The Event

As part of the UK Tri-Fest week of events, the People's Triathlon returns to Dearnford Lake, Whitchurch in Shropshire with distances to suit all abilities from novice to top triathlete. Everyone is welcome!

Take on a swim, bike, run triathlon in 2015 over a distance you can achieve.

UK Triathlon are proud to be holding this event again, now in it's fourth year. The aim of the People's Triathlon is to get everyone involved in the sport with distances on offer to suit every ability. This event will take place at the beautiful Dearnford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 9th August.

You can take part individually or with your friends as a relay team of three and if you like you can raise money for your chosen charity! The People's Triathlon has limited spaces and is expected to fill fast once again so make sure you enter early.

  • Centrally located, scenic & peaceful spectator friendly venue
  • Sheltered freshwater lake swim (no current)
  • Countryside roads cycle course
  • Flat grass run route around the lake
  • Chip timed event
  • 2015 finishers medal for your personal achievement
  • Fantastic on-site facilities including parking, camping, lakeside cafe & childrens play area
  • Make it a weekend for all the family with the UK Kids Fun Triathlon on Saturday 8th August for 7-16 yr olds

Telephone entry

If you’ve entered one of UK Triathlon events before all we’ll need is your name, date of birth, postcode and email, just have your payment ready and we’ll do the rest! Don’t delay, call 01270 842800 and secure your place today! (Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:30pm).


Hello there, I just wanted to email you to thank you for the Peoples Triathlon last weekend.
It was the most enjoyable Olympic distance tri I have done....really well organized and in beautiful surroundings. And a fantastically fast course. I look forward to being able to compete again next year.

Hi Just like to say a big thanks from Jimmy and myself for Sunday’s race jimmy had a great time and what a brill setting for a race and hope you do it again next year Thanks

Hi! I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed the triathlon yesterday at this venue. It was an ideal venue for families, with plenty for them to do and of course the lovely cafe!! The event was run fantastically; I knew exactly what I was meant to be doing where all the time, all the staff were friendly and encouraging and the sun stayed out!! I hope you run another triathlon at this venue again, I would definitely enter again!! Thank you very much again for a very enjoyable day

Race Venue

Dearnford Lake,
Tilstock Road,
Shropshire, SY13 3JQ

For more information about camping please click here or contact Dearnford Lake directly on 01948 665914

Competitor Race Day Information

People's Race Day Information

Course Maps

The People's Triathlon course map






2015 Results -  
Olympic Male Olympic Female
Sprint Male Sprint Female
Super Sprint Male Super Sprint Female
Fun Male Fun Female
Olympic Relay Sprint Relay
  Sprint Relay Female


2014 Results -  
Olympic Male Olympic Female
Sprint Male Sprint Female
Super Sprint Male Super Sprint Female
Fun Male Fun Women
Olympic Relay Sprint Relay
People's and Club Championships Results Combined   -
Olympic Male Olympic Female
Sprint Male Sprint Female



2013 Results  
Kids Triathlon  
Olympic Male Olympic Female
Sprint Male Sprint Female
Super Sprint Male Super Sprint Female
Fun Male Fun Female
2012 Results  
Bronze Male Bronze Female
Silver Male Silver Female
Gold Male Gold Female
Olympic Male Olympic Female
Relay DQ
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The People's Triathlon 

Sunday 9th August 2015

Entry Now Closed

Print n Post Form

2016 Entries opening soon with limited time discount on early bird entries

Race Day Information

2015 Peoples Triathlon Start List

Course Map



People's Triathlon video

Race Distances 

Olympic:  1500 metre Swim - 40 km Cycle - 10 km Run

Sprint: 750m swim - 20km cycle - 5km run

Super Sprint: 200m swim - 10km cycle - 2.5km run

Fun: 200m swim - 10km cycle - 2.5km run

Olympic Team Relay: 
1500m swim - 40km cycle - 10km run
one competitor for each leg!

Sprint Team Relay: 
750m swim - 20km cycle - 5km run
one competitor for each leg!

Minimum Ages

16 years for Fun, Super Sprint, Sprint & Sprint Relay distances

16 years for Olympic Relay team members

17 years for Olympic distance individuals