The one thing you must remember is not to go on to Bob Dunn way. When you come of the M25 drive onto the site. Do not go on to the dual carriageway. Follow the signs for Bridge Triathlon that are on the roundabout going over the M25.
2017 Dartford Bridge Adult and Children’s Triathlon will take place on the 18th June.
News update 21/06/2017
Sorry for the delay. I put my back out on Sunday and and have only just finished packing away.
The Final 2017 start list is now here .
2017 full race Brief is here.
We would like to thank 7Oak Tri club. Crystal Palace, Tonbridge Tri, Greenwich Tritons, Havering Tri, Dartford And White Oak Tri Club and East Essex Tri Club for using our race as there club championships. We hope you all have a great day.
The stranded distance race is now part of the London League for 2017
We are proud to say we are one of the best Value Triathlons in the UK as there is no price increase again for the 8th Year running.
The race also takes place in one of the cleanest lakes in the south off England. The bike course is all on closed roads and it ideal for anyone new to the sport of Triathlon.
The Children’s race now has its own page (click here)
Race timing’s this year will be done again by Stuweb the leading timing company in the UK for next years event. The start time for next years children’s race has been moved back 30 minutes to 10.30am. This will give us more time to get ready for the race.
The Weather in Dartford
Due to safety issues all 2016 races will be wet suit swims only. You can also only use an official swimming wet suit not a Surfing or Diving wet suit.
Sorry but you will also need to have done open water swimming before you can take part in this race.
If you feel unwell before the event pleas don’t race.
For Open water venues in the UK Click here.
New for 2016 – we are adding a Go Tri race to this year’s event.
There are three different distances plus a team relay to choose from: a super sprint, sprint and standard plus a relay option for the standard distance triathlon.
We are also running an Aqua Bike race.
The first wave goes off at 6.30am and then every 15 minutes
Estimated start times.
Stranded distance, Relay and Aqua bike 6.30am and 6,45am
Sprint distance,Relay and Aqua bike 7.00am, 7.15am, 7.30am, 7.45am.
Super Sprint and GO TRI 8.00 am
- Standard Distance swim 1500m – bike 42km – run 10km
- Relay swim 1500m – bike 42km – run 10km
- Sprint Distance swim 750m – bike 24km – run 5km
- GO TRI Distance swim 400m – bike 14km – run 3.3km
- Aqua Bike swim 1500 – 42k bike.
- Aqua Bike swim 750 – 22k bike
We are old fashioned so you can still send in an entry form to avoid paying the on line booking fee.
We have also changed the run course for the Sprint. It will now be 3 x 1.66k laps.
Previous competitors have enjoyed this event enormously with a number of triathlon clubs using our race as their Club Championships.
We can also offer a club discount for group bookings. Contact us for more information.
Car parking is free and a short stroll to registration and the start.
The chosen charity for 2016 will be the British Heart Foundation and the Ellenor Lions Hospice.
We are also given away 10 free places to any one that will raise £250 for the British Heart Foundation or the Ellenor Lions Hospice.
If you have any questions about The Bridge Triathlon, please get in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: Swimming is forbidden in the lakes on The Bridge at any time other than for events or during authorised Open Water Swim training sessions. Any person found swimming in the lakes on The Bridge is committing an act of Trespass, will be asked to leave and will be barred from site and disqualified from all future events at The Bridge.