Port Elizabeth: Sunday 16 December 2012, sees the start of the 2012 About IT Triathlon Summer Series, a 3-part sprint distance triathlon Series, with round 1 being the popular Summies to Sards Triathlon.
Starting at 8:00 am at Pollok Beach, a mixture of social and competitive teams and individuals will kick off with a 750m swim which is then followed by a 20km cycle to Schoenmakerskop and ends with a 5km trail run along the Sacramento Trail taking runners from Schoenies through to Sardinia Bay and back again.
“The Summer Series Series has been around for over a decade now and each year it grows, this year we are focusing on building the interest in the team category which offers non-triathletes the opportunity to take part in the sport whilst combining with their friends, family or collegues,” said Series organiser Mike Zoetmulder of Zports. “The sprint distance consists of a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run which is achievable for most novice sports enthusiasts.”
Already confirmed for Sunday’s event is SA rugby legend Ollie le Roux who last year completed the Series with close friend and former World pole vault champion Okkert Britz who lives in Port Elizabeth. This fun triathlon, sanctioned by Eastern Province Triathlon, attracts hundreds of participants each year and is followed up with another on Sunday 23 December before the Series concludes on Boxing Day (26 December) at Port
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