Triathlon open for entries

THE BIGGEST community sporting events in the Erewash calendar is on the starting blocks and ready to go.

Entries are now being accepted for the council-run Erewash Triathlon.

Last year more than 400 participants from Erewash and all over the country descended on the borough for the annual swimming, cycling and running challenge.

This year the event takes place at West Park Leisure Centre in Long Eaton.

The Junior Triathlon, for chidlren aged eight to 14, is on Saturday August 11 and the adult event is on the Sunday.

This year will see the first Erewash Jog Derbyshire 5K run, which will also be held on the Saturday. Entries for the run open on Friday June 1.

Full information and entry forms can be found at