Get an insight into how to prepare, how to compete and how to enjoy a great outdoor challenge, the Ben Nevis Braveheart Triathlon

[divider]Classed as one of the UK’s toughest triathlons, the Ben Nevis Braveheart involves a 1.2-mile sea loch swim, a 56-mile road cycle and the cream of the crop, a 13-mile hill run to the summit of Ben Nevis and back.

On the 17 September the event returns for its second year with over 200 competitors set to make their way to Fort William to challenge themselves on Britain’s highest mountain. Among those competitors will be TV presenter and musician Dougie Vipond. Watch the video below where he talks to Sean McFarlane – who finished third at the 2015 event – about how to prepare, how to compete and how to enjoy such a challenge.

For details on how to sign up for this epic event click here.