St Luke’s Hospice back October Triathlon

St. Luke’s Hospice is holding a brand new and exciting event in 2011… The St. Luke’s 1st ever Triathlon is on Sunday 23rd October 2011 Swimmers, Cyclists, Runners, Triathletes and beginners are being urged to sign up.

With around 300 expected to get involved the Hospice Triathlon is an experience not to be missed! We want you to swim, cycle and run to help fund St. Luke’s Hospice. This fantastic and challenging event starts and finishes at Blackshots Swimming Pool, Grays. The race starts off with a 400mtr swim in the pool, followed by a 21K cycle and 8K run on-road in Grays and the surrounding areas.

Take part on your own or as part of a team of 3 ((if you can’t manage this on your own why not take a leg of the race??) Elites, Novices and beginners are all welcome! Also on the day there will be fitness stalls, refreshments and a massage tent to warm or cool down those muscles. Every participant will receive a medal and trophies will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd individuals and teams. The winner of the individual section will be awarded with £1000 Thomas Cook Holiday Vouchers!! And special prizes will be awarded to the winning team also.

Organisier Charlotte Thatcher said ‘This is a very new and exciting event for me. I have been a fundraiser for the Hospice for over 2 years and this is my biggest and most challenging event!! Thurrock Council and Blackshots have given us a great opportunity and for all those sportsmen and women out there, its an experienced not to be missed’.

OVER 18’s ONLY!! Entry costs £30 per person or per team of 3 with a £50 minimum sponsorship applying per person. In order to join this event please either fill in an application form and return to Charlotte at St. Lukes Hospice, or pay over the phone by calling 01268 524973.

For more information please visit www.stlukeshospice.com or email: charlotte@stlukeshospice.co.uk

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