Entries now open for the 2017 Lisburn City Triathlon & Aquathlon
May 11, 2017
Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council, in conjunction with Triathlon Ireland, is delighted to launch the 2017 Lisburn City Triathlon and Aquathlon.
The annual sporting event will take place on Sunday 6th August, at 9.15am from Lagan Valley LeisurePlex.
The much anticipated triathlon race, which is open to everyone aged 16 and over, will welcome some of Northern Ireland’s top triathletes, demonstrating strength and endurance across the following disciplines; a 750m pool swim, the new and improved 24km cycle and 5km run.
The Aquathlon will enable young people, 16 years and under, to shine and put their training into practice across a continuous, two-stage race involving a 200m pool swim and 2km run.
Speaking at the launch, the Chairman of the Leisure and Community Development Committee, Councillor Tim Morrow said: “This event really is the ultimate test of endurance and is one of many high profile events that the Council is extremely proud to host.
“I hold great admiration for those who literally go the extra mile and push themselves to the limit to complete in what is one of the most demanding sporting events.
“The Council continues to promote physical activity at all levels and I would encourage anyone who is up for a challenge to register online at www.triathlonireland.com and give it a go”.
The Lisburn City Triathlon and Aquathlon is perfect for both beginners and experienced athletes a like. The entry fee for the Triathlon is £26.00 and £8.00 to enter the Aquathlon. There will be £750 prize money up for grabs, plus each participant will receive a commemorative t-shirt.
To take up the challenge, please register online at www.triathlonireland.com/events/race-calendar. Deadline for entry is Friday 28th July 2017 at 4.00pm.
For further information, call 028 9250 9461 or email firstname.lastname@example.org