Pop-up City Triathlon
24-27 April 2017

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The Series

Pop-up City Triathlon

In 2016 this unique Pop-Up City Triathlon in Canary Wharf was hailed a huge success, with corporate and club teams racing to cover the most distance over a set time and claim a big prize. 2017 will see a 100 teams competing over a four-day event with a spectacular grand final.

Pop-up City Triathlon

Monday 24th – Thursday 27th April 2017

The unique Pop-Up City Triathlon will take place in Canary Wharf for four days this Spring inviting corporate and club teams of three to give it a ‘tri’ and test their mettle in the staged static triathlon.

Check out this short video of the event.

The 2017 Pop-up City Triathlon

City workers take on rival bankers in unique static triathlon

WHEN: Monday 24th April – Thursday 27th April 2017. Each team will be allocated a fifteen-minute slot between 12.00 and 14:30pm or 17:30 – 20:30. The top rating five teams will make the final hosted on Thursday 27th April at 18:00.

WHERE: Montgomery Square, Canary Wharf (next to Clifford Chance).

WHO: Corporate teams and triathlon clubs. 2016 participants included; KPMG, HSBC, Bank of America, Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Citi Bank, Santander, Clifford Chance to name a few.

WHAT: The staged event will welcome 100 teams to take-part in a large-scale static triathlon competing for the best distance over a given time (3 min swim in an endless pool, 4 minutes on a cycle ergometer and a 3 minute run on a treadmill with a 3% incline). The teams made up of three will compete in one discipline each and represent the same company.

Credit Suisse was the winning team in 2016 with an outstanding overall distance of 4,640 metres. You can see the leaderboard to beat here.

Winning Team
£1,000 for the teams’ charity of choice PLUS each team member will get:

  • Swim changing robe
  • KitBrix bag filled with goodies; VitaCoco Oil, High5 nutrition, race belt, Speedo towel and CherryActive
  • Three month training plan from expert training partner, thetrilife.com
  • FREE one hour physio consultation or massage with Six Physio
  • FREE race place at any Castle Triathlon Series event/distance

Four Runner-Up Teams
Each team member will receive:

  • Swim changing robe
  • Rucksack filled with goodies; VitaCoco Oil, High5 nutrition, race belt, Speedo towel and CherryActive.
  • FREE race place at any Castle Triathlon Series event/distance

COST: All entry fee proceeds (£250 per team) will go directly to the Castle Triathlon Series Official Charity Partner, Macmillan Cancer Support.

If your team all belong to a Triathlon club, you can obtain an entry ticket for £150. Please email us here to apply for a club entry.

Novotel London Canary Wharf

Novotel has partnered with this year’s Pop-Up City Triathlon. The campaign forms part of the launch of the brand new Canary Wharf hotel which opened its doors to welcome guests from the 14th February 2017, and like the Pop-Up City Triathlon, is set to become a regular part of the lives of business people and visitors to the City.

The new Novotel London Canary Wharf comes complete with 39 storeys, 360 degree stunning views of the London skyline, sky high BŌKAN restaurant, bar and rooftop terrace, and New York style health club. Tapping in to the World’s fastest growing sport, Novotel London Canary Wharf will host a winner’s party after the Grand Final. The winning team members will also all receive complimentary Brunch, for them and their family, and the hotel will be helping corporates stay ahead of their banking rivals with free early morning group training runs.

Pop-up City Triathlon Gallery

Race distances

Race distances

For the absolute beginners and children to the professional triathletes, the Castle Triathlon Series offers a wealth of race distances to suit all levels.

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Take part

We pride ourselves on offering a bespoke and tailored offering for all those wishing to take part and grateful for all those who want to be involved on the day.

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