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ITU Triathlon

With 10,000 athletes and 250,000 spectators, this triathlon is among the biggest and most prestigious events of its kind.

The world's biggest triathlon takes place each summer in Hamburg. From amateurs to pros, everybody can sign up for the races. 

Depending on skill-level, athletes can enter the following competitions: The Sprint (which spans a 0.5-km swim, 20-km bike ride and a 5-km run) or the Olympic distance (1.5 km / 40 km / 10 km). Team-minded athletes can choose to join the relay instead of mastering the distances on their own. Companies can sponsor a team of as many staff members as possible and compete for the Company Cup. 

The course takes athletes through the Alster lakes and along many of Hamburg's most beautiful sites: the city centre with Town Hall, Landungsbrücken piers, Altona and Elbchaussee boulevard all lined with thousands of supporters. 


Races start and end in the Jungfernstieg/Rathausmarkt area. 

Getting there

U1, U2, U3, S1, S2, S3 trains to Jungfernstieg
Please note that there will be road closures in operation for the duration of the event! Travelling by train or bike is highly recommended.


13-14 July 2024

For more information, please visit the official ITU triathlon page.