© South Ribble Borough Council 2019


South Ribble Sports and Wellbeing Day TRY-athlon

Worden Park Saturday 13 July 2019

A brand new free family event for 2019 promoting physical and mental wellbeing in South Ribble – come along and join in from 11 am to 4 pm at Worden Park, Leyland.

On the day there will be plenty of attractions to test your body and broaden your mind to the possibility of living in a more active way using South Ribble’s fantastic green spaces.

There will be demonstrations from the Challenge Through Sport Initiative, Lancashire Fire and Rescue, Lancashire Police.

Join in a balance bike limbo challenge, Yoga with Tanya or an inflatable obstacle course provided by Healthier Heroes.

BOOK YOUR FREE TRY-athlon PLACE HERE -> skiddle.com/e/13533495


This TRY-athlon is unique in that you decide the distances to complete from a pick and mix of options to swim, cycle and run. This creates a truly unique and fun introduction to triathlons. You can challenge your friends, family and colleagues or just challenge yourself to complete the event. 

Decide on the activities, times and distances that you want to do and book your events and times.

BOOK YOUR FREE PLACE skiddle.com/e/13533495


Leyland Leisure Centre 11 am – 1 pm

Choose your distance 25m – 50m – 100m – 200m – 400m


Choose a guided ride or a spin bike time challenge. The guided rides are led by qualified British Cycling ride leaders with 3 distances to select from:

  • 27k ride – circles the borough boundary taking in Buckshaw Village, Cuerden Valley and Avenham Park – departs 12.30 pm
  • 5k ride - circular route around Worden Park – departs at 30 minute intervals from 12 pm to 2.30 pm
  • 1k ride – guided traffic-free ride within the park – various times

Spin bikes – based at Leyland Leisure Centre – timed challenges - you choose the time you spend on the bike 5, 10 or 15 minutes.


Junior Park Run – 1 pm

5k run within Worden Park

2 pm (complete 1 lap for 1.6k, 2 laps for 3.2k or 3 laps for 5k)

Free TRY sessions

Everyone is welcome to join in the TRY-athlon, whatever their fitness level, and to help get participants in the zone free weekly TRY-run,TRY-cycle and TRY-swim sessions will be held. Details of training sessions here.

Frequently Asked Questions: Click here

For further information:

Visit the event facebook page /srtryathlon

Email tryathlon@southribble.gov.uk