LIFE’S A BEACH

RAC­ERS FLOCKED TO THE IN­AU­GU­RAL EASTBOURNE TRIATHLON

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THE RACE AT A GLANCE Starters 197 Fin­ish­ers 151 Weather A real ‘mixed bag’. Glorious sun gave way to over­cast, but warm, skies, then down­pours. Air max 13 de­grees; Wa­ter max 15 de­grees Sea con­di­tions Calm with some slight ‘chop’ from the wind and a chal­leng­ing cur­rent on the first 100m (un­til the first buoy) Dis­tance Sprint Plus 600m swim, 25k bike, 5k run. Good­ies Event T-shirt, com­mem­o­ra­tive mug and goody bag, con­tain­ing de­signer sun­glasses and 32Gi Sports gel. Free ath­lete mas­sage, mu­sic and fin­ish line pho­tos. Dis­tin­guish­ing fea­tures A chal­leng­ing race in a spec­tac­u­lar lo­ca­tion – flanked by the iconic his­toric pier and South Downs Na­tional Park – with a bike in­cor­po­rat­ing the Seven Sis­ters and a run with a twist.

WIN­NERS Ben Allen 1:09:17 Jac­qui Slack 1:20:00

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