blithfield swim
Aug 18 2024
August 18, 2024

Blithfield Standard Triathlon & Aquabike

  • 8am
  • Blithfield Reservoir

The race is based at the Sailing Club. A great family weekend with a fast rolling bike, which promises to be a PB course.

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Blithfield Reservoir is situated in some of Staffordshire’s most beautiful countryside. The 790 acre reservoir was opened in 1952 and much of the surrounding woodland is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

The race is based at the Sailing Club and provides an opportunity to either compete at the Sprint distance or the Olympic distance. A great spectator friendly (dogs allowed) with a fast rolling bike, which promises to be a PB course. The event has been taking place since 2006 hosting National Championship status in the past.

The event HQ will be based at Blithfield Sailing Club in rural Staffordshire off Seedcroft Lane, which is located on the B5014 near Abbots Bromley with good access from the A50 & A38. The Sailing Club is signposted at the Seedcroft Lane entrance. The Sailing club address is:- Blithfield Reservoir, Waters Lane, Abbotts Bromley, Staffordshire. WS15 3DU

See location map.

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The bike is 2 laps of a fast rolling 20K loop (2 laps for the standard distance)


The run is 2 laps of an out and back run with a mixture of off road and tarmac surface over the dam wall and back, with a feedstation and plenty of time to keep an eye on the opposition.


Race Distances

Swim (open water) – 1.5K (2 laps)

Bike (open roads) – 39K (2 laps)

Run (trail/tarmac) – 10K (2 laps)

The Relay Triathlon

Each member of the team completes one discipline using the timing chip as the baton. Teams can be made up of either 2 or 3 members.

Race facilities

Toilets & showers will be provided on site.

Entry Fee

  • Individual Triathlon entry (BTF affiliated) = £75
  • Individual Aquabike entry (BTF affiliated) = £70
  • 25+ BTF Non member additional fee (Race Pass) = £8
  • 17-24 BTF Non member additional fee (Race Pass) = £2
  • Relay Team (3 members) £83 (plus Race Pass fee for non affiliated members)

Closing Date

The closing date is Sunday 4th August 2024 (10pm) or if the event reaches capacity.

Start times



Professional photographers will be in attendance to capture your special achievements throughout the event.


  • Senior Open – Top 3
  • Senior Female – Top 3
  • 10 Year Age-Groups
  •  Relay Teams
  • Aquabike (Open & female)

Race information

Race information will be available on the website 1 week before the event. Any queries relating to the event please contact us

Email – events@pma-racing.co.uk

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