Impetus Private Equity Triathlon

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Date of event

Saturday 18th September 2021


Dorney Lake, Berkshire


Register Your Interest

Distances & Prices

The Impetus Private Equity Triathlon is set to return Saturday 18th September 2021!

Please follow the steps outlined in the Registration form. Upon completion of registration, the Impetus team will contact you directly with full confirmation details.

If you have any questions please contact


  • Sprint Individual Triathlon– £110 400m swim, 21.2km cycle, 5km run
  • Challenge Individual Triathlon– £110 800m swim, 31.8km cycle, 7.5km run
  • Olympic Individual Triathlon – £110 1500m swim, 42.4km cycle, 10km run
  • Duathlon – £110 5km run, 31.8km cycle, 5km run

Relay (Teams of 3):

  • Sprint Relay Triathlon – £225 400m swim, 21.2km cycle, 5km run
  • Challenge Relay Triathlon – £225 800m swim, 31.8km cycle, 7.5km run
  • Olympic Relay Triathlon – £225 1500m swim, 42.4km cycle, 10km run

All participants have a fundraising target of £400 to support the work of Impetus

Family & Children Events:

  • Scootathlon (4-8 years): 390m scoot, 390m cycle, 250m run

Space Hopper Time Trial: Test how good you are on a space hopper in time trials being held throughout the day

About the event

If government restrictions prevent the triathlon from going ahead, you will be offered the choice to roll your place to 2022, make your entry fee a charitable donation to Impetus or get a refund.

The Impetus Private Equity Triathlon is one of the highlights of the private equity calendar. You can swim, cycle, run – or do them all. Take part individually in an Olympic race, or sign up a corporate team in a relay race – the money you raise will help change a young person’s life. With children’s activities and a delicious BBQ – there’ll be fun for the whole family.

*Please note, there is a small admin fee when registering via the Active Registration platform, which is non-refundable.

Event Benefits

  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Fast flat course, perfect for racing colleagues and posting a fast time
  • Great opportunity to network with industry colleagues and competitors
  • Clean calm lake waters
  • Safe closed roads


  • Provision of sports nutrition products on the day such as gels, recovery bars and recovery shakes
  • Goodybag – with a range of sport supplements and Industry goodies
  • Access to the recovery tent
  • Free car parking
  • Medical support and water safety team
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Results texted to your phone as you cross the line
  • Industry cups awarded to overall winners
  • Triathlon T-shirt
  • Event medal
  • Swim cap

Share your triathlon training stories, photos and JustGiving page on social media and tag Impetus on Twitter @ImpetusPEF, LinkedIn or Facebook. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #Impetustriathlon.



08.30 1 Olympic Individual Triathlon & Relay Triathlon
08.30 2 Duathlon
09.00 3 Challenge Individual & Relay Triathlon
09.30 4 Sprint Individual Triathlon
10.00 5 Sprint Relay Triathlon
12.30 6 Prize Giving
12:45 Scootathlon (4- 8 years old)


Click here for the 2019 event guide. 2021 event guide will become available closer to the event.


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Age Requirements

  • Sprint (Individual & Relay) – Minimum Age 15 at 31 December, 2021
  • Challenge (Individual & Relay) – Minimum Age 17 at 31 December, 2021
  • Olympic (Individual & Relay) – Minimum Age 17 at 31 December, 2021
  • Adult Duathlon – Minimum Age 17 at 31 December, 2021
  • Scootathlon – Age 4-8 on Event Day





We are often asked if wetsuits have to be worn at our events. But the wearing of wetsuits in triathlon is governed by British Triathlon rules and is totally dependent on water temperature one hour before the start of the event.

Water Temperature Wetsuit Rule
Water Temp less than 14 degrees Wetsuits are COMPULSORY
Water temp 14 – 22 degrees Wetsuits are OPTIONAL
Water temp above 22 degrees Wetsuits are BANNED

We do say that wetsuits in fact help with buoyancy and warmth, so we strongly recommend that you wear one if they are optional. We will keep you updated with water temperature as we get closer to the event but at Dorney Lake it is almost always an optional wetsuit swim.


Europe’s leading wetsuit brand, Zone3 has built its reputation on a deep-rooted passion for triathlon and ensuring that their wetsuits offer market leading performance, innovation and functionality.

Zone3 has won more industry design awards than any other wetsuit brand, including the first and only 10/10 review from 220 Triathlon Magazine, and many others including Best in Class, Top Value and Game Changer of the Year.

Their product philosophy and commitment to excellence ensures a range suitable for athletes of all levels, helping maximise performance and enjoyment within the sport.

You can purchase or hire a Zone3 wetsuit to make sure you’re fully prepared for your event at the Zone3 interactive race hub here.


British Bike Hire will be providing bike hire at Human Race events up and down the country.

British Bike Hire is one of the UK’s largest bike hire businesses who specialise in event-based bike hire, and with years of experience they know exactly what it takes to have the bike ready for your day, with as little hassle as possible.

Their service includes delivery to your event as well as fitting onto your bike by an experienced mechanic so you’re as comfortable as possible for the ride. They have a fleet covering all bases, from basic alloy road bikes to race-ready carbon fibre machines, as well as road oriented hybrid bikes and mountain bikes. All bikes arrive fully serviced and cleaned with the aim to take as much stress out of your day as possible.

Visit and book via the online portal or email for more information.


Through Champion System, you can purchase customised kit for the Triathlon, tailored to suit your needs.

Champion System are leading custom sports apparel provider. They deliver a seamless and collaborative experience, enabling customers to create their own brand and endeavour to offer a state of the art experience that is fun, efficient and easy, while exemplifying passion for innovation, quality and excellence.


Travel & Accommodation

Eton College Rowing Centre, Dorney Lake, Windsor, SL4 6QP

The event will be held at the Olympic rowing venue for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Full on-site parking means you can come and go while the event is taking place, we have showers and toilets aplenty and there is catering in the Boathouse.

Detailed Road, Rail and Taxi Instructions HERE

Accommodation Booking Service

Windsor and Maidenhead Crest

If you require accommodation we recommend using the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead’s accommodation booking service.

  • The service operates seven days a week and offers you:
  • Extensive local knowledge of Windsor, Maidenhead, Ascot and surrounding areas
  • A match service for your personal requirements
  • Preferential prices
  • A fast and efficient service
  • Known availability
  • Confirmation of booking.

Tickets to major attractions are also available through the Concierge box office service so why not let them help you to make the right choice and ensure your stay is a memorable one!

Accommodation Hotline: +44 (0)1753 743907

Charity & Fundraising

Impetus transforms the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds by ensuring they get the support they need to succeed in education, in work, in life. We do this by finding, investing in and building the best charities working with these young people, helping them to have a bigger impact and by influencing the policy and resource decisions that impact their lives.




Just Giving

It’s easy to setup a fundraising page. Head to our triathlon campaign on JustGiving and click ‘Start fundraising’ to create your own page in a few simple steps. Then, share it far and wide by email and social media.

Make your Impetus Private Equity Triathlon JustGiving page now