Increased prize purse announced for Totalsports Xterra SA Championship

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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,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “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”.

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

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Calling all trail runners!   Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes and will take place on Saturday, 21 February 2015.

 

Venue: Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape)
Distances: 6km and 12km
Start Time: 07:00 (both events)

For further information on the TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT please contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com.