The race venue will be the Municipal Baths (Mpania) in the heart of Pafos touristic area and the set-up will be magnificent. The organizers, will present the only Triathlon to be held on the West part of the island. Paphos is the ideal location for triathlon events and training as it has beautiful sea, clement temperatures, good infrastructure for cycling and a nice running path along the coast! The event takes place each year in the heart of Pafos, with the Medieval Castle at the backdrop, in front of the Municipal Baths. In April ambient temperatures are min/max 12-23 C⁰, ideal for a Triathlon, and it is expected that it will be a wetsuit swim, in crystal clear Mediterranean waters. A tried and tested (Triathlon Race) - flat bike course, secured from traffic, while the run course, will cover one of the most scenic paths of Pafos, a few steps from the beach taking athletes from the transition area to the pafos coastal walking and running path and back to the Municipal baths are where the finish will occur.
With an open water start, athletes will swim to cover their chosen distance between Sprint and Olympic completing one or two laps respectively. The swim leg is marshalled by life guards on kayaks, paddleboards and jet skis.
A tried and tested, flat bike course, follows -secured from traffic- will host a number of individual triathletes and relay teams (swimmer / biker / runner) that will take upon the challenge. No need to bring your own bike as bike hire options are available!
The run course, will cover one of the most scenic paths of Pafos, a few steps from the beach taking athletes from the transition area to the Pafos coastal promenade and back to the Municipal baths for the finish line.
A number of relay groups are competing as the event is ideal for Team and Corporate participation! Simply setup a team of 2 or 3 athletes and spend an active and fun day in one of the most beautiful regions of Cyprus!
The Swim course
Kids Distance: 750m
Olympic Distance: 1500m [2 laps x 750m]
Spring Distance: 750m [1 lap x 750m]
The Bike course
Kids Distance: 3Km
Olympic Distance: 40Km [4 laps x 10km]
Spring Distance: 20Km [2 laps x 10km]
The Run course
Kids Distance: 750m
Olympic Distance: 10Km [4 laps x 2.5km]
Spring Distance: 5Km [2 laps x 2.5km]
Junior Men/Women B: 14-16 years old (Sprint distance only)
Junior Men/Women A: 17-19 years old
Men/Women: 20-39 years old
Masters Men/Women 1: 40-49 years old
Masters Men/Women 2: 50+ years old
Relay Teams: Men/Women/Mixed
Beautiful countryside, a cosmopolitan resort, historic sights as well as sporting activities, the Pafos region has something for everyone at any time of year.
Pafos, with its pleasant harbour and medieval fort, combines a cosmopolitan holiday resort, spectacular countryside and historical sites. The region offers the possibility of enjoying both sea and mountains, as well as getting a taste of the island's culture with its many archaeological sites.
Feel the romance in the air in the land where Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, once roamed. Swim in the sea by the rocks known as Petra tou Romiou, where she was believed to have risen from the waves, make a pilgrimage to her sanctuary at Kouklia, or visit the grotto near Polis where she was supposed to have bathed. The Pafos region is the perfect place to celebrate a wedding or go for your honeymoon.
For more information and things to do whilst you are in Pafos please visit www.visitpafos.org.cy