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Stromness Open Water Sprint Triathlon 2024

06 Jul 2024

Organiser's Description

STROMNESS SPRINT TRIATHLON -  Saturday 06th July 2024, Start 11.30hrs

Race Details

This event will be staged as a Test for the planned 2025 Orkney World Island Games Triathlon albeit we will only be offering the Sprint distance.

Our course HQ will be in the Warehouse Buildings off Ferry Road, Stromness, KA16 3AA which is 2 minutes walk from the Northlink Ferry Terminal. Ample car parking is available 400 metres down Ferry Road.

Our race will begin with a deep water start from the Marina slipway leading to a Transition area sited in the Marina-side car park then off on a fast, undulating 3-lap Bike course into Orkney main island, circulating back to the Transition area on each loop. Following T2, competitors will run out along Ferry Road onto a stunning 2.5k, 2-lap course.

The Finish is situated adjacent to the Swim Exit close to the Transition area.

Team/relay entries are actively encouraged.

The minimum age cut off is 15 during 2024

This event will NOT be chip-timed.

Date and Times:

Saturday 6th July 2024

> Registration 09.30hrs, Warehouse Buildings, Stromness, KA16 3AA

> Race briefing 11.10hrs by Transition

> Race Start: 11.30hrs

Race details:

750 metre open water swim with a deep water mass start.

A 3-lap, 8Km circular course with racing on mainly Open Roads (giving 24Km total distance).

A 2-lap, 2.5Km course taking you through the narrow, picturesque streets of Stromness (giving 5Km in total).

For further information on the event and travelling to Orkney, email or call the event organiser;

A link to the Race Brief will be posted here by 30th June 2024.

Bob Newton

Excellent travel and accommodation information can be found by visiting the offical Orkney visitors website - / Orkney Tourism Group


01 Jul 2024 23:59£35.00

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

A British Triathlon Race Pass is required for participants who are not a British Triathlon Home Nation member. For this event, Race Pass costs are £2.00 (plus £0.08 service charge) for participants aged 24 and under, and £8.00 (plus £0.32 service charge) otherwise.

Dates and Status

Date: 06/07/2024

10:00:00 - 18:00:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 60

Places Available: ??



Bob Newton



c/o Bob Newton 9, Blair Gardens' Torrance Glasgow G64 4HL