Chura Island Challenge Triathlon runs on Sunday

Chura Island Chalenge triathlon has categories to every age group from elementary students to adults, while the Chura Sun beach season opening is event is held at the same time on the beach.

Triathlon competitors from kids to experts are getting set for Sunday’s Chura Island Challenge Triathlon at Chura Sun Beach in Tomigusuku City.

In addition to this races, “We are one”, the opening event of swimming season on Chura Sun Beach, will be held at Chura Sun Beach simultaneously.  Many events will be held throughout the day such as Eisa show, dance shows, and musical performances. Sales of agricultural and marine products, are slated for the event, which begins at noon and runs to 6 p.m.  Admission is free.

The triathlon events begin at 6 a.m., and are expected to finish by 2:30 p.m.  The nine events are:

The main goal is to participate and have fun.

Families can do it together.

1) General (Short distance)

Swimming1.5km / Bike 40km / Running 10km

2) General (Sprint distance)

Swimming 0.75km / Bike 20km / Running 5km

3) Relay A

Swimming 1.5km / Bike 40km / Running 10km (relayed by 3 people)

4) Relay B

Swimming 0.75km / Bike 20km / Running 5km (relayed by 3 people)

5) Beginner (Over High School)

Swimming 375m / Bike 15km / Running 2.5km

6) Junior High

Swimming 375m / Bike 15km / Running 2.5km

7) Kids (The first and second year Elementary students)  

Swimming 50m / Bike 2km / Running 500m

8) Kids (The third and forth year students)

Swimming 100m / Bike 4km / Running 1km

9) Kids (The fifth and sixth year Elementary students)

Swimming 200m / Bike 8km / Running 1.5km

Chura Sun Beach is located at Toyosaki, Tomigusuku City, south of Naha Airport.