Winner Chris Stirling's Race Report

Winner Chris Stirling's Race Report

Extreme racer Chris stormed to the finish in 5 hours 30. Read his report.

"I'm a triathlete!"

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Your Essential Braveheart Kit Bag

Your Essential Braveheart Kit Bag

Nerves will start to jangle this week, but there’s nothing better than being prepared. Here's our selection of race day essentials

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BRAVEHEART TRIATHLON – SATURDAY, 17TH SEPTEMBER 2016

Huge thanks to all the athletes who took part in the Braveheart 2016.  Full results are available here:

www.sportident.co.uk/results/2016/BenNevisBraveheartTri/

ARE YOU TOUGH ENOUGH TO TAKE PART IN THE BEN NEVIS BRAVEHEART TRIATHLON? YOU NEED TO BE ABLE TO COMPLETE A 1.2 MILE OPEN WATER SWIM, A 56 MILE ROAD BIKE RIDE ENDING UP WITH A 13 MILE BEN NEVIS RUN.  FULL DETAILS OF THE 2017 EVENT WILL BE ON THIS SITE SOON.

CLICK HERE FOR 2016 RESULTS 

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