St Aubyn Estates

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Human Race Festival of Sport 2012 - September 14th - 16th

Posted by: editor | August 16, 2012

September 14th - 16th will see the UK's first Festival of Sport, held in Mount's Bay and set against the stunning backdrop of St Michael's Mount.

The three day annual festival will be based upon core sports including Triathlon, Cyclo-Sportives, Beach Runs and Open Water Swimming. St Aubyn Estates are a proud sponsor of  the Open Water Swimming with distances of 1.5km, 3km and 10km that will follow courses out from Marazion beach towards the iconic St Michael's Mount before turning West towards Penzance's famous art-deco Jubilee Pools.

Alongside the main sporting activities, the Festival of Sport will deliver entertainment for both participants and visitors alike. Highlights will include live music and entertainment, including Cornish rock band, Reef, best known for their number one hit 'Put your hands' as the headline act. There will also be locally sourced food by Jamie Oliver's Fabulous Feasts; a beer tent and bar by Cornwall's award-winning independent family brewers, St Austell Brewery; a Sporting Expo and athlete seminars. There will also be lots of activities and entertainment for children and families.

To participate and for further information on activities and entertainment taking place over the weekend, please visit www.festivalofsport.net