Ripon Triathlon has been awarded the England National Championships for 2017. It is also a GB age group qualifier for the ITU Age Group World Championships for 2017.

The event is also open to non BTF members and is looking forward to welcoming athletes of all abilities who would like to experience the very best of triathlon in North Yorkshire this summer. This is a great opportunity for triathletes throughout the area to take part in a Nationally recognised event.

The Ripon Triathlon will take place on Saturday 1st July, followed by the Ripon Sprint Triathlon debut and the Ripon Junior Triathlon, taking place on Sunday 2nd July.

Hundreds of competitors have already signed up to compete over the weekend. The adult race on the Saturday consists of a 1500m swim, a 40km bike ride and a 10km run. The sprint distance event taking place the following day on the Sunday is slightly shorter with a 750m swim, 20km bike ride and 5km run.

More information on the events can be found at the website.