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Race day : 7th August 2021

Enjoy the beautiful setting of Jutland's West Coast when you swim in the North Sea, bike on the windy roads of Nissum Inlet and run in the sand on the beach.

The obliviating, yet beautiful, race are one of the toughest you are going to find in the world of Triathlon. You will be tested to your fullest, when you compete against yourself, other participants and nature.

A Full Thor includes 3.8 kilometers of swimming in the North Sea, 186 kilometers of biking around Nissum Inlet and 42.2 kilometers of running on the beach in conditions with nowhere to hide. It's you against nature.

Read all about the race in the Race Manual 2019 (2020 edition will be published 1 month prior race day).

Corona/Covid-19 INFO

Due to the extraordinary situation with the Corona virus (Covid19), we would like to give you the opportunity to sign up for Thor Beach Triathlon the 1st of August, without any hesitation. If the race is cancelled, you can either transfer your start number to 2021 or have the full amount refunded. (race day 2021: 7th August).

We are working intensively to make a great and safe race for everyone. The following precautions and restrictions will be implemented (Further restrictions will probably be announced):

Race briefing and the Pasta Party is cancelled

The swim part will start separately for each athlete - rolling start

T1/T2 (Transition zone) will be expanded significantly

Hand sanitizer is present at all aid stations

Finishing area will be separated carefully to avoid contact

Read all about the restrictions in the Race Guide (published in July)

As the organizers, we will always follow the instructions of the respective authorities. Stay safe!

Entry Fee includes

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Swim course

Bike coruse

Run course



Race Manual 2020 V2 - Download
Appendix Race Manual 2020 V2 - EN
Tillæg til Race Manual 2020 V2 - DK

Merchandise - Link to www.energidepotet.dk

Course records:
Male: Niels Brandt-Jørgensen (DK) 10:16:02 (2016)

Female: Geke Venema (NL) 12:20:49 (2018)

Relay: Tribikeruncoach1 (DK) 10:26:58 (2019)

DME - Swim course

Swim 3.8 km (2.4 mile) four-loop in the challeging North Sea

Beach start / Australian exit

The Swim course is a 950 meter loop. 

Wetsuit and the provided Swimbouy and swimcap are mandatory.

Water temperature: 16-18C. Expect waves and current.

The course design is based on current and wind conditions

Course record holder is Bent Andersen (Relay) 00:56:57 (2018)

Ceramicspeed - Bike Course

Bike 186 km (115,74 mile) around beautiful Nissum fjord. The wind will be your challenge.

The course is 3-loop of 62 km.

2 aid stations each loop - Thorsminde and Vemb 

Temperature: ~18C. Expect a fresh wind.

The course design is based on the beautiful landscape and to challenge you the most with espacially the wind.

Course record holder is Michael Skjoldborg (Relay): 4:47:37 (2019)

Download GPS file:  GPX

ZEROD - Run Course

Run 42.2 km (26.6 mile) one-loop at the beautiful but tough beaches at the West Coast.

It is very challeging run course in sand for most parts.

The run course includes 6 km (3,75 mile) trail run and a climbing task up to Bovbjerg Lighthouse, where you have to clinb 46 meters (151 feet) of height.

9 aid stations. 

Temperature: ~18C. Expect a fresh wind.

The course design is based on the beautiful landscape and to challenge you the most with espacially the wind.

Course record holder is Jon Poulsen (Relay): 3:42:53 (2017)

Download GPS file: GPX

Schedule - Full Distance





Accommodation opens


30 July


Test ride bike course


30 July

15:00 - 17:00

Registration opens


31 July

15:00 - 17:30

Racebriefing - Cancelled 2020


31 July

18:00 - 18:45

Pasta party - Cancelled 2020


31 July


Registration open


1 August

04:30 - 05:30

Bike check-in


1 August

04:30 - 5:30



1 August


Swim cut-off


1 August

08:30 (2H 30 M:)

Bike cut-off


1 August

15:30 (9H30M)

Award ceramony


1 August


After race dinner


1 August

19:15 - 22:30

Run cut-off 21,1 km.


1 August

20:00 (14 hours)

Run cut-off


1 August

22:00 (16H)

Accommodation closes


2 August



We are very happy to announce Thorsminde School will be the home of the Thor Beach Triathlon's athletes. From Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August the accommodation will be free of charge for the participants. If a triathlete wants to bring friends or family it is possible to buy accommodation to the price of 20 euros per person.

Thorsminde School is located next to the transition area with great facilities. The participants will be provided with a bed, toilet & shower facilities, kitchen and fridges. Requests for camping on the school area will be accepted to a certain extent. The facilities at the school will still be free of charge for the caravanners.

Another accommodation alternative is Thorsminde Camping or Nissum Fjord Camping where it is possible to get a bit more privacy.


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