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Success all round at Aquathlon

Event winners, Team GB's Leigh Pilgrim and Kerry Large

Event winners, Team GB's Leigh Pilgrim and Kerry Large

An 80 year old man joined Team GB athletes at Sunday’s Hercules Aquathlon at Inspire: Luton Sports Village.

Ken May, of Luton, raced against some of the best in the country and finished 18th in the 400m swim and 5km event.

Team GB’s Leigh Pilgrim and Kerry Large won the men’s and women’s races and Anna Fake won the shorter distance, of 200m and 3km.

The Aquathlon was the third in the multi-sport series run by Hercules Events in partnership with Active Luton.

Stuart Trower, group operations manager at Active Luton, said: “Whether a novice or experienced multi-sport participant, the inaugural series of events has provided an opportunity for the local community and others to challenge themselves.”

Director of Hercules Events, Gifty Enright, said: “The multi-sport series has been a fantastic success, giving amateur athletes the chance to compete alongside some of the best in the UK. These events, which we have been running with Active Luton, have been very popular. Given the success of the first three events we can’t wait for the off-road triathlon on 1st June.”

The multi-sport series will finish on June 1, to enter visit: www.herculesevents.com

 

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