The Inter Regional triathlon championships for youth and junior triathletes takes place this weekend in the North East region – Hetton Lyons Country Park to be precise.
Young athletes aged between 11 and 18 from the home counties of England, Scotland and Wales will battle it out to decide which county is the best for 2011. As always, the North East have a very strong team contesting and its looking like it will once again be a fantastic event.
This is the first time that a national championship event of any kind has been held at Hetton Lyons country park and the first time the event has been held in the North East. Hetton Lyons is a fantastic place for triathlon and is very spectator friendly. So if you are in the area, why not come along and show your support!