South Manchester Triathlon 2017 Event Review

The South Manchester Triathlon took place yesterday, Sunday 17th September 2017, at the Wilmslow Leisure Centre and despite the occasional rain showers, plenty of triathletes got some amazing times. This year over 700 participants took part at the event and the support from the crowds was absolutely brilliant.

Several triathletes came back to the South Manchester Triathlon after having took place in the Wilmslow Triathlon in May, just to see how they improved over the season. The majority of the athletes smashed their times and showed that with hard work and determination anything can be achieved!  

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 Paul Hawkins take the win in a time of 01:07:56, ahead of Marcus Dey who finished in 01:10:06 and Jack Schofield in 01:10:57. For the Female Category Kimberley Bell claimed the women’s title in 01:20:53, with Jill Wood coming second in 01:21:53 and Lorraine Hopley securing third place in 01:23:29. 

Results (provisional):

South Manchester Sprint Triathlon 2017

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


1) Paul Hawkins, 01:07:56

2) Marcus Dey, 01:10:06

3) Jack Schofield, 01:10:57


1) Kimberley Bell, 01:20:53

2) Jill Wood. 01:21:53

3) Lorraine Hopley, 01:23:29


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