Sandford Parks Lido Events

Every year we run a number of special events on site, here is the current list for 2016.


  • Mira Showers Triathlon
    Sunday 1st May 2016
    Mira Showers TriathlonThe early season super sprint distance triathlon returns at Sandford Parks Lido.  Following the success of our annual Cheltenham Triathlon which takes place in September we have introduced this early season triathlon event
  • Cheltenham Biathle
    Sunday 12th June 2016
    Cheltenham Biathle, GB Series Race 2Race 2 of the GB Biathle Series will take place on Sunday 12th June 2016. Biathle is a continuous run-swim-run competition organised by Pentathlon GB
  • Sunrise Swim
    Monday 20th June 2016
    Be ready to swim when the sun rises on the longest day of the year at 4.43am
  • GE Aviation Aquathlon
    Sunday 26th June 2016
    A sporting challenge at the lido suitable for all abilities.A fast swim/run event held over two distances which raises funds for Sandford Parks Lido
  • Pied Piper Junior Aquathlon
    Saturday 9th July 2016
     The 2016 race will be held on Saturday 9th July.The Pied Piper Junior Aquathlon is a fun sporting challenge which raises funds for two charities and is designed for children aged 8 to 16
  • Night Swimmer
    Friday 29th July 2016
     A team endurance swimming event commencing at 8pm and finishing at 8am.  See how far you can travel in a 12 hour period
  • 2 Peaks 1 Pool
    Sunday 21st August 2016
    A team challenge combining a walk/run to two checkpoints on picturesque hills surrounding Cheltenham, followed by a refreshing swim at Sandford Parks Lido.  Walk, ramble or run from the lido to Cleeve Hill and then on to Leckhampton Hill (or the other way – your choice) then return to the lido for an 8 length (400m) swim
  • Cheltenham Triathlon
    Sunday 11th September 2016
     This is a fun event open to all abilities of competitors, over the age of 17 who enjoy a personal or team challenge. The swim is undertaken in the Lido's 50 metre outdoor swimming pool (10 lengths)
  • The Devil's Aquathlon
    Sunday 9th October 2016
    The Devil's Aquathlon is a tough swimming and running challenge which raises funds for two charities and is designed for competitors aged 19 and above who enjoy a personal or team challenge. The event starts with a 2km swim in the lidos 50m main pool
  • The Devil's 2k Swim
    Sunday 9th October 2016
      The Devil’s 2k Swim is a swimming race for competitors aged 17+.  The 2km race will take place in Sandford Parks Lido’s 50m main pool

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