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Charity Urges People to show their support at Charity Triathlon

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Leonard Cheshire Disability is urging people to come to Crystal Palace on Sunday 11 September and support the participants of Tri Together, its signature triathlon event. Over 200 people will be taking part in this event, which is uniquely designed so that disabled and non disabled people can take part side by side. Tri Together…

Crystal Palace Parkrun needs volunteers

Crystal Palace parkrun

What is The Crystal Palace parkrun? Its a 5km run against the clock. It is held every Saturday at 09:00 in Crystal Palace Park. See Course page for more details. Its free! but please register in advance. All abilities welcome. For further information go to the Crystal Palace parkrun website. Crystal Palace parkrun needs you! As the Crystal Palace…

Leonard Cheshire Disability Launches Tri Together Triathlon

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The charity Leonard Cheshire Disability has launched Tri Together, a triathlon uniquely designed so that disabled and non-disabled people can take part side by side. Tri Together is a sprint distance event which allows people to participate as individuals or as a team of two or three people. It has one of the lowest entry…

Crystal Palace Triathlon 2011 – a windy success

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Over 500 adult and 180 junior competitors as well as spectators arrived, despite the early morning rain and strong winds, for the annual Crystal Palace Triathlon, which took place on Sunday 22 May at the Crystal Palace Park and National Sports Centre. The Crystal Palace Triathlon was voted BTF Race of the Year in 2010…

Crystal Palace to host backward running championships

uk backwards running championship

It has just been confirmed that London will host its first ever backward running race – the London Backward Running Championships, this summer.  The event will take place in Crystal Palace Park on Sunday 17th July 2011. The inaugural London Backward Running Championships will incorporate races of 1km and 3km for men and women around…

Brazil picks National Sports Centre for Olympics training base

Brazilian olympic team Crystal Palace

Over 200 Brazilian competitors and officials are expected to use our National Sports Centre before and during the Games under an agreement signed by Carlos Nuzman, President of both the Rio 2016 Organising Committee and the Brazilian Olympic Committee, and Crystal Palace operators   Greenwich Leisure (GLL). Nuzman said: “Signing this historic agreement is a major step…

Crystal Palace Triathlon – the green triathlon

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Crystal Palace Triathlon: 22 May 2011 Crystal Palace Triathlon, organised by the Crystal Palace Triathletes will once again it will be carbon neutral. This highly successful annual has been carbon neutral since 2008, and continues to be the only triathlon in the UK to have made this commitment, following strict guidelines on how to minimize…

£3000 raised by Miracle Fitness at Run to the Beat

Fernando (far right) and team

Last Sunday was the Run to the Beat, Londons music half marathon set in Greenwich. Our local fitness group, Miracle Fitness, took part led by the ever-energetic Fernando. Over twenty of the current bootcampers entered after having trained intensively with him throughout the summer. He was pleased to see everyone finish the race with a…