Ultimate Triathlon

Voted #2 in 220 Triathlon's "Top 10 Beginner Iron Races"

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Date: 11th June 2017 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.)


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


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!

NEW and improved Bike Course for 2017

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.

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 and official race T-shirt

Pasta Party - Saturday night before the race

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 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 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! 

2016 UK 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





 NEW 2017 Cycle Map



Ultimate Run course





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Ultimate Relay  
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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

11th June 2017

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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!