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Strength of Spirit Games - The Rehabilitation Triathlon

Plymouth Hoe
Cycling at The Rehabilitation Triathlon on Plymouth Hoe

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On Thursday 27 June 2024 on Plymouth Hoe, show your support and admiration to the participants of the Rehabilitation Triathlon, hosted by the Royal Navy, supported by Plymouth City Council and sponsored by AECOM and The Royal Marines Charity. A triathlon that will get the crowds excitement going as you see the pure determination and commitment of those competing in the event.

​It is expected that 200 participants from the UK Tri-Services and Veterans will attend this event, along with International teams from the United States Marine Corps' and Royal Netherlands Marine Corps'.

The event will have full and sprint distances with participants competing in 6 different categories dependent upon the nature of injury and their physical ability. A team relay (2 / 3 competitors) event is also available over the full distance.

Sprint Distance:

  • Pool Swim - 200 metres
  • Bike - 6.6 km
  • Row - 2.5 km

Full Distance:

  • Pool Swim - 400 metres
  • Bike - 13.2 km
  • Row - 5 km

* Distances may vary slightly.

The swim will take place in the art-deco Tinside Lido. The cycle will consist of a time trial across Plymouth Hoe. The row will be static on rowing machines in a marquee positioned on the Hoe promenade.

The all-important Awards Ceremony will be held on the main stage on Plymouth Hoe, along with a performance from the amazing Royal Marines Corps of Drums.

Event race manual, detailing timings and important race day information, will be sent to participants following registration.

This incredible event is hosted by the Royal Navy, supported by Plymouth City Council and sponsored by The Royal Marines Charity and AECOM - As part of this Strength of Spirit Games, the day will also include a School Sports Partnership event for the younger athletes, many Charity stalls to be viewed, and a variety of venders to keep the hunger at bay, so get yourself along to Plymouth Hoe and see what it is all about.

Take part in the Rehabiliation Triathlon

If you would like to take part in the Rehabilitation Triathlon, you can register your place on Eventbrite.

Register your place

Event race manual, detailing timings and important race day information, will be sent to participants following registration.

Thanks to sponsors 

AECOM The Royal Marines Charity

Event delivery partners

Plymouth Active  SWH Cornish Bakery


Junior Rowing Challenge

Show your support for the first ever School Sports Partnership Plymouth Rowing Challenge on Plymouth Hoe, sponsored by AECOM.

​Watch as Plymouth junior school children, from Military families, compete against one another in this exciting contest. The children will also be able to enjoy a series of inspirational talks in the afternoon.

  • ​10am – Rowing challenge starts
  • 11.15am – Rowing challenge finish
  • 11.45am – Presentation on the main stage. Certificates and medals presented to all participants
  • 12.30am – Inspirational talks for participants

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Opening Times

Season (27 June 2024)
Thursday10:00 - 18:00

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