Registration is now open for the 5150 Warsaw Triathlon, scheduled for 11 June 2017. Participation limit is 1500 athletes.
- We expect the number of athletes to increase siginificantly in 2017. 5150 Warsaw had a spectacular debut in 2016, becoming one of the highlights in the global 5150 Triathlon Series. I think the race has everything it needs to become a benchmark for olympic distance triathlon not only in Poland, but also in the whole Central & Eastern Europe - says Piotr Jakóbik, Marketing Director at Sport Evolution.
Indeed, the event organized in Poland's capital city has some unique features. How often do you find a triathlon race which gives you an opportunity to cycle and run in the heart of a big metropolis? That's what you get in Warsaw! With T2 zone, run course and finish line located in the historic city center, full of monuments and other sightseeing spots - Theater Square, National Opera, Pilsudski Square and Krakowskie Przedmiescie, just to mention a few of them. Event village is also located just a stone's throw from the Old Town and the Castle Square.
Add to this convenient flights to Warsaw, tour operator support as well as numerous options for decent accommodation and you can see 5150 Warsaw Triathlon can be seen as a perfect reason to visit Poland for a weekend. Of course, do not forget to do some sightseeing and benefit from the rich cultural and cuisine offer of the city.
The registration is available on www.5150warsaw.com. The entry fee is 100 EUR. In 2016, Elliot Smales (GBR) and Paulina Kotfica (POL) prevailed at 5150 Warsaw Triathlon, followed by several hundred of amateur athletes.