Festival of Sport

Good turn-out and great atmosphere at Saturday's Festival of Sport

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Well, it promised much and so far it's delivered. We're down in Marazion, Cornwall, for the inaugural Festival of Sport.

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Marazion, nestled on the south coast of Cornwall about three miles from Penzance, is bristling with triathletes, runners, open-water swimmers, cyclists… In short, this is an endurance athlete's dream.

Today plays host to sprint, Olympic and middle-distance triathlons. As well as open-water swim events.

Yesterday welcomed sportives ranging from 40km to 150km, beach runs from 5km to 10km and open-water swims (3km to 10km).

In addition to the sport, Jamie Oliver's brought a feast of food. Though we haven't seen him cook it personally yet; there's plenty of fun events for the kids (Helen Glover started the kid's run); and even Reef have been here, strumming their big hit(s) to a lively crowd.

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We're back down to Marazion now to cover the tri. For now, click here for some photo memories from yesterday… Festival of Sport