William Eichler 13 June 2017

Council to invest £50,000 in triathlon

Council to invest £50,000 in triathlon image

Pembrokeshire council has agreed to pay £50,000 as part of a deal to host an annual triathlon event.

Ironman Wales, a local version of the Ironman triathlon, was held in Pembrokeshire between 2011 and 2016.

The council estimates the event contributes around £3.7m to the local economy.

The council has now decided to sign a new Host Sponsorship Agreement for another five years at the cost of £50,000 per year.

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority has agreed to pay £16,000 per annum towards this, and Tenby Town Council has committed £5,000 for the first year.

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