Aquathlon races offer one of the easiest ways to find out whether multi-sport racing is for you. It is also a great way to add a bit of variety to your regular triathlon training. Each race consists of three legs, with two run segments either side of a swim.

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Aquathlon: a multi-sport for those who like to travel light

Across the world, there are many races organised throughout the year over various distances and with different mixes of the two disciplines. Travelling to aquathlon events is a lot more convenient when comparing to triathlon, because there’s no need to bring your bike.

The ITU (International Triathlon Union) standardised the aquathlon distances into two most popular. In warm weather, where no wetsuit is required for the swim, the most common distance is 2.5 km run - 1000 m swim - 2.5 km run. A longer competition of 5 km run - 2000 m swim - 5 km run is also popular, especially in North America. In case the low water temperature makes a wetsuit necessary, competition starts with a swim and ends with a running segment (for example 1000m swim - 5 km run or 2000m swim - 10 km run).

If you’re considering triathlon as a potential future event but you don’t have a bike yet, or if swimming and running are your preferred activities, this may be the sport for you.

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Upcoming races

Tri Faster Be Your Berry Best - Aquathon/5k/Open Water Swim

Brookfield,, USA}
07 Jun, 2023 (Wed)

Scurry Swims Lochore

Crosshill,, United Kingdom}
10 Jun, 2023 (Sat)

Triathlon de Revel Saint Ferréol - Breathman

Saint-Ferréol,, France}
17 Jun, 2023 (Sat)

Cholmondeley Castle Triathlon

Malpas,, United Kingdom}
17 Jun, 2023 (Sat)

CHALLENGE Kaiserwinkl-Walchsee

Walchsee,, Austria}
02 Jul, 2023 (Sun)

ALTRIMAN - Le Triathlon de Montagne en Pyrénées

Les Angles,, France}
07 Jul, 2023 (Fri)

Festival of Endurance at Hever Castle

Hever Castle,, United Kingdom}
09 Jul, 2023 (Sun)

Castle Howard Triathlon Festival

Castle Howard,, United Kingdom}
23 Jul, 2023 (Sun)

Tri Faster Orange You Grand - Aquathon/5k/Open Water Swim

Brookfield,, USA}
26 Jul, 2023 (Wed)

Scurry Yellowcraig Sea Swim / Run Festival

Yellowcraig Beach,, United Kingdom}
26 Aug, 2023 (Sat)

Scurry Lochore off-road Triathlon Festival

Crosshill,, United Kingdom}
03 Sep, 2023 (Sun)

Hever Castle Triathlon

Hever,, United Kingdom}
24 Sep, 2023 (Sun)

ELBAMAN Triathlon

Marina di Campo,, Italy}
24 Sep, 2023 (Sun)

Challenge Barcelona Triathlon

Barcelona,, Spain}
08 Oct, 2023 (Sun)

Socotra Marathon

حاديبو‎,, Yemen}
11 Mar, 2024 (Mon)

The River Hamble Aquathlon

River Hamble Country Park - Picnic and Kids Play Area,, United Kingdom}
15 Jul, 2021 (Thu)

Go Swim Loch Tay

Kenmore,, United Kingdom}
20 Aug, 2022 (Sat)

Aquathlon des Prince de Penmarch

Penmarc'h,, France}
04 Sep, 2022 (Sun)

XTERRA Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach,, USA}
11 Sep, 2022 (Sun)

Go Swim Loch Morlich

Loch Morlich Beach,, United Kingdom}
17 Sep, 2022 (Sat)

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