Blenheim Triathlon

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire

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Organiser's Description

The Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon, widely regarded as UK’s most stunning triathlon, combines a world class event experience with beautiful scenery and a family day out. Each year, it welcomes over 7,500 participants of all ages and abilities to swim, bike and run around the spectacular route.

Now in its 15th year, the second largest triathlon in the UK is known by many in the industry as the season opener, and is a firmly established must-do event for any budding triathlete.

Distances available: Sprint, Super Sprint, Weekend Warrior, Sprint Relay

We're offering all findarace.com members £15 off with discount code: FINDARACE. Offer applies to all general distances and entries close 22 May.



Races

  • General Entry Prices From: Select distance and day on the next page.
    £101 BOOK

Free Finisher’s tech t-shirt

Free event branded swim hat

Finisher’s medal

Event race pack inc race number & bike number (additional postage cost)

On-course nutrition

Post-event hydration

Training Guides

Timing service including timing chip, text message and online look up.

Stunning closed road course

Entry into the Palace grounds

Event village entertainment

The Blenheim Palace Triathlon consists of two race categories; super sprint and sprint.

The Super Sprint race consists of a 400m swim, 13.2km bike ride, and a 2.9km run.

The Sprint race consists of a 750m swim, 19.8km bike ride, and a 5.4km run.

If you are not comfortable completing a full triathlon you can compete in a sprint relay which consist of three people completing a single leg of the race to make up an entire triathlon; for example one person carries out the swim, another the cycle and finally the third person completes the run.

You can raise money for Bloodwise, our Title Sponsor and Official Charity Partner to assist the fantastic work they do to fight blood cancer. You can sign up with a ‘Bloodwise Charity Place’ which means you agree to raise a minimum amount of £350. Please note, if this is not met you may lose your place in the race.

If you prefer you can register through the general entry places and still agree to raise money for Bloodwise, however, you have no obligation to meet a minimum target.

General entry places have no fixed fundraising target affiliated with them and you are under no obligation to fundraise should you chose this entry option.


What race categories are available at the Blenheim Palace Triathlon?

This event offers Super Sprint: 400m swim, 13.2km bike ride, and a 2.9km run as well as Sprint Race: 750m swim, 19.8km bike ride, and a 5.4km run.

How do I find out my start time?

Approximately two weeks before the race organisers will be adding wave allocations and start times to the official website.

What time should racers arrive on the day?

To ensure that all entrants are ready for the event we recommend arriving an hour and a half before your assigned start time. Please arrive 20 minutes before your assigned Swimming start time at the Swim Assembly point as all entrants require a safety briefing.

Can I listen to music with headphones during the race?

To ensure that all competitors can hear each other, as well as race marshals use of headphones or personal music players, is not permitted in the Blenheim Palace Triathlon.

Are wetsuits mandatory for the triathlon?

To ensure the safety of all of the entrants, wetsuits are mandatory equipment and must be worn during the swimming leg of the triathlon.

What kit do I need on the day?

For course entry and registration:

  • Security wristband
  • Photo ID


For the Triathlon:

  • Neoprene Wetsuit
  • Goggles
  • Towel
  • Bicycle - With your race number affixed
  • Bicycle Helmet -With your race number affixed
  • Bike water bottle (There are no water points in the bike course)
  • Running shoes
  • Timing chip - Please collect this on arrival


When can I find out my finish time?

The official Blenheim Triathlon website will be posting the results instantly on 1st June so you’ll be able to access your event completion time instantly. If you’ve provided a mobile number to the organiser you will also be texted your official result time.

More FAQ info here:

https://livetotri.co.uk/blenheim/faqs/

We're offering all findarace.com members £15 off with discount code: FINDARACE. Offer applies to all general distances and entries close 22 May.

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Reviews

Excellent event.

Competed last year in Sunday general mixed, it was very well organised. The transition area was snug but it is a busy event. Swim was good plenty of room for different levels of swimmer. The cycle course is closed road and provided some tight sections to keep you sharp while riding! Run course reasonability flat. The back drop provided some great photos. General set up was excellent.

Robin Harford / Mar 10, 2019

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