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Triathlon all set for its Haverhill return - with a new event added




The first ever HaverTRi triathlon at 'Haverhill Leisure Centre in 2014. ANL-140510-170244009
The first ever HaverTRi triathlon at 'Haverhill Leisure Centre in 2014. ANL-140510-170244009

Haverhill’s triathlon returns on Sunday, October 4 and with an inaugural duathlon also on offer organisers are hoping that it will prove even more popular than last year.

There are two distances available for HaverTri – the Adams Harrison Triathlon, with the Sprint comprising a 400 metre swim, a 23 kilometre cycle and a 5km run, and the Sprint+ a 600m swim, a 45km cycle and a 10km run.

The duathlon follows a similar format, with the Sprint a 5km run, 23km cycle and 3km run, and the Sprint+ a 10km run, 45km cycle and 5km run.

The race is organised by HaverSports, which has raised around £22,000 for charities with races including Haver10 – the Sanofi 10k, and HaverHalf – the JMP Furniture Solutions Half Marathon.

HaverSports director Jack Tappin said: “The triathlon was very well received last year and we’ve had strong take up again this year, proving the popularity here of one of Britain’s fastest growing sports.

“The two distances available make HaverTri suitable for either novices or veteran athletes, so I look forward to a wide variety of athletes joining us next weekend to celebrate triathlon and duathlon in Haverhill.”

You can enter online at www.entrycentral.com/havertri2015, but entries must be made before Tuesday, September 29.

For more information about HaverTri or HaverSports’ other races, visit www.haversports.com, like HaverSports on Facebook or follow @HaverSports on Twitter.

Abbeycroft Leisure, Machine Part Engineering, Sainsbury’s Haverhill, Vertas, OS Communications, Castle Manor Academy, Perform Sports Therapy and Stylize Display Graphics are all among the event’s other sponsors and supporters.

The event is licensed by British Triathlon Federation licence.

HaverSports 2015 calendar concludes with HaverHalf – the JMP Furniture Solutions Half Marathon on 25th October (enter at www.entrycentral.com/haverhalf2015).



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