Triathlon-fever hits Kouga

2016-11-03 06:00

ON your marks . . . Get set . . . Go!

The annual SCR triathlon in aid of Stulting Primary School in Humansdorp is set to leave the starting blocks at Zuurbron at 09:00 on November 5.

Participants will have to swim, conquer rocky mountains and overcome uneven terrain to reach the finish line.

Athletes will compete in five age categories: 7 - 9, 10 - 11, 12 - 13, and 14 - 16, as well as businesses, individuals and groups.

Those competing in the 7 - 9 age category will have to swim 30m, ride 1.5km on their mountain bike and finish a trail run of 1.5km, while the 10 - 11 age category entrants will swim 30m, ride 3km on their bikes and do a trail run of 3km.

The 12 - 13 and 14 - 16 age category will swim 60m and 100m respectively, complete a distance of 4km on their bikes and do a trail run of 5km. The open category contestants will swim for 300m, ride for 4km and run for 5km.

Participants can also opt to take part only in one or two of the events. The entry fee is R50 per itetm.

For more information, phone 042 295 1119, email or visit

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