Situated on the world-famous Antrim Coast Road you will find Ballygally Beach, nestled under the Sallagh Braes and home to the historic Ballygally Castle.
Views of the infamous North channel and the Mull of Kintyre will meet you as you stand ready for a running beach start and a day of endurance, courtesy of Up Hill Down Dale
No one can dispute the beauty of the Antrim Coast, an area steeped in history, culture and myth... but truly unforgiving for the unprepared.
Challenging open water swimming conditions, a relentless cycling route through the Glens of Antrim, a gradual ascending trail run up to Scawt Peak then concluding with a descent through the Sallagh Braes - are all part of your journey to the finish line at the White Bear Rock.
BallyGally community hall, 262 Coast Road, BallyGally, BT40 2QX
05:00 - 06:30 at Race HQ
Their are multiple car parks. Please do not park where cones are placed and respect the local community by not blocking driveways.
Half - 1.2 mile Swim / 56 mile Bike / 13.1 mile Run
Full - 2.4 mile Swim / 112 mile Bike / 26.2 mile Run
Cycle helmets must be worn
No draughting no matter how tempting
Pick up all litter and leave no trace
No ear phones on cycling or running route, roads will not be closed to traffic
Please dismount in areas signposted
Be courteous to our Event Crew, They are there to help you succeed
Be courteous to local road users. Respect local farmers moving livestock and give way
In short No. In order to make our Triathlon events more inclusive and affordable for locals and those travelling from afar we now carry our own insurance.
For the HALF and FULL distance tri support teams are permitted.
Absolutely, in fact we are determined to help you put on weight. We will have home-made cakes as well as other goodies to assist you around the course.
Transiton (Hot Water Stop)
Glenarm (H20 Stop Only)
Waterfoot - Cargan (Famous Wbt Cheese And/Or Ham Baps!)
Broughshane (H20 Stop Only)
Knockdhu - Killyglen Road (H20 Stop Only)
We have some fantastic accommodation in Ballygally and in surrounding villages to suit all budgets. Just let the accommodation know you are part of the WBTri for extra Bacon at breakfast LOL
Halfway House hotel, BallyGally
Knowe Na Mara B&B, BallyGally
The Barn at Ballycairn Cottages and B&B, BallyGally
BallyGally Holiday Apartments
Cairnview B&B, BallyGally
Waters Edge, Glenarm
Kinnalargy B&B, BallyGally
Carnfunnock Country Park, BallyGally
Cushendall Caravan Park
ENTRY FEE - Solo Half - £100 / Solo - Full £200
The White Bear Triathlon will be limited to 150 entrants. There will not be a waiting list.
If for any reason you are unable to attend the race, there will not be a refund or an option to defer your entry, however you are welcome to transfer your entry to another competitor via SiEntries, the cut off for transfers is 28 days prior to the start of the event.
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