Channel Tri

Sunday 16th September 2018

Folkestone Harbour: Harbour Approach Road, Folkestone, United Kingdom

Triathlon, Sprint, Olympic/International


  • Standard Tri - Solo
  • Standard Tri - Team
  • Standard Aquabike - Solo
  • Sprint Tri - Solo
  • Sprint Tri - Team
  • Sprint Aquabike - Solo


Set the date 16 Sept 2018 - New triathlon located at Folkestone Harbour

The Channel Tri will start on Sunny sands beach, before competitors head out of the water and run to T1 located at the Harbour, the bike section takes on a one loop for the sprint and 2 for the standard triathlon.

Cycle through country lanes onto quiet, scenic country roads through Hawkinge and Alkham Valley, before returning to transition at harbour side.

The run section is an out and back route along the coast towards Sandgate and return via the Leas Country park, before returning to the boardwalk at Folkestone harbour and cross the finish line.

This is a charity event organised by Tri Spirit Events on behalf of the Rotary Club of Folkestone Channel. The main charities will be the Celia Blakey Centre for care of people being treated for cancer and the Shepway Sports Trust many other local charities will also benefit.



Event details and schedule

Your entry includes:

  • Event entry
  • Live chip timing straight to your smart phone
  • On course aid stations
  • Post event nurtition and athlete area
  • Event T-shirt
  • Goodie bag
  • Bespoke medal
  • Special offers from our sponsors

Registration: 2pm until 4pm Saturday 15 Sept, and from 6am Sunday 16 Sept.

Standard & aquabike - wave starts from 7.30am.

Sprint & aquabike - wave starts from 8am.

Event Images