Anyone who likes running and cycling is in for a treat on Saturday March 5 when Ballinrobe town hosts its first duathlon which is a run bike run event. Local Tri lakes Triathlon Club is holding round four of a club league in Ballinrobe and is looking for as many locals as possible to take part.
The event is quite short starting with a 4k run/walk starting at the Green gates via Creagh road and around the beautiful Bowers walk and back to the Green, where Participants then collect their bikes at the transition area then they will go on to cycle 20k, taking in Ballygarris and Robeen, finishing back at the Green for the final leg of the event which is another lap of the Bowers. Total distance is 28k
The event is open to everyone and any fitness level, all you need is a desire to finish. Sign on at Marrey Bikes, Watson’s Lane, Ballinrobe from 8.30am-9.30am on Saturday March 5. Start time at the Green gates 10am sharp with the finish time approx at noon. Entry fee is €10, Marrey Bikes is sponsoring the event.
This event would make great preparation for the Harlequin Duathlon on March 26. For more enquires contact any member of Tri Lakes Triathlon club or see www.trilakestc.com, or Eamon at 094 9542808.