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*Closed road bike course*
*Sprint & Standard distance event* 

The Dambuster Triathlon

Standard Distance Triathlon: Swim 1500m, Ride 40km, Run 10km

Sprint Distance: Swim 750m, Ride 20km, Run 5km

Racing at one of the country's top triathlon venues in the heart of Rutland.  

The Dambuster Triathlon is a premiere UK event. We are open to all abilities.

The Dambuster: 25/06/2023

Rutland Water: Whitwell

Standard Distance: 1500m Swim, 40km Bike, 10km Run

Sprint Distance: 750m swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run

Start Time: From 6:30am

Cut off Time: 12:00pm

BTF Entry Fee: Standard £75.00, Sprint £65.00

Non BTF Entry Fee: +£6.00 for a day licence

Relay Entry: Standard £90.00, Sprint £80.00

Minimum age restrictions - Standard 17yrs, Sprint 15yrs


*Non BTF members must buy a day licence to race £6.00. 

Entry Fee includes: 

Finisher Medal, Swim Hat, Finisher T-shirt

Electronic timing, Safety crew throughout the event, Full support of medical crews, Free Parking, Feed stations, Bike course support, Free event photos. 


Rutland water is a stunning triathlon venue. With the calm and clear waters of Whitwell creek, transition on the waters edge, a fantastic road network for a varied and interesting bike route, then the loveliest run you're ever likely to encounter during a triathlon. The Dambuster triathlon has been a much loved event in the UK triathlon calendar for nearly 20 years. 

The 2023 edition of the event sees a closed road bike course and the popular Sprint distance return. We would love to welcome you to this wonderful county for some amazing multisport racing and a fantastic weekend in Rutland. 

The event is open to all. We welcome experienced age groupers as well as first timers. 

Standard distance - Entries Open
Sprint distance - Entries Open

 Dambuster inter club championship

If you enter a club name during the entry process we will include you in the inter club championship

Club results will be ranked and ordered 

Top 3 qualifying results count (must include 1 male and 1 female result)

3 times combined create your club championship time

Fastest club wins the honours

*You must keep your club details up to date or you will not be included in the inter club championship


The Dambuster Course

 The swim course is in the heart of the event hub. In a sheltered creek giving you maximum opportunity to perform.

The new closed road bike course is an exciting edition to the new Dambuster allowing everyone the chance to race with maximum safety and opportunity to concentrate on their performance.

The run course is a stunner, taking you across Rutland Water dam with panoramic views across this beauty spot.

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