Events in 2015

Driffield Triathlon
17th May 2015

Driffield Junior Triathlon
17th May 2015

A very popular pool based event located around Driffield Sports Centre. A regular favourite for many local triathletes and some remarkable performances over its seven year history Find Out More Taking place after the senior triathlon, children from the age of 8 upwards can take part in a high quality junior triathlon. The Driffield Junior Triathlon will be limited to 150, entries will be taken on a first come, first served basis. Find Out More
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Allerthorpe Sprint Tri
21st June 2015

Allerthorpe Super Sprint Tri
9th August 2015

Returning to Allerthorpe Lakeland Park, now in its 8th year, this well established and very popular event attracts competitors of all abilities.Situated just 10 miles from York, the venue is regularly used as an open water training facility for many triathletes.Find Out More New to triathlon, or had a season of taking part in pool based triathlons, and wanting to have a go at an open water event. We may have the answer.Run in conjunction with the Allerthorpe Classic Triathlon on the 9th August, the new Super Sprint distance now gives you that opportunity to experience open water triathlon without the stress of completing the longer distances.Find Out More
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Allerthorpe Classic Tri
9th August 2015

Sundowner Sprint Triathlon
5th September 2015

This time the distance increases to the classic olympic distance involving a 1500m swim, 40km bike and 10km run.This event is proving increasingly popular with record numbers taking part in 2014.Situated just 10 miles from York, the scenic venue makes it an ideal triathlon location.Find Out More The Sundowner weekend kicks off with the sprint distance triathlon.Run over the same course as the earlier June based Allerthorpe Sprint Tri, the race will give you the opportunity to race on a flat, well surfaced course that lends itself nicely to helping you achieve a personal best.Find Out More
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Sundowner Middle Distance
5th September 2015

Skipton Late Summer Tri
13th September 2015

The unique Sundowner Triathlon has a leisurely Saturday midday start (wake up and prepare for the race without the usual early morning rush).As the name suggests, some competitors will be completing the course as the sun goes down, complete with a superb post race party following the epic Sundowner Triathlon.Find Out More A return to the ever popular Skipton tri course. Growing in popularity, year on year the late summer version of the Skipton Triathlon offers a fantastic opportunity to test your triathlon prowess over a stunning course.
Taking place on Sunday 13th September, the Skipton Late Summer Tri is open to competitors of all levels and abilities. Find Out More

Zombie Survival Run
Marbury Park (Cheshire)
17th October 2015

Zombie Survival Run
Ripley Castle (Yorkshire)
31st October 2015

 Marbury Park (Cheshire)Experience the drama and excitement of escaping from  a horde of zombies.
Could you negotiate the escape route and make it back to the quarantined safety zone?Zombie Survival Run
Ripley Castle (Yorkshire)Experience the drama and excitement of escaping from  a horde of zombies.
Could you negotiate the escape route and make it back to the quarantined safety zone?Zombie Survival Run

 Who We Are

Freebird Events are the most respected organisers of community triathlons, adventure challenge runs and similar events in Yorkshire & the North East.

What We Do

We organise triathlons and similar events that will challenge you and stretch your abilities and will leave you with a great sense of pride, self-confidence and value.

Above all, Freebird’s events are FUN.

You may be amazed at what you can do!


Many people who come to a Freebird event to “try their hand” at a triathlon, come back again and again. People keep telling us how much they’ve enjoyed themselves and how well organised our events are …

“Really enjoyed the Triathlon today – great organisation, thanks again for a great event.”

Robert W.

“Just a quick email to thank you for the fantastic event today-it was the perfect first triathlon for the junior soldiers and myself; excellently run, with a cracking atmosphere and extremely friendly staff. My sincerest thanks also for your help and patience with our administration.”

Marc R.

“Thank you for another enjoyable Triathlon. The marshalls were very friendly and everyone was very helpful. I really enjoyed the Skipton Triathlon last year and I recommended it to my brother and another friend for their first attempts. It’s an excellent bike ride and it’s good to have support throughout the run. I had a great time yesterday (and I was very proud of my little brother).”

Simon S.

“Really enjoyed the event on Sunday – great fun as always.”

Shaun L.

“Hi, thank you for a fantastically well organised event yesterday, I really enjoyed it and will definitely be back next year.”

Brian F.