Posted by:Eric Njiru
The 8th edition of the Watamu triathlon will be held on from Saturday April 14, 2018 at Turtle Bay Beach resort in Watamu, Kilifi County.
The event will not only see Athletes get down to Watamu but also local and international tourists.
Seven time Kenyan Trialthon champion, Swaleh Balala, is looking forward to compete at the main event which was, in 2017, used as a blue print for the selection of Triathletes for the Commonwealth games.
The competition involves; Olympics- 1.5 Km swim in the sea, 40km cycling and 10km run. Sprint- 750m swim in the sea, 20km cycling and 5km run.
Cash prizes will be confirmed in due course by triathlon director Dr.Myra Rajab Kahara.
Turtle Bay Beach Club continues to support the local community as it endeavors to create positive engagement and achieve economic advancement in the region. Through sports, Turtle Bay has provided opportunities to nurture local talent as well as promote domestic tourism.