Wild­man Triathlon to high­light an­nual Watamu car­ni­val

The Star (Kenya) - - Sports Local -

The 2016 edi­tion of the An­nual Watamu Sports Fes­ti­val will be held on Sat­ur­day and Sun­day at the Tur­tle Bay Re­sort, Kil­ifi County.

Wild­man Triathlon will be the main high­light of the fes­ti­val and has at­tracted more than 200 lo­cal and vis­it­ing triath­letes.

Also to spice up the fes­ti­val will be wa­ter polo, a kayak race, 10km beach run while yoga and wife-car­ry­ing.

Triathlon will fea­ture a 1.5km swim, 40km cy­cle be­fore fin­ish­ing off with a 10km Olympic dis­tance. The sprint trip will see com­peti­tors bat­tle over a 750m swim, 20km cy­cle and 5km run around the scenic Watamu Bay area.

The event or­gan­is­ers noted that the fes­ti­val is geared to­wards mar­ket­ing Kil­ifi County as a lead­ing sports des­ti­na­tion.

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