Weekend Preview 4-5 August2nd Aug 2018 | Written by Carolyn Reid
London will be the centre of the action this weekend as it hosts the Accenture Mixed Relay Cup and the AJ Bell London Triathlon!
The racing begins on Saturday with the Accenture Mixed Relay Cup where teams from around the UK race alongside international teams! Stirling will be represented again this year with the team consisting of Luca Fanottoli, Cameron Harris, Hannah Howitt and Debbie Greig. The event offers athletes the unique opportunity to represent their training centres against teams from Australia, USA, France and New Zealand. To read the full British Triathlon report on the event, click here.
For the full event schedule and to watch the BBC Live Stream of the event, click here.
On Sunday, the AJ Bell London Triathlon takes place with a number of Scottish athletes taking part. Juniors Cameron Main, Guy Evans-Haggerty, Erin Wallace, Sophia Green, Iona Miller and Kate Gallagher will be competing in the draft-legal sprint distance race while Luca Fanottoli and Debbie Greig will compete in the draft legal Olympic distance race.
For the full race schedule, click here.
In Sweden, Fergus Roberts will be competing in the Malmö ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup. Roberts has been training hard in France and with a string of fantastic race results recently, he will look to continue his form going into this Saturday’s race.
Full details of the event can be found here.
At home, there are two events taking place this weekend, the Irvine Open Water Sprint and the Westhill Novice and Sprint Triathlon.
On Sunday, the Irvine Open Water Sprint hosted by Ayrodynamic Triathlon Club includes a Sprint Triathlon as well as an Aquathlon race. The event is set to include over 120 participants across the two races. More information on the event can be found here.
The Active Aberdeenshire Series continues in Westhill on Sunday. The event includes a Novice and a Sprint race and is the penultimate event of the series which will end in Huntly on Sunday 23 September. For more information on the race, click here.
Finally, Age Group athletes head to the Arundel Triathlon to compete to qualify for the 2019 European Standard Distance Triathlon Championships taking place in Weert.
To learn more about the qualification process, please visit here.
*We apologise if any names or results have been accidentally omitted. Please feel free to let us know and we will revise the article.