Saddleworth Sprint Triathlon


After last year’s roaring success, the Sprint Triathlon is returning for more swimming, cycling, and running action!

Milltown’s most diverse challenge yet is back by popular demand in 2020 in the form of our Sprint Triathlon.

The event, hosted in the Saddleworth area will see participants carry out a 400 metre swim, a 20k bike ride and a 5k run.

Following an intense swim event hosted at Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre, entrants will be covering 20k of Saddleworth’s most challenging inclines on bike, traveling the scenic route from Uppermill to Diggle, Delph, Scouthead, Austerlands, Lees, Grotton, Lydgate, and Grasscroft before returning to Uppermill.

Take a look at the route by clicking here.

Following this, the 5k run will challenge participants’ fitness as they head out down the Pennine Bridleway to Chew Valley Road in Greenfield then turning and taking on the steepest part of the course via Kinders, Haw Clough, and Knowl Top lanes under the iconic war memorial Obelisk at Pots n` Pans, tired athletes will then be returning to Saddleworth Sports Centre via Church Road and the Bridleway.

Whether you fancy taking on the challenge solo, or in a team, this popular race fills up quicker than most, so secure your place today!

Take a look at the official event video here:


  CANCELLED due to Covid-19
Entry Price:  £49 per person / £63 per team*
Start Location:  Saddleworth Pool & Leisure Centre
Registration:  from 6.30am
Race Start Time:  First wave – 7.30am
Minimum age:  18 years

*Note. If you are not a member of Triathlon England you will be expected to buy a day membership for insurance purposes £5.

For information on Sprint Triathlon rules click here to visit the British Triathlon website

Check out the live action route video!

Run Route

Bike Route