24th June 2018
Sprint Triathlon - 750m Swim/ 24.5km Bike/ 5km Run (£70/ Relay £80)*
*there is an additional proccessing fee with all online bookings.
Entries taken within 2 weeks of the event & on the day of the event will include an additional £10 to the entry fee.
2:00pm to 6:00pm - Event Car Park & Village Open
2:00pm to 6:00pm - Athletes Registration
SUNDAY - RACE DAY
5:30am - Event Car Park & Village Open
5:30am to 07:00am - Athletes Registration
5:30am to 07:00am - Transition & Bike Racking Open (SUNDAY ONLY)
7:45am - Both Sprint & Olympic Distance Race Briefing
8:00am - All Sprint Distance Start
8:15am - All Olympic Distance Start
Circa 11:00am - Prize Presentation
This is the 9th year of the Marlow Sprint & Olympic Distance Triathlon, consisting of a river swim, cycling and running. The event has attracted 1000s of participants over the year and is open to all levels of participant and encourages first time triathletes to the event.
The Swim course is in the River Thames. It is designed to make even the weakest swimmer get a fast swim split.
The Bike course for the Olympic Distance is 37km and is undulating, but otherwise it is flat and fast. The Sprint Distance bike course is 24.5km - It is out and back and only has two hill, but again is otherwise fast and flat.
The Run course for the Olympic Distance is a 2 Lap 5km route on Tarmac and Grass Footpaths. It meanders back towards Marlow and into the finish at Higginson Park from the river tow path. The Sprint Distance is just a 1 Lap 5km route.
All the triathlon events are operated under the guidelines of the British Triathlon Federation, which is the governing body for triathlon the UK.
99% of the time, wetsuits have to be worn for this event due to the temperature of the water, generally in the UK and Thames Valley most of the water is between 14 degree Celsius & 22 degrees Celsius.
The temperature of the water is always taken at least one hour before an event to determine if wetsuits must be worn.
There will prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall male and female, 1st Junior male and female, 1st Vet male and female.
Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers.
All of F3 Events Triathlon Events are organised and delivered using the British Triathlon Federation Rules.
All Participants are to abide and must take part under these Rules and Regulations.
If you are not aware or do not understand some of the details set out by the British Triathlon Federation, please visit www.britishtriathlon.org
For the latest British Triathlon Federation Rules and Regulations, please CLICK HERE
Parking will available on the football pitch behind the cricket ground/sports centre for a fee of 5 per car.
Official Car Park Address: Higginson Park, Lower Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
NOTE: CASH ONLY - Please bring the correct 5 change to avoid any queues and delays.
Alternative parking is available in the public car park, next to Higginson Park Leisure Centre.
F3 Events Terms and Conditions apply to this event, please click here for full details.