Date: Sunday 8th July 2018
Location: Fambridge Yacht Station, Ferry Road, North Fambridge, Essex
Event Type and Distance: Middle distance triathlon 1.9km Swim / 90km Cycle / 18km Run
Amenities: Free camping to all competitors, BBQ, chip timing, Sports massage, wetsuit hire, Trophies for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd male and female, medals for all competitors
Entry Price: From £91
The Fambridge Half Iron Triathlon is the premier Half Ironman event in Essex and London.It starts and finishes at Fambridge Yacht Station on the River Crouch. North Fambridge is a charming and peaceful village and there is plenty to do with Maldon, Chelmsford, Basildon, and Burnham on Crouch all nearby. The area is rich with wildlife and Blue House Farm Nature Reserve is well worth a visit. For those who enjoy walking, you can follow the sea wall to the historic town of Burnham on Crouch, get the train back and grab something to eat at The Ferry Boat Inn.
Athletes will be swimming in the River Crouch. Participants will get to enjoy the quiet, scenic roads of the Dengie Peninsula on the bike section of the race. The running course is situated around the Fambridge Village; it's recommended that friends and family stay in this area as this is where the spectators gather. The running course is also lined with aid stations providing various energy bars and drinks. The Ferry Boat Inn will also provide refreshments and a BBQ at the finish line.