On Sunday, March 16 the Nevis Cycle and Triathlon Club will host its 6th annual Olympic Triathlon. For the first time the Nevis Triathlon has been granted Continental Cup status which will allow athletes to accrue qualifying points for the Olympics in Beijing later this year.

The race begins with the swim course at Gallows Bay, followed by the biking portion along the main road toward the airport, and ending with the run course toward Charlestown.

There are several different courses for varying skill levels. The Olympic distance course is comprised of a 1500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run. The shorter Sprint distance course is a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike and 5-kilometer run. There is also a Try-A-Tri course of 250mtr, 10km, 3km for beginner triathletes.

Visit the Nevis Cycle Club website for more information.