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 to the beautiful Dearnford Lake venue in Whitchurch, Shropshire on the 17th of August 2014.

If the long distance UK Ultimate Triathlon is not for you then the UK Ultimate 'Half' Triathlon may be. Places are strictly limited to 500 in each event and are expected to fill fast so make sure you enter early to secure your place.

  • Probably the fastest 'iron distance' in the country
  • Freshwater multi-lap lake swim with Australian exit in between laps
  • Fast & flat cycle & run routes, ideal for PB's
  • Swim start, transition & run finish all within a stone's throw of each other
  • BTF registered & 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
  • For athletes convenience you can register and rack your bike on race day for the Ultimate Half Triathlon
  • Includes finishers medal, official race T-shirt and goody bag
  • Limited to the first 500 places per race

Telephone entry is now open!

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).

Race Venue

Dearnford Lake, 
Tilstock Road, 
Shropshire, SY13 3JQ

For more information about camping contact Dearnford Lake directly on 01948 665914

Competitor Feedback

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Competitor Race Day Information

Please note that the Competitor Race Day Information below is from the 2013 event and should be used as reference only.

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! 

The Ultimate Triathlon Race Notes

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


Swim course map:


Bike course maps:

Ultimate Bike Course Start and Finish

Ultimate Main Bike Course 

Run course map:

Ultimate_Run_Course - Tilstock Road will have a full road closure throughout the duration of the event.


2013 Results



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Ultimate Triathlon

Sunday 17th August 2014

ONLINE Entry Form

Print n Post Form

Race Day Information

Course Map




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!

Minimum age - 18 years