GTF to stage Ghana’s first Triathlon event on 15 March

TriathlonThe Ghana Triathlon Federation (GTF) is hosting the first official Triathlon event at the University of Ghana, Legon campus in Accra on 15th March.


The inaugural Sprint distance triathlon will consist of a 600m swim, 18.9km bike and finish with a 5.6km run. The race is a mass participation event, open to athletes of all abilities and provided for free by the GTF.


The race course will take participants from the Legon Swimming Pool through to the main streets of the university, finishing back towards the stadium.


The event will see 40 triathletes from Ghana and other countries compete against each other for the coveted prize as the winner of the first triathlon event in Ghana.


The spectator friendly event will start at 7am, the public is encouraged to come along and cheer the athletes on. Applications close on the 4th of March, race route and details can be found on: http://www.ghanatriathlon.org/GTFSS150315.html


The GTF is a recognised member of the African Triathlon Union and the International Triathlon Union.

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