Enduroman Arch to Arc
The Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon is an ultra-distance triathlon. The triathlon starts with an 87-mile run (140 km) from London's Marble Arch to Dover on the Kent coast, then an English Channel swim (shortest distance 21 miles or 33.8 km) to the French coast, and finishes with a 180-mile (289.7 km) bike from Calais to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris.
The Enduroman clock starts at Marble Arch, London and stops at Arc de Triomphe, Paris. Only 25 athletes have ever completed the challenge.
- The current record is held by 41-year-old Cyril Blanchard of France, currently standing at 59 hours 56 minutes, a full 2 hours 31 minutes faster than the previous record, held by 41-year-old John van Wisse of Australia.
- On 19 August 2011, Rachael Cadman became the first woman to complete the challenge in 97 hours 37 minutes.
- Joanne Rodda finished in 78 hours 39 minutes on 30 September 2014 to become the fastest female finisher.
- On the 21 September 2015, Grantley Bridge became the oldest man at 53 years old to complete the Arch to Arc in 88 hours 7 minutes.
- The youngest person to complete the challenge was 25-year-old Freddie Iron on 17 August 2015 in a time of 77 hours 17 minutes.