Experience the exhilaration of the great outdoors in the company of loved ones, whether it’s family, kids, or your best friends. Anticipate the upcoming Woolworths X TRI powered by Imperial Gauteng, a celebration of fitness and enjoyment that caters to all, regardless of athletic prowess.
This event is shifting from its former location in Buffelspoort, North West, to the refreshing new setting of Prime View in Midrand. Sam Ngumeni, Chair of the WW Trust, expressed enthusiasm for this change, highlighting how it brings the event closer to Johannesburg and Pretoria, offering participants fresh chances to challenge themselves and revel in their achievements.
Mark your calendar for September 10, 2023, as this day promises a thrilling off-road triathlon and trail running experience for both participants and onlookers. The event showcases an array of demanding races, including:
- The Full X TRI: Comprising a 1 km swim, 27 km MTB ride, and a 10 km trail run.
- X TRI Lite: Involving a 400m swim, 12 km MTB ride, and a 5 km off-road run to finish.
- RUN 4 FUN (10 km)
- RUN 4 FUN Lite (5 km)
- WALK 4 GOOD (3 km)
Prime View emerges as the ultimate destination for off-road triathlon and trail running events. Boasting top-tier facilities, thrilling trails, and picturesque landscapes, it guarantees an unforgettable encounter. The venue is renowned for its warm hospitality and scenic surroundings. While the swimming leg takes place in a dam, the mountain biking and trail running components feature meticulously designed trails.
The MTB Marathon trails extend up to 60 km and offer a blend of speed and challenge, boasting an average elevation gain of 10 meters for every 1 km. Additionally, a 10 km Cross Country Single Track Technical Trail with obstacles and playful berms presents an extra layer of excitement. The various X TRI routes blend elements of the marathon and XCO courses. Prime View’s running trails include a 5 km route and an extended 11.3 km path, promising awe-inspiring vistas to enhance your run.
Moreover, Prime View caters to diverse tastes with its food options, featuring a convenient cafe for takeaways and a family-friendly restaurant for more formal dining. The venue is fully equipped to host parties, facilitate team-building activities, and accommodate corporate functions.
For more information about WW X TRI Gauteng and the Prime View venue, explore the official event website at www.wwxtri.co.za. Secure your participation at a 15% discounted rate through early bird registration, available until August 8.
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