win entry to the Ripon Hornblower Duathlon

With entries now closed for the Ripon Hornblower Duathlon on Sunday 31st March we have one place left to give away.

win entry to the Ripon Hornblower Duathlon on Sunday 31st March

This is your last chance to book your place at the first TriHard event of the season! With entries now closed for the Ripon Hornblower Duathlon on Sunday 31st March we have one place left to give away.  And of course we will supply you with all the sports nutrition you need for the big day.

PRIZE:

ONE ENTRY TO THE RIPON HORNBLOWER DUATHLON

AND

OTE SPORTS DUATHLON FUELLING PACK  

1x Box of Mixed Energy Gels & 1x Box of Mixed Duo Bars.

1x Energy drink bulk bag & 1x Recovery Drink bulk bag

2x OTE bottles & 1x OTE shaker

OTE Sports: 

OTE Sports design and develop sports nutrition and healthy snacking products using natural ingredients. They are great tasting, kind on your stomach, easy to use and help to deliver performance when you need it most. Put simply, Goodness In = Greatness Out.

TriHard Events:

TriHard Events was setup as a company in 2006 specifically to organise triathlons and duathlons. We had been organising for a long time before then, 27 years in the case of Stokesley Duathlon, so we have a lot of experience. We pride ourselves on organising good quality, safe and responsible events at a fair entry fee.

https://www.trihard.co.uk

To enter: go to the competition site by clicking on ‘Enter Competition’ and enter your details – easy!

Enter by: 31st March 2019 23:59.

Good luck

No purchase necessary.

See competition website for full terms and conditions.

Promoted By:  OteSports

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