The occasion was organised with the InterContinental Muscat, the official hotel of the Oman Ironman 70.three 2019.
The occasion began with an introduction to its very first ever 5i50 triathlon’s race track that begins from (The Race Village) from Jawharat al Shatti and Oasis Mall in Qurm.
Athletes will very first commence the competitors with a swim of 1.5km in the calm, clear waters of Muscat the iconic view of Shatti beach in Qurm.
Shatti is also the place of bike transition, from which athletes will take on a bike route passing significant landmarks in Muscat which includes the Royal Opera House Muscat, Muttrah Gate and Cornish, the Al Bustan Palace and the Wadi Kabir Road.
The final element will be a run of 10km on a 4-lap course passing by Shatti al Qurm, Royal Opera House Muscat and going back to the very first lap in front of Jawharat al Shatti.
Race director and chief executive officer of Triathlon Middle East, Mohamed al Obaidani, stated, “The race track was chosen according to the international standards of Ironman Company, World Corporation and Global Triathlon in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The sultanate is rich with mesmerising tourist attractions and heritage that makes it the perfect destination for this kind of events.”
Obaidani added, “Triathlon 5150 could be considered a training platform to Ironman 70.3 that will take place in March 2019. Registration for it is open for individuals and teams from Oman and abroad.”
In addition, Triathlon launched coffee boat activity that serves drinks for free of charge at the race track to supply the very best atmosphere for participants to loosen up although working out just before the competitors.
Omran will be a single of the sponsors of the championship by means of the InterContinental Muscat hotel and Crown Plaza Muscat – Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Triathlon Middle East organisation announced that the sultanate is hosting this occasion for the very first time in its history and is prepared to make it a excellent good results.
Information Source: Muscat Daily