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Troops Put On Triathlon For Good Cause

Members of the British Army competed in a 24 hour triathlon to raise money for charities.

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Members of the British Army competed in a 24 hour triathlon to raise money for charities.

Troops from an Army barracks ran, cycled and swam nearly 700 miles in 24-hours to raise money for three charities.

A team of 12 soldiers from 16 Regiment Royal Artillery, based at St George’s Barracks in North Luffenham, ran 172 miles in circuits around Rutland Water.

They started at 3pm on Wednesday and finished at 11pm, when another team of 12 swam through the night in the pool at the base.

The triathlon finished with 12 soldiers cycling more than 455 miles in laps around Rutland Water.

Read more: Stamford.mercury.co.uk