Portsmouth Triathletes bring back popular triathlon

THE Portsmouth Triathlon will return in September.

Thursday, 19th May 2016, 7:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 19th May 2016, 8:45 pm
The Portsmouth Triathlon is back in September

There will be Olympic and sprint distance options.

Portsmouth Triathletes are promoting this event for the first time this year after taking it on from the council.

They are hosting it on Sunday, September 18 and have the support of Portsmouth University, Portsmouth City Council , British Triathlon Federation, DB Max and other companies in the area.

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The Portsmouth Triathlon race

Registration takes place from 6.30am to 7.50am.

The sea swim waves start from 8am.

Competitors should be open water experienced and able to navigate and swim across a light tide.

The bike course has changed to be seafront loops.

The Portsmouth Triathlon race

Then the run course will be four (Olympic) or two (sprint) laps.

To enter the event see the website here

This is a great race for spectators to cheer on the competitors as they swim, cycle and run to complete the popular challenge.