Chris Dunning, CEO of TechQuarters enters 5 triathlons this year to support Alzheimer’s society. Despite having a slightly dodgy knee and painful back, his motivation and dedication for raising awareness for Alzheimer’s Society is truly inspiring. To support Chris Dunning on his #5triathlonchallenge, be sure to check out and donate to his Just Giving page.
In June, Chris Dunning, along with 11 others fellow TechQuarters team mates, took on the prestigious Blenheim Palace Triathlon. His first triathlon of the year, Chris was feeling both nervous and excited but still went on the exceed his own expectations, completing the course in 1.28.39
In July, Chris made a serious comeback by coming in the Top 10 for his age group after having been just pipped to the post by brother Andy in the Great London Swim; completing the London Tri in an impressive 1:20.
The next 3 Triathlon’s Chris will be competing in:
This year was the Chantilly event, which challenges athletes to race 2.5km overlooking the Chateau and its beautiful gardens. This event took place on the 25th of August, below are some pictures of Chris at the event, the beautiful architecture and Chris Dunning’s mum who looked extremely happy that Chris earned his medal, coming in at 1.19.51. Chris came 114th of 650 and 25th in his age group which is fantastic.
Mid-September is the Goat Triathlon. The athletes will drop off their bikes in the transition area and swap them for their trainers to take on the breath-taking cliff path run. Chris Dunning will be preparing for the climb, accompanied by TechQuarters, Operations Manager Mark O’Dell.
On the 8th October, Chris’s last triathlon for the year will be held in beautiful Spain, that’s what we call a #sprintchallenge. This event is the one of the most attended and most popular triathlons in the world; attracting up to 6k athletes around the world.
Well done and good luck Chris!