For the first time in its history, Saint Lucia will stage the inaugural St Lucia Triathlon, attracting a host of VIPs.
As well as event ambassador and Double Gold Olympic champion Daley Thompson, event organizers Human Race are pleased to welcome Governor General Her Excellency Dame Pearlette Louisy, who will present awards to winners at the prize giving ceremony on November 23.
The event also has the honour of the Minister for Tourism Lorne Theophilus being present and also seeing Louis Lewis (Director of Tourism for the island) taking part in the triathlon. This stellar line up is complimented by the presence of IOC member and St Lucian, Richard Peterkin.
Said event director John Lunt: “We are delighted to welcome so many fantastic VIPs to the first ever St Lucia Triathlon. I would like to thank them for their support and look forward to seeing lots of locals and tourists taking part in the triathlon on the 23rd.”
Tri St Lucia 2013 will be the culmination of a week-long festival of fun activities hosted at Rodney Bay in the north west of the Island. Events include an ocean swim, an Aquathlon (swim and run) and a beach run. Designed with all ages and fitness levels in mind, these activities will provide holidaymakers and locals, with a taste of the overall triathlon event, offering families, couples and single people the opportunity to take part.