Hundreds turn out for Daventry Speed Triathlon - The Rugby Observer

Hundreds turn out for Daventry Speed Triathlon

Rugby Editorial 29th Aug, 2016 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016   0

THE FIFTH annual Daventry Triathlon was deemed a success after hundreds of participants turned out to complete the gruelling challenge.

The sprint distance took competitors on a 400 swim in the Daventry Leisure Centre, followed by a 20km cycle ride around the local countryside before finishing with a 5km run around the Daventry Country Park.

Matt Glenn and Nicola Smith finished as the fast male and female respectively, while congratulations also go to team The Wright Stuff’ who were the fastest relay team on the day.

“It’s so inspiring to see so many people of all standards competing in our fifth race,” said Rugby Triathlon Club race director Rod McGowan.

“Daventry is a perfect location as it has a great leisure centre and country park and the facilities to make a memorable event.

“We’d like to thank all our supporters and volunteers for getting involved and making it so successful.”

The Viridian Daventry Triathlon is organised by Rugby Triathlon Club and is in support of Alzheimer’s Society and PWSA.

If you are interested in taking part in triathlon, more information concerning the club’s adult and junior sections can be found at


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