The ITU World Triathlon Leeds 2018 is delighted to announce Heart Yorkshire as the Official Radio Supplier for the world-class event, taking place on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 June 2018.
Heart Yorkshire will be on hand throughout the two days supporting thousands of triathletes who will be enjoying the challenge of the ITU World Triathlon Leeds 2018.
With over 75,000 fans in attendance last year, another great turnout is expected when triathlon hits the city in June. The world’s elite will tie up a weekend extravaganza of triathlon in what will be the fourth leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series. With distances for all abilities taking place over the course of the weekend it is a date to be placed firmly in the diary. Heart Yorkshire will be on hand over the weekend to present an array of family activities in the Event Village and bring to life Leeds as the triathlon city.
Thousands have already signed up to take on the event, with standard distance entries already surpassing the total number of entrants from the previous year. Heart Breakfast’s Dixie and Emma will also be taking part in the GO TRI race and regularly updating listeners with their training progress.
With less than six months to go until the event, entries are still open for all distances including: GO TRI, sprint and standard distance events. Sign up and join the world’s best at leeds.triathlon.org
Chief Executive of British Triathlon, Andy Salmon commented, “We are delighted to welcome Heart Yorkshire as our Official Radio Supplier for 2018. ITU World Triathlon Leeds has been one of the most exciting events for the past few years. I’m looking forward to the incredible atmosphere that Heart Yorkshire will create in the Event Village.”
Event director, Wayne Coyle said, “We’re thrilled to strike up this partnership with Heart Yorkshire. We are looking forward to working with them to help create a special atmosphere both on the weekend of the event and in the build-up to what is going to be a fantastic occasion.”
Heart Breakfast’s Dixie said, “We can’t wait to join Team Leeds and get a feel for the sport in the GO TRI event at Roundhay Park. Looking forward to seeing you all there!"