Introducing our GO TRI events - do you have what it takes?

May 21 2018

British Triathlon and DW Fitness First are working in collaboration to bring you a series of GO TRI events across the country.

To celebrate the collaboration, DW Fitness First will be hosting GO TRI events in London, Nottingham, and Leeds. These will be a variety of distances with and multisport options. The events are open to DW Fitness First members and non-members.

The events which will be taking place are as follows:

- London, DW Fitness First Bishopsgate, Monday 21st May: 160m swim, 7.5km bike, 3km run. Enter here.

- Mansfield, DW Fitness First Mansfield: 500m row or 300m swim, 7.5km bike, 1.5km run. Enter here

- Leeds, DW Fitness First Leeds: 200m swim, 5km cycle, 2km run. Enter here.

Age Group triathlete and BBC Breakfast Presenter Louise Minchin will be attending the event in London Bishopsgate and will be signing her book Dare to Tri before welcoming participants to the event. Great British athletes Alex Yee will also be attending the event taking place at London Bishopsgate while Gordon Benson will be attending the event in Leeds.

The GO TRI Gym Challenge will be reintroduced into DW Fitness First Gyms for 7 days starting on the 21 May 2018. This will consist of a 500m row, 7.5m cycle and a 1.5km run.

Jenny Vincent, GO TRI Strategic Lead spoke about the collaboration:

“GO TRI recognises the importance of engaging with leisure operators, and we are excited that DW Fitness First will be delivering three new GO TRI events. Sign up now and join our ever-growing GO TRI community.”

DW Fitness First Group Marketing Director Lee Pinnington said:

"We are delighted to be hosting the GO TRI challenge in DW Fitness First gyms across the UK, welcoming members and non-members of all sporting abilities. DW Fitness First is committed to giving back to the organisations that lie at the heart of community sport from the grassroots and are excited to be working with British Triathlon, enhancing our portfolio of partnerships with sporting national governing bodies."

Louise Minchin said:

“I am so excited to be part of this GO TRI event, I did my first triathlon myself 5 years ago, and loved every minute of it, and love helping to encourage others to join in the fun.”

To find out more about GO TRI, visit www.gotri.org.