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The Bahamas Catches On To The Tri Trend

Paradise Tri, slated for September 25, is filling up fast. Simon Lowe, winner of both the Conchman Triathlon in Grand Bahama and the Pineapple-a-thon in Eleuthera, heads a list of competitors already entered for the United World Colleges’ inaugural Triathlon Bahamas. The 750-meter swim, 20K bike ride and 5K trail…

Paradise Tri, slated for September 25, is filling up fast.

Simon Lowe, winner of both the Conchman Triathlon in Grand Bahama and the Pineapple-a-thon in Eleuthera, heads a list of competitors already entered for the United World Colleges’ inaugural Triathlon Bahamas.

The 750-meter swim, 20K bike ride and 5K trail run event is scheduled to start 7:30am Sunday (September 25) at Clifton Heritage Park.

Kimberly A Pyfrom, one of the organisers, said that they have been so impressed with the amount of entries that they don’t see why the event can’t be compared to Marathon Bahamas.

“We need to have a triathlon here because it is such a growing event in the sporting industry here,” Pyfrom stated.

“As we see with Marathon Bahamas, the event generates so much interest. That is why we decided to see if we can produce one here like the Conchman and the Pineapple-a-thon. We don’t want to compete with them, but actually build on those.”

Read more: The Tribune