Congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s Saddleworth Sprint Triathlon. Take a look at the official event video here:
The event, hosted in the Saddleworth area will see participants carry out a 400 metre swim, a 20k bike ride and a 5k run.
Following an intense swim event hosted at Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre, entrants will be covering 20k of Saddleworth’s most challenging inclines on bike, traveling the scenic route from Uppermill to Diggle, Delph, Scouthead, Austerlands, Lees, Grotton, Lydgate, and Grasscroft before returning to Uppermill.
Following this, the 5k run will challenge participants’ fitness as they head out down the Pennine Bridleway to Chew Valley Road in Greenfield then turning and taking on the steepest part of the course via Kinders, Haw Clough, and Knowl Top lanes under the iconic war memorial Obelisk at Pots n` Pans, tired athletes will then be returning to Saddleworth Sports Centre via Church Road and the Bridleway.
Not to be underestimated, you will earn your 2017 Milltown Tri shirt, this is a tough one!
Minimum age 18 yrs, (aged 17 yrs accepted if aged 18 before 31 December 2017).
Check out this stunning live action route video!
Note. If you are not a member of Triathlon England you will be expected to buy a day membership for insurance purposes £3.