Club offers a taste of Triathlon

After the phenomenal success of September’s Shrewsbury Sprint Triathlon, which introduced many competitor’s to their first triathlon, Shrewsbury Triathlon Club (SYTri) is making the sport even more accessible with their low cost Go-Tri mini duathlon.

This event is being run in conjunction with Triathlon England to encourage greater participation in triathlon events and is aimed at those who’ve never taken part in the sport before as well as novice triathletes looking for a friendly, low-key event.

If you are aged 14 or over this is your chance to take part and have a go at two of the elements that make up a triathlon - running and cycling. Consisting of a 1.2k run followed by a 5k bike and finishing with an 800m run, the event takes place on the cycle track and playing fields of the Shrewsbury Sports Village, making it totally traffic free.

With the emphasis being on ease of the participation rather than competition rules, club coaches will be on hand to help with the setup of transition and to offer any advice needed.

The event takes place on Saturday 26 October 2013 at 1pm, with entry only costing £4, including the new Go-Tri timing chip wristbands.

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