We think we put on a great triathlon, however don’t take our word for it. Below are some of the emails and comments we received from competitors after previous events.


Thank you once again to you and all the other helpers/volunteers/organizers.

The day was fantastic. I am so glad I chose Rossendale for my first triathlon. Everyone I spoke to was full of praise about the day.  I had friends who are triathletes in Asia over to watch and they  too were thrilled with the day and how well organised it was.



Just to say thanks for Sunday – really enjoyed the event.  The Organisation was excellent and the volunteers also deserve a big thank you.



Thanks to you, and all of the other organizers and volunteers for organizing a great event, I really enjoyed it. Everyone was friendly and helpful.The glass memento is really nice. I didn’t have a very good swim, think my nerves got to me, but everything else went OK and looking forward to  next year.



It was my first triathlon for a few years after getting myself back into some kind of training routine. Thoroughly enjoyed it once my nerves settled down – everyone was really helpful and there was a great atmosphere. Many thanks to you and all the people involved in the organisation of it.




Thanks for another brilliant event on Sunday. It was the second year that myself and three friends from work competed (well…took part) and found it was once again an excellent event. Even the weather couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm of your team of helpers who showed bags of encouragement to all the competitors.I found the sports massage tent at the end of the race a nice addition and the atmosphere in the club room for the results was magic!I am sure your event will encourage more and more people to give triathlon a go, even ‘oldies’ like me. See you next year (if the poor old body holds up!)



Thanks for a great event. Well organised and friendly.  I really enjoyed it. That’s some hill climb for the first half of the bike course.

See you next year



Please send my thanks to everyone for their help yesterday. As an experienced triathlete, I thought the event was very friendly and well organised. I’m sure anyone new to the sport would have enjoyed it & left on a positive note. The mandatory “walk your bike through the lights” section was a good move – i’ve missed the boat there previously !



Just want to say thanks for yesterday. It was an exceptionally well run event, I think all the marshals had taken happy pills! It was my 1st Tri & thoroughly enjoyed it



Just a line to say well done for all your hard work yesterday and previous to the event, everyone I spoke to enjoyed the day and the organisation was fantastic. Thank you also for the birthday cake it was a lovely surprise as was being first lady I still cannot believe it!



Absolutely brilliant. Thank you.  Yes I ache and yes it hurt.  But you guys were so phenomenal: from the pre-race set-up to the post race entertainment, support and results service.  Everything was exceptional.




I just thought I’d drop you a quick line to say how great i thought yesterday was. I have never done a triathlon before and set it as a personal challenge to myself (i was overweight, unfit etc) as a goal to get fit and lose weight. My aim was to finish it and thankfully (without breaking any land speed records!!) I did. I had a fantastic time which was totally due to you organizing it so well and all the team who worked yesterday to keep everything running smoothly and safely. Everyone was very friendly and helpful and my family also had a nice day as well.

Thanks again and I’ll be doing it again next year!!



Thanks for another brilliant event on Sunday. It was well organised, a super bike route and most importantly VERY friendly. I am sure events like yours do more to encourage people to ‘have a go’ themselves than any amount of advertising Word of mouth is the best ad’ for any event and as a competitor I only heard praise for the Rossendale Tri!



Just a thank you to you and the race crew on a job well done. The organisation and work that has been put in led to an enjoyable event. It is the second time I have taken part in the Rossendale triathlon having only come into the sport 3 years ago, and it was just as brilliant as 2008 although I did a slower time, I will definitely be back in 2010.



I just wanted to drop you an e-mail to say thank you to all the organizers and marshals, from my party’s perspective everything was very well organised and we all had a really enjoyable day. I would also like to say that the glass memento of the day was a nice touch and probably one of the nicest ‘trophies’ I have taken away from a race for taking part. Well done to you and your team.



This was the first triathlon I have done and I really enjoyed it. I believe one of the main reasons for doing so was the fantastic planning and organisation that had been put in to the event. The preview day was a tremendous help as was all the support and guidance given by the Marshall’s on the day. I appreciate all the time and effort everyone involved in organizing the event put in.