ATW Box End Sprint Distance Triathlon- 3rd September 2022

ATW Box End Triathlon

ATW Box End Sprint Distance Triathlon
(Incorporating the 2023 World Sprint Distance Qualifier)


This facility is purpose built for watersports, with immaculate water quality and a scenic run route all on site. The single lap bike course with a mix of fast, flat sections and short punchy climbs will provide an excellent test of all-round biking ability.

Although we are anticipating some competitive racing at the front end of the race, this event is open to everyone, regardless of ability, and there are no cut off times in operation.

For those who don’t want to take part in the run, there is an Aquabike (swim-bike) option, and for those who would like to compete as a team, there is a relay option, with 2 or 3 individuals sharing the disciplines between them.

The triathlon will begin at 07:00am.

If you are looking to qualify for the GB Age Group Team, Athletes MUST register their intent to qualify before 5pm on the Friday before the qualifying race. No late registrations will count.
Check your eligibility HERE

For further information, follow this link Age Group Qualifiers Calendar – British Triathlon

This is a non-draft legal race and there will be British Triathlon Moto Draftbusters in operation at the event to ensure that the event is fair and safe for all competitors.

  • Location: Box End Lakes, Box End Rd, Bedford MK43 8RN
  • Start times: From 7:00am.
  • Distances: Sprint = 750m Swim, 21Km Bike, 5Km Run. Aquabike options available with no run element.
  • Minimum Age:  Sprint Distance – 15yrs (on 03/09/22) Parental consent required
  • Activity: Swimming, Cycling & Running

  • Open to: Solo participants and  relay teams

  • Entry Fee: Options from just £42 (with Launch discounts – see below)

  • Refunds Active Training World does not offer refunds, transfers or deferrals for this event or any events listed on the website. If you are unable to attend due to illness, injury, family bereavement or jury service, you will only be eligible for a transfer or credit note on production of official evidence: Positive Covid-19 test result, Doctor’s note or equivalent.
  • Event Cancellation If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond ATW’s control (for example – but not limited to – adverse weather, local or national lockdown) entrants will be given a credit note for the value of their entry fee (minus the booking fee) to be used on any ATW event.
  • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
  • Event Organiser: Active Training World
  • Organiser Email: events@activetrainingworld.co.uk

Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration opens at: 05.30am

BTF Insurance
The day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.

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 swim takes place in Box End Lake. The lake is primarily used for wakeboarding, so contains lots of wake-boarding jumps. The route is one lap of a 750m clock-wise oval around the lake, between the jumps.

The NEW Sprint bike course is one, fast 21km lap with a variety of sections that should ensure minimal drafting while also providing opportunities for fast riding interspersed with some short challenging climbs. After finishing the lap there is a short ‘in loop’ to the dismount line, ready for the final 5km run. Virtual Bike Course Video

The Run Route   is completely off-road, and the lap breaks down into three very different sections which makes for fantastic and exciting racing. The opening section around the lap is pan flat, before turning at the far end of the lake and hitting an undulating section that loops through the woods. To finish off, its a return to the lake for a fast return to the finish area. Virtual Run Course Video

Swim – Open water | Bike – Road | Run – Off-road

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.

Supporters are now welcome and encouraged to attend our races, we want to create a friendly and safe atmosphere for all our participants.

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 to the top 3 male and female finishers on the day.

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 14 days leading up to the event.

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

Parking is available at Box End Lakes.

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 at approximately half way. There will also be water available, self-service style, at the finish.

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

Your details will kept in accordance with the Active Training World 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 15 on race day

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 rules.


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 this is your first registration on our new booking platform but had an ATW account previously, your old ATW log in details are now invalid and a new account will be created for you when you book your first event without logging in.
  • 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 day licence for Non-BTF members is included in the entry price. If you are a BTF Member, please ensure that you complete your licence number accurately during the registration process. All licence numbers will be validated by BTF before the event and any entrants with an invalid BTF licence number will be asked to show an online copy at registration or, if this is not possible, invoiced £6 for a day license after the event.
  • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.

Details Price Qty
Box End Sprint Non BTF Member £68.00 (GBP)*  
Box End Sprint BTF Member £62.00 (GBP)*   Sold Out
Box End Sprint Relay £82.00 (GBP)*  / bundle 
Box End Sprint Aquabike Non BTF Member £58.00 (GBP)*  / bundle 
Box End Sprint Aquabike BTF Member £52.00 (GBP)*  / bundle 

Price does not include booking fee

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