Forest of Dean Triathlon 2018 – Get involved
There are many things to do in the Royal Forest of Dean and Triathlon 2018 is one of them. You don’t have to compete in the triathlon, you can always be a spectator, its just as much fun but less work.
What is a Triathlon?
A triathlon is a multi-discipline sport that consists of running, swimming and cycling. It is definitely not for the faint-hearted and the participants are well rehearsed athletes. They will have been practicing for this race, since the day after the last race.
For those who want to compete in this great annual event, there are different age groups, sections and pr¡ces, a visit to the main website hosting the Forest of Dean Triathlon will furnish you with all the information you will need.
There are events for the Olympic distance and the Sprint Distance, these are held on Saturday and Sunday respectively.
Olympic Distance 1500m Swim/44k Bike/10k Run _ Sunday
Sprint Distance 750m Swim/22k Bike/5k Run – Saturday
The Swim is an open water swim of 750m or 1500m in the beautiful forest lake. The bike is a road bike circuit and the run is a forest gravel trail run.
Waves will start at 9.00 am and will be in categories open male, females & veterans
A great event for your first go at triathlon or a fantastic venue for a good race.
There are prizes that will be awarded for open categories, vets (over 40’s) and super vets (over 50’s)
What will you be doing?
Are you an athlete? Do you want to partake i the Forest of Dean Triathlon 2018? Why not mix sport with pleasure and book into one of our Forest of Dean lodges or cottages. Relax before and after the race and use the time to visit one of the most beautiful places ion the UK.
If you are coming to the Royal Forest of Dean to watch the 2018 Triathlon, then what better way to do it. Book in for the weekend or a week or even two weeks. We have some fantastic breaks to offer you. Relax and enjoy everything we have to offer and witness a great weekend of sport.