Nelson Mandela Bay Triathlon Championships

Sunday 11th November 2018

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Recently rebranded from Eastern Province Triathlon Association, Nelson Mandela Bay Triathlon are hosting their 2018/19 regional championships on Sunday 11th November at Pollok Beach, Port Elizabeth.

Whilst OPEN TO ALL budding triathletes, only Triathlon South Africa (TSA) registered participants will be considered for team selection following these Championships.

The Championships will feature:-

  • Youth Triathlon (12-15 yrs of age) - 300m Swim / 10km Cycle / 2.5km Run
  • Junior Triathlon (16 - 19 yrs) - 750m Swim / 20km Cycle / 5km Run
  • Senior Triathlon (20 yrs +) - 1500m Swim / 40km Cycle / 10km Run

Top 3 age group winners will receive NMBT Championship medals.

The Age Groups for the above Championship events will be defined as follows:-

  • Youth Triathlon (12 - 15 yrs)
  • Junior Triathlon (16 - 19yrs)
  • Senior Triathlon (5 year intervals - 20-24yrs, 25-29yrs, 30-34yrs, ... 80yrs and over)

For the Championship, the age of participant is determined by their age as at 31st December 2019.

See Championship Program for breakdown of event times.

Also included in the Program will be triathlon events for the social / non-registered triathletes and these events include;

  • Super Sprint Distance Triathlon (12yrs and older) - 300m Swim / 10km Cycle / 2.5km Run
  • Sprint Distance Triathlon (16 yrs and older) - 750m Swim / 20km Cycle / 5km Run
  • Standard Distance Triathlon (20 yrs +) - 1500m Swim / 40km Cycle / 10km Run

For these social races there will be finishers medals but regrettably no overall or age group prizes.


Championships pre-registration / race briefing

A meet and greet will take place at the Summerstrand Shopping Village on Saturday 10th November 2018 at 4pm where all registered participants will receive race instruction for the Sunday morning. Race route information will be discussed in detail and this is your opportunity to ensure any uncertainly with regards to rules and route are made clear to you.


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