PRESS RELEASE: IWA Waterways Triathlon 2015 Opens for Registration

Issue date: 30th March 2015

Registration is now open for The Inland Waterways Association’s inaugural Waterways Triathlon which will be held at Hoe Mill Lock on the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation on Sunday 20th September, 2015.

Only a limited number of places are available for the 50km challenge, which consists of canoeing, cycling and running, so anyone interested in taking part should enrol without delay. A 30km course is also available as a shorter alternative to the main route.

All sponsorship raised will benefit Essex Waterways, responsible for managing, maintaining and improving the Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, or The Susan Trust, a historic Chelmer lighter boat restoration project.

For entry details, pricing and further information visit or call 01494 783453 ext. 611.


Notes for Editors

About The Inland Waterways Association:

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA), a registered charity, leads campaigns to conserve, maintain and restore Britain’s network of canal and river waterways. With a membership of around 16,000, IWA provides a strong voice for waterways users, working with navigation authorities, local and national government and other organisations to keep all our waterways alive.

For more information about the Waterways Triathlon, the route, ways to raise sponsorship, the rules, and to book your place please visit

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For further information contact Waterways Triathlon organiser Toby Gomm at or on 01494 783453 ext. 611.