6 Amazing Triathlons That Are Perfect For Newbies
Whether you’re a triathlon fiend or just want to dip your toe in and see what it’s all about, we’ve got the perfect race for you. Find out which triathlon suits you best here…
It’s a 3800m sea swim, 180km ride and 42km run. If the wind is blowing in the wrong direction, it’s a suffer fest! You have 17 hours to complete the course.
This is a sprint distance triathlon in Sun City, so the distances are short and the resort is your playground!
It’s held at the Clanwilliam Dam and the sprint race is definitely just a warm-up for the after-party. You don’t even have to do the whole race – enter as a team and do one discipline each. A dress-up theme adds to the fun in the circus-style “disco tent”!
For The Whole Family:
A weekend away where everything is geared towards family time. Apart from a challenging senior race, there are kids’ races, nature hikes, stargazing, campfires and live entertainment.
It’s a tough race, but achievable for most people with the right training. Commentator Paul Kaye creates a world-class finish-line vibe where all the athletes get welcomed onto the red carpet, have their names displayed as they cross the line and get cheered by the crowds on the grandstands.
The best of the best, as well as first-timers, get to test their mettle over a weekend that offers a variety of races from sprint to standard distances.