RNLI Dart Triathlon Challenge 6 July 2014

RNLI Dart crew volunteers raised £1321

Eight members of the Dart lifeboat crew ran 10 miles from Kingswear to Berry Head along the coastal footpath in 2 hours 16 minutes. They then cycled 10.5 miles to the Totnes Boating Association HQ in 1 hour 8 minutes. Pausing only for a refreshment break at the Ferry Boat Inn at Dittisham, they paddled down the Dart from Totnes to the launch slip in Dartmouth. £66 in donations from the customers at the Ferry Boat Inn was added to the £1255 the crew had raised in sponsorship.

Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
RNLI Dart crew line up on the morning for the Triathlon Challenge
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Dean Nettleton after the running section
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Yorkie Lomas surveys the damage having run to Berry Head
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Steve Wallis looking remarkably fit after running 10 miles
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
Jamie Mathys before the cycle leg.
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Jamie Mathys after the 10.5 mile cycle leg.
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
Steve Wallis prepares the canoes for the 8.2 miles down the Dart
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The team line up for the paddle down to Dartmouth
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
Kevin John and Buster Hart in the lead at Totnes
Making their way down the Dart
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
A brief stop at the Ferry Boat Inn
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The Finish in Dartmouth. 8.5 hours after they left.
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
Ewen Menzies is more used to flying it.
Photo: John Fenton RNLI Dart LPO
Yorkie, Kev Murphy, Jamie, Dean, Kev John, Strve, Ewen and Buster

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