Football, tennis, golf and now another sporting spectacle on the horizon (August 5th & 6th) - the London Triathlon, the biggest event of its kind in the world.
And very much the spectacle, not least because competitors will include BBC presenter Dermot Murnaghan and chef Jean-Christophe Novelli. Past entrants include Gordon Ramsay, James Cracknell and Alastair Campbell.
Triathlons are anything but boring. Combining swimming, cycling and running in one physical onslaught, they offer huge variety within a single racing framework. The classic Olympic distances are a 1,500m swim (through filtered dock water in London) followed by a 40km bike ride and a 10km run.
Participating in such a gruelling challenge is awesome and we wish all the contestants the very best of luck.
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