South Manchester Triathlon 2016 Event Review


The South Manchester Triathlon took place yesterday, Sunday 18th September 2016, at the Wilmslow Leisure Centre and was blessed with clear skies and plenty of sunshine. Hundreds of competitors and supporters made their way to the venue for this fantastic event.

Athletes in the sprint distance race completed a 400m swim, a 24.2 km cycle and a 6.3 km run.

In the sprint race Male Category, we saw Matthew Fordham take the win in a time of 01:23:31, ahead of John Hughes who finished in 01:37:38 and Mark Jones in 01:37:57. For the Female Category Jessica Martin claimed the women’s title in 01:18:25, with Alison Monks coming second in 01:25:26 and Lisa Swanton securing third place in 01:30:21. 

Results (provisional):

South Manchester Sprint Triathlon 2016

400m swim, a 24.2 km cycle and a 6.3 km run


1) Matt Barnes, 01:07:32

2) James Muscart, 01:12:01

3) Bradley Murphy, 01:12:36


1) Caroline Ainscough, 01:19:56

2) Angela Hannon. 01:20:00

3) Loarraine Hopley, 01:21:27