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Tri Punta Cana, New Half Iron in Dominican Republic


tri punta cana logoTriathlon: Tri Punta Cana
When: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Where: Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Events: Half, Sprint
Divisions: Age Group, Relay
Website: www.tripuntacana.com

Imagine ending your triathlon season on white sand beaches with turquoise waters. That's what triathletes can expect at Tri Punta Cana, this new late season Half Iron distance triathlon on the Caribbean island of Dominican Republic. The inaugural event on November 10th event is set to be staged at the Punta Cana Resort & Club. It's being organized by Punta Cana Multisports.

The island previously had a half iron distance triathlon event, but that race no longer exists.

Triathletes will enjoy the beautiful turquoise waters with a one loop course, 1.2 mile Swim, a very flat, two loop 56 mile Bike course through a rural closed highway and a very scenic 13.1 mile Run course around the resort and throughout the beach fronts and golf courses. Athletes not interested in going the distance can par take in the Sprint distance triathlon, a 750me Swim, 20km Bike and 5km Run.

Prize Money
• 1st Place Male $500.00 USD
• 1st Place Female $500.00 USD
• 2nd Place Male $300.00 USD
• 2nd Place Female $300.00 USD
• 3rd Place Male $200.00 USD

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Travel packages are available for the race, please consult the event website or contact the race organizers for information.

Registration is currently open for the new Tri Punta Cana triathlon events. Registration Fees right now are as follows, only good until August 31st, price increase after that.

Half Individual: $125.00
Half Relay: $150.00
Sprint Individual: $75.00

Registration link via Active.com