The Jenson Button Trust Triathlon comes to Derby!
Wed 11 Mar 2015
The annual event, that has previously taken place in Luton, is moving to Derby's Markeaton Park on Sun 12 Jul the enable to event to grow and take on more participants.
Since the announcement was made the organisers have been inundated with interest from atheletes around the world.
Competitiors will get the chance to race twice as the preliminary heat will see a 200m swim, 11km cycle and 2.5km run around the park seperate the fastest of the group. The top performers will then race double the distances as a 400m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run around the park will decide the winner.
Entrants may even get the chance to rub shoulders with the Formula 1 ace, as he will be taking part in the event himself and will be presenting the prizes at the end of the day.
You've got plenty of time to train if you want to take part in this unique event! Places will go fast, so whether you're amateur or professonal and want to get involved, visit the official website for more details.
Watch Jenson's online message below.