HOW FAR CAN YOU CYCLE/ RUN/ SWIM IN 3MINS?

How far do you think you and 2 mates could go in a 10 minute triathlon? 

I mean, REALLY go. Now THAT’s what I call a Sprint Triathlon.

In 2016 this unique format was invented by Castle Triathlon – the Pop-Up City Triathlon. Held in Canary Wharf, it was hailed a huge success, with corporate and club teams racing to cover the most distance over a set time and claim a big prize.

2017 will see a 100 teams competing over a four-day event with a spectacular grand final.

The staged event will welcome teams to take-part in a large-scale static triathlon competing for the best distance over a given time (3 min swim in an endless pool, 4 minutes on a cycle ergometer and a 3 minute run on a treadmill with a 3% incline). The teams made up of three will compete in one discipline each and represent the same company.

Credit Suisse took home the £1000 prize last year with an outstanding overall distance of 4,640 metres.

Organisers are still looking for teams so click here to sign up for one of these times:

WHEN: Monday 24th April – Thursday 27th April 2017. Each team will be allocated a fifteen-minute slot between 12.00 and 14:30pm or 17:30 – 20:30. The top rating five teams will make the final hosted on Thursday 27th April at 18:00.

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