Sun City ULTRA gives life after Ironman


On the 10th of May 2015 over 1000 athletes will be taking up the challenge of the Sun City Ultra Triathlon at the beautiful Sun City resort. This new addition to the exciting ULTRA Triathlon brand follows close on the heels of the popular Midlands ULTRA Triathlon which takes place biannually at Midmar dam in Kwazulu Natal and now give athletes a post Ironman 1/2 ironman distance event, in a unique and beautiful part of Africa.

The Sun City Ultra Triathlon in-corperates 2 different distance triathlon events taking place on the Sunday the 10th of May. Teams and individuals can enter either the Sprint or the ULTRA triathlon, with both events winding their way around Africa’s Kingdom of Pleasure, Sun City Resort. The first event kicks off at 7am and all events start with a gliding swim through the clear fresh waters of the Sun City’s Water World.

Entries for the event are filling up fast, so if you are interested don't waste any time and get to the race website and enter today. Athletes will be spoilt with race goodies as well as beautiful race routes, from the clear waters of the Sun City Dam, to the quiet, scenic running route through the two Championship golf courses.

Discounted accommodation is on offer at Sun City to give the athletes a festive weekend of fun for the whole family. Discounted Water sports and other activities will be on offer for competitors and their families at the resort for the whole weekend.

From first timers to professionals, the Sun City Ultra Triathlon events will appeal to anyone who likes to keep moving. This high-speed, endurance event not only caters for all fitness levels, it will also push you to challenge yourself.

The races are not the only attraction for families, as Sun City has plenty of activities to keep the whole family entertained over the race weekend. Families will have the opportunity to visit the Valley of Waves, the Entertainment Centre, Animal World and much much more. So if yours is a family that loves everything active, this is a perfect way to spend your weekend.

Here’s a list of all the events on offer:

07h00 START -Individual Sprint Triathlon
This event caters for the not so fit couch potatoes to the protein shake elite athletes, giving each competitor a solid workout over a short distance triathlon.
07h05 START – TEAM Sprint Triathlon
If completing a whole triathlon is not your thing, or your work colleagues have talked you into taking part, then this Relay triathlon event is going to blow your socks off.
07h35 START – Individual ULTRA Triathlon
The Ultra Individual Triathlon or 70.3 distance race is for the more serious athlete, who is looking to challenge themselves. Although challenging, this event will be your most rewarding one yet!
07h40 START – TEAM ULTRA Triathlon
Relay Teams will line up to see who can be the fastest over the Ultra Triathlon course. The TEAM section is open to Corporate and friends and family teams who want to be a part of the action but keep that Team camaraderie.
For more information about the Sun City Ultra Triathlon, please feel free to contact us through any of these channels:

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Twitter: @suncityultra
Phone: 031 764 1885