Malta will be the stunning background for the Super League triathlon for the second time on 19th October, with some of the sport’s elite athletes all expected to take part and compete for the top prizes.
This year is an important year for triathletes, with the Olympics just around the corner, expect the very top athletes in the sport to compete as they bid for a place at next year’s championships.
Elite athletes will be taking part in the two day event, but there are also spots open for anyone looking to take on the challenge.
This year’s event will see the introduction of Youth and Junior racing, as well as the Age Group (AG) Aquathlons, Regattas, Fun Runs, Corporate Team Enduro races, and all-new and exciting fan experiences in the Fanzone.
“The backdrop of Valletta is shared across the globe, not to mention the incredible message the athletes send to our young kids, especially when it comes to dedication, hard work, and a healthy lifestyle,” Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi said at a London event.
There are three categories of the pro races, the first is the traditional triathlon, but the other two offer something quite different.
Enduro which takes the traditional triathlon (swim-bike-run) and ups the ante by tripling the rotation with shorter distances.
There’s also the eliminator, which will see people who fall behind unable to continue.
The Super League also has an eco-friendly flare, ensuring that all their medals are made of recycled plastic.