London Duathlon are offering entrants from last year’s race the chance to gain entry to the 2016 event for free by beating their 2014 personal best this September.
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The event is due to take place in Richmond Park on 20 September and will be available in a range of distances. There will be a half duathlon (5km run, 22km bike, 5km run), a standard duathlon (10km run, 44km bike, 5km run) and an ultra duathlon (20km run, 77km bike, 10km run).
Speaking of the initiative, CEO of Limelight Sports, Craig Dews said: “We’re always looking for new and innovative ways to encourage mass participation sport. We’re excited to be able to reward individual effort and achievement, recognising the blood, sweat and tears that go into training for a race.”
Competitors new to the event are being encouraged to set a marker for them to beat the following year which will in turn give them free entry to the next race.
For more information or to enter the event head to www.londonduathlon.com.
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