We wanted to write to update you with our news as we build up towards the biggest endurance adventure of 2015!
Notable athletes sign-up
Since the inception of the Evergreen endurance, we knew our events would create a stir in the triathlon world, and we have been blown away by inquiries of athletes of all levels ready to come and test themselves in this beautiful part of the world. However a few big names have come forward to show who's boss, Pro sign-ups this week include :
Nicolas Lebrun: Former Xterra triathlon world champion, winter triathlon two times world champion and Coach, Nicolas is ready for Evergreen 118! He is world renowned in on-road and off-road triathlon racing. Say no more he's a clear threat!
Amelia Pearson : Ex-professional triathlete making a comeback on the full Evergreen 228 beast. IM PB: 9hrs 36mins, 2nd IM Australia), possibly our female favourite so far.
We often hear... 'I would absolutely love to do the race but I Swim like a brick'.... well, we have a solution! Working with our genius web developer we have created a system where you can find a partner of similar level to race the Evergreen 228 Relay... We should say, its not a dating agency.... but a great way to build a dream team to experience the Evergreen 228!
Distilled down from years of professional triathlon competition and experience Nicolas Lebrun's coaching company Organicoach will support Evergreen Endurance for 2015. Organicoach implies self respect as well as respect of others. Nico himself and his team provide elite level coaching with an emphasis on physical, mental and organic nutritional balance to produce top results within a framework of wholesome healthy lifestyle.
Tri 4 the Alps
Headed up by Amelia Pearson, Ex-professional triathlete. Tri4theAlps specialise in offering unique and exciting triathlon, cycling and activity holidays in the breathtaking French Alps. They will be providing accommodation options at Montriond, Morzine (the race start).
Blackrock Ski Lodge have confirmed partnership for 2015, offering first-class triathlon training camps supported and catered in the luxury Blackrock accommodation in Chamonix. The team including professional coaches, nutrition and physio support offers camps focusing on all levels of triathlon with elite level coaches. There will also be an opportunity to train on the Evergreen course and get expert option on how to prepare for it.
23rd - 30th May - elite athlete, coach and Triathlon Plus magazine editor, Phil Mosely.
27th - 4th July - Led by pro-triathlete and 7 x IM top 10 finisher Fiona Ford.
Evergreen 118 & 228 training camp and course recconaisance - TBC
Deadline for registration
We didn't think it would come to this, but, due to massive interest and environmental considerations we have had to limit the entries to 300 in the 1st year.... Get in quick to be part of Evergreen history.