2008 Richards Bay BG Triathlon World Cup

Richards Bay, South Africa • Event Website

Athletes Briefing:

A compulsory Race Briefing for Elite athletes will take place on 2nd May 2008 from 17h00 to 17h30 at the race venue.

Entry Fee:


Prize Money:

100,000 USD

Media notes:

Zululand Observer
Bay Watch
Contact person:
Louise Jacobs
Tel: 27(0) 35 7990500
e-mail: repsrb@zululandobserver.co.za

Event Schedule

Fri 02 May
Run course familiarization
09h00 to 10h00
Bike course familiarization
10h00 to 11h00
Swim course familiarization
11h00 to 12h00
Press conference
13h00 to 14h00
Athletes registration
15h00 to 17h00
Coaches and Managers Meeting
16h00 to 17h00
Race briefing for athletes
17h00 to 17h30
Welcoming dinner
19h00 to 22h00

Sun 04 May
Elite women check-in
10h30 to 11h15
Elite women start
Elite women check-out
13h45 to 14h00

Elite men check-in
14h00 to 14h45
Elite men start
Medal presentation
Elite men check-out
17h00 to 17h15

Closing function

Mon 05 May
Athletes transfers to Durban
Athletes transfers to Durban

Closest Airport

The LOC recommend that athletes only make use of the Durban International airport. There will be free shuttle services from Durban to Richards Bay return three times daily. The shuttle service will leave Durban daily at the following times: 09h00, 12h00 and 15h00

Local Transportation

Shuttle services will be available for athletes free of charge within the City.

Host Hotel

3 Hibberd Drive
Meerensee, Richards Bay            
Box 10047, Meerensee, 3901
South Africa
TEL: +27(0)35 753 1301
FAX: +27(0)35 753 2334
Web: http://www.richardshotel.co.za
Resevations can be made at:


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