Ultimate Triathlon

Date: 3rd July 2016 Ultimate_Adults_tri_long_event_logo.gif
Venue: Dearnford Lake, Shropshire,   SY13 3JQ
Swim: Lake
Event Start: 07:00:00 
Entry: Open
(Subject to availability, a late entry fee of £10 will be applied to all entries received less than 30 days before event date.)
Distances 2.4 mile swim  112 mile cycle  26.2 mile run
Entry Fee: From £244  
Minimum Age: 18 Years (on race day)

Limited number of entries Secure your place NOW!

The Event

The UK Ultimate Triathlon is like it says, the ultimate triathlon challenge. This demanding and much sought after 'iron distance' event will return yet again to the beautiful Dearnford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 3rd July 2016.

Places are strictly limited  to 200 and are expected to fill fast so make sure you enter early to secure your place.

If the long distance UK Ultimate Triathlon is not for you then the UK Ultimate 'Half' Triathlon or the Ultimate "One" Triathlon may be. 

  • Probably the fastest 'iron distance' in the country
  • Freshwater multi-lap lake swim with Australian exit in between laps
  • Picturesque countryside cycle & run routes, ideal for PB's
  • Swim start, transition & run finish all within a stone's throw of each other
  • Chip timed
  • Fantastic picturesque venue with on-site facilities including parking, camping/caravanning and lakeside cafe
  • Spectator friendly venue, great for supporting friends and family
  • Includes finishers medal, official race T-shirt and goodie bag

Pasta Party - Saturday 2nd July

Dearnford Lake Cafe are offering a pre-race pasta menu the night before the race. The first sitting will be served approximately 15 minutes after the race brief and will offer a choice of three homemade pasta dishes served with salad & french bread and a choice of drinks & icecream included. The cost is £15 per head and booking is essential.
To book or for more information simply call Dearnford Lake Cafe on 01948 665914.

Telephone entries

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).

Competitor Feedback

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Competitor Race Day Information

Please note the competitor information below is from 2015 and only a guide until the 2016 information is updated.

Please take some time to read all the event information, it will make it far more enjoyable for you and reduce the need to ask questions on the day. Good luck and have a great day! 

2015 The Ultimate Race Day Information

Start times

All competitors for the Ultimate will start at 07:00

The cut off times for the Ultimate Triathlon and Relay are as follows:

Swim: 2 hours 30 minutes after start time

Bike: 10 hours 30 minutes after start time

Run: 17 hours after start time

Course Maps












Ultimate Run course





Ultimate Male Ultimate Female
Ultimate Relay Ultimate Relay Female

Ultimate Male Ultimate Female
Ultimate Relay  

 2013 Results



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

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Race Day Information

Course Map



Ultimate Video


Race Distances 

Swim: 2.4 Miles

Bike: 112 Miles

Run: 26.2 Miles

Team Relay: 
2.4 Mile swim - 112 mile bike - 26.2 mile run
one competitor for each leg!