Take part in the London Triathlon for people
battling a brain tumour
Wetsuits, bikes, trainers...and oyster cards at the ready - the 2014 London Triathlon is officially open for entries!
We aim to have the lowest entry fees and fundraising targets so this year it's easier than ever to swim, bike and run to support some of the 55,000+ people in the UK living with and beyond a brain tumour diagnosis.
Taking place on the 2 - 3 August, the 2014 London Triathlon will welcome over 13,000 triathletes of all ages and abilities to swim, bike and run around the iconic route.
With distances ranging from Super Sprint up to Olympic Plus, there really is something for individuals of all abilities. If you don’t fancy doing the whole thing, why not follow in the footsteps of Olympians Louis Smith, Jade Jones and Nicola Adams and take on one leg as part of the team relay with friends?
No matter how you do it, completing the London Triathlon with team brainstrust will make a huge difference for brain tumour patients. We know.
Virgin Active London Triathlon entry categories
We love this event becuase there really is a category for everyone. And with the London Triathlon being so well organised this is a great way to enter the world of triathlon, or to set a new personal best in your favourite triathlon distance. Here are the entry categories:SATURDAY 2nd August
Race CategoryDistanceCategory ExplanationSuper Sprint400m Swim / 10km Bike / 2.5km RunEverybody competes in an open age single sex groupYouth Super-Sprint
(Open to 15/16 year olds)400m Swim / 10km Bike / 2.5km RunOpen to 15/16 year olds.
For application into the Youth Super Sprint please send your race CV (stating your full name, gender, date of birth, contact details and racing achievements) to email@example.com by 5pm, June 27th, 2014 including in the subject line the event you wish to apply for i.e. Youth Super Sprint.Sprint750m Swim / 20km Bike / 5km RunEverybody competes in an open age single sex groupSprint Team-Relay750m Swim / 20km Bike / 5km RunMixed or single gender teams compete together. Each team member completes one leg.Olympic Team-Relay1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunMixed or single gender teams compete together. Each team member completes one leg.Men's Olympic Open Age Group1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunAn all male open age group for men looking to compete with male friends or family of differing age.Olympic Mixed1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunAn open age and mixed sex group for male and female competitors looking to race together. Please note that this entry type does sell out fast!SUNDAY 3rd August
Race CategoryDistanceCategory ExplanationOlympic Age-Group1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunThis is the Olympic distance group that we recommend most people enter. You will be racing against people of the same gender and similar age.Sub 2h30 Group1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunFor men and women that have previously completed a sub 2h30 Olympic distance. We may contact you via email and ask for two previous sub 2h30 times if you have not competed in the London Triathlon before.Men's Olympic Open Age Group1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunAn all male open age group for men looking to compete with male friends or family of differing age.Mixed (Male+Female) Olympic Group1500m Swim / 40km Bike / 10km RunAn open age and mixed sex group for male and female competitors looking to race together. Please note that this entry type does sell out fast!Olympic Plus1500m Swim / 80km Bike / 10km RunThis is the same as the normal Olympic distance but with a 80km bike leg for real cycling enthusiasts.
Register for the 2014 London Triathlon: make a big difference for brain tumour patients
With some of the lowest entry fees and fundraising targets, taking part in this event with team brainstrust is easy. Simply enter your name and email address below, call us on 01983 292405 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get the ball rolling.
Registered? Then now it's time to start fundraising.
As soon as you've registered, we'll send you all the information you need to get your place, and a free team brainstrust fundraising pack. In here you'll find all sorts of useful things to help you raise money, as well as a fab new team brainstrust running shirt.
The first job is to set up a page with JustGiving or Virgin Money Giving. You can do this by clicking on one of the links below and following the simple instructions.
Set up a JustGiving page for the London Triathlon
Set up a page with Virgin Money Giving for the London Triathlon
Remember, every penny you raise will help us to support people who are affected by brain cancer, of which there are over 55,000 living in the UK right now. The money you raise will help keep our phone line open, it will help us run more Meet Up groups, and we will also be able to send more brain boxes to more people.
A small charity can make a big difference. We know.
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