Swim, cycle and run for Air Ambulance
A bare-footed runner with his bike during last year’s triathlon
Life-saving charity Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance is appealing for fitness fanatics to take part in this year’s Tonbridge Lions Triathlon.
Competitors can choose a sprint distance consisting of a 400-metre swim, 25km ride and 5km run or the standard route which is double the distance.
The event is to be held on May 6th at
Triathlon chairman Bob Bartlett said: “The swim takes place in the Olympic-size pool and the run takes place around the school sports fields.
“The cycle is undertaken on open roads and the route takes in two long energy-sapping climbs and a technically difficult descent.
“It is viewed as a challenging route by those taking part, particularly by the standard route competitors who have to do it twice.”
Tonbridge Lions Triathlon started more than 25 years ago and annually raises more than £10,000 for charity.
Tonbridge was the first Lions club launched in the
There are only 500 places available for the triathlon with an entry fee of £46 for the standard distance and £39 for the sprint. To book a place go to http://www.tonbridgelions.co.uk/triathlon_2009.html