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SOMABAY
ENDURANCE FESTIVAL
Sept 30 - Oct 2

SUPERSPRINT
SPRINT + SPRINT RELAY
OLYMPIC + OLYMPIC RELAY
YOUTH RACE
1K KIDS RACE

ABOUT THE ENDURANCE FESTIVAL

The Endurance Festival is Egypt's biggest multi-sport event, and since its introduction in 2014 has welcomed thousands of athletes to its different races. The event is organised twice annually, allowing participants to take part in the Spring Edition, Winter Edition, or both, and giving them the choice of various classic multi-sport distances, including the Sprint, Supersprint, Olympic, & Youth distances. The Endurance Festival is suitable for athletes of all ages and abilities, from complete beginners to professional competitors. Children between the ages of 5-8 can take part in the 1K Kids Race, while the other distances have seen participants from 14 all the way to 70+ take part. 

Organised to the highest of international endurance sports standards, with features such MyLaps automatic timing, and benefiting from an amazing race course, you don't want to miss the SOMABAY ENDURANCE FESTIVAL! Mark your calendars for September 30th till October 2nd, 2021!

DESTINATION: SOMABAY

Somabay’s location is ideally situated on the eastern shores of Egypt on the Red Sea coast just 20 minutes by car from Hurghada International Airport. Only a 4 hour flight from Central Europe, the ten million square meters, self-contained community of Somabay is surrounded on three sides by the sea. The resort location boasts some of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the Red Sea and panoramic views of desert mountains. Somabay Endurance Festival participants will be able to experience the destination like no one else, swimming in its crystal clear waters, cycling throughout its amazing scenery, and running on its unique seaside promenade.

For more information about Somabay 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

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

Thursday 30 September  

18:00 – 21:00         Athlete Registration

Friday 1 October

        07:00             Sprint (Individual & Relay)

        15:00              Youth Race

        16:15               1K Kids Race                           

19:00 – 21:00        Athlete Registration 

Saturday 2 October    

        07:00             Olympic (Individual & Relay)

         15:00             Supersprint Distance

*All Briefing Sessions will be digitised.

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

RACE COURSE

SWIMMING

Open water course. 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 Endurance Festival results. 

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.

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Registration is not confirmed unless all four steps of the cash payment option are completed successfully.

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. Registered athletes can cancel their tickets before the general deadline September 17th 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 September 17th by canceling the ticket and purchasing a new one. 

7. Following the general registration deadline September 17th, no changes or cancellations will be possible.

8. Ticket fees do not include accommodation or transportation.

9. DISCLAIMER: In the event that the Soma Bay Endurance Festival is cancelled or postponed due to any pandemic-related concerns, The TriFactory commits to a full refund to all registered athletes.

TICKETS

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

Early-Bird Registration

July 7th - August 11th

      Kids---------------EGP 200
      Youth-------------EGP 500
      Supersprint-------EGP 750
      Sprint-------------EGP 750

Sprint Relay---------EGP 1400

      Olympic----------EGP 850

Olympic Relay--------EGP 1600   

      

  General Registration

August 12th - September 17th

               

      Kids---------------EGP 200
      Youth--------------EGP 600
      Supersprint-------EGP 850
      Sprint-------------EGP 850   

Sprint Relay---------EGP 1600

      Olympic----------EGP 950

Olympic Relay--------EGP 1800 

     

    Late Registration

September 18th - September 22nd

               

      Kids---------------EGP 200
      Youth--------------EGP 700
      Supersprint-------EGP 950
      Sprint-------------EGP 950

Sprint Relay---------EGP 1800

      Olympic----------EGP 1050

Olympic Relay--------EGP 2000