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Fritton Lake triathlon weekend (3 distances), East Anglia

Situated on the Norfolk Broads, Fritton Lake Triathlon offers three races. Whether you are thinking of taking part in your first triathlon, or whether you are a seasoned triathlete, Fritton Lake Triathlon caters for you!

Please note a percentage of the entry money is being put towards CLIC Sargent, the UK's leading childrens cancer charity, and sponsorship forms are available from: http://www.fritton-lake-triathlon.co.uk/index.php

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Race information:

Super Sprint: 400m Swim/ 14km Bike/ 2.5km Run
Date: Saturday 11th June 2011
Start time: 8:30am
Total Places- 250

Sprint Distance: 750m Swim/ 20km Bike/ 5km Run
Date: Saturday 11th June 2011
Start time: 3:00pm
Total Places-200
**The winner of this event will be declared the Regional Sprint Champion for 2011**

Olympic Distance: 1500m Swim/ 40km Bike / 10km Run
Date: Sunday 12th June 2011
Start Time: 8:30am
Total Places- 300

Olympic Relay: Teams of 3 people each completing one of the disciplines (Olympic Distance)

Course Details: All three races take in the beautiful aspects provided by Fritton Lake and the surrounding area, including an open water swim followed by a cycle leg along the public roads around the Somerleyton Hall Estate. Once completing the bike course the sprint races consist of a one lap (2.5km) or a two lap (5km) run, following marked trails around the country park while the Olympic distance run follows a cross country route around the lake through acres of natural woodland. and the surrounding area.


If you are travelling from afar or are making a weekend out of this event accommodation is available from Fritton House Hotel. The hotel is offered at a discount during this weekend. Inside the house is an informal restaurant and bar with a wide selection of Adnams beers and wines and a seasonal menu and each of the bedrooms is uniquely furnished. Outside there is a spacious terrace with views across the park and an outdoor bar area – look out for special events over the summer.


On top of this we offer training days to prepare for the events. More information on this can be found here:


For anymore information please contact Simon at [email protected]


  • Shame - clashes with Windsor
  • Yes, that was only when we could provide this event unfortunately. There are so many event in June a clash was almost inevitable!
  • More info on this event: You are able to camp at this event. For Fritton camping bookings please call 01493 488288
  • Just under one week away from the event now! Great day for the family with access to all Fritton Lake activities and attractions alongside the racing.


    You can check out the routes for each race on this link:

    The bike routes, and the Olympic distance run have been mapped using GPS. If you click the links for them and click 'player' on the top right you can watch the route that will be taken showing the distance and elevation of the routes! Once on the page simply press the play button on the left near the top.

    Any questions feel free to ask!
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