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RacePace Tours announced official travel partner for 2020 IRONMAN South Africa

Sep 2, 2019
RacePace Tours announced official travel partner for 2020 IRONMAN South Africa

Port Elizabeth - IRONMAN® South Africa, a Wanda Sports Holdings company, is proud to announce that RacePace Tours will be the Official Travel Partner for all 2020 IRONMAN South Africa events.

“We’re delighted that RacePace Tours has partnered with IRONMAN South Africa to help our athletes reach their sporting dreams and visions. They offer comprehensive travel solutions that will help our international athletes to make the most of their visit in our beautiful country [South Africa]. This is a partnership we are extremely excited about,” says Keith Bowler, Managing Director of IRONMAN South Africa.

The new three-year agreement will give IRONMAN athletes a wide range of unprecedented benefits.  Athletes can expect VIP treatment as RacePace Tours cover all aspects of their race weekend, allowing the athlete to sit back and relax.

The athletes will have access to expert advice throughout the week leading up to the event. RacePace Tours offer in-depth analysis of the swim, bike and run route. Giving the athlete every possible advantage for race day.

“Choosing to work with IRONMAN South Africa was an easy decision to make. With the IRONMAN brand being a leader in the sports industry and hosting outstanding events, RacePace’s dedication to offer stress free, end to end travel solutions makes this partnership the perfect fit.

"Together with IRONMAN South Africa, we are ready to make the athlete and supporter journey significantly more comfortable and memorable,” says Markus van Niekerk, Owner and co-founder of RacePace Tours. 

“Our tour has a big focus on African Culture, giving international guests a true taste of what Africa has to offer. The IRONMAN African Championship course is rated the second-best racing venue and the best run route globally.

"A must for any keen athlete looking to race abroad. It is daunting traveling to a foreign country and stressing about your upcoming race.

"We will take care of all your arrangements once you arrive in South Africa. The athlete can focus on the race, we will focus on everything else. We have travel solutions for all with different packages to suit everyone’s budget."

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