Jersey’s ultimate adventure events

Push your limits to the max

Pumped to test your limits with an endurance challenge or boldly go somewhere you’ve never been before in 2019? Sean Conway shares his awesome tips on how to discover what you’re made of this year in the island break. Here are six mighty challenges to put some hair on your chin this year in an epic arena flanked by cliffs, beaches and rolling tides. Your microadventure starts here.

JUNE

Accuro Jersey Triathlon

With sea, sand and track all within easy reach, Jersey’s swiftly becoming a mecca for some leading Triathlon events. Major events like the Super League Triathlon are making their base here, and the local event - held on 16 June - is known for being one of the most pulse-racing, challenging and picturesque courses in Britain.

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AUGUST

Round Island Challenge

Listed by Red Bull as one of top 11 extreme UK fitness challenges in 2016. This challenge really packs a punch!  Particpants either swim, canoe/kayak, row, SUP or run around the stunning island of Jersey. In doing so they not only take on a massive challenge but also one of the highest tidal ranges in the world! Jersey Round Island Challenge will take place on 31 August this year. 

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AUGUST

Round the Rock

The clue’s in the name; entrants at this ultra marathon tackle 48 miles and 1000 metres of climbs to circle the entire island - beaches, cliffs and all. Escape the city, explore the landscape and push yourself to the most gruelling limits on this unique island Ultra Marathon.

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SEPTEMBER

Breca Jersey SwimRun

This series of extreme adventure races through wild landscapes has come to Jersey, and uses the island’s rugged landscape as a fiendish natural playground. Starting in a castle, this course includes WW2 forts, and pristine sea swims that make for an unforgettable Jersey experience. Strong swimming skills are needed for this extreme adventure.

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SEPTEMBER

RBC Super League Triathlon

RBC Super League Triathlon returns to Jersey in September 2019. Whether beginner or contender, the race is super-fact, super addictive and is a memorable experience for all. With 55 of the world’s top male and female triathletes taking part, Jersey welcomed over 10,000 spectators in 2018. Why not join in the fun? RBC Super League Age Group is open for all age groups with individual men’s and women’s events, alongside a fun run, a thrilling mixed relay event and plenty of adrenaline-raising moments! Whether it’s in the water, on the bike or on the final sprint to the finish line, this unique event takes you away from the expected and puts participants at the forefront of a new racing frontier.

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OCTOBER

Standard Chartered Jersey Marathon

Imagine a marathon route which took you past sandy beaches, through tree-lined lanes and around iconic island landmarks. Sounds good? Jersey Marathon’s island setting alone makes this event a top choice for international entrants and the professional organisation and friendly atmosphere have given it an excellent reputation nationally.

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