The beautiful seaside town of Eastbourne welcomes athletes back for the Eastbourne Triathlon on the 16th June 2024. Athletes of all abilities and experience, from novice to elite, can sign up to take on the challenge. Starting from the lifeguard’s beach, triathletes will take on an iconic route, swimming against the backdrop of the historic Eastbourne pier, cycling on closed-roads through the South Downs National Park via Beachy Head and running on the iconic promenade to Holywell, before finishing on the Western Lawns.
The sprint distance event is ideal for anyone from novice triathletes to elites, consisting of a 750m swim, 18.3km cycle and a 5km run. There are also relay, duathlon (run/bike/run) and aquathon (swim/run) options.
Anyone from novice to experienced triathlete.
One of the most scenic and challenging sprint distance races in the country, Eastbourne Triathlon has won many awards including the Triathlon England Event of the Year Award on two occasions.
Run: 5km (mostly tarmac with a section of gravel path)
Awards: For the Sprint Triathlon, awards will be given for the first three male and female overall plus first three in every 5-year age group. For the duathlon, aquathlon and relay options awards will be given to the top three male and female overall.