Challenge 2021 entries Open
CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN OPEN ENTRIES FOR THE 2021
The Global Triathlon Franchise To Let Cape Town Shine Again in 2021
Cape Town, South Africa. Tuesday 22nd December. — CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN ,
the only CHALLENGE FAMILY franchised race on the African
continent, have issued that the 2021 race will be officially opened for entries today. The race
is set to take place in and around Blouberstrand on Sunday 7th November 2021. This will be
the second edition of the CHALLENGE FAMILY franchised race in the Mother City, after
winning “The Best New Race” at the Global CHALLENGE FAMILY Awards in 2019. The
2020 race was postponed due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN is delighted to get the ball rolling for the 2021 season. “After
what was an unprecedented year for the sporting and events industries, we are just
delighted to be able to put our race firmly back on the calender”, says Cillian Ryan,
Marketing Manager for CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN “we are striving to give the athletes that
stuck through the tough 2020 season the best possible race we can in 2021”.
Notably, CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN has continued to demonstrate it’s ethos of “Athlete
First” during t the uncertainty of the local and international triathlon calendars by offering a
clear and simple guarantee to triathletes. Should the race not go ahead due to restrictions
enforced on social or sporting gatherings in November, each athlete will receive a full refund
of their entry amount, less the online portal service providers processing fee, or first option to
defer to the next race. (All details can be found on the event’s website ). “As
CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN , we remain true to our motto that ‘It’s All About The Athlete’ says
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Katy Knight, Chief Liaison for CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN and CHALLENGE FAMILY “We
believe that this decision is the fairest and most honest thing to do in these turbulent times”.
There have been a few changes made in terms of the route and athlete village also, which
the team at CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN are excited to announce in coming weeks. Also, the
race aims to be as environmentally conscious and ethical as possible, aligning itself with like
minded race partners and sponsors. More details will be made available in the near future.
ABOUT CHALLENGE CAPE TOWN
Challenge Cape Town is a Middle Distance triathlon event, taking place in Cape Town on
November 7th 2021. A number of smaller side-events will also be staged to incorporate all
athletes over the weekend event, should COVID-19 Government Regulations permit.
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