The Audi Athlone Two Provinces Triathlon will take place on July 13th in Lanesboro, Co. Longford. To launch the event, members from Lanesboro Triathlon Club presented Michael Moore, General Manager at Audi Athlone with a framed t-shirt and swim cap from the 2012 race.
Audi Athlone, have come on board once again, as the main sponsor for this exciting sprint triathlon. A sprint triathlon consists of a 750m open water swim, a 20km bike ride and a 5km run.
This year’s race has been selected by Triathlon Ireland for their National Series calendar. This means the best triathletes from the whole of Ireland will descend on Ballyleague and Lanesboro to compete for the overall prize in the event.
Lanesboro triathlon club are busy preparing for the race. Race director, Niall O ‘Donohue, expects well over 500 competitors to enter this year’s race: “The feedback from last year’s race was fantastic. We take pride in hosting a race where water and road safety are a priority. We want every competitor, whatever their fitness level, to come home safely and enjoy their experience.”
Also taking place on the same day is the Audi Athlone Kidathon. The 2013 race promises to be even more exciting than last year’s kids triathlon. The kids’ race will be capped at 75 entrants to ensure maximum safety for all junior swimmers in the open water.
To find out more about the Audi Athlone Two Provinces Triathlon and Audi Athlone Kidathon, visit www.audiathlonetwoprovinces.com