If you’re thinking of entering this year’s Eirias Middle Distance+ Triathlon then here’s some extra incentive – the organisers are providing a team prize fund of £1.5k for the top three teams.
Taking place in Colwyn Bay, North Wales on Saturday 26 September, the middle distance+ race will start with a sea swim of 1900m, followed by a 106km cycle through the Welsh hills, finishing with a 20km coastal run to Porth Eirias Watersports Complex. There will also be a standard distance+ race involving a 1500m swim, 53km cycle and 10km run.
The prizes will be awarded for the top three aggregated individual times achieved by a club or team, for both male and female teams. The winning male and female teams will receive £400 per team, with £250 awarded to the second team and £100 to the third team.
Carol Bridge, overall winner of the 2014 Eirias Middle Distance+ Triathlon
“The Eirias Triathlon is recognised as one of the best and most challenging triathlons in the UK and it attracts a top field,” said race director Simon Hill. “Being a Saturday race and now with the introduction of the cash prize fund we are hoping to see more clubs and teams from North Wales, the North West and beyond on the start line.
Registration to The Eirias Triathlon is open at www.xtramileevents.com/events/ with individual entry fees of £90 for the middle distance and £65 for the standard distance race. Team relay entries are available for £125 or £75 respectively.
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