Sundried Southend Triathlon 2019

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Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Sundried Southend Triathlon 2018

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Sundried Southend Triathlon 2018

Congratulations to everyone who competed in the Southend Triathlon 2018. The conditions were particularly tough for this event due to the stormy weather and the wind. A huge congratulations to everyone who successfully completed the swim in tough conditions, especially if it was your first time.

We had 600 competitors complete the race in Southend On Sea and enjoyed the buzzing atmosphere created by thousands of spectators.  

There were seasoned professionals racing alongside first timers and the spirit of the event was truly inspiring. Why not join us for next year? Our event is suitable for all types of competitors, being fast and flat for elite athletes wanting to get a personal best time while staying very novice-friendly for those who have never raced a triathlon before.


Open Water Swim

The Sundried Southend Triathlon takes place in the coastal Essex town of Southend-on-sea and for 2018. The swim takes place in the Thames Estuary and stays parallel to the shoreline, meaning it is perfect for those who are not wholly confident or experienced with open water swimming.


2018 Winner

Our winner for 2018 was professional triathlete and Sundried ambassador Matt Leeman. He accomplished an incredible win in a time of 1:00:22.  

Your First Triathlon?

The Sundried Southend Triathlon is perfect for all abilities, from first-timers to professional triathletes. Our 2018 had 200 registered first-time triathletes. Waves are allocated on ability and our friendly and supportive marshals are on hand every step of the way to keep you safe. View the photos from 2018.

Sundried Southend Triathlon 2018 Testimonials

Chris Hargraves: "Thanks for the event. My first tri & really enjoyed it."

Mark Whitney: "Thanks for a great day and all your efforts."

Linsey Mccarthy: "Thank you for a great event. My first tri & absolutely loved it."

Clive Trevelian Cheese: "Great day well organised."

Dave Jacobs: "Thank you for a great day hope to see you again next year."

Claire Joyce: "Great effort! Well done to the organisers and all the marshals."

Sally Smith: "Absolutely loved it and definitely will be back next year."

Richard Whan: "My first Tri. Event was very well organised. Marshall’/officials were very supportive throughout. Crowds were encouraging too. Loved the whole experience. Thank you Southend Tri!"

Dan Robinson: "A great day, very well organised and run, especially with the water the way it was, thank you all at Southend triathlon."

Victoria Smillie: "Thoroughly enjoyed, even the sea swim! 
Great organisation, volunteers and supporters!"

Jo Fenn: "Thanks to organisers, volunteers and loads of supporters. I had a great day."

David Lloyd Clubs: "Thanks for having us Southend Triathlon. We had a great day cheering all the athletes on and ‘sending them Home’ to the final run. From the first chap to the last couple you smashed it well done!"

Russell Larthe: "Great effort from all involved at the Southend triathlon... great event, glad to be part of it."

Matt Bicks: "Southend Triathlon was brilliant. The crowd and stewards were so good cheering everyone from the first to the last competitor Well done everyone!"