ATW Bedfordshire Triathlon – 10th July 2022

ATW Bedfordshire Triathlon


ATW is excited to invite you to the Bedfordshire Triathlon at Priory Country Park. The stunning 300-acre, award winning park is home to several lakes, diverse ecosystems and woodland.

The event will host Sprint and Standard distance races beginning with a swim in the magnificent main lake.
The bike course navigates through Priory Business Park, before embarking on either one or two laps on quiet country roads, including views of the historic Cardington Airship Hangars. This is followed by either a 5km or 10km run on traffic free tarmac paths, passing through the park and alongside landmarks such as the Great River Ouse and the Butterfly Bridge

The triathlon will begin at 07:00am with a mass start from the beach for the Sprint race. The Standard race will start 30 minutes later.

  • Location: Priory Lake, Priory Country Park, Bedford Business Park, MK44 3WG
  • Start times: From 07.00am
  • Distances: Standard Triathlon = 1500m swim, 40k bike ride, 10k run| Sprint Triathlon = 750m swim, 22k bike ride, 5k run | Standard Aquabike = 1500m swim, 40k bike ride | Sprint Aquabike = 750m swim, 22k bike ride
  • Minimum Age: Standard Triathlon/Aquabike: 17yrs (on 31/12/2022) Sprint Triathlon/Aquabike: 15yrs (on 10/7/2022) Parental Consent required
  • Activity: Swimming, Cycling & Running

  • Open to: Solo participants and relay teams

  • Entry Fee: options from just £42 per person (Details below)

  • Training Plan – Arrive at the start ready to race…purchase your event training plan here
  • Event Cancellation Policy: We want you to book with confidence so, if this event can no longer go ahead, and an alternative date isn’t found, you will be offered a virtual run or a refund of your entry fee (Booking fees are non-refundable)
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: ATW
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk
  • Official Event Website: None

Race numbers can be collected at the the event venue either the day before, between 2pm and 5pm or on the morning of the race from 05:30am

The day license for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price.

There will be an online race briefing made available before the event, it is mandatory to have watched this as there will be no pre-race briefing on the day.

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.


The race starts and finishes in the same location at Priory Lake/Country Park. The course is fast, flat and has great PB potential.

Swim: Lake swim within the beautiful Priory Park Lake round a 750m lap. Sprint 1 lap, Standard 2 laps

Bike: Flat/Gently undulating bike course largely on quiet country roads. Sprint 1 lap, Standard 2 laps

Sprint Bike Map
Sprint Bike Video

Standard Bike Map
Standard Bike Video

Run: Flat and fast course on tarmac. Traffic free other than one marshalled car park crossing. Both the Sprint and Standard use the same 2.5km course. Sprint: 2 laps totalling 5km. Standard: 4 laps totalling 10km

Run Route Map
Run Lap Video

Swim: Lake swim within Priory Park Lake. Bike: Flat/Gently undulating bike course largely on quiet country roads. Run: Flat and fast course on tarmac. Traffic free other than one marshalled car park crossing.

We actively welcome support and involvement from local communities, businesses and individuals. If you would like to find out more about marshalling, sponsorship or group bookings please contact us at the address below.

Spectators are currently not allowed. If this situation should change we will update this page.

If you would like more info on this event please use the email address below:



Custom designed medal for all finishers!

Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.
Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!


There will be a prizegiving at the finish line for the Top male and Female finishers .

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front and back of your top or alternatively, using a race belt, rotate the race number to the back for the bike leg and the front for the run leg.

Free parking is available at several locations around Priory Country Park, Additional parking is available within the business park (closer to the race start). MK44 3WG

Changing Facilities
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race.

Baggage Drop
There will be an informal baggage drop area for you to leave any belongings within the transition area.

There will be toilets available.

Water Station
There will be a water station on the run route (you will need to carry any liquids you need on the bike). There will be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

Dogs & Buggies
No dogs and buggies allowed.

By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions:

Your details will kept in accordance with the ATW Privacy Policy

Your name, date of birth, gender and email details will be passed onto Event Chip Timing.

Where specified on the booking form any medical information will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 


1) I am over the age of 17 (Standard Triathlon/Aquabike) /15 (Sprint Triathlon/Aquabike) as at 10/07/2022 – Parental Consent also required.

2)  I declare that I am medically fit to compete & understand that I do so entirely at my own risk.

3) I understand that I enter the race at my own risk and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to myself, prior to, during or after the event.

4) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

5)  By entering this event, I accept BTF rule.


The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

Ticket Details

  • If you are booking more than 1 place, please ensure that you complete the individual details for each attendee accurately answering all the questions on their behalf.
  • Relay entries should be completed with lead entrant’s details only. Additional team members’ details will be taken at Registration on the day
  • The BTF Day License for the event is included in the price of a Non BTF Entry.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.

Details Price Qty
Bedfordshire Triathlon Standard Non BTF Member £83.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Standard BTF Member £77.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Standard Relay £97.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Standard Aquabike Non BTF Member £73.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Standard Aquabike BTF Member £67.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Sprint Non BTF Member £68.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Sprint BTF Member £62.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Sprint Relay £82.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Sprint Aquabike Non BTF Member £58.00 (GBP)*  
Bedfordshire Triathlon Sprint Aquabike BTF Member £52.00 (GBP)*  

Price does not include booking fee

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