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Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Tri giving - you know you want to

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Glasgow Triathlon Club, our club is planning a coast-to-coast charity triathlon challenge.

The “Big Long Chippy Run Triathlon” will see various club members swimming, cycling and running up to a total of 165 miles (266km) from Helensburgh in the west to the east coast village of Anstruther (where there is an award-winning chippie!), either as individuals or as part of a relay team.

The event will take place from Friday June 26th to Sunday the 28th and will start with an 8-mile (13km) group bike ride from Helensburgh to Balloch. From here, a group of swimmers in relay will head 21 miles (34km) along the entire length of Loch Lomond. The following stage on the Saturday will again be a group cycle, travelling 96 miles (155km) and taking in some stunning scenery, from Ardlui to Kinross. On the Sunday, the final leg will be a 40-mile (64km) run from to Anstruther - PHEW!

The main aim is to provide the club with a unique challenge while also raising as much as money as possible for:
- Loch Lomond Rescue Boat (LLRB)
- Erskine Hospital for ex-service men and women
- The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice in Glasgow
All funds will be divided equally between the three.

Every penny really does count, so please donate whatever you can - we promise we'll be earning it. Thanks.

Please check out this link for ther justgiving site...

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