First qualifier for the 2011 GE Great Britain Age Group Team
Created On: 25 February 2011
The Big Cow Duathlon takes place this Sunday 27 February in
Emberton Park, Buckinghamshire and will see over 250 competitors
racing to book their place in the GE Great Britain Age Group Team
for the 2011 Limerick ETU Duathlon European Championships.
The Big Cow Duathlon is the first of three qualifiers for the
2011 Limerick ETU Duathlon European Championships, which is
scheduled to take place on 17 April 2011. The second qualifier for
the GE Great Britain Age Group Team takes place at Clumber Park on
5 March with the final opportunity at Dambuster Duathlon on 19
Competitors will complete a 10km run, before commencing a 40km
bike round the undulating Buckinghamshire countryside. Competitors'
legs will then face another challenging 5km run around Emberton
Malcolm Westwood, British Triathlon Director
for Age Group, added: "The Big Cow Duathlon will see age group
athletes embark on a challenging course as they aim to book their
place in the prestigious GE Great Britain Age Group Team for the
2011 Limerick ETU Duathlon European Championships in April.
Competition for places is strong, highlighting the continued growth
of our modern and dynamic sport.
"Last year, the GE Great Britain Age Group Team secured 32
medals including 10 gold in last year's event and we will be aiming
to improve on that total in 2011, helping many more age group
athletes achieve their personal triathlon challenges."
The event is being organised by Big Cow Events, with more
information available on www.big-cow.com/