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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Triathlon Win

Newcastle Firefighter Jacqui Slack has triumphed as the winning female for a second year running in the National Emergency Services Triathlon Championships.

"The race involved a 500m swim, 20k cycle and 5k run and Jacqui completed the course in just one hour and four seconds".

The event took place last Friday at the National Water Sports Centre in Nottingham. Triathletes from emergency services all over the country took part in the race, which attracted over 150 competitors.

The race involved a 500m swim, 20k cycle and 5k run and Jacqui completed the course in just one hour and four seconds.  Jacqui, who regularly competes in triathlons worldwide, is currently taking a one year sabbatical from the Service to focus on her triathlon training. She has spent the past four months training in Australia with world class athletes and whilst there competed in the ITU World Cup Triathlon.

Other competitors from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service included Stafford Firefighters; Helen Hall, Andrew Cooke and Tom Sandy, Burslem Firefighter, David Jones and Head of Communications, Philip Gillingham.