The Busselton Festival of Triathlon 2014 will be taking over the town from Thursday the 1st to Sunday the 4th of May 2014.
The main event is the 70.3 half ironman which is a 1.9 kilometre swim, 90.1 kilometre cycle and a 21.1 kilometre run. This triathlon is tackled by individuals and teams of three with a different competitor racing in each leg of the race. Many of the participants will be local athletes. The race takes place on Saturday the 3rd of May beginning with the ocean swim starting at 7.00am adjacent to the Busselton Jetty.
On Sunday the kids take over! Open to seven to fifteen year olds, there are three age categories. The race starts at 8.15am and ranges from a 100 to 300 metre swim, a 2 to 6 kilometre cycle and a 500 metre to 2 kilometre run, depending on the age of the participants.
The whole town will be buzzing with the anticipation of this annual event. For more information on the Festival of Triathlon 2014 please see their website.
Here at Mandalay our self-contained accommodation is fully booked, but we do have some Powered Sites available for those wanting to bring down the tent or caravan to camp for the weekend. Phone us on 1800 248 231 or book online to enjoy this exciting weekend of triathlon in the South West.
Geographe Bay Race Week Ladies Luncheon @TheDeckMarina - sounds great, food, fashion and friends... Sound like a perfect day!
Good luck everyone in the Jetty Swim this weekend - lots of entertainment for spectators too! pic.twitter.com/SWNb8FIwKW