The Maldon Triathlon
Sunday 28th July 2019
Sprint Distance: 750m Swim / 28km Cycle / 5km Run
Olympic Distance: 1.5km Swim / 45km Cycle / 10km Run
Race Start: 9:50am
Registration and Bike Racking takes place on race morning from 7:45am. Please allow plenty of time to rack your bike and set up as all athletes need to be at the swim start by 9:35am for the race briefing.
Deep water start in the tidal River Blackwater taking athletes alongside the Promenade, perfect for spectators. Sprint distance athletes will start at 9:50am and will complete 1 loop of the course. Olympic distance athletes will start at 9:55am and will complete 2 loops. Water safety marshals will be present both on shore and with motorised boats and canoes. If you want to raise the attention of the marshals turn on your back and raise one arm in the air. Wetsuits are compulsary. Swim cut-off strictly 11:00am.
The cycle course takes athletes out of Promenade Park and onto the quiet scenic roads of the Dengie Peninsula. Here you will pass through small towns and villages with traditional weatherboard homes and experience a fast and flat course over the marshes. Sprint distance athletes will complete a shorter loop than Olympic distance athletes.
The run course is situated around the beautful Promenade Park. Here spectators can enjoy the setting whilst watching the triathlon. There are all kinds of facilties for adults and children with plenty of cafes lining the route. Sprint distance athletes will complete 2 laps with Olympic distance athletes completing 4 laps. The majority of the course is paved but there is a section on grass and trail.
Full race information and course maps available on the Dengie Events website:
Wetsuit Hire is available - see our website for more information - www.dengieevents.co.uk/wetsuit-hire
This event has an open non-discriminatory policy and we have an equal opportunity outlook to participation. If anyone has any special needs / are a para-triathlete please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how we can help you compete in the event.