Race Calendar

Bassenthwaite Triathlon

14 Aug 2021

Starts: 13:00
Distance: Sprint & Standard Distances
Entry Fee: £48.00 - £54.50

This may be the most scenic triathlon you will ever do!

The Bass Triathlon takes place in the only 'lake' in the Lake District. With the excellent facilities provided by the Bassenthwaite Sailing Club and the stunning Lake District location, this promises to be a very memorable event. STANDARD SOLD OUT Registration - 10 AM - 12:00 noon. Race Safety Briefing – The race briefing for both distances will take place at 12:30. Race start times - SPRINT 13:00, STANDARD 13:00 The Short Triathlon - 750m swim, a 25km bike and a 6km run. The Standard Triathlon - 1500m swim, 40km bike ride and 10km run Swim: The swim will take place in the beautiful open water of Bassenthwaite, wetsuits will be compulsory. Bike: The bike ride will take place on undulating roads. Helmets are compulsory for all races, a bike is an essential bit of kit, but as long as it's been serviced and road worthy you can use it. The race is on roads open to other traffic and normal traffic laws but be adhered to at all times.The bike route on your race will be signposted and have marshals to help direct you, however, it's always useful to check the competitor information to check the route before the race. Run: The run will start and finish at the Bassenthwaite Sailing Club and we aim to make this an excellent finish to your race as you are cheered across the line. There are usually drinks stations on the run route, and again the route will be signposted and have marshals. Entry limits - SPRINT 150, STANDARD 150 Pricing - Entry includes the online booking fee. Entry for this event will be £48.00 BTF members/£54.50 non-BTF members for the short distance and £53.50 BTF members/£59.50 non-BTF members for the standard. *No entries on the day* If you enter as a BTF member and then fail to produce your license at the event there will will be a £6 day membership fee payable. Cancellation's (minus booking fee) From 14th of July - No refund From 14th of June - 50% refund Up to 14th of June - Full refund


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Results for the Bassenthwaite Triathlon were last updated on Sunday, 15 August 2021 12:33.



Sprint & Standard Distances
Entry limit:
Remaining places:
Not suitable for wheelchairs


  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • No toilets
  • No changing facilities
  • No showers
  • No baggage store
Race HQ:
Bassenthwaite Sailing Club, Bassenthwaite Lake, Cockermouth, Cumbria CA13 9YD.

The available facilities will be confirmed closer to the event depending on the restrictions at the time.

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