Here are the multisport events that you can look forward to across the country.
Beginning with a 1.5km open water swim in the River Ancholme, this standard distance triathlon then makes way to a flat, 40km cycle route across open countryside before returning to the market town for a two-lap, 5km circuit run along the riverbank.
Evolve Endurance Trio Weekend - Yorkshire
A packed, three-day event beginning with the Evolve Swim Event that gives participants the choice of 1km, 2km, 3km or 4km on the day. Moving on to Sunday, participants will then cycle across the flat country roads of North Yorkshire for their choice of distance from 45km, 90km, 135km or 180km. The final day will take advantage of the bank holiday Monday, with a road run that challenges athletes to distances of 10km, 20km, 30km or 40km. Participants have the choice of all three days, just two of the events or just taking part in the swim on Saturday.
The Non Sweet Caroline Aquathlon returns with no ‘touching hands’, no ‘reaching out’, no ‘touching me’, no ‘touching you’. Becoming the first licensed multisport event in the UK following the first national lockdown in 2020, the Non Sweet Caroline will be raced in an aquathlon format, challenging participants to a 750m open water swim followed by a 5km cross-country run around Merchant Taylors’ School in Northwood.
Bedfordshire Triathlon – East
Hosted by Active Training World, the Bedfordshire Triathlon at Priory Country Park welcomes participants to the 300-acre park for sprint and standard distance races. Beginning with a lake swim, participants will then navigate quiet country roads on the cycle before ending the race with a 5km or 10km run. The race is available to race as a triathlon or aquabike, as well as a relay.
Perfect for novices and experienced athletes alike, the Taunton Triathlon begins on Saturday evening and welcomes participants to Taunton School Sports Club’s indoor pool for a 250m swim. Athletes will then embark upon a 28km cycle around Taunton’s neighbouring villages before returning to the town centre for the final leg, and running in front of the main school building to finish.
A middle distance triathlon race based at YMCA Lakeside, Epicman Windermere challenges participants to a 1.9km swim across Lake Windermere, a 90km cycle across undulating roads, and a final half marathon distance run along the Windermere shoreline. The event also offers a more palatable standard distance course that consists of a 1.5km swim, 40km cycle and 10km run.
Tough Runner UK hosts the second edition of the Buckinghamshire Duathlon that welcomes participants to Wendover Woods for multisport action. With two 5km runs through the woodlands and a fast bike course that takes participants along open Aylesbury roads, the event invites athletes of all skillsets to take part.
The first Hillingdon Aquathlon race will see participants take on a 750m swim in Uxbridge’s outdoor pool before setting out on a 5km off-road run.
British Triathlon has developed specific Covid-19 requirements focused on the practical implementation of the key government measures of social distancing and increased hygiene. The above permitted events have demonstrated their application of these additional requirements.