Prize Purse announced for Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship

The organisers of the World’s largest XTERRA off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw, are proud to announce that the Prize Purse for the South African Championship has been increased to a whopping R154 000.  Seen here:  Antoine van Heerden in action on the mountain bike leg of the 2016 Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The organisers of the World’s largest XTERRA off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw, are proud to announce that the Prize Purse for the South African Championship has been increased to a whopping R154 000. Seen here: Antoine van Heerden in action on the mountain bike leg of the 2016 Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw. Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg

The organisers of the World’s largest XTERRA off-road triathlon, the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw, are proud to announce that the Prize Purse for the South African Championship has been increased to a whopping R154 000.

Taking place on Saturday, 25 and Sunday, 26 February 2017 respectively, both the Fedhealth XTERRA Full and Lite races will offer prize money to top finishers in the open individual men’s and women’s categories.

According to Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports, a podium position at XTERRA is not an easy feat. “We are therefore extremely proud to be able to reward these inspirational athletes for their dedication to the sport,” says Meyer. “The top five finishers in the XTERRA Full open men’s and women’s races will receive prize money, with the first place winners each taking home R30 000. We are also very excited to offer prize money to the first three finishers in the XTERRA Lite open men’s and women’s categories. We trust that the increased prize purse will be the source of even more exciting racing on the day. We would like to invite families and friends to join in on the action. Come experience the XTERRA vibe at its best.”

Forming part of the XTERRA World Tour, athletes taking part in the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw stand a chance to qualify for the XTERRA World Championship that will take place in Maui later in the year.

2017 PRIZE PURSE BREAKDOWN: 

Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw: Open Men & Women 

Position: Prize:
1st R 30 000,00
2nd R 20 000,00
3rd R 10 000,00
4th R 7 000,00
5th R 4 000,00

Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw Lite: Open Men & Women

Position: Prize:
1st place R 3 000,00
2nd plae R 2 000, 00
3rd place R 1 000, 00

EVENT INFORMATION: Fedhealth XTERRA South African Championship (Grabouw Country Club, Western Cape)

Date: Event:
Friday, 24 February 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA Kids
  6-8 years (60m Swim, 2km MTB, 600m Trail Run)
  9-11 years (100m Swim, 3km MTB, 1.5km Trail Run)
  12-15 years (250m Swim, 5km MTB, 2.5km Trail Run)
Saturday, 25 February 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA Full: 1.5km swim, 28km MTB, 12.5km trail run
Sunday, 26 February 2017 XTERRA Trail Run: 12.5km and 5km
Sunday, 26 February 2017 Fedhealth XTERRA Lite: 400m swim, 12.5km MTB, 5km trail run

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For further information or to enter the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw contact 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com