The Race Organiser : The Fugitive
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The Fugitive

Higginson Park, High Street, MARLOW. SL7 1AW

The Fugitive takes place across the scenic Thames Valley area.


Swim the river, cycle the hilly open roads, or run the flat Thames path - with a mixture of grass, tarmac, and trail - taking in the views of Marlow and the surrounding areas.


Join the Triathlon for the ultimate challenge, or either of our Duathlon/Aquabike categories if you prefer to focus on specific disciplines.


If you only fancy a dip in the Thames, then pick one of our swim-only categories instead and get yourself wet!


With multiple distances for each discipline, you’ll find something to challenge yourself this summer.


Event merchandise is available for purchase during registration for delivery by the following weekend when ordered by Sunday.


All of our events are organised following government and governing body COVID-19 guidance. We will continue to ensure that we deliver safe and enjoyable events.


Entry on the day will be subject to availability and a £5 surcharge.


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Event Details


Multisport Components

Triathlon (Middle)               SWIM 1900m / BIKE 85.6Km / RUN 20Km

Triathlon (Standard)           SWIM 1500m / BIKE 37Km / RUN 10Km

Triathlon (Sprint)                SWIM 750m / BIKE 24.5Km / RUN 5Km

Duathlon (Middle)               RUN 5Km / BIKE 85.6Km / RUN 20Km

Duathlon (Standard)          RUN 5Km / BIKE 37Km / RUN 10Km

Duathlon (Sprint)                RUN 5Km / BIKE 24.5Km / RUN 5Km

Aquabike (Middle)               SWIM 1900m / BIKE 85.6Km

Aquabike (Standard)          SWIM 1500m / BIKE 37Km

Aquabike (Sprint)                SWIM 750m / BIKE 24.5Km



This event is draft-illegal (TT bikes permitted) and is expected to be licensed with the British Triathlon Federation (BTF), the competition rules of which can be found hereWe recommend participants familiarise themselves with the information therein, specifically sections­­ 4 (Swimming), 5 (Cycling), 6 (Running) & 7 (Transition) for details on equipment and their expected conduct during the event. Entry includes day membership for non-BTF members which will be provided on event day.


Bib Numbers

Bib numbers (and bike stickers/swimming caps where applicable) are available for collection at the event only, participants should not expect to receive anything by mail.



Results will be uploaded live to our website (internet connection permitting) and communicated to all pre-registered participants within 24 hours of the event.



All finishers will receive a medal on completing their event and, subject to a competitive field of participants, prizes may be available for the top three places overall - and the top place in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) - for both females and males at each distance. Winners will be notified via email by the end of the following week once results are considered final.




Medical Cover

Suitable medical cover is provided at our events in case of a medical emergency. 


Bag Drop

Bag drop will not be available at this event. Participants should leave all belongings with their vehicle/in transition where possible and arrive ready to run.



Event images are expected to be available, usually within 24 hours of the event.


Water Stations

Water will be available on the run route only; participants must carry with them anything necessary to refuel and hydrate during the remainder of the event.



Toilets will be available around the start/finish/lap point for use throughout the event. Toilets will not be available on the routes.


Changing Rooms/Showers 

There are no dedicated changing rooms/showers.


Other Information



This event is not suitable for wheelchair users due to the nature of the terrain.



Spectators are permitted at this event.



The use of earphones/headphones is prohibited throughout this event.




Further details with respect to planning your journey and available parking facilities will be communicated prior to the event to all registered participants.