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About

Welcome to the 8th edition of the Chennai Triathlon organized by the Chennai Trekking Club. Categories - Olympic and Half Iron. Swimming is in open waters. This is a non-profit event to create awareness among the public on sports, active lifestyle and health.

Olympic - 1.5K swim, 40K cycle, 10K run (avg time: 5 hours)

Half Iron - 1.9K swim, 90K cycle, 21K run (avg time: 8.5 hours)

Venue: Ottiambakkam, 20min beyond Shollinganalur/OMR

Timing: start 5:30am

Cost: 600Rs including medal, t-shirt, refreshments, e-certificate

Swimming: only good swimmers who are comfortable with open water swimming should apply

Cycling: participants are to bring their own cycle (or rent one)

Stay: we will make provision for overnight stay at the venue (outdoors)

Details:

Swimming will happen in an open water quarry near Ottibambakkam - 150m long, 50 wide, 100 meters deep. Water is clean.

Cycling will happen along OMR (Old Mahabalipuram Road) from Navallur towards Mahabs

Running will happen on trails near Ottiambakkam

There is no price money in this event

Contacts:

Peter Van Geit - peter.vangeit@gmail.com

Prabakar - pramypn@gmail.com

About CTC:

The Chennai Trekking Club is a volunteer based, non-profit outdoor group. With 21 thousand members and hundreds of outdoor and sports events organized every year it’s one of the largest and most active groups in South India. CTC frequently organizes awareness events related to environmental conservation, social and sports. On October 22nd CTC organized the 2nd edition of its Chennai Trail Marathon in which 1100 runners participated in full, half marathon and 10K run along the scenic Cholavaram lake on the Northern outstkirts of Chennai city. CTC has organized 8 Triathlons in the past few years including one of India's first Full Iron distance triathlons last November. The group has been featured in around 150 news articles. 

Web site – www.chennaitrekkers.org

Past Triathlons organized by CTC:

Olympic Jungle Triathlon in Nagala

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2012/09/introducing-ctcs-first-15-olympic.html

Half Iron distance Triathlon at Nagala

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2012/11/half-iron-distance-triathlon-nagala-nov.html

Swim like a Fish, Pedal like a Jockey, Run like a Stallion

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2012/11/swim-like-fish-pedal-like-jockey-run.html

Enticer, Sprint, Olympic, Half Iron in Chennai

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2013/03/chennai-triathlon-march-23-24.html

Entricer,Sprint, Olympic Triathlon at Chennai

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2013/07/chennai-triathlon-july-13th-event.html

Full Iron Distance Triathlon

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2014/01/chennai-iron-triathlon-photo-links.html

Enticer, Sprint, Olympic Triathlon at Chennai

http://www.chennaitrekkers.org/2014/03/chennai-triathlon-powered-by-montra.html

 

Contact

Peter Van Geit - peter.vangeit@gmail.com

Prabakar - pramypn@gmail.com

www.chennaitrekkers.org

Venue

Ottiambakkam
Chennai, Tamilnadu
India

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