Could you take on a 60 mile course including a 13 mile run up and down Ben Nevis? Read on if you’re up for the challenge…
Classed as one of the UK’s toughest triathlons, the Ben nevis Braveheart is a real challenge for those who want to test their mettle in 2015. Consisting of a 1.2 mile sea loch swim, a 56 mile road cycle, and a 13 mile hill run to the summit of Ben Nevis and back, you are not only treated to the immense beauty of Fort William but also the harsh terrain and autumn weather conditions.
Taking place on Saturday 3rd of October 2015, there is also the option for you to do a ½ distance Triathlon, Duathlon (cycle and run), ½ distance Duathlon and Run only. Plus, you can also save £10 on each event if you book before 31st May, 2015.
Signing up to the event – here – also secures you a free six month subscription to either Triathlon Plus (nudge, nudge), Outdoor Fitness or Running Fitness.
To whet your appetite, here’s the order of events:
FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER
18.00-21.00 – Registration at The Moorings Hotel, Fort William
20.30 – Race briefing
SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER
06.00 – Transition Open
08.45 – Swim Start (approx)
17.30 –18.00 (approx) – Last competitor finish
20.00 – Prize Giving
If your tri calendar isn’t full yet, a trip to Fort William for the Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon could be in order. Keep up with all the event news at bennevisbraveheart.com or on twitter @BenNevisTri