The second Go Tri event of the year was held at Ponteland Leisure centre on Wednesday 20th May. This event was a mini triathlon and consisted of a 200m swim, a 9k bike and ending with a 3.3k run. A total of 39 people took part, for the vast majority of those, this was their first triathlon.
We had a lot of our club members entering the event, for many participating in a tri for the very first time, a few using it as a training session.
We also had a large group of medics from the QEII taking part in a tri for the first time. Many thanks to Bart for organising them.
By far the best finish of the day was between Lois and Kelly with a superb sprint for the line.Both crossed the line at the same time!
Final results are:
The next event is an aquathlon on Wednesday 3rd June and will be a 300m (12 lengths) pool swim followed by a 3.3k run.
Many thanks to all our marshals who made sure the event ran smoothly and gave lots of encouragement to the participants! I’ve already received lots of thanks from many of the participants who have said how much they enjoyed it and surprised at how professional and cheap it is!