Tri in the south east

Events for rookies

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18/07/2013 at 09:05

Does anybody know or done good triathlons in London or the southeast for novices

Rafiki    pirate
18/07/2013 at 09:11

This one is pretty newbie friendly - not too big, but big enough (1000+ ??) was fairly well organised last year, nice goodie bag!  Bike is on open but quiet roads and run is off road. I'll be doing it again this year

Edited: 18/07/2013 at 09:14
18/07/2013 at 10:15

where in the SE are you - it's a big place y'know 

and what distance are you looking for??  

there are lots of good novice events around - it all depends on what you want

18/07/2013 at 10:26

True enough travel anywhere in Kent south east london and just starting so sprint distance 

18/07/2013 at 10:49

take a look at Bewl Triathlon on 11th August - Bewl Reservoir south of Tunbridge Wells.  www.bewltriathlon.co.uk   has sprint and standard distance

or Owler in Ashford, Kent on 4th August - is mainly aimed at 1/2IM distance but has a sprint alongside - http://www.trispiritevents.com/The-Owler-Half-Tri/The-Owler-Half-Tri-Info.html

if you fancy a sea swim, try Bexhill on 18th August - http://www.thebexhilltriathlon.co.uk/ - same team that organise Bewl

or for wider afield take a look on the Triathlon England site - http://www.triathlonengland.org/take-part/events

Cheerful Dave    pirate
18/07/2013 at 12:43

Ever so slightly further afield the ones humanrace organise at Dorney are very novice-friendly, if a little on the expensive side.

Trogs    pirate
18/07/2013 at 22:02

Crawley Tri club have their Late Summer Tri on 22 Sep from K2 centre in Crawley - sprint or novice.  Pool swim.


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