One of the largest triathlon events in the UK, the Virgin Active triathlon attracts over 13,000 participants each year.
(TRAVPR.COM) NORTHUP WAY BELLEVUE - August 6th, 2012 - As one of London’s biggest triathlon events, the Virgin Active London Triathlon, continues to take entries, sports travel specialists, Sports Tours International unveil this years fantastic range of event travel packages.
With the capital city fresh from the summer events of the 2012 Olympics, London’s premiere triathlon event, the Virgin Active London Triathlon, is moving to the later date of September 22nd and 23rd this year. Despite this, the weekend event will continue to run four separate triathlon events as usual, including the super sprint and sprint classes as well as the Olympic class and Olympic Plus. Entry for the event is filling up fast, but sports travel experts, Sports Tours International say you can secure entry with one of their fantastic travel packages.
One of the largest triathlon events in the UK, the Virgin Active triathlon attracts over 13,000 participants each year. This year’s event will be based at the ExCel Centre in London, with the swimming section taking place in the London Docklands, before cycling a traffic free route past Big Ben and running alongside Canary Wharf. The weekend’s four events are each tailored to different abilities, with most novices and those who want a taster of their first triathlon event taking on the Super Sprint option. This and the Sprint event offer shorter distances for swimming, cycling and running. The Olympic event offers the more standard distances of a 1500 metre swim, 40km bike ride and 10km run, but for a real challenge you could try the Olympic Plus event which demands a 1500m swim, 90km cycle and 10km run, making it ideal for those who specialise in cycling.
Sports Tours International are the official tour operator for this year's Virgin Active London Triathlon and have a number of guaranteed entries to the triathlon events over the weekend, thanks to the comprehensive travel packages they offer. A typical package offers hotel accommodation close to all triathlon events, so you remain in the heart of the action.
With over 30 years experience in taking participants to a number of well known sporting events around the world, Sports Tours International have become one of the UK’s leading sports travel providers. Their friendly team are on hand throughout your event to offer advice and help you compete without any hassles.
To see the event travel packages, visit http://www.sportstoursinternational.co.uk/triathlon/London-triathlon or call 0161 703 8161.