World Triathlon Qualifier @ShropshireTriathlon

For the 2023 World Championship Standard Triathlon Pontevedra, Spain

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Date: Saturday 3rd September 2022
Venue: The Mere, Cremorne Gardens, Ellesmere SY12 0DQ
Swim: Lake
Standard Distance: 1500m swim - 39k cycle - 10k run
Minimum Age:

17 years for standard distance

Start Time:

From 7:30am

Entry fee:

£85 (Includes official T-shirt & finisher medal).


You must register your intent to qualify with British Triathlon by the 2nd of September 2022. See details below.


World Qualifier Standard Distance Competitor list 2022

Please Note: Competitor Race Day Information will be emailed out to competitors 7-10 days before the event.

The Event

  • Registration, swim start, transition and finish line are all located within Cremorne Gardens
  • Open water swim in The Mere
  • Shropshire & Welsh countryside bike course
  • Closed to traffic road & lakeside run course
  • Official event photography
  • World Qualifier Official Finishers Medal 
  • Official finishers T-Shirt

The Shropshire Triathlon has been held at the fabulous venue of The Mere at Ellesmere since 1992.

The Mere in Ellesmere was awarded the Green Flag Award for the sixth year in a row, recognising it as one of the best parks in the world.

Read the full article via Shropshire Live

For further information about Ellesmere visit

Specific competitor race day information will be emailed out 7-10 days prior to the event.

Course Maps

Shropshire Arena Map

Swim Course

Swim Course - World Standard Distance Triathlon Qualifier 2022.gif


Cycle Course

Mount & Dismount line situated inside Cremorne Gardens.

Shropshire & Welsh Countryside cycle route.

Run Course

To view course direction & distance markers, please click on, “view full version” (top left-hand corner of the map) or run your mouse cursor along the mountain graph to see course direction.


This event is hosting a qualifier for the Great Britain Age Group Team

Want to become a part of the team? 

Make sure you’re eligible here.


What is Age Group racing? What are World Triathlon and Europe Triathlon Qualifiers?

The Great Britain Age Group Team offers British Triathlon Home Nation members a unique opportunity to represent Great Britain at continental and international events in triathlon, duathlon and other multisport disciplines. If you qualify for the team, you can represent Great Britain and enjoy the experience of racing at a World Triathlon World Championship or Europe Triathlon European Championship.


How do I qualify?

Qualifiers are held annually across Britain for triathlon and duathlon races, with athletes qualifying for Championship events the following year.

This event is a qualifier and results will be shared with British Triathlon for Great Britain Age Group Team selection.

If you intend to qualify for the Great Britain Age Group Team, you must be a member of British Triathlon through your Home Nation and register your intent to qualify by 5pm on Friday 2nd September.

Additional details can be found here:

Entry Form

World Triathlon Qualifier @ShropshireTriathlon


(Price per race entry or per relay team)

Free finishers shirt included. Please select your race from the drop down list below. The price will adjust automatically.