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Get Active for Cornwall Triathlon Series

Perranporth Triathlon

Tempus has announced its Cornwall Triathlon Series for 2016 including the Jubilee Pool in Penzance which has been added as a new venue for this year. The series consists of six triathlons across the county between April and September, making it the biggest triathlon series in Cornwall and one of the largest in the South West of England. In addition, Tempus is also holding

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Neil Eddy Wins Stithians Triathlon

Cornish triathlete Neil Eddy raced to a comfortable victory against a record number of competitors at the Tempus Leisure Stithians Triathlon at the end of July. Neil Eddy, who competes for team Cycle Logic, comfortably won after gaining an impressive lead on the cycle part of the standard distance triathlon. The Triathlon was the seventh event in the Tempus

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Elite Watermen Complete Celtic Crossing

Glenn Eldidge in Ocean Ski during the Celtic-Crossing

It was billed as an epic challenge. A race from the Isles of Scilly to Sennen in Cornwall using only paddle power. And the event lived up to the hype as eight wold class athletes completed the 50km paddle in May. The watermen and women, made up of world champion surf lifesavers, surfers and stand-up paddle boarders, paddled against the clock across the notoriously

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Back to Nature at New Adventure Camp

Camp Kernow Tipi

OUTDOOR education organisation Camp Kernow has created the UK's first carbon-neutral activity centre on a five-acre site near Malpas in Cornwall. The new activity centre for children, which opens in July 2014, harnesses renewable energy and employs sustainable technology with the aim of offering children the experience of living in balance with nature. The unique

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SW Coast Path’s Ultra Trail is back

Ultra Trail South West. Photo: Endurancelife

The thought of a marathon might make most people go pale, so imagine an endurance race dubbed as the “toughest in Britain”.  Yup, the Ultra Trail is back for its second year with a brand new route to excite all those fit enough to do it! Taking place over the weekend of 21 to 23 June 2013, The 100-mile Ultra Trail South West has been designed to push even the most

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Perfect Conditions for Castle to Castle Swim

The start of the RNLI Castle to Castle Swim

Adventurous swimmers from all over Cornwall and elsewhere in the UK descended on Falmouth in early June for the annual RNLI Castle to Castle Swim. Almost 400 people took part in the challenging open water swim across the mouth of the River Fal, covering a distance of approximately one mile. The swim was organised by the RNLI to raise important funds for the lifesaving

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BF Adventure Quarryathon Challenge 2012

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Just as you were beginning to relax into the oncoming Winter and start the eating fest in the run up to Christmas, BF Adventure has thrown in a great challenge to get us all off our bums.The Cornish charity and activity centre, BF Adventure is calling all adventurers to come and tackle the ‘Quarryathon’ Challenge.The BF Adventure Quarryathon is a mixture of physical

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St Ives Biathlon Competitors Battle the Weather

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Despite rain, floods and challenging conditions, the 14th St Ives Biathlon took place on Saturday July 7 and was enjoyed by many, raising over £4500 profit. Organisers – St.Ives Surf Lifesaving Club - with the help of a team of health and safety officials, changed the traditional route for the popular “Open Race” just an hour before the start time, to ensure that

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Swim, Kayak or Paddle Board the Ecover Blue Mile

Blue Mile

People are invited to swim, sayak or stand up paddle board the Ecover Blue Mile to be held on Plymouth's historic waterfront on the opening weekend to the Marine City Festival between 08 and 09 September 2012. The Ecover Blue Mile is a mass-participation water sports event designed to get the nation feeling good whilst getting active and raising vital funds to support

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Surfboat Racing Returns to Watergate Bay

Surfboat Racing in Cornwall

Surfboat racing returns to Watergate Bay, North Cornwall on Saturday 14 July 2012 with teams eager to prove themselves at one of the sport’s most challenging venues. The Extreme Academy will host crews from across the UK taking part in the third of five events in the UK Surf Rowers League (UKSRL) Summer Series. Originating from Australia, the oar-powered surf

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