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Tallington Lakes Triathlon 2020

Event details

  • Date: Sunday, 7th June 2020
  • Time: 07:30am
  • Venue: Tallington Lakes Leisure Park, Barholm Rd, Tallington, Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 4RJ
  • Max Entries: 400
  • Distance: Super Sprint, Sprint, Olympic

Sunday 7th June 2020

Choose from a SuperSprint, Sprint or Olympic distance & enjoy this rural environment in the East Midlands - a little gem hidden away. Don't forget the addition of Tallington Lakes Aquathlon & Aquabike  - race over the Sprint and Olympic distances with just a swim & run OR a swim & bike.

***Sadly due to Covid-19 Coronavirus this event has been cancelled & all entries have been automatically transferred into the same event on Sunday June 6th 2021***


Set in South Lincolnshire near the historic town of Stamford- an open water event set in a stunning water sports environment with superb facilities. The venue is faultless & the price of your entry includes a post race meal of jacket potato, 1 filling (plus a bottle of water) served at Race Village next to the finish line.

In 2018 we made 2 changes to improve the race experience for everyone. We have made an arrangement with Tarmac who are kindly letting us use their overflow car parking space on hard ground next door to the venue so a 3min walk from the car gets you to transition! LOTS more easy & free car parking for everyone!

The swim is set in one of the beautiful, clean, spring fed lakes where the temperature in 2015 was 23 degrees & 19degrees last year. (Wet suits are optional). Swim to either the first, second or third boye. The new bike entry / exit out of the venue now completely avoids the busy entrance of the Water Park and now brings you out from the side of the park onto Kings Street. The SuperSprint and the Sprint have a 1 lap course. The Olympic follows the Sprint course over 2 laps. The SuperSprint remains fairly flat, whilst the Sprint and the Olympic have a little more elevation, yet still takes in some beautiful scenery. Staying within the private park, the run follows the road running past the sailing centre with lakeside views. The residents come out to cheer you on making it a friendly atmosphere & gives you the encouragement you need for the final leg.

You can enter aquathlon, aquabike (sprint & olympic distance) or three different triathlon distances making it inclusive to everyone.

Tallington Lakes Triathlon will have the following:

• Super Sprint distance Open Water Triathlon (400M/14.5km/2.5km)

• Sprint distance Open Water Triathlon (750m/27.1km/5km) & Sprint Aquathlon (750m swim/5km run) & Sprint Aquabike (750m swim/27.1km bike)

• Olympic distance Open Water Triathlon (1500m/48.1km/10km) & Olympic Aquathlon (1500m/10km) & Olympic Aquabike (1500m swim/48.1km bike)

• Chip timing

• Secure transition

• Regular water stations on the run

• Route fully marshalled and signposted

• Bespoke finishers medal

• Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd man, woman on all triathlon races

• Trophies for 1st, 2nd, 3rd man, woman on all Aquabike races 

• Trophies for Male & Female winner on all  Aquathlon races

• Trophies for 1st placed team on all 3 triathlon distances (if more than 1 team )

• Trophies for Male & Female Veteran 1st place age group on all 3 triathlon distances 

• Race merchandise - please pre-order your technical race t-shirt when you book - just £12 pre-ordered (£15 on race day)

• FREE post race massage from Sports Therapists

• FREE race photographs to download & share

• FREE Post race meal of jacket potato & filling with a bottle of still water

• Race village with suppliers of race kit

• Full medical provision

• Ideal for novice through to elite

Only 1.5 hours from London, near the cathedral city of Peterborough & the historic town of Stamford we hope you will enjoy the facilities this unique location has to offer after the main event! If you are thinking about making a weekend of it with the family, this is the perfect place. Set in 205 acres of clean spring fed water, you can water ski, wakeboard, tube-ride, jet ski, windsurf, dinghy sail or canoe on clean & calm water. Or you can fish - just choose the right lake! There is a Lakeside bar & restaurant , a 20 metre heated outdoor pool & a shallow splash pool for little ones with a sundeck area for sunloungers where you can watch the water skiers through the glass walls. There is a fab childrens play area suitable for 5-12year olds.

If you want to maximise a weekend why not book a lakeside lodge or use the camping & caravanning facilities in one of the 88 pitches in landscaped surroundings. The venue have kindly offered a special discounted rate to all athletes & families of only £5 per person per night using their own tent or caravan. The price is for either a tent or a caravan/motorhome pitch, with or without electricity. Obviously they are on a first-come-first-served basis and the electric pitches will go first! You will need to let the bookings desk know at the time of booking that you are part of the triathlon otherwise you will be charged full price. There is no cancellation policy on the campsite so there is no refund if you cancel. Payment has to be made on booking. A refundable deposit of £10 gives you a security card, which gives you full use of the toilet and shower block. Please enquire for lakeside lodge prices & availability. Telephone Tallington Lakes on 01778 347000.


EARLY BIRD PRICES END (Sunday 1st March 2020) - Entries close FRI 24th MAY 2020


SUPERSPRINT - (min age 15)

· BTF Affiliated £35 (£40) 

· Non-BTF Affiliated £40 (£45)

· Team £50 (£60)

SPRINT - (min age 15)

· BTF Affiliated £45 (£50)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £50 (£55)

· Team £66 (£76)

OLYMPIC - (min age 17)

· BTF Affiliated £65 (£70)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £70 (£75)

· Team £91 (£101)

SPRINT AQUATHLON - (min age 15 years)

· BTF Affiliated £30 (£35)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £35 (£40)

· Team - £45 (£50)

OLYMPIC AQUATHLON - (min age 17)

· BTF Affiliated £40 (£45)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £45 (£50)

· Team - £58 (£62)

SPRINT AQUABIKE - (min age 15)

· BTF Affiliated £30 (£35)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £35 (£40)

· Team - £45 (£50)


· BTF Affiliated £40 (£45)

· Non-BTF Affiliated £45 (£50)

· Team - £58 (£62)


TEAMS: The team consists of 2 or 3 members. If your team has 2 members, the first member will conduct the swim and the run and the 2nd member will conduct the bike. If your team has 3 members, 1 member conducts EITHER the swim, the bike or the run. The team can consist of British Triathlon Federation members and non-members. Any non-members must pay their £6.00 Day Licence fee at registration on the day of the event. 

For the Aquathlon the team will consist of 2 members, 1 on the swim and 1 on the run.

For the Aquabike the team will consist of 2 members, 1 on the swim and 1 on the bike.




SUPERSPRINT - (min age 15) 

· Individual £50

· Team £65

SPRINT - (min age 17)

· Individual £60

· Team £80

OLYMPIC - (min age 17)

· Individual £80

· Team £105

SPRINT AQUATHLON - (min age 15 years)

· Individual £45

· Team  £55

OLYMPIC AQUATHLON - (min age 17)

· Individual £55

· Team  £67

SPRINT AQUABIKE - (min age 17)

· Individual £45

·  Team £55


· Individual £55

· Team  £67


Registration to collect race pack is Saturday 6th June 5-6pm & Sunday morning 6am-7am at the venue. Transition will close 7.15am for pre race briefing. A pre-race email will be sent week prior to the event with more information.

Remember to book your camping place as there are limited spaces! Only £5 Per Person Per Night We look forward to seeing you on race day!

Bringing supporters or want to get involved? We need marshals Sunday 7th June 6am-1pm. It makes a huge difference for competitors to see a friendly smiley face! Direct athletes on the bike route, give them a cheer & hand medals /water out! There is a free (shared) caravan for marshals if you need to stay over Sat night! We provide a free marshal t-shirt or £20 discount code plus a free water bottle, hot food & drink, & a snack bag to take to your post - if you'd like to help please email thank you