Greg James five-day triathlon challenge

Greg James five-day triathlon challenge

Into Day 3 and halfway through his amazing Sport Relief Challenge of doing an Olympic length triathlon every day for five days (in freezing temperatures)  the BBC Radio One DJ Greg James is in Glasgow and feeling it after the swim… 


The hardest challenge so far. Please show Greg your support. Donate online: #Gregathlon

— BBC Radio 1 (@BBCR1) February 10, 2016

His endurance challenge kicked off in Cardiff on Monday before heading to Belfast on Tuesday. Tomorrow he is in Sheffield before finishing in Norwich and so far he has raised well over £100,000 for Sport Relief (you can donate here)

“British Triathlon would like to wish Greg James good luck in his triathlon challenge,” chief executive Jack Buckner, said. “Completing five triathlons in five cities, in five days, is really a huge challenge, not just because of the distances and logistics involved, but also the winter weather. We hope that his swimming, cycling and running exploits help raise a lot of money for Sport Relief.”

Here are some images from day 1-3 of his great challenge…


The #gregathon starts! #gregjames at Titanic Belfast @gregjames17

A video posted by @Love_Belfast (@love_belfast) on Feb 8, 2016 at 6:46am PST


Incredible @gregjames17 finishing todays triathlon for @sportrelief! #gregathlon #cardiff #gregjames #sportrelief

A photo posted by huw (@huwstephensdj) on Feb 9, 2016 at 8:06am PST


What a day. Belfast conquered! Over 50 miles of cycling, running and swimming done. Only 4 more then. Cardiff tomorrow! #Gregathlon #CantFeelMyLegs

A photo posted by Greg James (@gregjames17) on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:35pm PST


This is my ‘I’ve done 2 triathlons but just remembered I’ve got 3 more to do’ face #Gregathlon

A photo posted by Greg James (@gregjames17) on Feb 9, 2016 at 9:54am PST


Pre swim rub down. 40 miles of cycling done, 2k swim done and now a 10 mile run to the show!

A photo posted by Greg James (@gregjames17) on Feb 9, 2016 at 5:50am PST

Money raised from the Gregathlon will be spent helping people living unimaginably tough lives, with half of the money raised used to make a difference right here in the UK. The other half is used to transform lives across the world’s poorest communities. 


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