In 2018, RunRite Events in  conjunction with Swim for Tri and Silverfit are holding their very popular Hyde Park Sunset Aquathlons based at the beautiful setting of the Serpentine Lido, adjacent to the café again.  The series consists of five ‘Silverfit’ Aquathlons and offers a great chance to experience the Olympic triathlon venue whilst simultaneously enjoying the sun setting at the most iconic of Royal Parks.



The race village will be based in the Serpentine Lido Café, Hyde Park, W2 3XA (South side of the Lido)


Please join us for one or all of our 2018 dates:
July 18th
August 1st


The event consists of a500m swim in the Serpentine (wetsuit is optional) followed by a 5km (2 laps) run in Hyde Park.

The event will take place under British Triathlon Rules:


The race includes:

an accurately measured course
a traffic free course
indoor changing and supervised bag storage
hand timing and results
Every participant will receive a finisher’s medal


You are welcome to enter as an individual or as a relay team (one does the swim and the other person does the run). Please note you must be a competent swimmer and if you are entering as an intergenerational relay team please note for children the minimum age is 12 years old for the swim or run. Parents or guardians must sign a consent form agreeing to be poolside if the child is the nominated swimmer.


We look to host 4 waves of 20 participants (Max 80) for pre-registered participants. Race numbers issued on the night at the Lido.

If you have a race belt please bring it with you to ensure ease of identification.


If you’d like to support the charity through buying a Silverfit T-shirt please select yes at the event registration stage, state the size/s. Refreshments will be provided on completion, along with a finishers medal.

Start Location: Serpentine Lido Cafe, Hyde Park, London W23XA (south of the Lido). Please arrive between 6:15pm – 6:30pm for a 7:00pm race start in three waves.


Cost: £25 race entry (£22 to BTF members on production of 2015 race licence on race day). Plus an additional £5 for non BTF members or £3 for BTF members for relay participants. Children participate for free.


Online entries close midnight before the race. If the event is not sold-out, you can also enter on the day (on a first come first served basis) – registration starts at 6:00pm.


Food and drink will be available to purchase from the Serpentine Lido Cafe until 9:00pm.


Cancellation (please read)

You may withdraw from the event within a minimum of 10 days before the event. However, you will be charged £10 towards administration fees. If you wish to cancel after 10 days we will not issue a refund. If the event is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances we will issue a refund net of any costs incurred. We withhold the right to change the format of the event in rare circumstances e.g. unable to swim due to a safety issue; the event will then only include the 5k race. Transfers between events are at the discretion of the organiser and will incur a £5 administration charge. Spaces are non-transferable between participants.