Increased Prize Purse Announced For Totalsports XTERRA South African Championships

Off-road triathletes taking on the action-packed TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Full presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT on Sunday, 22 February 2015 now have more reason to pull out all the stops as event organisers announce a whopping prize purse increase of R80 000, taking the overall prize purse to an impressive total of R249 000.  “We are excited to be in a position to make such a substantial increase to the 2015 prize purse.  We appreciate the unwavering support of our sponsors and XTERRA Warriors, without which the increase would not be possible.  Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw is not only our flagship XTERRA SA event, but it is also the largest XTERRA in the world.  We look forward to welcoming both local and international XTERRA Warriors to Grabouw and trust that the experience will be a memorable one,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  Taking the form of the South African Championship, the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA Grabouw presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT forms part of the XTERRA World Tour.

Athletes competing at this event stand the chance to qualify for the world championship final in Hawaii later this year.   

EVENT INFORMATION:

Saturday, 14 February 2015:  Sanlam Cape Mile, the perfect “XTERRA Warm Up” Swim 

Date:

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Venue: 

Eikenhof Dam, Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape)

Entry Fee: 

Mile (1.6km) / R150.00

 

500m / R50.00

Start Time:

08:30 first wave starts

All Totalsports XTERRA Grabouw entrants can enter the Sanlam Cape Mile at a discounted rate of:  R80 for the mile and R50 for the 500m. 

Friday, 20 February 2015:  Totalsports XTERRA KIDS 

Venue:

Grabouw Country Club

Format:

Swim, Bike and Run

Categories and distances:

6-8 yrs: 50m Swim, 1,5km Cycle, 1km Run

 

9-11yrs: 100m Swim, 5km Cycle, 2km Run

 

12-14yrs: 200m Swim, 10km Cycle, 3km Run

Start Time:

15:00

Saturday, 21 February 2015:  Totalsports XTERRA Lite 

Venue:

Grabouw Country Club

Format:

400m swim, 12km mountain bike and 6km trail run

Start Time:

09:00

Sunday, 22 February 2015:  Totalsports XTERRA Full 

Venue:

Grabouw Country Club

Format:

1.5km swim, 27km mountain bike and 12km trail run

Start Time:

08:30

Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA