Eastbourne Standard Distance Triathlon Eastbourne Standard Distance Triathlon

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.

One of the most challenging Standard Distance triathlons in the country. A 1500m swim against the iconic backdrop of Eastbourne pier, followed by 36.6km bike route with 680m (2240 feet) of climbing and a scenic seafront 10km run. There are also relay, duathlon (run/bike/run) and aquathon (swim/run) options.

Perfect for...

More experienced triathletes and those looking to race a standard distance race for the first time. Age-group athletes seeking qualification for the GB Age Group Team.

One of the most scenic and challenging sprint distance races in the country, Eastbourne Triathlon has once again been selected as a British Triathlon Team Qualifier. The 2024 Standard Distance race will be a qualifier for the 2025 World Championship Standard Distance Triathlon.

To be considered for selection, athletes must register their intent to qualify via th BTF here: https://www.britishtriathlon.org/gb-teams/age-group/2025-world-standard-distance-triathlon-championships-qualifier-event_17958

Key Facts
  •    Date: Sunday 16th June 2024
  •    Location: Western Lawns, Eastbourne
  •    Start time: 9:00am
  •    Swim: 1,500m (sea)
  •    Bike: 36.6km (2 laps of a closed-road circuit) - 800m elevation
  •    Run: 10km (mostly tarmac with a section of gravel path)
  •    Awards: For the Standard 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.
Standard Distance Triathlon
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 1500m Bike: 36.6km Run: 10km

£110
CLOSED
1,500m Swim (age 15+)
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 1500m

£45
CLOSED
Standard Distance Aquathlon
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 1500m Run: 10km

£83
CLOSED
Standard Distance Duathlon
Sunday 16th June 2024
Run: 5km Bike: 36.6km Run: 10km

£83
CLOSED
Standard Distance Triathlon Relay
Sunday 16th June 2024
Swim: 1500m Bike: 36.6km Run: 10km

£150
CLOSED

Swim 1500m


Bike 36.6km



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Run 10km



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