Sprint & super-sprint triathlons: 14 of the UK's best for beginners

Made the decision to do your first triathlon and want to know which one is the best for the tri newbie? Here, are what we think are, the UK's top 14 short offerings perfect for those dipping their toe into triathlon waters for the first time


Dorney Lake, Berkshire, UK

Our second women-only race on the list comes from that beginner’s tri Mecca of Dorney Lake. Once again, much of the success comes down to the welcoming and relaxed atmosphere for first-time female triathletes. The Dorney Lake location has long proved itself as a stress-free multisport haven, with calm waters, flat bike and run courses, and plenty of spectator vantage points.

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