WITH 22 YEARS EXPERIENCE BEHIND US, THERE IS A REASON WE ARE THE LARGEST TRIATHLON IN THE WORLD
Attracting over 11,000 participants and 30,000 spectators each year, this iconic triathlon has become a must-do event in the sporting calendar. With a variety of distances, routes and wave categories to choose from, our event caters for athletes of all levels; from first-time triathletes to Olympic champions, everyone is welcome at the London Triathlon.
The London Triathlon takes place at the ExCeL Centre, Royal Victoria Dock and has a unique urban route, that allows participants to swim, bike & run past the iconic landmarks of our capital.
The 2020 London Triathlon will take place on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th August!
There are 4 adult distances available: Super Sprint, Sprint, Olympic and Olympic Plus. Please see the table for a breakdown of each distance.
You can enter as an individual in any of the 5 distances or as part of a Team Relay in the Sprint and Olympic distance categories. For more information on this please visit the entries page of the website.
The Weekend Warrior challenge is the ultimate test of endurance. Warriors must complete as many triathlons as possible, during racing hours, across both days of the event weekend. The winner is the Warrior who completes the furthest distance. The current record is held by Chris Dunn who completed a total distance of 246km over the weekend. Think you can beat it? Then sign up before places sell out, there are only 100 available for this challenge.
All competitors will swim in the Royal Victoria Dock and run around the London Docklands, cheered on by the 30,000 strong crowd. The bike route varies depending on the distance, day and category you choose.
There are 2 different bike routes for our Olympic distance competitors:
- Saturday Docklands Route – 4 laps turning at Leamouth Roundabout.
- Sunday Westminster Route – 1 long lap turning at Big Ben followed by 1 short lap turning at Billingsgate.
BTF COMPETITION RULES
Before you start exploring this area, please make sure you read the British Triathlon Federation Competition Rules carefully. These rules are designed to make sure all athletes enjoy the event, but most importantly are safe whilst taking out on the course. Click here for the Rules.