Olympic athletes to feature at Human Race events

Britain's finest athletes set to grace the stage at a number of UK-based events over the next month


This weekend, Helen Glover who claimed a gold in rowing at London 2012, will be on the beach at Human Race’s Festival of Sport in Cornwall and will providing her support to all the competitors. This follows the sterling performance of fellow rower and London 2012 silver medallist Chris Bartley, who went one better on a bike by winning the 92-mile Etape Cymru, the UK’s toughest, closed-road sportive last weekend.

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At another Human Race event this weekend, Olympian Pippa Wilson, who claimed gold in sailing at the Bejing 2008 Olympics will be taking part in the HSBC Triathlon at Dorney Lake. 

Two-time Olympic gold medallist Victoria Pendleton will be coming out of retirement to race at the Women-Only bike ride in Tatton Park, Cheshire, on 7 October and adding a Cycletta 2012 medal to her collection. Three weeks later London 2012 200m runner Margaret Adeoye, will be appearing at the Shock Absorber Women-Only Run in Richmond Park, on 27 October.

If that wasn't enough, one of the greatest British Olympians of all time, double gold medallist Daley Thompson will be appearing at the Diamond Tri held in Dorney Lake, on 23 September.

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Entries to these and other Human Race events are still available at www.humanrace.co.uk