An overwhelming turnout of runners and athletes took on the challenge and participated in the Javelin Sports Club’s first splash and dash Aquathlon event which ignited the weekend in Telal Al-Alamein on Friday, July 20, Invest-Gate reports.
The spectacular swim-run format competition featured races and sports activities for adults and kids with ages ranging from eight up to 50 years old, in which it targeted racers, multisport newbie, and even solo or relay teams; all to host an event that was suitable for all groups to revel in.
The race categories were divided into two options. The first option was for individuals aged between eight and above, and the second option was for relay teams comprising of either two females, males, or a mix of both sexes.
The race course for the adult participants consisted of a 2.5-kilometer run, a swim of 500-meters long, and finally another 500-meter run.
As for participants in the Kids Run Race, which featured 1000 meters run for 8-12 years old in Telal Al-Alamein Promenade, Javelin Sports Club has awarded the kids a free fitness session led by fitness guru Ali Ismail, as well as, a free tennis assessment with Stars Tennis Academy led by coach Moustafa Naim.
Moreover, winners of all age groups received prizes on the Aquathlon Race Day worth EGP 100,000 in cash and gifts such as trophies and medals.
The Aquathlon event was brought by Rooya Group, Javelin Sports Club, In The Zone Sports, Samsung, Magma Sportswear, and NRJ Egypt.