One of the most fun and challenging events in the triathlon calendar
The Olympic distance triathlon, named as one of 220 Triathlon magazine’s ‘top 21 must-do’ triathlons, returns on Sunday, July 14. The Olympic distance triathlon, named as one of 220 Triathlon magazine’s ‘top 21 must-do’ triathlons, returns on Sunday, July 14. Charity places are still available!
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1.5km ocean swim
Along Putsborough beach, in the Atlantic ocean, marshalled by fully qualified lifeguards. Once out of the water there is a steep run back into transition.
38km road bike course
Starting above Putsborough beach, the route winds its way towards the historitc Pickwell Manor and up onto higher ground heading towards Ilfracombe. Heading through the Fullabrook Wind Farm with rolling hills and beautiful views, there is something to see at every turn and plenty of elevation to challenge all competitors. View the Strava link.
12km off road run
Demanding, hilly and possibly muddy route (where you may encounter the odd sheep)! This is a fantastic run devised by local athletes to give you fabulous views of all three bays: Putsborough, Saunton and Croyde. View the Strava link.
- No drafting.
- You must wear a cycle helmet.
- Wetsuits (cuff to ankle) are compulsory.
- No MP3 players or similar.
- No littering and you must mount and dismount at the designated points.
- The latest British Triathlon rules will apply.
Find out more
Putsborough Beach, Devon, EX33 1LB
Putsborough Beach has a large independently run car park and charges £8.50 per car per day. Free parking for season pass holders.
Setting up your bike
The transition area will be open from 6am on Sunday 14 July 2019.
7.10am next to the transition area at Putsborough. This is compulsory.
- Saturday 13 July 2019, 6.30pm to 9pm at The Thatch pub in Croyde.
- Sunday 14 July 2019, 6am – 7.10am at Putsborough Beach.
Race starts at 8.00am for the first wave. Please note: you have to start making your way to the start line directly after the compulsory race briefing.
There will be drinks station on the run route with water and small snacks available.
Race cut offs
- Swim: 9.15am
- Bike: 11.30am
- Total: 1.30pm
*based on 8am start time (Race Director may change times depending on conditions).
Timing chips are supplied.