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MONTAZAH 

ENDURANCE

FESTIVAL

September 8th 2018

 

SUPERSPRINT & SPRINT 

TRIATHLON DISTANCES

GENERAL INFO

For the first time ever, Egypt’s world famous Montazah Palace & Gardens will be hosting a multi-sport event of the highest international standards. This September, The TriFactory will be proud to organise the inaugural Montazah Endurance Festival which will include two triathlon distances, the Sprint and Supersprint. Taking place on Saturday, September 8, athletes will swim in the iconic bay in front of Palestine Hotel, before cycling through the extensive gardens, running around the Montazah Palace, and crossing the finish line by the beach. 

Registration for the Montazah Endurance Festival is open until August 31st. Sign up now!

DESTINATION

Montazah Palace & Gardens are situated on the eastern side of Alexandria on a small peninsula jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea. Developed starting from the late 19th Century and throughout the first half of the 20th Century for use by the Egyptian Royal Family, Montazah's parks and gardens are very possibly the most beautiful in Egypt and contain various iconic landmarks, including the Haramlik Palace, Salamlik Palace, various smaller buildings, and the Tea Island Bridge. 

RACES

- Sprint Distance

750M swim, 20KM bike, 5KM run    

- Supersprint Distance

300M swim, 10KM bike, 2.5KM run

*There will not be a relay option at the Montazah Endurance Festival.          

SCHEDULE

Friday 7 September

(Greenland Sports Club inside Montazah, Garden Entrance)                                        

18:00 – 21:00         Athlete Registration 

20:00 – 20:30        Race Briefing (Arabic)

20:30 – 21:00         Race Briefing (English)

 

Saturday 8 September 

(Montazah Palace & Gardens) 

        07:00              Transition Area Opens

        08:00              Supersprint Distance

        08:45              Sprint Distance    

        11:00              Closing Ceremony

RACE COURSE

SWIMMING

Open water course in calm, clear waters. Supersprint & Sprint distances both consist of only 1 lap. Course is monitored by lifeguards in kayaks and zodiacs. 

CYCLING

Course is a mixture of flat roads and some small inclines around the park. Roads are all paved and suitable for road bikes. The Sprint course is 4 laps and Supersprint is 2 laps. Bike mechanics are present on the course.

RUNNING

Run is on paved roads to the Haramlik Palace and back. The course consists of 1 lap for Supersprint and Sprint.

RANKING

All participants are ranked per age group and per gender, with the top finishers in every 5-year age group earning gold, silver, and bronze medals, while the top overall winners are honoured on the podium, receiving their champions' medals and prizes.

TRAINING

Triathlon Training Program

The best triathlon training led by coaches who are triathletes themselves. 100% Certified. 100% Dedicated. 100% Triathlon. Training is offered at Palm Club in Palm Hills & Wadi Degla Club in New Cairo. During the week swimming and running take place at our training locations. Cycling takes place on the weekends, on Friday starting from Arkan in Sheikh Zayed, and on Saturday starting from the Sokhna Road Gates. 

Athletes can choose to train for one, two, or all three sports. Click here to join the Triathlon Training Program today!

Personalised Training Program via Training Peaks

Produced by our IRONMAN-certified triathlon coaches, your Personalised Training Program gives you the flexibility to train at your own convenience while at the same time benefiting from regular follow-up from your coach. All you have to do is stick to the plan and the results are guaranteed! 

Get your Personalised Training Program NOW!

REGISTRATION

Registration for the Montazah Endurance Festival is open throughout the month of August and will close on August 31st, 2018, at 11:59 pm. 

 

The registration fee covers the full race experience including the race bag, swim cap, automatic timing service, participation medal, race certificate, event t-shirt, and invitations to the awards ceremony!

Terms & Conditions:

1. Payment of tickets must be made within three days of purchase. If you are unable to complete payment within that period, your ticket will be cancelled automatically. 

2. Tickets are non-refundable.

3. Tickets cannot be transferred to other participants.

4. Tickets may be transferred to future events by The TriFactory - before the final deadline and following written confirmation by The TriFactory.

5. Individual ticket holders may change their race choice before the final deadline for an additional fee of 200LE per ticket. 

6. Following the final registration deadline, no changes will be allowed.

7. Ticket fees do not include accommodation and transportation.

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17 Mansour Mohamed Street Zamalek, Cairo, Egypt, 11211

info@thetrifactory.com

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