The Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon
This event takes place in one of the most scenic areas of Scotland and is classed as one of the UK’s toughest triathlons. The full challenge is a 1.2 mile sea loch swim, a 56 mile road cycle, and a 13 mile hill run to the summit of Ben Nevis - a place of incredible beauty - and back.
It takes commitment, determination and a whole lot of heart to conquer this breath-taking course. Victory, though, is sweet, with views from the summit extending up to 120 miles!
Have you got what it takes to conquer The Ben? Enter now and become a BRAVEHEART in 2019!
Braveheart swim cap
Friday evening pasta party at registration
Need to hire a bike in Fort William or send your bike up for servicing beforehand? Off Beat Bikes are based in Fort William and will deliver a hire bike or your own bike to transition.
“Amazing… loved everything. Best event I have ever done and there’s been a lot.”
“I am looking forward to next year’s event… I am still feeding off the mental energy it has given me.”
"Epic! Huge challenge but the organisation and atmosphere never made it feel unachievable!”
“Fantastic - an experience never to forget.”
FROM THE SOUTH
As you enter Fort William from the South, follow the bypass to the roundabout at the end, go straight through towards McDonalds. Before the next roundabout, if you look on your left you will see a large grassy area with ruins called The Old Fort. This is where the race starts and this is transition 1.
FROM THE NORTH
Drive towards the town centre but pass the turn to centre, just past the Belford Hospital on your left to the roundabout at the start of the bypass. Take the second left and you will pass The Old Fort on your left where the race starts
Take the Sleeper Train which travels overnight from London Euston all the way through to Fort William. This is a beautiful and hassle free way to travel, for more information click here.
Please note that parking at the transition area is not easy, participants are encouraged where possible to be dropped off at transition and suitable parking to be found in Fort William; competitors are encouraged not to park in Morrison’s Car Park for the duration of the event.
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