Time to Conquer at the highlight race of the 5150 African Triathlon Series the Ekurhuleni 5150 African Championship. Hosted at the beautifully revamped Germiston Lake Park in the City of Ekurhuleni, Gauteng, South Africa, the spectator-friendly event hub with its newly landscaped gardens and water features offer family picnic spots and a childrens play area to ensure each member of the family is entertained during this triathlon weekend experience.
The course is expected to be flat and fast with a one lap 1.5km swim in the clear Germiston Lake, a one lap 40km out-and-back bike course with some steep ascents along the industrial hub and a flat, fast two lap run along the Lake. This lucrative race for international and South African athletes offers 1500 Hy-Vee 5150 US Champs ranking points for 1st place on the PRO podium, a whopping R212 500 prize purse and Hy-Vee 5150 US Champs qualifying slots 10-deep for each gender and age group.
Taking athletes on an African fusion of industry and nature, the Ekurhuleni 5150 African Championship is set to become host to Africas biggest and most-sought after mass participation triathlon in the heart of one of South Africas triathlon hubs.