Go Tri is being held again this year from Green Park. It’s the usual 2km run, 8km cycle, 2km run with full marshal support and it’s our first event of the year this Sunday (24th April) starting at 9:00am from 100 Longwater Avenue, go give it a tri!
Congratulations to our fund raising champion Matt Church from Melbreck Technical Recruitment who raised over £600 and wins the superb prize of an iPad Air donated by EOS, well done Matt and what a great costume on the day!
The winner of the fund raising raffle of another iPad Air donated by EOS was Martin Hardy who raised over £200 and thus got two tickets for the draw, thanks Martin for your consistent support of the Triathlon over the years so a just reward for your fundraising efforts.
And finally the team fund raising champions for 2016 are team Splash, Flash & Dash who raised over £700 and win champagne and John Lewis vouchers donated by Flint and Puffin, many congratulations and a hearty thanks to you all.
Photo’s of our Fund Raising winners on our Flickr Website
For full details of the Race winners go to this link, well done to you all but especially Cindy, Richard, Simon, Julia, the Sheldon Deadly Sins and Team J-Dawg and Crew! we look forward to seeing you at the next Sport Relief Triathlon.
Race results for the 2016 Sport Relief Green Park Triathlon are available here, congratulations to all the winners, we’ll be making an announcement about the category winners separately.
And really special thanks to Sonja Whatson who gave up her day off to photograph the event for us, the photo’s are available here, all proceeds from photo sales will also be going to Sport Relief so please do ‘tri’ and support this event by buying some of your favourite photo’s from Sonja’s website.
The date has been set as Thursday 10th March 2016
Stay tuned for more information
GO TRI comes to Green Park!
Dear Green Park Triathlon Competitor
We’re writing to you as a previous Green Park Triathlon participant to let you know about a new series of multisport events taking place at Green Park this spring and summer.
GO TRI is a Triathlon England backed initiative which aims to provide everyone with the opportunity to take part in the exciting sport of triathlon in a friendly, relaxed and fun atmosphere. All abilities are very welcome and beginners are actively encouraged.
GO TRI participants will take on a 2km Run around the Green Park lake, followed by an 8km Cycle around the Park, finishing with another 2km Run. All of the GO TRI the events will be based at 100 Longwater Avenue, Green Park, Reading. The first event is on Sunday 26th April and starts at 9am. Please visit the website at www.gotrigreenparkreading.org to enter or for more information.
Team ‘the Good, the bad and the downright ugly’ with their tremendous total of £1,465, narrowly beat Team Snap-On Utd and Team Teletubbies. Well done Lucy, Richard and John and special mention to their team manager Peter who also had his legs shaved for Red Nose Day this year, superb effort all round. The team win the prize of the London Irish hospitality box (for up to 12 people) at the London Irish vs Sale game + Costco champions cake + champagne!
Ricardo Lanciero for the individual fund raising prize winner with £760 raised, just winning the prize by £10 by Richard ‘the horse’ Sargent. Superb work from the pair of you! Ricardo wins the iPad Air Prize sponsored by EOS IT Solutions, and Richard wins a bottle of Champagne.
and Stuart Maclauchlan as winner of the random prize draw for fundraisers. Stuart raised £405 which entitled him to 4 tickets and #73 was the lucky ticket drawn by our random number generator and witnessed by members of the Triathlon organising team. Stuart wins another iPad Air also sponsored by EOS IT Solutions.
We’re on target to reach over £30,000 in fund raising this year so look out for another blog post when the final numbers have been counted.
We’ll create a page for photos & videos from the 2015 Triathlon but please upload any you took to our public group on flickr.
the Green Park Triathlon team