolton has something for everyone in the IRONMAN family. Athletes can take a nature walk with the kids, go shopping, and dine in cozy pubs and restaurants as they prepare for race day.
The beautiful lake swim takes place in Pennington Flash. There are numerous viewing opportunities for spectators at the start and T1. Cyclists will embark on a 112-mile, two-loop journey from Pennington Flash and onto the breathtaking Lancashire countryside. The bike course includes the famous Sheep House Lane climb twice where spectators can get up close and personal with the athletes in true Tour de France style. The run begins at T2 at the Macron Stadium and athletes will head into Bolton town centre, where they complete three loops of a circuit before finishing in Le Mans Crescent in the shadow of the Albert Hall.
IRONMAN UK offers 40 qualifying slots for the 2018 edition of the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
This event is going to be held at Queens Park Health & Fitness on 14th October. It consists of 200m pool swim (8 lengths), 5km cycle (static spin bike - provided) and 2km run (outdoors around the park)
Award winning event run by the club members of Chester Triathlon Club. Everything and more you expect from a BTF Event of the Year award winner. Super friendly marshals, plenty of toilets and showers, great value, free Tech T shirt & Goody bag. Saturday Expo and familiarisation tours, single lap bike (2 laps for middle distance), multi lap run.
Returning for it's 6th edition and now firmly established as a 'must do' event this pool triathlon takes place in the breathtaking campus of Edge Hill University in Ormskirk. Making full use of the 25 million Sports Complex and Pool for the swim. The bike follows the quiet partially closed country roads to the rear of the University and the run takes in the on campus fitness trail and both lakes!