August 10, 2019 Newcastle Gateshead
Tri onThe Tyne
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About Tri On The Tyne

2019 will see the introduction of this exciting new triathlon to be conducted over the Sprint Distance, 750m Swim, 20km Bike, 5km Run.

Entry will be STRICTLY LIMITED to 750 competitors, so don’t miss out!

The majestic River Tyne and it’s historic bridges have witnessed many memorable events over the years and now they provide the stunning backdrop for the spectacular TRI ON THE TYNE.

A Triathlon, like no other, in one of the most recognisable city centre locations in the world. The Bridges over the Tyne connect Newcastle and Gateshead who act as joint hosts of the triple challenge which combines a unique swim, a fast bike route and a legendary run.

Swim 750m

For the first time in living memory the River Tyne will provide a swim challenge like no other, overseen by the bridges which have long watched over the flowing waters below.

Bike 20KM

The bike route follows the Newcastle Quayside on predominantly flat and fast closed roads which will suit both expert and novice riders.

Run 5KM

The run crosses the Millennium Bridge to Gateshead and follows in the steps of legendary athletes such as Sir Mo Farah who have raced on the same roads before finishing on the Newcastle Quayside.

The Route
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Sprint Distance
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British Triathlon Member

750m Swim

20km Bike

5km Run

Sprint Distance
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750m Swim

20km Bike

5km Run

Go Tri
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250m Swim

10km Bike

2km Run

Corporate Relay
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Team of 3

750m Swim

20km Bike

5km Run

Our Sponsors
The Tri on the Tyne is organised by local company Events of the North who operate the hugely successful Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon, Siglion Sunderland City Run and the Durham City Run in the region. Newcastle and Gateshead councils are supporting partners and both bring a wealth of venue expertise to the event.
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