Sandbanks Sprint Triathlon 22th September 2024


For Athletes 16+ as at 31-12-2024

To participate in this event, you are required to become a member of British Triathlon and hold a race licence. You must either become a Core or Ultimate annual member here or purchase a single use Race Pass for THIS race here

Only people who are female sex at birth are eligible to compete in the Female category. All individuals including transgender people are eligible to compete in the Open category.

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For Athletes 16+

Triathlon – 750m Sea Swim, 26km Bike, 5km Beach Run

Aquathlon – 750m Sea Swim & 5km Beach Run

Aquabike – 750m Sea Swim & 26km Bike


Online entry is available on this page.

Please note – that without a full BTF Licence or race pass you will not be insured to race on the day.

We will start a waiting list once the event is full.


Sandbanks Beach, Banks Road, Poole, Dorset BH13 7QQ


From Dorchester

Take B1350 to A35, follow A35 & A350 to Sandbanks Road B3369, follow onto Banks Road. Car Park is on the left.

From London

Take M3 to A31 in Hampshire, follow A31, A338 and B3065 to Banks Road B3369, Car Park is on the left.


750m Sea Swim – 26km Bike – 5km Run.

The race will be run in accordance with British Triathlon Rules.

REGISTRATION TIME – 0500 – 5:30am

RACE BRIEFING – 0550 at swim start.

SWIM START – 0600.

You will swim roughly 50m out to a large orange buoy before taking a right turn.

Swim Cut Off 35mins

Water Safety is kindly supplied by Poole RLSS. If you find yourself in difficulty you are recommended to roll onto your back and raise 1 arm.


The Adult Race takes place on a well marshalled route, but we do advise that you have familiarised yourself with the route prior to racing. The Highway Code must be adhered to at all times.

Bike Cut Off 1hr 40mins

The 5km Run course is fabulous for spectators as it is an out & back beach & prom run.

Run cut off 55mins


Presentations will be made when the last athletes pass the finish line. All race results will be put online and emailed out.




1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Male and Female Finishers will receive their prizes 15 minutes after the last Adult Finisher.

All Finishers will receive a Race Memento

There will be prizes or the fastest local athlete, fastest run splits & spot prizes.


Complimentary Post Race Massage will be available from the therapists from Total Therapy.


Male – James Gilfillan 1.16.11

Female – Ceris Styler 1.24.56

Mixed Relay – Kevin Green, Thomas & Kate Cadbury 1.25.29


Results will be on the Results Page on the Website by Monday Lunchtime.