Mumbles Triathlon 28 September 2019

Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about the Mumbles Triathlon? No problem – simply look through our frequently asked questions below, and hopefully you’ll find the info you need.

General FAQs

How can I register for the event?

Simply go to the registration page by clicking here and entering online via Active. We do not accept paper entries.

Are there age restrictions for race entry?

Yes there are different ages for different distances - 

Middle - 18+

Sprint and Super Sprint - 14+

Can someone else register me?

No, you MUST register yourself, either the night before or the morning of the race, with ID.

When do I get my race number and timing chip?

These must be collected at the time of registration upon showing photo ID.

Are there official photographers?

Yes, Charles Whitton will be on site to take athlete photos.

Can I Transfer, Defer or Refund My Entry?

Please see for all answers regarding transfer, deferrals and refunds.

When is the closing date of registration?

Registration closes on 14th September, 2019 at Midday, subject to availability.

How do I know if my entry has been successful

You will receive a confirmation email within 24 hours of entering the triathlon.  If you don't receive a confirmation email, please firstly check your junk mail folder.  If you have any concerns regarding your entry please email us at

Do you have to be a member of a club?

No you don't need to be a member of a club.

What time does registration open?

Registration takes place in Mumbles Yacht Club.  For opening times please refer to 

Can I enter a team?

Yes you can enter a team of 2 or 3.

Swim FAQs

Do I have to wear a wetsuit?

Yes, this is mandatory for all of our events and must cover the torso & thighs. It must NOT cover the hands and feet.

Can I wear my own swim hat?

If you wish to wear two swim hats that is fine but the issued swim hat MUST be worn on top.

What stroke can I use?

Although BTF rules have now allowed backstroke we will not allow you to do this stroke. Front facing strokes only.

Bike FAQ

Can I use Tri Bars (aerobars)?

Yes Tri Bars are allowed.


Can I wear headphones?

No, we discourage anyone wearing headphones during the race.

Is there a cut off?

Yes, there is an overall cut-off of 4pm.

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