returns this May
THIS years Southport Triathlon is sponsored by Finis
and will see 750 Triathletes taking part in what this now an iconic event
for the Town.
Organisers of the event said:- "We are looking at a larger field on 22
May 2016 for the 5th Edition of the Southport Triathlon; which is, once
again, included as part of the British Triathlon Major Events Programme. As
organisers, we are also thrilled to announce that we will host the Standard
Distance ITU British Age Group Team qualifier for the World Championships in
Cozumel Mexico, and for the 4th consecutive year the Triathlon England North
West Standard Distance Championships. For the very 1st time Southport will
also play host to the British Universities and Colleges Sport Standard
Distance Triathlon Championships. A quick course and ideal for PB's,
competitors benefit from all Southport has to offer. They'll swim in the
inland Marine Lake, cycle on fully closed roads and run around the Lake,
Kings Gardens and under the Pier."
If you did not already know, this event is open to all levels
of Triathlete, from novices to seasoned competitors and now attracts people
from all over the World. We are told that this year competitors will
be started in waves dependent on Sprint or Standard Distance, age group and
estimated swim time; which must be submitted on entry...
We are have also been informed that Olympic swimming medallist, Joanne
Jackson, will be with us once again and it could be Jo starting your wave
and handing you your finishers medal! Plus Joanne will also be
joined by fellow Olympic swimmer Grant Turner, European Marketing Manager of
Finis Inc, our sponsors for the Southport Triathlon!
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female overall.
Age group prizes will be awarded to the 1st Male and Female in each
All competitors will receive a bespoke Southport Marine Lake Triathlon 2016
medal and a custom designed technical T shirt and goody bag.
Entry is just:-
► £45/£49; rising to:- £48/£52; from 1 April 2016,
for the Sprint Distance.
Minimum age is 15 years, as of 31 December 2016 for the Sprint Distance.
► £52/£56; rising to:- £55/£59; from 1 April 2016,
for the Standard Distance
17 years as at 31 December 2016 for the Standard Distance.
Enter online at:–