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Longer distance triathlon added to 2020 Isuzu Corporate Triathlon Challenge

Nov 18, 2019
Longer distance triathlon added to 2020 Isuzu Corporate Triathlon Challenge

Port ElizabethWorld Endurance Africa Holdings (Pty), announced on Monday the addition of a longer distance triathlon to the 2020 Isuzu Corporate Triathlon Challenge powered by Algoa FM.

Registration is now open for both the Short Distance triathlon and the newly added Long Distance. 

The Isuzu Corporate Triathlon Challenge powered by Algoa FM Short Distance triathlon will be 10% of the IRONMAN African Championship race set to take place the following day.

The distance consists of a 380-meter swim, 18-kilometre bike and 4.2-kilometre run. While the Long Distance triathlon consists of a 760-meter swim, 36-kilometre bike and 7-kilometre run. Relay teams of two or three athletes will be allowed to enter the Short Distance, athletes share different disciplines of the triathlon (alternatively, you can do this distance individually).

The Long Distance is for individuals only.

“This event has no doubt become one of the most popular events of the year with companies big and small from around Nelson Mandela Bay getting in on the action every year along with individual participants.

"The spirit and camaraderie between the businesses and individuals is fantastic, as they competitively take on one another for the year’s bragging rights,” says Keith Bowler, Managing Director of IRONMAN South Africa. 

The Isuzu Corporate Triathlon Challenge powered by Algoa FM is set to take place on Saturday, 28 March 2020.

An event which has grown into one of the biggest short course triathlons in South Africa by entry numbers, and amongst one of the biggest races of its kind in the country.

The race has sold out for the last six years and no different is expected next year.

Limited entries available. Don’t leave it until it’s too late, register now to avoid disappointment. For more information please visit, www.corporatechallenge.co.za.

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