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SAHL HASHEESH 

ENDURANCE

FESTIVAL

13-16 November 2019

SPRINT

SUPERSPRINT

OLYMPIC

YOUTH RACE

1K KIDS RACE

HALF IRON

GENERAL INFO

For the 6th year in a row, the Sahl Hasheesh Endurance Festival will be taking place at the Red Sea's premier resort destination: Sahl Hasheesh. The Winter 2019 Edition of The TriFactory's flagship multi-sport event takes place from 13-16 November!

The Sahl Hasheesh Endurance Festival 2018 was the biggest triathlon/multi-sport event ever to take place in Egypt with over 1000 athletes from 30 different nationalities competing in the overall and age group standings.

 

This year the event will offer participants the Sprint, Supersprint, Olympic, & Half Iron distances.

Athletes aged 8-12 can take part in the Youth Race, while children 8 and younger can participate in the 1K Kids Race with their families. 

Organised to the highest of international endurance sports standards, this is Egypt's biggest and best multi-sport event!

DESTINATION

Situated around a stunning bay on the Red Sea coast just 15km south of Hurghada International Airport, Sahl Hasheesh is quickly becoming Egypt’s premier holiday destination and a must-go for sports travel. Sahl Hasheesh is also turning into the Middle East’s premier triathlon destination. This April, we’re back with a revamped itinerary, spanning three days and taking you through the calm, transparent waters of the bay, the smooth palm-lined avenues of the resort, and the scenic seaside promenade, to give you the best swim-bike-run racing experience available.

For more information about Sahl Hasheesh click here.

RACES

Supersprint Distance - (ages 12+) - Individual only    

Biathle         350M open-water swim, 100m run to transition

Cycle           10KM bike

Run              2.5KM run 

Shoot           5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

Sprint Distance - (ages 14+)  - Individual & Relay

Biathle           750M open-water swim, 100m run to transition

Cycle             20KM bike

Run                5KM run 

Shoot             5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

Olympic Distance - (ages 16+)  - Individual & Relay

Biathle           1500M open-water swim, 100m run to transition

Cycle             40KM bike

Run                10KM run 

Shoot             5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

Half Iron Distance - (ages 18+)  - Individual & Relay

Biathle           1900M open-water swim, 100m run to transition

Cycle             90KM bike

Run                21KM run 

Shoot             5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

Youth Race - (ages 8-12) - Individual only    

Biathle            100M open-water swim, 100m run to transition

Cycle              4KM bike

Run                 1KM run 

Shoot              5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

1K Kids Race (ages 5-8) (untimed family race)  

1KM run 

SCHEDULE

Wednesday 13 November    

18:00 – 21:00         Athlete Registration 

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

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

Thursday 14 November

        08:00             Sprint Distance

        15:00              Supersprint Distance                             

19:00 – 21:00        Athlete Registration 

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

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

Friday 15 November                                              

        08:00             Olympic Distance

         15:00             Youth Race

         16:00             1K Kids Race         

19:00 – 21:00        Athlete Registration 

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

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

Saturday 16 November                                     

     06:00                Half Iron Distance

     18:00                Closing Ceremony

**Awards, medals, & prizes will be presented following each race. 

RACE COURSE

SWIMMING

Open water course in calm, clear waters. Course is monitored by lifeguards in kayaks and zodiacs. 

CYCLING

Course is a mixture of flat stretches plus uphill climbs, alternating between tailwind and headwind. Bike mechanics are present on the course.

RUNNING

Seaside promenade scenic run on interlock brick surface.

LASER SHOOTING

5 rounds of laser pistol shooting from 10m distance

RANKING

All athletes will be timed using the MyLaps Timing System for accurate results through the electronic timing chip. Final results will be posted online and organised via overall ranking and age groups and 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.

Click here to see the past results from the Sahl Hasheesh Endurance Festival. 

HALF IRON DISTANCE

Egypt's only Half Iron Distance takes place at the Sahl Hasheesh Endurance Festival. Introduced for the first time ever in 2018 for individual athletes only, the race was a big success, resulting in the addition of a relay option for this upcoming edition. 

Race description:

-2 lap open-water swim, (swimmers come out of the water and re-enter between lap 1 and lap 2.

-100m run to transition after completing swim

-4 lap bike course, including significant elevations and headwind

-3 lap run course, all flat on the seaside promenade

-5 rounds of laser pistol shooting after crossing the finish line

Both Individual & Relay participants should note the cut-off times, which are strictly enforced:

 

Swim (completion of both laps of swim course)................1 hour

Swim + 45K Bike (2 laps of the bike course)...........................3 hours
Swim + 90K Bike (completion of the bike course).............5 hours
Swim + Bike + Run (full race completion).................................8 hours

Safety:

The Half Iron Distance is open to athletes ages 18 and above. 

The event organisers and race officials reserve the right to remove any athletes from the race at any point.

TRAINING

Training Program

The best training program led by coaches who are athletes themselves. 100% Certified. 100% Dedicated. Training is offered at Platinum Club, Katameya Residence in New Cairo, Palm Hills Club in 6th of October, and Zamalek via the Gezira Triathlon Team. 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 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!

TRAVEL

Accommodation, transportation, and bike transfer offers are available to all Sahl Hasheesh visitors (participants and spectators) for the race weekend including special discounted rates at different hotels in Sahl Hasheesh, bike transfer, and airport pick-up. Whether you are coming to compete or to cheer and support your friends and family, we have the package for you! Book your room now!

TICKETS

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!

Early-bird Deadline: 30 August

      Kids---------------200LE
      Youth--------------400LE
      Supersprint--------600LE
      Sprint--------------600LE

      Olympic-----------700LE

      Half-Iron----------1200LE

      Relay Sprint-------1200LE

      Relay Olympic----1200LE

      Relay Half-Iron---1800LE 

General Deadline: 20 October

      Kids---------------200LE
      Youth-------------600LE
      Supersprint-------800LE
      Sprint-------------800LE

      Olympic----------900LE

      Half-Iron---------1500LE

      Relay Sprint------1500LE

      Relay Olympic---1500LE

      Relay Half-Iron---2200LE 

     Late Deadline: 31 October

                (subject to availability) 

      Kids---------------200LE
      Youth-------------600LE
      Supersprint-------1000LE
      Sprint-------------1000LE

      Olympic----------1100LE

      Half-Iron---------2000LE

      Relay Sprint------1800LE

      Relay Olympic---1800LE

      Relay Half-Iron---2700LE 

REGISTRATION

To book your race ticket, you will first create a new account and then select your race and complete your purchase through one of two ways:
- Online Payment: 
Use your Credit Card to pay online (this option is highly recommended and you will receive an instant confirmation of your registration).

- Cash Payment:
1. Make a cash deposit/transfer to The Trifactory bank account at CIB (Account Number: 100029925709
Account Name: TriFactory)
2. Send the bank slip to our email tickets@thetrifactory.com
3. The credit deposited in the bank account will be made available on your online account within 48 hours of sending the email confirmation to us
4. Register for your chosen race using the credit in your account

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. Payment of tickets can be made online (highly recommended for instant confirmations) or through cash deposits at CIB Bank

2. Tickets are non-refundable.

3. Members can cancel their tickets before the general deadline 20 October and receive the amount paid in the electronic wallet to be only used for future bookings. 

4. Tickets cannot be transferred/resold to other participants under any circumstances.

5. Participants need to present a photo ID at the event that matches the ticket to receive the race pack.

6. Ticket holders may change their race choice before the final deadline 20 October by canceling the ticket and purchasing a new one. 

7. Following the general registration deadline 20 October, no changes or cancellations will be possible.

8. Ticket fees do not include accommodation or transportation.

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