Its almost time for the Bolton Ironman Triathlon on Sunday 31st July and volunteers are urgently needed!
The race, which is supported by Bolton Council and the Northwest Regional Development Agency (NWDA), attracts competitors from all over the world, and more than 1,500 athletes are set to descend on the town.
And organisers are recruiting an army of volunteers to help ensure the event runs as smoothly as possible.
Volunteers are needed to help with:
Now in its third year in Bolton, the competitors will start with a 2.4-mile swim in Pennington Flash; then cycle 112-miles through Rivington and Chorley; and finish with running a marathon to Bolton town centre.
The race starts at 6am, and the athletes have 17hrs to finish the gruelling course.
Ironman organisers are working with many local groups to provide volunteers, but are also on the look for individuals who want to join the team. There are jobs for all ages and abilities.
For more information and to register as a volunteer go to the website or contact Geoffrey Bennette. email@example.com or call 07531 1927971
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