The Waterfront Triathlon & Duathlon

Karen Plains Langata Road Waterfront Mall
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23 Feb. 2020
06:30
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Event Description

The Waterfront Triathlon & Duathlon is an annual event organised by the Karen Triathlon Club. This is a great event for beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or for more experienced athletes looking to start the season off with a short & friendly race

The Karen Triathlon, Duathlon & Kids Aquathlon is an annual event organised by the Karen Triathlon Club. This is a great event for beginners wanting to try the sport for the first time or for more experienced athletes looking to start the season off with a short & friendly race. The 2020 edition of the event will also be used to select a national team to the World Multisport Championships to be held in Almere, Netherlands from 4th - 13th September 2020

 

REGISTRATION FEES

Child (U12) Registration Fee is Kes. 2500

Mixed Relay Team Entry Fee is Kes. 9,000

Individual Triathlon/Duathlon: 3,150

 

THE TRIATHLON

The event distances are as follows:

Cross-Triathlon Distances

1000m Swim

The swimming will be done in open water lake at waterfront mall, each loop is 500m, competitors are required to swim either single or double loop according to their event distances.

Race will start at 6:30am.

30km Bike Leg

The bike course is an out and back 10km loop and participants will be required to do three laps of the bike course. The course will feature 50% tarmac and 50% Off-road.

7km Run Leg

The run course comprises 2 loops of 3.5km each

 

YOUTH/KIDS AQUATHLON:

12 -14 YEARS: 400m Swim - 16 lengths of the 25m pool 10km Bike - 1 lap of the course 2.5km Run - One lap of the run course.

Kids Aquathlon

8 - 10yrs: 25m swim / 400m run

11-12yrs: 100m swim / 800m run

 

Mixed Relay:

A team of three (or two) members with at least one of either gender can sign up to do the sprint triathlon as a team.

 

The Duathlon Distances

STANDARD DISTANCE: Standard Duathlon: 10km Run, 40km Bike, 5km Run

SPRINT DISTANCE: Sprint Duathlon: 5km Run, 20km Bike, 2.5km Run

The first run features a 2.5km loop and the bike course is a 10km out-and-back loop.

The male athletes will thus be required to undertake 4 laps on the first run, 4 laps on the bike and 2 laps on the last run.

The female athletes will be required to undertake 2 laps on the first run, 2 laps of the bike course and 1 lap on the last run.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES

Event will start from 6.30am Parking is free and is on site. Please arrive to rack your bike least 30 mins before the start.

A race briefing will be held poolside.

Please ensure you are on poolside 10mins before start time.

The bike & run route will be posted here a week before the event.

There will be a finisher medal for every participant who crosses the finish line

Location of the Waterfront Mall event

Venue Information - Waterfront Mall

The African Art Collector in Partnership with the Kenya National Visual Artists Association invites you for the Karen Art Exhibition. Join us as we usher the month of November in style and as we celebrate Kenya's best visual talent at the Waterfront in Karen, Nairobi. Whether you are a micro-art lover or an art collector The 2019 Karen art exhibition will feature over 60 Kenyan visual artists with diverse forms of art. The event is free and will run from the 1st to the 14th of November 2019.

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