With this race you'll get:
Fully marked and
for top 3 finishers
facilities & toilets
SPRINT & STANDARD DISTANCES AVAILABLE
Bristol Triathlon is back for a 3rd time with Tough Runner!
2022 was a great race and we’re excited to be back!
The Bristol Triathlon is open to all, it’s the ideal race for beginners and experienced athletes alike. Whatever ability you may be at this truly is a race for everyone, sign up today and enjoy the challenge!
For 2023 there will be a sprint distance or if you want an extra challenge then take on the standard.
The Bristol Triathlon 2023 is a closed road triathlon starting at the historical and picturesque Bristol Harbour. You’ll start the race with a swim in the Cumberland Basin. Then move on to a flat, and fast, closed road bike course down Portway, and round it all off with an epic run and finish through our dragon arch.
British Triathlon Federation Rules (BTF)
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to this race). Non BTF members must be licensed to race which costs £6 and is payable to BTF. This cost is included within the non member ticket price.
Please read the race specific race rules below:
*** This event is not drafting ***
Anybody caught doing so will be DSQ drafting is cheating.
Minimum age for competitors
The minimum age to take part in this event is 17.
British Triathlon Federation Rules
BTF rules, All competitors must comply with BTF rules, (it is recommended that you read the BTF rules and regulations which will be applied to this race)
All competitors must be licensed to race, those non BTF members will be required to pay a £6GBP levy for a day license. This can be purchased the same time you collect your race number.
British Triathlon Specific Rules
For all current and up to date rules please visit and read:
–SWIM: 750M will be set in the safety of the Cumberland Basin (SWIM ROUTE HERE)
–BIKE: 23KM (2 loops of 11.5k) set on closed roads of the A4, you will enjoy iconic scenery of Bristol (RACE ROUTE HERE)
–RUN: 5K run to finish what I set to be Bristol’s BIGGEST Triathlon- RACE ROUTE HERE
–SWIM: 1.5KM (2 loops of sprint) will be set in the safety of the Cumberland Basin
–BIKE: 35KM (3 loops) set on closed roads of the A4, you will enjoy iconic scenery of Bristol
–RUN: 10KM run to finish what I set to be Bristol’s BIGGEST Triathlon
Event Date – Sunday 4th June 2022, 9AM Start
Event venue – Bristol Harbourside/ Cumberland Basin
Event Distances –
SPRINT: 750m Swim, 20k Bike, 5k Run
STANDARD: 1.5km Swim, 35km Bike, 10k Run
Number of participants – 1500
Road closures will be in place from 6AM on Sunday 4th June and so all participants are reminded to use alternative routes to get to the area. Please see your event race guide to see closed roads.
Directions can be found on Google maps – HERE
Nearest Postcode: 6XH, Brunel Lock Rd, Bristol BS1 6XH
Bristol is a city straddling the River Avon in the southwest of England with a prosperous maritime history. Its former city-centre port is now a cultural hub, the Harbourside, where the M Shed museum explores local social and industrial heritage.
The iconic Clifton Bridge is also set in amongst your race day experience and is a feature point of this amazing city.
There is no specific event day parking for this event. However there is numerous NCP Parking areas and City Parking spots.
OLDFIELD PLACE CAR PARK- DIRECTIONS
CHARLES PLACE CAR PARK- DIRECTIONS
MARDYKE WHARF CAR PARK- DIRECTIONS
SS Great Britain CAR PARK- DIRECTIONS
This event is open to people of all abilities.
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No please leave all valuables in your car. The car park is near the start/finish area.
YES! We will have photographers and a film crew all around the course!
Yes water will be located at the start/finish.
Due to the nature of the race we advise you to plan your race fuel and take your own water and fuel/gels on route.
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