About IT – NMB Triathlon Championships 2017

NMB Triathlon Championships, hosted by About IT

The NMB Triathlon Championships taking place in Port Elizabeth is around the corner. The event is proudly hosted by About IT.
Recently rebranded from Eastern Province Triathlon Association,
Nelson Mandela Bay Triathlon are hosting their 2017/18 regional championships on
Sunday 26th November at Pollok Beach, Port Elizabeth.

Registration function at Summerstrand Village Shopping Centre will be on Saturday the
25th of November at 5pm.

OPEN TO ALL budding triathletes
but only Triathlon South Africa (TSA) registered participants will be considered for
team selection following the 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)

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

SATURDAY 25th DETAIL  INFO
17:00 – 18:00      Pre-Race Entries / Registration / Race Briefing
Summerstranf Village Shopping Centre (CNA promo court)

SUNDAY 26th November
06:00     Race Check-in / Late Entries & Body Marking       FOR ALL
06:15     Transition opens for bike check-in            FOR ALL
07:00     Late Entries Close            FOR ALL

YOUTH  300m Swim / 10km Cycle / 2.5km Run    12 – 15 yrs
07:00     Transition closes
07:05     Compulsory Race Briefing (stage area)
07:15     Race Start (Pollok Beach)

SPRINT 750m Swim / 20km Cycle / 5km Run       EP Junior (16-19yrs) Champs
07:15     Transition Closes
07:30     Compulsory Race Briefing (stage area)
07:45     Race Start (Pollok Beach)

OLYMPIC   1500m Swim / 40km Cycle / 10km Run   Age Groups 20yrs +
07:15     Transition Closes
07:45     Compulsory Race Briefing (stage area)
08:00     Race Start (Pollok Beach)

For more information visit:

www.zsports.co.za/triathlon