Sunday 12th May, 2024

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre – London SE19 2BB

2024 Crystal Palace Triathlon

The Crystal Palace Triathlon will be back on Sunday 12th May 2024 with participants taking on the fast and hilly traffic-free route all set within the grounds of Crystal Palace Park.

The Crystal Palace Triathlon was brought back to life in 2005 by Crystal Palace Triathletes, with the swim in the National Sports Centre, bike on the old motor racing circuit, and run though the park, finishing in the athletics stadium.

Race categories

(Ages as at 31 December of the race year)

Adult Open Distance

Age: 17+
Race Start 8:45am to 9:45am *

Swim: 300m – 12 lengths in the 25m pool
Bike: 19.33km – 8 laps of a closed road circuit in the park
Run: 5.02km – 2 laps in the park, 1.5 Lap of Track

Price: £65
*Individual start times will be published one week before the event.

Adult Team Relay Distance

Age: 17+
Race Start 8:45am to 9:45am *

Swim: 300m – 12 lengths in the 25m pool
Bike: 19.33km – 8 laps of a closed road circuit in the park
Run: 5.02km – 2 laps in the park, 1.5 Lap of Track

Price: £84
* Individual start times will be published one week before the event.

Adult Super Sprint Distance

Age: 20+
Race Start 8:30am to 8:45am *

Swim: 300m  – 12 lengths in the 25m pool
Bike: 10.33 km – 4 laps of a closed road circuit in the park
Run: 2.73km – 1 lap in the park, 1.5 laps of Track

Price: £50
*Individual start times will be published one week before the event.

Juniors

Ages: 17-19 years
Race Briefing 9:30am  Swim Start 10:00am

Swim: 300m – 12 lengths in the 25m pool
Bike: 10.33 km – 4 laps of a closed road circuit in the park
Run: 2.73km – 1 lap in the park, 1.5 laps of Track

Price: £45

Youths

Ages: 15-16 years
Race Briefing 9:30am  Swim Start 10:00am

Swim: 300m – 12 lengths in the 25m pool
Bike: 10.33 km – 4 laps of a closed road circuit in the park
Run: 2.73km – 1 lap in the park, 1.5 laps of Track

Price: £45

TriStar 3

Ages: 13-14 years
Race Briefing 10:30am Swim Start 11:00am

Swim: 300m – 12 lengths in the 25m training pool*
Bike: 8km – 3 laps of a closed road circuit in the park**
Run: 2.4km – 1 lap in the park, 1.5 laps of Track

Price: £33

TriStar 2

Ages: 11-12 years
Race Briefing 11:30am  Swim Start 12:00pm

Swim: 150m – 6 lengths in the 25m training pool*
Bike: 5.83km – 2 laps of a closed road circuit in the park**
Run: 2km – 1 lap in the park, 0.5 lap of Track

Price: £31

TriStar 1

Ages: 9-10 years
Race Briefing 12:30pm  Swim Start 1:00pm

Swim: 150m – 6 lengths in the 25m training pool*
Bike: 3.58km – 1 lap of a closed road circuit in the park**
Run: 1.2km – Out and back plus 0.75 Lap of Track

Price: £29

TriStart

Ages: 8 years
Race Briefing  1:30pm  Swim Start  2:00pm

Swim: 50m – 2 lengths up and down swim in the 25m training pool. (6 Tristart’s start at the same time, each in their own lane)*
Bike: 1.33km – Out and back
Run: 600m – Run up & down in transition + 0.75 lap of track

Price: £18

* Please ensure your child is confident of completing the swim distance

** The laps on the bike course are tough as it involves climbing the hill multiple times and descending at the other side of the park. Please ensure your child is confident and able to complete the course before entering them.

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British Triathlon Race Pass

As part of the British Triathlon Competition Rules, individuals are required to become a member of the sport when taking part in a British Triathlon permitted event and hold a race licence. A Race Pass is for individuals who are not annual members of British Triathlon.

If you are already a member of British Triathlon, you will be invited to enter your membership number during registration. 

For non-members, a Race Pass provides membership to the sport on the day of the race with a race licence and public liability insurance cover for the duration of the race.

How much is a Race Pass?

A Race Pass costs £2 for participants aged under 24 and £8 for those aged 24 years and above. You’ll be invited to purchase your race pass as part of the event registration process. More information about the race pass system can be found online here

Race photography

My Sport Photos will be photographing all the action throughout your race.  Subscribe on their website now to be the first to see your photos! Photos will be available online within 24 hours at www.mysportphotos.co.uk

If you’d like to speak to us about the Race or have any questions, you contact us at race@crystalpalacetriathletes.com

The withdrawal/refund policy is as follows:

  • 4 months – 1 month – 50% refund of entry fee paid
  • 1 month – 2 weeks – No refund but entry will be transferable if you provide full details of who you want to transfer your place to
  • Less than 2 weeks – No refund and entry not transferable
  • Entries cannot be deferred until next year

Contact us if you need to withdraw your entry.

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