Southampton Fast Twitch Triathlon

A pool-based Sprint Triathlon situated on the edge of the beautiful New Forest National Park. The bike course heads out towards the historic village of Beaulieu, with the run course going out towards the village of Dibden Purlieu. A great event for novices and experienced Triathletes alike.

Online entries close 3rd April (Book early to avoid disappointment, this events sells out)

Put that winter training to the test!

Entry Options

Southampton Fast Twitch Triathlon

Price rise 03/04/2019


See for refund policy. 


  • You may trade your entry for a Transfer Credit at a cost of £10.00 until 23/03/2019.
  • You will have 12 months (from the date of the event) to spend your Transfer Credit. You may also use your Transfer Credit to enter someone else.
  • Click here for more info on Transfers.


  • You may Refund yourself the entry cost less £10.00 until 02/03/2019.
  • Click here for more info on Refunds.

You can manage your entries in the section of your Racer Dashboard.

Instalment Plan

  • You may pay in equal instalments up to a either a maximum set by the organizer or monthly up to one month before the event, whichever is less.
  • There is an additional fee of 1% + £0.50 (inc VAT) for each instalment.
  • You are responsible for ensuring payments are made, missing payments may mean removal from the event and loss of any monies paid to date.
  • For more information on instalment plans see here.

Organiser Updates (2)

Worried you haven't do your drafting from your toe tapping?

sent by Challenging Events on 06/03/2019 at 21:30
We have two opportunities to find out more about the event and triathlons in general.

The first is the Facebook Live event we are hosting on March 22nd -

Our Mission Fast Twitch Coaches, our race director Kelly, will try to answer any event or training questions.

We are also co-hosting the Triathlon Festival (    This is an amazing opportunity to meet the CE Team, have a bike fit, swimtest (yes swim) a new wetsuit and listen to some amazing speakers that we have lined up for you.

There are still places available online  for £8 (just a few so get in quick before the price goes up).  If you miss out on the cheaper prices, turn up on Saturday with a copy of your SFFT confirmation and get you (and everyone in your party) get in for £10.



sent by Challenging Events on 05/02/2019 at 17:16


There’s a secret not everyone wants you to know about.

Training doesn’t actually make you fitter or stronger…

The cat is well and truly out of the bag, but before you rip up your training plan and throw your trainers in the bin, hang fire and let me explain.

That swim, bike ride or run is just the stimulus. You complete the session, feel great at having ticked it off but are clearly a bit fatigued as a result.

The instant result is:
Training = Fatigue.

The more you train, the more fatigue you are going to build up, making you more and more tired.

Proof then, that training isn’t what makes you fitter.

How then, do you weird the results from your hard efforts.

This is where rest and recovery come in.

As part of Mission Fast Twitch, we will be utilising recovery as one of our prime markers for every participant to ensure that they are training like Goldilock’s favourite porridge.

“Just right”.

We can all train more, and many of us think we NEED to train more, when in fact, all we really need to do is focus more on recovery strategies.

Train hard, recover smart and you’ll see great results.

Combine recovery with our training plans, strength and conditioning sessions, the triathlon nutrition blueprint, weekly advice, coach contact and accountability from our private Facebook Group to keep you motivated…

And you’ve got a powerful ally.

Just 10 places available so we can ensure everyone gets the close attention they need.

Follow the link for joining details:…

Ideal for you guys who have entered!?


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Challenging Events

Challenging Events Organiser

05/01/2019 09:56:05

The BLING has been released ! Head to the FB event to check it out Kelly

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