• Posted by:Eric Njiru




  • Date Set For Watamu Triathlon 2018

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.

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Eric Njiru

Eric is a Multimedia Sports Journalist who has covered local and international Sporting Activities from World Championships, Rugby World Cup, Kenya National Rally, HSBC World Sevens Series, School Competitions and Kenyan Premier League with good knowledge of the industry.

Apart from daily reporting, Eric is a presenter on HBR Fanzone every Saturday from 9am and Sunday 3pm.

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