Wiggle Portsmouth Triathlon 2014
- Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth PO5 3
- 06:30am Sunday 31 Aug 2014
With a spectacular course starting at Castle Field, taking in the Solent, Southsea Castle, Historic Dockyard, HM Naval base and Old Portsmouth this is an exciting and iconic triathlon event.
Transition, registration and the race village will all be located on Castle Field (PO5 3PA) in front of Henry VIII's historic Southsea Castle.
Swim - The 1500m swim will start from the beach between South Parade Pier and Southsea Castle, and the transition area will be in Castle Field. The 750m sprint distance swim route passes buoys 1-3 with the turnpoint at buoy 4 to exit at buoy 10.
Cycle - The cycle route is on fully closed roads. Competitors will cycle a lapped 40k route along Southsea seafront, past Gunwharf Quays into the Historic Dockyard and through the Portsmouth Naval Base, an area not normally open to the public, before heading back for five loops of the seafront.
Run - The 10km run will take competitors along two laps of the seafront and around the Garrrison Church in Old Portsmouth, before returning to finish on Castle Field.
- Cost: £45 - £75
- Venue: Castle Field, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth PO5 3
- Telephone: 02392 834067
- Promoter: Wiggle and Portsmouth City Council
- Book now!