12-14 May 2017.
Old Truman Brewery,

1,000 Urban Triathletes unite in the name of fitness for a unique challenge consisting of HIIT (25 mins), RUN (6k) & YOGA (30 mins). Taking place on Saturday 13th May, the triathlon kicks off at 7:00am beneath the Olympic Stadium and finishes at The Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, just in time to enjoy Balance Festival.

The Challenge
  • Join 1000 urban triathletes for a multi-disciplinary balanced challenge consisting of HIIT, Run and Yoga.
  • Take part in one of five unique waves lead by various top London trainers and Balance Festival headliners.
  • An experience suitable for every fitness level. Participants are encouraged to compete only with themselves in this fun and inspiring journey to balance.
The Experience
  • Starting from the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the Urban Tri kicks off with a 25 min HIIT session to get your heart racing.
  • Then hit the pavement for a 6km run through the streets of East London.
  • Conclude with a 30 minute restorative yoga session at the Old Truman Brewery to stretch and cooldown before joining Balance Festival.
The Reward
  • Enjoy access to Balance Festival, London’s most anticipated health and wellness event.
  • Meet and get to know over 200 incredible food, fitness and wellness brands bursting with insight and innovation.
  • Take part in taster (20 min) or full-length (45-50 min) workouts with 7 leading fitness studios.
  • Participate in curated workshops, talks, cooking demos and experiential activities.
  • Plus much more!

The Waves

No two journeys to Balance are the same. At the Urban Tri, you will have the chance to experience a unique session created to challenge individuals of every fitness ability. Each wave will be lead by some of London’s most influential trainers bringing a range of expertise to sessions. With every wave pushing a different aspect of your physical and mental capability, taking part in the Urban Tri will offer triumph to everyone.

The Cause

The Urban Tri is proud to support Project Waterfall, an initiative delivering clean drinking water to schools in African countries. Access to safe, clean water is a crucial step in breaking the poverty cycle. Diseases from unsafe water and lack of basic sanitation kill more people each year than all forms of violence, including war. With your help, we can bring water into communities and help lift them out of poverty for good.
Each participant in the Urban Tri has the option to fundraise for Project Waterfall. 100% of your donation will go directly to our current project, bringing clean drinking water to over 120,000 boys and girls in schools across Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.
You can fundraise by setting up a Total Giving page or by making a one off donation online.
Do good, feel good.

Before the Urban Tri

Get your pre-workout energy from our title sponsor, Vega, who will be providing Vega Clean Energy to help you perform well for the Urban Tri. You and your friends can also grab a free cup of coffee from the La Marzocco X Ozone Coffee Roasters Cart.

After the Urban Tri

After you have completed the Balance Festival Urban Tri, collect your medal, reuseable BRITA Fill&Go Active bottle and don’t forget to strike a pose for your finisher photo!
Vega will be providing delicious post-workout snacks for all participants, including fudgy vegan brownies and coconut, vanilla and cashew energy balls.

The Route


"The Urban Tri is the perfect fitness challenge suitable for all abilities. It provides an achievable target to work towards and push you out of your comfort zone! You get to sweat for a cause, and have some serious fun in the process."

Zanna Van Dijk