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10th Midnight Man 13th/14th August 2022


2021 Midweek Duathlon Race 1 to 5 | Bridge Events Dartford | Home of the  Midnight WO/MAN

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Online entry’s are now open for the 2022 Midnight Man

Enter online 2022

As this is our 10th Anniversary we plan on making this one special.


A big thank you to everyone that raced this years Midnight Man Triathlon. I would like to thank you all for all the nice e-mails. Running this race for the last 10 years has been amazing. In that time I have had the pleaser to meet so many nice people. Take care and I hope to see you all again soon.

2021 Results

2021 Start list . This is now the final start list for Saturday. Its has been sent to the timing company and no changes can now be made.

2021 Race Brief 

Refund policy  Please read our refund policy. We are not trying to be mean but we have turned away a lot of people over the last 4 weeks that could have raced. 

We have not had a reply from British Triathlon so we will now be having a mass start at 5.30pm for the quarter and the half.

The full distance race will start at 6pm for the. You will be asked to wait on the pavement to keep transition clear. 

Doing this the faster people in the standard will be finishing as the Full distance competitors will be going out on the bike. This will reduce the number of people on the bike course at any one time.

Due to losing part of the bike course. The full will be 27laps. The half 13 and the Standard 6 laps.

Wet suits are optional. I would sooner everyone wear one but we can’t make you. If it goes over 22 degrees Standard, 23 for the half and 24 for the full distance race it becomes a no wet suit swim. 

Spectators can now attend the event but we do ask you to keep apart. We do also now a tea wagon coming along. Not sure how long they will stay for as its a long night

Remember to bring the following to make the race easer for you

1,  Lights on your bike for the Full and half. 

2, Speedo so you can keep an eye on how far you cycled. There will be a lap counter on the  bike and run

3 There will be a large TV screen by the finish area so  you can double check.     

4, You will be given a Aid bag at registration to put anything you need during the bike or run. This will by the feed station in number order. It does get very cold during the night        due to being close to 2 lakes and the river.


Important covid19 race day information  Please read this before race day

The cut off times are as follows for the full distance.                                                                                        Swim 8.15pm (2.15), Bike 4.30am ( 10.30) Finish 11am (17.00)           

There are no real cut off times for the other distances as we are there all night.         

Enter online 2021 | Bike Course Map | 2019 Race Brief l Refund policy 

Run/Swim Course | 2021 start list  2019 results

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Weather in Darford

Race Brief 2019  This should be the same for this years race but it will be updates and sent to everyone the week before the race.

Swim map

Bike course

Bike course profile

Midnight Man Bike course on Youtube 

Run course

Entries are now live 

It finally happened – We are now on Instagram. Please follow us @bridgeeventsdartford.

One of our spectators, who isn’t a professional photographer has kindly shared the photos he took. They are very good so thank you.
See your photos here 
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Lights on the bike

2019 Results can be found here

2018 Results can be found here.

2017 Results can be found here

In the event of us losing any part of the course we will turn the Triathlon into an alternative event. If we lose the road it will become an Aquathon. If we lose the lake it will become a Duathlon.

Click here for feedback from competitors that raced the 2016 Midnight Man and click here for race referees report.  

For open water venues in the UK Click here.

parking map


16 AUG 2014 - DARTFORD, GBR - Competitors head for the next buoy as they swim their first lap of the 2014 Midnight Wo/Man triathlon in The Bridge Lakes in Dartford, Great Britain (PHOTO COPYRIGHT © 2014 NIGEL FARROW, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED) (NIGEL FARROW/COPYRIGHT © 2014 NIGEL FARROW :




For more photos and a race report on the 2014 race click on this link.

Midnight Man Bike course on Youtube 

16 AUG 2014 - DARTFORD, GBR - Competitors race along a closed lane of Bob Dunn Way during the 2014 Midnight Wo/Man triathlon in Dartford, Great Britain (PHOTO COPYRIGHT © 2014 NIGEL FARROW, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED) (NIGEL FARROW/COPYRIGHT © 2014 NIGEL FARROW :

If you have any questions about the Midnight Man please get in touch

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.

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