LIFE’S A BEACH
RACERS FLOCKED TO THE INAUGURAL EASTBOURNE TRIATHLON
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