Guernsey Novice Triathlon 2024 - Sunday 12th 08:00 - Sunday 12th May 2024 12:00

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Guernsey Novice Triathlon 2024

Before you enter Guernsey Novice Triathlon 2024

Guernsey's annual novice only, pool based triathlon event is BACK!

A 'super sprint' distance triathlon for adults, and a fun swim, bike, run event for children - a perfect way to kick-start your love for tri or tick off that bucket list challenge!

No experience or fancy kit necessary! Come along and give triathlon a go in a fun, friendly and supportive atmosphere - you just need some bathers, a bike (and helmet) and your favourite trainers! You won't regret it...

ADULT EVENT (ages 14+) distances:
300m pool swim
12km bike (flat course!)
2.5km run (off road)

JUNIOR EVENT (ages 6+) distances (approximate and may be subject to change):

Ages 6-7: Up to 50m swim, 600m bike (on grass), 300m run (on grass)

Ages 8-9: Up to 150m swim, 900m bike (on grass), 600m run (on grass)

Ages 10-11: Up to 200m swim, 1200m bike (on grass), 900m run (on grass)

Ages 12+: Up to 250m swim, 1500m bike (on grass), 1200m run (on grass)

Location: Based in and around St Sampson's High School.

Time: Adults - 8am start. (Please note - if you are under the age of 18 you will need a parent / guardian to sign you in on the day of the event. Junior events will start once the adults have vacated the pool (approx 8.45am).


£ 15.00
Adult Triathlon
£ 15.00
Adult Ticket (Ages 14 - 100)

£ 5.00
Junior Triathlon
£ 5.00
Junior Triathlon (Ages 6 - 13)

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About Guernsey Novice Triathlon 2024

This event is organised by Try A Tri Guernsey with support from the Guernsey Triathlon Club.


Suggested entry criteria:

1. This is your first triathlon OR,

2. This is your 1st season of triathlon OR,

3. You have done a triathlon prior to 2024 but would describe yourself as a novice

No gear and no clue?! Don't worry! Triathlon coaches from Strive and the Guernsey Triathlon Club will be hosting practice session for all of you budding triathletes. Come along with your questions and get an idea of what's involved - including a bike course reccy. Details to be emailed to all registered participants.


Various swim, bike, run distances will be created for age groups within the grounds of St Sampsons School. As a minimum, the junior must be able to swim 25m (1 length) of the pool, unaided (without a floatation device).

Is your child interested in triathlon? A weekly after-school Club takes place on Fridays - for more information please contact Guernsey Tribe Junior Triathlon Club via

All junior participants will be invited to a FREE training session ahead of this event - details to be emailed to all registered participants.

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