Perranporth Surf Challenge Triathlon


Centred around Cornwall’s north coast surfing beach, this amazing race is in it’s 27th year. The Perranporth Surf Challenge Triathlon is scheduled to take place on Sunday the 7th September 2014 – 10am start. Enjoy a weekend in Cornwall and see if you are tough enough to race the Surf Challenge Triathlon. The race comprises:

800m – 1000m surf swim from a mass start on Perranporth beach
35k cycle on the hills around Perranporth
7.5k run along some spectacular beach shoreline and cliff scenery

(Remember – competitors with children between the ages of 7 and 15 might consider entering them in the Youth Challenge Aquathon to be held the day before. For more information visit our Aquathon page here.) The Event Organizers reserve the right to amend the Race format, change the date or to cancel the Race. The Event Organizers will only exercise these rights due to circumstances beyond their control.

Entry Details & Download Entry Form

Entry Fee: £45 BTA members / £48 Non BTA members (includes T shirt and post race meal). There is a 300 entry limit on this race.

Download your 2013 Triathlon Entry Form now!

NB: Closing date for entries 29th August 2013

For any additional information: email or write to:

Karen Longstaff
13 St Georges Hill

Attention Sponsors

Perranporth Surf Challenge voted as runner up in a national poll for a triathlon with less than 500 entrants in 220 Triathlon Magazine – we are stoked!

We can offer excellent bannering & promotional opportunities either in town or in and around the transition / finish area. If you are interested in sponsoring this event then please email

Accommodation Information

The following sites have proved popular accommodation venues for competitors for many years. NB: book early as there are a limited number of beds available.

Ponsmere Hotel
Duchy Holidays
The Seiners
Haven Leisure – Perran Sands