123Cross - Olympic and Sprint triathlons in Verbier
123Cross offers olympic level and sprint distance cross triathlons and duathlons this coming weekend (3rd September 2017) in Le Châble, near Martigny in open lakes and through woodland.
The mountains of the Val de Bagnes will provide both the backdrop and course for a fantastic international community sports event.
The elements are open – water swimming, easy level mountain biking and trail-running.
Triathletes can opt for either; Olympic Distance event; 1500km swim, 23km bike (with 900m elevation) and 12km run OR The Sprint event; 500m swim, 14km bike (with 450m elevation) and 6km run
There's the added option to pick 2 out of the three disciplines and take part in a "duathlon" instead, or, to take part as a relay team of three to split out one discipline each.
Aside from the triathlon itself, participants and supporters are welcome to stick around on site for a summer party afterwards with food, live local music and community events including prizes and activities (such as testing out an electric bike.)
The kids events also take place in the afternoon on Sunday.
For more information, visit www.123cross.com