The Big East Triathlon

The Big East Triathlon has become a classic within the triathlon community.

The event consists of a Challenge event with an 800m swim in the River Blackwater, a 48km cycle in the peaceful Essex countryside and a 10km lapped run based around Bradwell, the sea wall and marshes passing the historic St Peters Chapel.

The Middle Distance event features a 1.6km swim, 92km cycle and finishes with a 20km lapped run.

Aquabike options are also available.

Please note that is a tidal river and will be more challenging than a typical open water or pool swim.

Wetsuits are not compulsory.

Races

Middle Distance Aquabike
May 23, 2021 (Sunday)
Aquabike
  • Swimming
    1,600 meters
    River
  • Cycling
    92 kilometers
    Road
Challenge Aquabike
May 23, 2021 (Sunday)
Aquabike
  • Swimming
    800 meters
    River
  • Cycling
    48 kilometers
    Road
Middle Distance Triathlon
May 23, 2021 (Sunday)
Triathlon
  • Swimming
    1,600 meters
    River Timed
  • Cycling
    92 kilometers
    Flat Road Timed
  • Running
    20 kilometers
    Mixed Timed
Challenge Triathlon
May 23, 2021 (Sunday)
Triathlon
  • Swimming
    800 meters
    River Timed
  • Cycling
    48 kilometers
    Flat Road Timed
  • Running
    10 kilometers
    Mixed Timed

Weather

May 23 2021 : Light rain and windy overnight.
7.0°C - 12.8°C (44.7°F - 55.1°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2021-06-22

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