Super Sprint Triathlons
- Blenheim Palace Triathlon30MAY
Blenheim Palace TriathlonTriathlon ‧ Blenheim Palace Grounds£43.50 – £122.50(18)
- Cardiff Triathlon28JUN
Cardiff TriathlonMulti-Sport ‧ Cardiff£61.95 – £94.95(1)
- Triathlon Team Relays Bedford 2AUG
Triathlon Team Relays BedfordSuper Sprint ‧ Bedford£156 – £171
- Exmouth Triathlon17MAY
Exmouth TriathlonTriathlon ‧ Exmouth£18 – £45
- St. Annes Triathlon17MAY
St. Annes TriathlonTriathlon ‧ Lytham St Annes£40 – £43
- Torbay Triathlon Autumn13SEP
Torbay Triathlon AutumnTriathlon ‧ Paignton£17 – £41
- Dawlish Triathlon27SEP
Dawlish TriathlonTriathlon ‧ Dawlish Warren£34 – £49
- Wild Tri & Wild Tri Extreme12SEP
Wild Tri & Wild Tri ExtremeSuper Sprint ‧ Okehampton£30 – £84
- Fleetwood Triathlon13SEP
Fleetwood TriathlonSuper Sprint ‧ Fleetwood£40 – £43(2)
- Wadebridge Triathlon: The Camel10MAY
Wadebridge Triathlon: The CamelTriathlon ‧ Wadebridge£10 – £41.50
- Dartmouth Triathlon, Swim & Jr. Aquathlon13JUN
Dartmouth Triathlon, Swim & Jr. AquathlonMulti-Sport ‧ Blackpool£25 – £49(30)
- Tavistock Triathlon: The Squirrel12JUL
Tavistock Triathlon: The SquirrelMulti-Sport ‧ Tavistock£10 – £54.50
- Bridport Triathlon17MAY
Bridport TriathlonMulti-Sport ‧ Bridport£35 – £60
- Bodmin Triathlon: The Dragon31AUG
Bodmin Triathlon: The DragonMulti-Sport ‧ Bodmin£10 – £41.50
- Falmouth Triathlon: The Seal13SEP
Falmouth Triathlon: The SealMulti-Sport ‧ Falmouth£10 – £48
- The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon 19SEP
The Ben Nevis Braveheart TriathlonSuper Sprint ‧ Fort William£170 – £200
- English Riviera Triathlon & Beach Swim5JUL
English Riviera Triathlon & Beach SwimMulti-Sport ‧ Paignton1.9 mi • 0.9 mi • 0.5 mi£22 – £49(2)
- Dorney Lake Triathlon6SEP
Dorney Lake TriathlonSuper Sprint ‧ Windsor£60 – £75
- Torbay Triathlon Spring13SEP
Torbay Triathlon SpringTriathlon ‧ Paignton£19 – £41
- West Bay Triathlon28JUN
West Bay TriathlonMulti-Sport ‧ West Bay£25 – £35(1)
- Mersea Island Sprint & Olympic Triathlon19JUL
Mersea Island Sprint & Olympic TriathlonTriathlon ‧ West Mersea£60 – £85(10)
- Evolve Mini Triathlon (September)6SEP
Evolve Mini Triathlon (September)Triathlon ‧ Womersley
- Eastbourne Triathlon14JUN
Eastbourne TriathlonTriathlon ‧ Eastbourne£59 – £79
- The Ardingly Triathlon ⁄ Duathlon31MAY
The Ardingly Triathlon ⁄ DuathlonTriathlon ‧ Ardingly35.7 mi • 19.0 mi • 17.9 mi • 16.0 mi
About Super-Sprint Triathlons in the UK
The Super-Sprint (or Mini Triathlon) is the shortest format recognised by the ITU. It's a great entry level event and they can be completed with very little training. As standard, Super-Sprint Triathlons start with a 400m swim, followed by a 10k bike ride and 2.5k run. These races are often seen as catalysts for athletes to graduate to longer form contests. For example, the Outlaw Triathlon (Full Distance) has its own Mini Triathlon called Future Outlaw, with the aim of inspiring and building a roadmap for newbies to go long.
As for all triathlons, you’ll need equipment to compete, much of this is common sense but make sure to read up on any specific race requirements your event may have. A wet suit is one to watch out for. See our blog post on the essential items for any triathlon have you prepared for any race.
What are the best Super-Sprint Triathlons?
These events are designed to let you try out the discipline and have a little fun. The stand out events in the Super-Sprint calendar are often a part of a larger triathlons, aiming to allow participants to get a feel for the atmosphere of the big name races.
What is the average time to complete a super-sprint triathlon?
A well practiced amateur competitor would expect to finish in under an hour. Anywhere around that mark can be considered a solid time.
How long should I train for a super-sprint triathlon?
Most people with a decent base level of fitness should not struggle to finish with any of the distances in here with little specific training. However, if you want to post a good time then training will always help. If you’ve already been training regularly in any of the disciplines then you might want to start out by trying a Sprint Triathlon instead.