Event: AJ Bell London Triathlon
Date: 7th August 2016
Location: Excel, London
Distance: Sprint & Standard
Sunday 7th August saw 8 of the sittingbourne Striders head to London in the early hours to take on one of the most popular triathlons in the world, the London Triathlon and compete against over 3000 other triathletes.
7 of the 8 took on the Standard distance event which comprised of a 1500m swim, 40Km Cycle and 10.5Km run, while Matt Kingsnorth took on the shorter Sprint event.
It proved a strong showing for the striders with everyone finishing the standard race within 33 mins of each other with notable preformances from James Brincat and Gweneth Hacon, both of whom are currently training hard in preparation for an upcoming chance to represent Great Britian in September, finishing 19th and 5th respectively in their age groups.