Fancy being a record holder? Check out our course records below and see if you can beat them!
All our races are chip timed for accurate results, with course records held for the existing course used. On years where the existing course is unable to be used, new records will not be set. Triathlon records are held by individuals, with team times not counting towards course records.
The course records shown in the tables below are done in the format name (year) - hours:minutes:seconds.
HaverHalf and Haver10 were held for the first time in 2014 - both were held with revised courses in 2015, and while the HaverHalf course remained the same the Haver10 course changed again for 2016. HaverMara was held for the first time in 2016. HaverHalf and HaverMara are both measured and certified, with Haver10 being GPS measured due to part of the course being off road. All the races are licensed by UK Athletics. Due to course changes, the course records for Haver10 are recorded from 2016, and HaverHalf from 2015.
St Eds Running Festival was held for the first time on Sunday 29 October 2017, raising funds for West Suffolk Hospital's My WiSH charity and Bury Town pastors. The festival offered 10k, half marathon and marathon routes (in addition to the fun run), with 912 runners taking part. It has returned in 2018 ans 2019, with hundred more runners returning to enjoy the scenic routes out from the jewel of Suffolk to then tour some of the county's picturesque villages!
RecoverRace was a one-off event held on Sunday 30 July 2017, raising funds for rehabilitation charity Focus 12. The festival offered a challenging 12k and half marathon routes, from the picturesque Highwaymans B&B out through Risby, exploring north Suffolk through Fornham All Saints and then returning. Some 286 athletes competed in the running festival.
St Ed's Tri - the Abbeycroft Leisure Triathlon Festival was held for the first time on Sunday 19 June 2016. The race consisted of a 600 (Sprint+) or 300 (Sprint) metre swim at Bury St Edmunds Leisure Centre, before heading out on a 38 or 20-kilometre cycle through the Saxhams, Hargrave and Westley, and finally laps of a 2.5 kilometre run passing West Suffolk College and the King Edward School playing fields, before finishing with a lap of the athletics track.
Mildenhall Tri - the Abbeycroft Leisure Triathlon Festival was held for the first time on Sunday 28 August 2016. The race consisted of a 600 (Sprint+) or 300 (Sprint) metre swim in the town’s swimming pool, before heading out on a 38 or 20-kilometre cycle through Lakenheath and West Row, and finally a 10 or 5 kilometre run through Mildenhall town centre, through Barton Mills and back along the River Lark before finishing on the Jubilee Field.
The run route for HaverTri - the Adams Harrison Triathlon was updated for 2016, hence the course records are recorded from then.The race now consists of a 600 (Sprint+) or 300 (Sprint) metre swim at Haverhill Leisure Centre, before heading out for a 42 or 22 kilometre cycle through the picturesque villages of northern Essex including Steeple Bumpstead, Stambourne, Ridgewell, New England and Sturmer, before returning to Haverhill under the historic viaduct. The run is then a 10 or 6 kilometre run along the town's former railway line, heading out to Sturmer before returning.
HaverSports first hosted the Fritton Lake Triathlon weekend, at Norfolk's picturesque Somerleyton Estate, on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June 2019.
The weekend offered a Sprint triathlon (800m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) on the Saturday morning, a Super Sprint triathon in the afternoon (400m swim, 10km bike, 3km run), and a Standard distance triathlon (1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run) on the Sunday morning, with some athletes taking on the Triple Tri Challenge to conquer all three!
The Stowmarket Triathlon Festival was held by HaverSports for the first time on Sunday 22 September 2019, starting and finishing at the Mid-Suffolk Leisure Centre.
Athletes had a choice of Sprint distance triathlon (300m swim, 18km cycle, 5km run) or duathlon (5km run, 18km cycle, 5km run), or Sprint+ distances in both events (600m swim, 35km cycle, 10km run - duathlon having a 10km then 5km run).