Entries to the exciting Midlands Ultra Triathlon are open for the event on the 29th of November at Midmar Dam. This exciting event is one of SA's biggest triathlon events and part of a national Series, that staged a successful Sun City Ultra Triathlon in May 2015.
The attracts athletes from across South Africa to compete along the beautiful rolling hills in the KZN Midlands. "We are very fortunate to have Midmar Dam in KZN, as it is known as one of the best venues in Africa to stage a multisport event like ours" says Race Director Damian Bradley from B-Active Sports.
On the international stage, the number of international athletes gets stronger each year, with over 18 foreign athletes already attending the November race coming from Dubai, United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Botswana and Germany.
"Past winners of the Midlands Ultra include James Cunnama, Kent Horner, Stuart Marias, Donovan Van Gelder, Gerhard De bruin , some of whom have already secured their place on the Ultra starting line. Other top athletes Ruan Naude, Freddie Lampret and Henri Schoeman have indicated that this event is on their training schedule.
The Midlands Ultra on the 29th November is the perfect race to end a successful 2015 year on. Sunday sees the Individual Sprint competitors event kicking off at 6:50am, with the Sprint Team Relay kicking off at 6:55am. At 7:20am the Ultra ½ iron distance Triathlon starts, taking the swimmers on a 1.9km swim course before they head out on their bikes into the meandering hills of the Midlands. On Saturday and Sunday there will be sporting stands, displays and food and drinks available for the whole family the whole weekend.
Anyone looking for a quality exciting event, should give the Midlands Ultra or Sprint race a go. The Event can be done in Teams and Individually and there is something for everyone. To book you place at one of SA’s premier Triathlons, go to www.ultratri.co.za . Entries close on the 4th of November.
To book you place at one of SA’s premier events go to www.ultratri.co.za
Event Date: 29th November 2015
Venue: Midmar Dam
Entries limited to 1200 competitors.
- Race Registration - 10am to 4pm
- Tri Expo - 10am until 4pm
- SPRINT Individuals - 6:50am / 600m swim / 22.5km Cycle / 5km Run
- CORPORATE Team Challenge - 6:55am / 600m swim / 22.5km Cycle / 5km Run
- ULTRA Individuals - 7:20am / 1.9km Swim / 88Km Cycle / 21km Run
- ULTRA Teams: 7:30am / 1.9km Swim / 88Km Cycle / 21km Run/li>
- Tri Expo - 8m until 3pm