From Triathletes-in-the-making, to the serious die-hard kind, the 32GI TINMAN Triathlon is designed for everyone who loves to move. It's a high-speed, exhilarating race with categories for every one of every fitness level.
The TINMAN Series started on the 21st of June 2015, with four events taking place on the day. There are 4 events within the Series, all utilizing the amazing Durban beachfront as the race setting. The first of these kicks off at 7am, all with a captivating view of the Indian Ocean along the Durban beachfront. The triathlon sets up camp on the scenic Suncoast Sundeck, with the start and finish line of each event situated on the grass area.
Triathletes from as young as 8 years old can take part in the day's races – so if you're a family that loves everything active, this is a perfect way to spend the morning. And for anyone older, today's the day to ditch the TV, rally your buddies and lace up your racing shoes.
On the day, the swimming phase of each race takes place at Suncoast Beach. The cycle leg takes Triathletes onto the cycling circuit around the Durban Country Club and Kings Park swimming pool. And for each run, racers are treated to the panoramic views of the Indian Ocean, all the way down to Blue Lagoon and back to the Suncoast Sundeck.
Here's a list of all the events on offer:
07h00 START -10KM BEACHFRONT RUN
If you love an early-morning run, this one's got your name on it. The 10km run gets going at 7am, and is made up of two 5km laps.
07h00 START – TINMAN MINI TRIATHLON
This one's aimed at the little movers as young as 8 years old! Get fresh with a 200m swim, set off for a 6km cycle and get your heart racing with a 2,5km run. Easy-ka-peezy
07h15 START – TINMAN SPRINT TRIATHLON
If you're 15 years of age or older, and you're looking to work up a sweat and get the blood pumping, the TinMan sprint's for you! This one's made up of a 600m swim, an 18km cycle and a 5km run! Go get 'em!
07h30 START – TINMAN CHALLENGE
Get set to sweat, fitness fanatics! This trying triathlon gives Individuals or teams the chance to enter in a three-man relay section for the Challenge Triathlon, which includes a 1km swim, a 30km cycle and a10km run.
Of course, if you're not taking part in the day's riveting races, you can always play your part by cheering on and supporting the athletes giving the TINMAN their all.
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