Sign up for the novice-friendly event featuring a 400m swim, 32km bike ride and 4.5km all-terrain run.

TORRINGTON will once again host a gruelling triathlon this year with the date set for July 27.

The novice friendly event will being with a 400 metre swim at Torrington Pool, followed by a 32km scenic bike course.

The route will run through the villages of High Bickington and Beaford, before the challenge ends with a 4.5km multi terrain run.

Rebecca Sawtell, of 1610, the trust which runs Torrington Pool, said: “It is an inspiring experience for competitors to take part in the events as well as great day out for friends and supporters who come along and enjoy the atmosphere as well as the many family friendly activities we organise at our leisure centres on race days.”

Entries are now open for the event, and competitors can enter as an individual or part of a relay team.

Entry costs £33 for BTF affiliated members and £38 unaffiliated. To enter visit www.1610.org.uk.