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Cornwall's Festival of Sport has secured a new charity partner

Spinal cord injury charity Wings for Life has partnered with the Festival of Sport to encourage participation and fundraising at a new sporting festival being held in Mount’s Bay, West Cornwall between 14th-16th September.

For triathlon enthusiasts willing to raise funds for the charity, Wings for Life are giving away free individual and team places in the triathlon events.

Competitors of all abilities will be encouraged to complete a sporting challenge while raising funds for spinal cord injury research at the same time.

Events on offer include triathlon, road cycling, open water swimming and beach runs. There will also be live music, beach sports and much more festival fun. The events will be take place against a backdrop of stunning scenery around St Michael’s Mount in Mount’s Bay, Marazion.

Not only will teams or individuals who take on a Sprint, Olympic or Middle Distance triathlon in aid of Wings for Life receive a free place in the event, they will also be given training advice from highly acclaimed fitness coaches Faye Downey and Darren Roberts, free entry into a competition to win a complete triathlon kit and personalised fundraising support.

For more information about supporting Wings for Life at the Festival of Sport, please visit www.wingsforlife.com/en-gb/news-events/events or contact elizabeth.credgington@wingsforlife.com.

For a full schedule of the events available at the Festival of Sport, visit www.festivalofsport.net.

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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.