Dagenham Stacey to join world’s biggest triathlon

PUBLISHED: 11:01 25 July 2011 | UPDATED: 11:52 25 July 2011

Stacey with Mollie Glover and Mollie's brother Nathan

Stacey with Mollie Glover and Mollie's brother Nathan


Dagenham song-bird Stacey Solomon is getting ready to take part in the world’s biggest triathlon this Sunday.

The 21-year-old will join more than 13,000 competitors as she swims, cycles and runs around the ExCel Centre and Royal Victoria Docks for the two-day Virgin Active event.

On Friday she braved the waters of the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Part in preparation for the big day.

In a column for The People newspaper, she joked: “In the real thing I’m gonna hold on to Sir Richard Branson’s leg and he can pull me along.”

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