Earth, Sea & Fire – The Dubrovnik Triathlon Event
The beautiful city of Dubrovnik will stage its first ever International Triathlon Event on Saturday the 13th of October.
There will be lots of other fun activities on offer, including a pre-race party on the 12th October, a Friday morning warm-up swim within the Old Town walls at Banje Beach, a post awards party on Saturday evening and a spectacular ocean Boat Trip for all competitors and their partners on Sunday. The Dubrovnik Triathlon Event Registrations are open till 30.09.2018.
Designed with all ages and fitness levels in mind, these activities will provide active holidaymakers with a taste of the overall triathlon event, offering families, couples and single people the opportunity to take part.
There are two separate competitive distances available, a Sprint and an Olympic.
The course includes a swim in the beautiful clear waters of Gruz harbour, some 2km from the Old Town; a flat fast bike ride on closed roads, and finally a flat run loop within the Harbour.
A brand new website has been launched earthseafire.eu which has all the details.
DT Croatia is organising accommodation for groups of participants, transfers, local assistance and major logistics for the event.
The Dubrovnik Triathlon Event distances:
• The Sprint 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
• The Olympic 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10km run
• Both these distance will be available over the relay distance where 3 people can take part in the individual disciplines
Official Dubrovnik Triathlon Event Support
Mr Mato Frankovic, Mayor of Dubrovnik:
„On behalf of City of Dubrovnik, it is a great pleasure to welcome triathletes from all over the world to our beautiful city.The City of Dubrovnik is systematically investing in sportand we are especially interested in organizing and participating in such events that promote in this unique setting that is Dubrovnik, Croatia’s prime tourist destination and UNESCO World Heritage. We do hope that all participants will enjoy in our city as we are delighted to welcome them.“
Mrs Romana Vlasic, Director of the Dubrovnik Tourist Board:
“We are delighted to support the Dubrovnik Triathlon. Dubrovnik is a perfect place for those who seek challenges and an active holiday. History is alive in every part of the city – it represents a perfect cross between the past and the present. We are honoured to have such an amazing new sporting event in Dubrovnik and we are sure that it will be a great success.”
Please share this news with friends and colleges. If you enjoy Game of Thrones, James Bond, Star Wars or Robin Hood or just want a triathlon multi-sport challenge, Dubrovnik could be the place for you. October is off peak and there are plenty of flights around available into Dubrovnik. All inclusive packages accommodation, transfers, event parties, boat trip and race entry. Contact us for details.