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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

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As this is our 10th Anniversary we plan on making this one special. So we are thinking of adding a new distance to the MM.                                    

So it will be a 5K Swim. 207k bike and a 47k run. Total 259k. Any interest!!!!!

You will have an 18 hour cut off.

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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 at another event.

 

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. 

The first will start at 5.30pm for the quarter and the half.

The full distance race will start at 6pm. 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.

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 hours) Finish 11am (17.00)     

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

2021 Race Brief It should be the same for 2022

Volunteers

How to find us

Download entry form

Site Plan 

NOTIFICATION to RESIDENCE

Weather in Darford

Swim map

Bike course

Bike course profile

Midnight Man Bike course on Youtube 

Run course

info@bridgetriathlon.co.uk

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

2021 Results can be found here

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

WARNING IF ANYONE DRIVES DOWN THE FAST TRACK BUS ROUTE THEY WILL BE ISSUED A £100 FINE FROM THE BUS COMPANY.

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 : www.nigelfarrow.com)

 

 

 

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 : www.nigelfarrow.com)

If you have any questions about the Midnight Man please get in touch info@bridgetriathlon.co.uk.

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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