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2011 triAthlone Challenge

There are still places available for this year's race

Ireland’s largest triathlon event Waterways Ireland triAthlone is calling on all Leitrim, Donegal and Sligo runners, triathletes, swimmers and fitness enthusiasts to take the 2011 triAthlone Challenge this July.

Whether standard, sprint or ‘try a tri’, triAthlone 2011 has a race for everyone and would like to encourage you to TAKE THE PLUNGE in Athlone on Saturday 2 July.

As part of the triAthlone 2011 Challenge, absolute beginners can sign up as part of a two- or three-person relay team and either run, swim or cycle – by simply selecting their preferred discipline.

The relay events are available for all distances for the first time with entry fees 25% cheaper than 2010.

Additional incentives include cash prizes for each 1st, 2nd and 3rd finisher in all distances.

Training tips and schedules for participants of all levels can be accessed now to assist your training in the build up to the big day www.triathlone.ie, so no excuses!

Further information at www.triathlone.com.

Profile image of Matt Baird Matt Baird Editor of Cycling Plus magazine


Matt is a regular contributor to 220 Triathlon, having joined the magazine in 2008. He’s raced everything from super-sprint to Ironman, duathlons and off-road triathlons, and can regularly be seen on the roads and trails around Bristol. Matt is the author of Triathlon! from Aurum Press and is now the editor of Cycling Plus magazine.