Mon 1 Jan 2024 Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

New Years Day Triathlon

Edinburgh Triathletes welcome you the New Year’s Day Triathlon!

  • Mon 1 Jan 2024
Royal Commonwealth Pool, Edinburgh

New Years Day Triathlon



Age 16 & over on 31 Dec 2024

  • 400 m pool swimming
  • 11 miles road cycling
  • 3.5 km road running


We are truly proud of our event, this is the 27th edition of what has become a fixture in the calendar. The race was introduced as part of the Edinburgh Hogmanay Festival and we are pleased to say we have kept going as long as the partying has. As always we aim to make this a great start the year of sport in Scotland. This is a race for everyone; a fun race for those who have never done a triathlon before (last year half of the field were triathlon virgins) or a competitive test of winter fitness for the experienced. The race gives you the opportunity to start the year as you mean to continue – and with a great atmosphere from the support of both competitors and spectators you will have a great time. Every entrant receives a race momento so they can remember their achievement. For many, this was an annual event, so welcome back, and I hope you not only go faster this year, but that you also enjoy it at least as much as you did previously! We are very proud that our event offers a safe and inclusive event for everyone. If the 400m swim (8 lengths of the Commie Pool), the 11 mile cycle (three times around Arthurs Seat in a clockwise direction) or 3.5 mile run (once around Arthurs Seat again clockwise) seems too much then why not enter a team? There is no need for the kids to feel left out – there is a separate Duathlon race for 8 to 15 year olds. This involves a short run, 2k bike, short run – all on closed roads.

Event details

  • All fitness levels
  • Event village
  • Families
  • Newcomers
  • Spectators


  • Age 16 & over on 31 Dec 2024
  • Entries open
  • Enter online