Decathlon NI tri series launched

The Northern Ireland MP and Minister for Regional Development, Conor Murphy, recently launched a new triathlon series at Stormont

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The Northern Ireland MP and Minister for Regional Development, Conor Murphy, recently launched a new triathlon series at Stormont.

The Decathlon sponsored Triathlon Series take place across Counties Antrim, Armagh, Down and Fermanagh during June, July and August, using naturally beautiful locations for the races to showcase the Northern Ireland countryside to the rest of the world through a series of pictures and films. The series is also supported by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and the University of Ulster Sports Academy.
 
More than 2,000 triathletes across Northern Ireland are expected to take part in the series that launched on Saturday 5 June at Crooked Lake, Carnlough, Armagh.
 
The series continues with the Spar Causeway Coast Triathlon in Portrush on 13th June and Co. Fermanagh will run the Waterways Ireland Fermanagh Lakeland Triathlon at Boa Island on Sunday 27 June.
 
The sweeping mountains of Mourne will play host to ‘Top of the Mourne Triathlon’ in Rostrevor on Sunday 25 July and Saturday 7 August will see the town of Castlewellan as the setting for the Mourne Triathlon. The triathlon series will finish on the toughest challenge yet, the Half Ireman and Ireman 226 at Groomsport on Sunday 22 August.

 
Name of event: Decathlon Northern Ireland Triathlon Series
 
Date/Time:
Sunday 13th June – Spar Causeway Coast Triathlon Portrush
Sunday 27th June – Waterways Ireland Fermanagh Lakeland Triathlon
Sunday 25th July – Top of the Mourne Triathlon Rostrevor
Saturday 7th August – Mourne Triathlon Castlewellan
Sunday 22nd August – Half Ireman and Ireman 226 Groomsport
 
Cost:
Waterways Ireland Fermanagh Lakeland Triathlon – Adult £35 Youth £20 Relay £60
Top of the Mourne Triathlon Rostrevor – General £35
Mourne Triathlon Castlewellan – Adult £45 Youth £20 Relay £75
Half Ireman and Ireman 226 Groomsport – Half – £70.30 Full £140
 
Contact: Johnny Davis
+44 (0) 7768 103968 +44 (0) 28 9037 2527
 
How to enter:
Enter online at www.decathlonnitriseries.com
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