Hundreds take part in Birmingham triathlon

More than 1,300 people are taking part in the City of Birmingham triathlon this morning. The event in Sutton Park is in its third year.

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Hundreds take part in Birmingham triathlon

Swimmers finish water stage of Birmingham triathlon Credit: ITV News / Andy Bevan

The City of Birmingham Triathlon is taking place in Sutton Park this morning.

Organisers say more than 1,300 people are competing in the event - now in its third year.

Runners finishing Credit: ITV News / Andy Bevan

It involves an open water swim in Powell's Pool, a cycle around the closed-to-traffic roads within Sutton Park, before finishing with a run through heathland and woodland.

Starting in different 'waves' the Olympic male competitors were in the water at 7 am, with the last competitors expected to cross the finish line around 1.30 pm.

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