Date: 20/09/2013
By: Susy Chandler

Markel heads to Hever

Markel International, London, September 20, 2013 --- Markel International, the specialist insurer with a worldwide product portfolio, is heading to Hever Castle on Saturday, September 28, for the last triathlon in the Markel sponsored Castle Triathlon Series. Markel is also inviting those involved in the insurance industry to enter the Markel Insurance Challenge, a fund-raising triathlon offering competitors a chance to win a £1,000 prize for their nominated charity and is offering qualifying entrants a 20% discount on the entry fee. On the day, Markel will be offering hospitality to Markel Insurance Challenge participants and their families, including free entry to the castle and grounds and a BBQ in a Markel hospitality area.

If you are interested in taking part, individually or as a team, in the sprint relay triathlon of 400m swim, 20km cycle and 4km run, please email to receive your discount code, also giving details of friends and family who would like to join the Markel BBQ.

Once you have your code, you can enter the event through the Markel Castle Triathlon site at

The Hever Castle Triathlon will be the fifth and final event in the 2013 Castle Triathlon Series, which has taken place at a range of truly stunning castle locations throughout the summer. Now the third largest triathlon in the UK, the weekend’s events will be covered by Channel 4, Sky Sports and Euro Sports. 


For more information:

Markel International Siobhan Mullahy, Marketing Assistant 020 7953 6000                                                                            

Markel International Limited is a subsidiary of Markel Corporation, a US-based holding company trading on the New York Stock Exchange (MKL). Markel International writes insurance and reinsurance business through eight divisions and through offices across the UK, Europe, Canada, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Markel International’s insuring entities include Syndicate 3000, Syndicate 1400, Markel Resseguradora do Brasil S.A. and Markel International Insurance Company Limited. For more information please visit us at