Mossel Bay Triathlon and Biathle on 7th October
Join us in the fastest growing sport in the World on Sunday the 7th October at Santos Beach, Mossel Bay. Swim in the calm Bay, Cycle through the historic town and run along the beach on a tar road.On the 11th September 2011 the 1st Triathlon race was held in a decade at Santos Beach, Mossel Bay. This year there will be 2 Triathlon events in Mossel Bay, on the 7th October as well as on the 4th November. The athletes will cycle through the town and then towards Dana Bay. One lane of the road will be closed for the cyclist and patrolled by the Traffic police.
Before the start of the Triathlon events, there will be a Biathle event from 8am to 10am, which consists of a run, followed by a swim and then followed by a run again. This is the 1st Biathle event ever held at Santos Beach. The distances for the Biathle event vary for each age group.
The Triathlon and Biathle events races will be for all ages. The Triathlon event is sanctioned by WP Triathlon and this event will count points for the Junior athletes that aim to compete in the WP Championships in February 2013.On Sunday the 7th October there will be 2 Triathlon distances: A Sprint Distances of 750m swim, 20km Bike and 4km Run and a shorter TRI Challenge distances of 400m swim, 10km bike and 2km run for those that would like to give it a TRI… Athletes can also take part as a relay team in the Sprint Distance.On the 4th November another Triathlon event will be held at Santos which is this year also a Western Province Trial event.
Pre entries can be done via www.trisport.co.za until the 3rd October and late entries can only be done on Saturday the 6th October from 4pm to 6pm at Santos Beach. No entries will be allowed on Sunday morning. The Biathle events start on Sunday at 8am until 10 am and the Triathlon events start on Sunday at 10am until 1pm. Please see the website for details on the Biathle and Triathlon events and the cost of entries. Please see www.trisport for all the information or contact Sonja on 082 5797595.