‘Be More Bailey’ family triathlon forms part of Jenson Button Trust…

first_img Related The main triathlon event will see the McLaren Honda Formula 1 racing driver joining hundreds of novice, intermediate and elite athletes as well as teams of three people in the Team Challenge for the main triathlon.Competitors will start the triathlon with a 200m swim in Markeaton Park lake. The 10K circular cycle route will take place on closed roads into the city centre and then heads back into the park for a 2.5K run.Everyone will have the opportunity to race twice – once in the morning and once in the afternoon for the women’s men’s and team challenge finals and wooden spoon event.During the lunchtime break – the family challenge will start with a 50m swim in the lake then head out onto the closed roads for a one and a half mile cycle before a 750m run – crossing the same finishing line as the JBTT triathletes.Jenson Button said “Bailey is an inspiration to us all. I hope that young people far and wide will enter this mini triathlon and then, hopefully, catch the triathlon bug and join us for the main event in years to come.”Dean Jackson, founder and owner of HUUB Events and triathlon wetsuit and clothing company HUUB Design continued, “July 17 will be a fantastic celebration of sport – involving novice and elite athletes, teams of three and now family members – and making it the largest ever Jenson Button Trust Triathlon.”Leader of Derby City Council Cllr Ranjit Banwait concluded, “With 2016 being an Olympic year and all our thoughts returning to the lasting legacy of sport – I am delighted that Derby will be leading the way again and hosting an even more spectacular event this summer.”Funds raised by the family challenge will go to the ‘Be More Bailey’ Foundation to buy equipment for children and young people with disabilities who want to participate and compete in sport. Funds raised by the main Jenson Button Trust Triathlon will again support Cancer Research UK.www.jensonbuttontri.com Nine-year-old Bailey Matthews, who shot to fame when he received awards for his courage and determination in the ‘Pride of Britain’ and ‘BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2015’ awards, will lead a family challenge as part of this summer’s Jenson Button Trust Triathlon.Children will compete with an adult family member or friend in a mini-triathlon on part of the main Jenson Button Trust Triathlon course, which will take place at Derby’s Markeaton Park on Sunday 17 July.The Doncaster schoolboy, who has Celebral Palsy, first captured the hearts of the UK when a video of him casting aside his walking frame to cross a triathlon race finish line went viral.center_img He was invited to spearhead the family challenge in Derby by the Jenson Button Trust and triathlon event organisers, Derby-based HUUB Events. Even pop music mogul Simon Cowell has sent in a message of support…last_img read more

Photo gallery: Elm Grove vs. Greenacres 8th-grade championship game

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Robert Splaine announces Squad for Hickstead Nations Cup

first_img 27 July 2016, 20:13 Robert Splaine announces Squad for Hickstead Nations Cup ENDS The squad in alphabetical order is:Bertram Allen & Molly Malone owned by Ballywalter FarmsShane Breen & Golden Hawk owned by P. Sultan & Breen Equestrian Ltd. & Shane BreenAnthony Condon & Aristio owned Anthony Condon and John HalesPaul Kennedy & Carton Danger Mouse owned by Jane KennedyBilly Twomey & Diaghilev owned by Mr C T Payne Tags:center_img Home  »  Featured News  »  Robert Splaine announces Squad for Hickstead Nations Cup Hickstead CSIO 5* is part of Furusiyya Nations Cup League in which Ireland currently lies in second place, however Ireland will not be competing for points at this event. After Ireland’s runner up position at Dublin Horse Show last Friday, Ireland has guaranteed its place in the Furusiyya Nations Cup final in Barcelona in September and have also confirmed their position among the top tier of World  Show Jumping again for 2017 Horse Sport Ireland’s High Performance Manager, Robert Splaine, has announced the squad that will represent Ireland at the British Nations Cup that takes place on Friday 29th July at 14.15GMT. Splaine will name the team of four from the squad of five tomorrow (Thursday) evening.last_img read more