The 2010 BSG Energade Tri series kicks off at Roodeplaat Dam on 10 October and with it, a range of exciting developments.
The main series will see athletes have the option to compete in either the Open or their Age Group categories. Athletes will have the opportunity to compete in their respective age groups, ensuring the series becomes competitive and fun for all athletes. Athletes in each age category will be competing for podium finishes and will stand in line to win exciting prizes, not forgetting the bragging rights!
The Open category will attract mainly professional athletes and will witness a number of grueling battles as they compete for prize money and the coveted Series Title.
The Team Challenge category is another exciting change to the series as all athletes belonging to schools, tertiary institutions and corporate, whether competing in a team or as individuals, will accumulate points for their organization/institution and be in the running to win the Team Challenge category at each race, as well as the overall series winner.
Not to be left behind, the Kids series will also see a number of exciting changes. The kids will now be able to compete at all 7 venues, ensuring a full family fun day. The previous 9-14 age group has been split to ensure that kids of different ages have the opportunity to be recognized in their respective categories. For children with a desire to professionally compete in triathlon, all 15 year old children will be eligible to enter in the Main series under the Open category.
Tri series Team Categories:
Open (Mixed, Male & Female)
Corporate (Mixed, Male & Female)
School (Mixed, Male & Female)
University (Mixed, Male & Female)
Tri series Individual Categories:
Kids Series Individual Categories:
Tri series Distances:
600m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run
Kids Series Distances:
5-8 Years: 60m Swim, 1.5km Cycle, 600m Run
9-11 Years: 80m Swim, 3km Cycle, 800m Run
12-15 Years: 150m Swim, 3km-6km Cycle (depending on venue), 2km Run