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Cheshire Triathlon

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Date: Sunday 11th May 2025
Venue: Barony Park & Nantwich Swimming Pool,
Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 5QY
Swim: 30.5m Heated Outdoor Pool
Event starts from: 0800hrs until approx 1300hrs
Sprint Distance: 500m swim - 21K cycle - 5k run
Team Relay: 500m swim - 21K cycle - 5k run
Super Sprint: 200m swim - 21K cycle - 2.5k run
Fun Wave: 200m swim - 21K cycle - 2.5k run
CRUK Wave & Relay: 200m swim - 21K cycle - 2.5k run Click here to enter the CRUK Wave 
Minimum Age: 16 Years (on race day)
Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.
 

For more information, see the sections below:

The Event

The Cheshire Triathlon is set in Nantwich, Cheshire, and has been enjoyed by thousands of competitors for 30 years now. The event is aimed at all abilities and fitness levels, from complete novice to club and pro triathlete, as well as charity and fun competitors. The course is spectator friendly for supporting family or friends and a fun and relaxed atmosphere is guaranteed. There will be attractions and facilities available at the park for the triathlon including hot and cold food, refreshments, toilets, a play area with swings and slides that all make for a great day out for the family!

  • Heated outdoor pool swim in one of very few remaining inland brine pools left in the UK
  • Cheshire countryside bike course
  • Barony Park grass run course
  • Split transitions at Nantwich swimming pool and Barony Park
  • Finishers medal awarded at the finish line
  • Large grass area ideal for family picnics and kids to play
  • Centrally located and close to motorway networks

 

Sprint

Trophies awarded for top 3 in each catagory, as well as the 1st place in every age group. Official medal awarded to every finisher

Super Sprint

Trophies awarded to first place in each category. Official medal awarded to every finisher

Fun Wave

Non-competitive, official medal awarded to every finisher.

Cancer Research UK Wave

Non-competitive, official medal awarded to every finisher. £10.00 from your entry fee will go directly to CRUK.

#tritogether Wave

Non-competitive, official medal awarded to every finisher

Beginners

At the Cheshire Triathlon our “Fun” and “Sprint” distances are very popular with first timers and beginners, with short achievable distances that still offer a challenge.

Our fun & friendly events are open to everyone and an ideal introduction for beginners to the sport of triathlon. The Cheshire Triathlon offers a supportive environment, with cheering crowds and a fun & relaxed atmosphere meaning everyone enjoys the day, competitors and friends & family alike.

We can offer lots of support and online beginners advice to help make your Triathlon the best it could possibly be for you. As well as a great atmosphere, you are sure to gain a special sense of achievement as you cross the finish line to receive that all important “finishers” medal and confirmation the end result was worth every bit of hard work!

More information about your race

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!

Race Day Information Pack 2024

You can use this information as a guide for your 2024 event. Full and up to date 2024 competitor race day information with your race number and start time will be emailed to you 7-10 days before the event.

WE DO NOT POST ANYTHING OUT - you will collect your race numbers & stickers etc. at registration on the day.

CRUK Wave @CheshireTriathlon

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UK Triathlon and Cancer Research UK are proud to announce the launch of the CRUK Wave 2022. The CRUK Wave is aimed at encouraging more participants, of any age, gender or ability, to unite and take on a challenge for the purpose of funding life-saving research into all 200 types of cancer.

This change comes after the success of the UK Triathlon Pink Wave, it reflects the movement towards a more inclusive environment for all participants who want to complete a triathlon at their own speed, whilst raising money for life-saving research.  

We want to encourage everyone to have a go! Any age, any ability, just get together for the camaraderie and challenge, whilst raising vital funds for research into beating cancer.

UK Triathlon will donate £10 from every CRUK Wave entry to Cancer Research UK. Cancer Research UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (No. 1089464) and Scotland (No. SC041666)

Click here for CRUK WAVE ENTRY FORM

Course Maps

The event starts with the swim in the only heated outdoor brine swimming pool in Great Britain, followed by a one lap 13.4 mile cycle around the South Cheshire countryside until returning to the Barony Park in Nantwich for the final run, in and around the park itself. So why not enter now and take part in one of the largest participant triathlons in the country.

PDF Documents: click each to open or download

Swim Map

Run Map

Bike Course Map

To view course direction & distance markers, please click on, “view full version” (top left-hand corner of the map) or run your mouse cursor along the mountain graph to see course direction.

Feedback

Thank you for such a great event. Everyone was so friendly. Especially the man who gave the briefing at the beginning at the pool. I am buzzing as this was my first triathlon. Thankyou :) Elizabeth

 

I couldnt agree more, so helpful and friendly. Great event and hopefully my first of many! Will be back in September Alan


 

Yes all really helpful and supportive. Excellent event despite the weather. Thank you one & all!
William


 

Firstly can a say a massive thank you to all your teamand volunteers who where at the Cheshire triathlon in Nantwich yesterday

I had never been so frightened of anything than taking onthis huge personal achievement, last April I had Breast care surgery for veryearly stage Breast cancer Now I was one of the lucky ones and got away almostscott free But for a Middle Ages overweight smoker it was time to change mylife around So in February this year I started with some walking to try andloose weight and get a little bit fitter

So as you can see to complete the pink wave is something I'm extremely proud of.

Your staff where absolutely amazing from the lady who aspoke when I registered just 3 weeks ago who convinced me I could do this for(I think her name was Jackie but I'm not sure ) For everyone shoutingencouragement to me on my ride To the lady at the finish line who I fell intoher arms crying (sorry but theachievement and the emotion of the day just got to me

) When she put that medal around my neck my friend and family where all crying with me she arranged photos and loads off them (Pleasecan you advise how I get hold of these )

Truly your staff are inspirational

Thank you again and see you next year

Joanne Thomas (race number 812)

Event Photos

 Please only email queries to [email protected] when the full results are posted.

2024 Results

Results Archive

Entry Form

Cheshire Triathlon 2025 Early Bird Sale

On Sale: £60.00 was £89.00

(Price per race entry or per relay team)

The price will adjust automatically when event is selected.

Transgender policy
Only people who are female sex at birth are eligible to compete in the Female category.
 
All individuals including transgender people are eligible to compete in the Open category. Responses to this question will enable us to allocate competitors into the correct race category as required under the British Triathlon Transgender Policy effective 1 January 2023. This policy can be read here and provides more information regarding race categories and eligibility.
 
For any queries about the transgender policy, please email [email protected]

Want to take part with a friend or family member?

With #TriTogether you can swim, cycle & run together as part of a friendly wave.

The idea behind #TriTogether is that people often feel more comfortable taking on a challenge like a triathlon if they have a friend to take part with. 

We want to encourage everyone to Tri, be that competitively or simply just for the fun of it.

How to Join

To join the #TriTogether wave, once you & your Friend have submitted your entries, please fill in the request form below, & we will add you both to the friendly #TriTogether wave.

Cheshire Triathlon #TriTogether Request Form
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Telephone Entry

If you would prefer to enter over the phone please call

01270 842800 and secure your place today!

(Lines are open Monday to Friday, between 9:30am-3:00pm).

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