Next Channel Tri Sunday 4th September 2022

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Introducing this year a GO TRI in association with British Triathlon

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Overall Winner – Yiannis Christodoulou

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The Channel Triathlon offers a wide range of events to suit athletes at many levels from an introductory GO TRI for the beginner or those returning from injury, an open water swim, Sprint and Standard triathlons, Aquabike and Relay Team events at all levels except the GO TRI.


The Channel Tri is run under British Triathlon rules. SEE THE RULES AT THIS LINK


For safety when on the bike route CLICK THIS HELPFUL LINK

For additional safety should you breake down we advise you to download the What3Words all on your phone. This will give you a precise location should you require assistance through the emergency phone number on the wristband which you get ar registration.

This is a charity event.

It is based at Folkestone Harbour where transition occupies the front car park.


There are many pay and display car parks nearby.

 The Harbour Arm has been developed into a very popular modern pier with entertainment, food and drink outlets. A great place to spend the afternoon or stop for a pint after the exertion of the morning!

The Channel Tri is a Sea Swim Tri from the sandy beach, the Sunny Sands. The sea in September is at its warmest and the bay is protected by the Harbour Arm. Folkestone Rowing club and Folkestone Rescue marshal the swim.

The Bike is a slightly testing outward climb into the countryside with a compensatory downhill return to transition.

The Run is on a flat route through the picturesque coastal park returning in part by the sea finishing back at the harbour.

The entire route has numerous marshals.

The event.

Sprint Tri:        750m Swim. 20k Bike. 5k Run

Standard Tri:    1500m Swim. 40k Bike. 10k Run.

Sprint and Standard Aquabike same distances as above but no run.

There are Relay Team events at both distances in the triathlon and Aquabike.

Open Water Swim   750m and 1500m

New this year is GO TRI    250m Swim. To the first buoy and back directly.

10k Bike Shortened route of the triathlon route. ( map to be posted)

2.5k Run shortened route on the triathlon route.


Standard – Solo (BTF)£             65.00 
Standard – Solo (non-BTF)£             70.00 
Standard – Aquabike (BTF)£             57.00
Standard – Aquabike (non-BTF)£             62.00 
Standard – Team (BTF)£           120.00 
Standard – Team (Non-BTF)£           135.00
Sprint – Solo (BTF)£             55.00
Sprint – Solo (non-BTF)£             60.00 
Sprint – Aquabike (BTF)£             47.00
Sprint – Aquabike (non-BTF)£             52.00
Sprint – Team (BTF)£           105.00 
Sprint – Team (non-BTF)£           120.00 
750m Swim (BTF)£             20.00 
750m Swim (non-BTF)£             25.00 
1.5km Swim (BTF)£             25.00 
1.5km Swim (non-BTF)£             30.00
GO TRI£             15.00

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