Boot camp planned ahead of Pendle Triathlon 2012

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DO you fancy taking on a new challenge next year? Something that will test your skills and stamina?

Why not compete in Pendle Triathlon 2012? And Pendle Leisure Trust will help you all the way.

The trust has devised an inspirational idea to motivate people into preparing and achieving a personal goal with a boot-camp style programme that will last from now right up to the event.

The date for Pendle Triathlon 2012 is Sunday, April 29th.

One of the fastest growing competitive sports in the country, contestants will take part in the three disciplines in a test of stamina, strength and determination in and around West Craven Sports Centre.

Following the official format of swimming, cycling and running, this non-transitional event will comprise of swimming 750m and cycling 22km - completing two circuits of the course which covers Salterforth, Kelbrook, Sough, Earby and Thornton-in-Craven.

The run route will be mainly off road, using public footpaths and bridle paths to finish the 5km course opposite West Craven Sports Centre.

If you have thought about doing a triathlon, but haven’t known how to prepare for it, then the trust has the answer with a boot camp style programme to help you train properly.

The sessions will include swimming, cycling and running endurance training, strength training, speed training, core stability and hill sessions, to name but a few.

The course, which will be held at West Craven Sports Centre, Barnoldswick, will be run by a qualified instructor who has experience of competing in the event.