Event Update – July
Thanks to our sponsors, we area able to offer $37,500 in prize money for the 2016 race as follows:
- 1st Male and Female – $7000
- 2nd Male and Female – $5000
- 3rd Male and Female -$2500
- 4th Male and Female – $1500
- 5th Male and Female – $1000
- 6th Male and Female – $500
- 7th Male and Female – $250
- Handicap Bonus – $2000
Good news, following feedback from competitors on the 2015 cycle course, this year’s bike course will be similar to 2014 with the tight sections from 2015 reduced.
Finisher race towels, cooldry race shirts and medallions are on the way, see 2016 finisher medal design.
Enticer race fields
Races 1 and 2 are getting towards our maximum field levels so if you want to race please enter asap. To allow these two races to be safe and enjoyable for the younger competitors we keep fields to a minimum. Race 3 for adults and those 14 and over is also proving popular.
If you have yet to enter yourself or your children, please visit nepeantriathlon.com.au
Club tent area
We have had a good response from clubs to be in our club tent area – should your club wish to be in this area please email firstname.lastname@example.org to assist with arrangements.
Glenmore Park Plumbing and Drainage
For the last 11 years Sterling Ashbee, Director of Glenmore Park Plumbing and Drainage has supported the Nepean Triathlon. Sterling is a competitor himself (he has over 10 Ironman finishes) and wants to support the sport he is involved.
Gulf Western Oil
Another sponsor passionate about the sport is Gulf Western Oil. Andrew and Ben Vicary head up Gulf Western Oil and are also again keen triathletes having supported the Nepean Triathlon for 4 years. From a small company blending lubricants for the local market, Gulf Western has grown into a multi million litre organisation with an extensive distributor network throughout all states and territories of Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Vietnam, PNG and the Pacific Rim. The company remains fully Australian owned and operated by the Vicary family.
Penrith City Council
Think about extending your upcoming stay in Penrith to enjoy some of the world-class attractions and experiences on offer in the Adventure Capital of NSW. Keep the adrenaline pumping with adventure activities such as indoor skydiving, water-skiing, jet-packing, go-karting or an 8-storey high aerial/tree-climbing experience.
Have a laid-back adventure by strolling through Penrith’s regional gallery, tour Australia’s only sake factory, take a cruise or walk along the majestic Nepean River or watch a performance at the Joan.
Refuel and take your tastebuds on an adventure by indulging in Penrith’s delicious food scene – cafes and restaurants. There’s a variety of cuisines to suit all tastes and budgets Whatever type of adventure you’re after, you’ll find it in Penrith. Your only problem will be deciding which activity to try first.
Learn more at visitpenrith.com.au and get the most out of your stay by subscribing to our monthly e-newsletter. This has information on what’s happening in Penrith and upcoming events.
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