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Coming up: Eastbourne Aquathlon and Duathlon

If you have been starved of racing action in 2020, check out these two events coming up in Eastbourne in September & October.

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TriBourne Multisport Events (www.tribourne.co.uk) are putting on two races over the next couple of months – both following British Triathlon Covid-Secure guidelines – the Eastbourne Aquathlon and the Eastbourne Duathlon. Here are all the details you need.


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Aquathlon and Duathlon events coming to Eastbourne in the next few weeks

TriBourne Multisport Events, organisers of the award-winning Eastbourne Triathlon (2019 Triathlon England Event of the Year), are delivering two multisport events in Eastbourne this Autumn, with the new Eastbourne Aquathlon only four weeks away. As well as adult races over both sprint and standard distances, the aquathlon will also include TriStar races for children from age 8+.

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Eastbourne Aquathlon – Sunday 13th September

The Eastbourne Aquathlon will consist of a sea swim against the backdrop of Eastbourne pier, followed by a run along Eastbourne’s historic promenade. There will be various TriStar races ranging from TriStart (age 8) up to Youth (age 15-16). Following the children’s races, it will be the turn of the adults with two distances to choose from; a sprint distance (750m swim and 5km run) and a standard distance (1,500m swim and 10km run). There will also be relay options over the sprint and standard distances as well as a 1,500m swim only race.

The sprint distance aquathlon is an ideal introduction to multisport racing for novices, especially those considering taking part in next year’s Eastbourne Triathlon. For those hoping to gain a GB age-group team qualification at Eastbourne next year, this is a great opportunity to familiarise yourself with the swim and run routes in race conditions, both of which will be similar to the routes used for the triathlon.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, places will be limited, and entries will be taken in advance only. For more information and to enter please visit www.eastbournetriathlon.co.uk/aquathlon

Eastbourne Duathlon – Sunday 11th October

Don’t fancy swimming? The duathlon in October is perfect for those who prefer cycling. The race starts on Eastbourne promenade with a 5km run. After the run, participants will ride the challenging 19km bike route via Beachy Head and Birling Gap. The race ends with a 2.5km run finishing at Eastbourne’s Helen Gardens.

As with the aquathlon, places will be limited, and entries will be taken in advance only.

For more information and to enter please visit www.eastbourneduathlon.co.uk

Eastbourne Duathlon

Both events will be permitted by the British Triathlon Federation following strict social distancing and hygiene guidelines. Races will start with a rolling ‘time-trial’ format, with faster competitors starting first to minimise overtaking.

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.
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