South Tyneside triathlon for Sir Bobby Robson Foundation

COASTAL RACE ... members of the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service triathlon team celebrate getting their latest sponsor.

COASTAL RACE ... members of the Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service triathlon team celebrate getting their latest sponsor.

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PEOPLE in South Tyneside are being invited to take part in a gruelling triathlon this summer to help football legend Sir Bobby Robson’s memorial charity.

The event, on August 10, will see competitors complete a 400m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run.

File photo dated 25/03/08 of Sir Bobby Robson, during the launch of The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 25, 2012. Cancer-fighting charity the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has raised more than �4m, it announced today  as it celebrates its fourth anniversary. The former England football manager launched the project as he battled cancer for a fifth time on March 25 2008 with the initial target of raising �500,000. That total has been smashed and continues to rise, despite the death of Sir Bobby in July 2009 at the age of 76. See PA story CHARITY Robson. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire
File photo dated 25/03/08 of Sir Bobby Robson, during the launch of The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday March 25, 2012. Cancer-fighting charity the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation has raised more than �4m, it announced today as it celebrates its fourth anniversary. The former England football manager launched the project as he battled cancer for a fifth time on March 25 2008 with the initial target of raising �500,000. That total has been smashed and continues to rise, despite the death of Sir Bobby in July 2009 at the age of 76. See PA story CHARITY Robson. Photo credit should read: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

It has been organised by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service, A1 Multisport and South Tyneside Council, and is being held in aid of the Sir Bobby Robson Foundation.

 

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