Sports Tours International is an Official Travel Partner for the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon, taking place this March 2nd 2013 in the United Arab Emirates’ capital.
With the world’s best athletes, including Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, battling for one of the sport’s richest prizes, take your marks for ‘the world’s most glamorous triathlon’.
Starting with a sunrise swim in the Arabian Gulf’s shimmering turquoise waters off Abu Dhabi’s blue flagged public beach, the course then weaves through closed roads along the Abu Dhabi Corniche beach, up to the spectacular Yas Island and around the Yas Marina Circuit – home to the annual Formula 1™ Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – before returning to the heart of the capital.
There are a number of race distance options for you to choose from – all let you experience the very best of Abu Dhabi.
Long Distance Course = 3km Swim, 200km Bike, 20km Run
Short Distance Course = 1.5km Swim, 100km Bike, 10km Run
Sprint Distance Course = 750m Swim, 50km Bike, 5km Run
Sports Tours International offer packages based at the official race hotel, the five-star, beachfront Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana, and offer superb value for money, plus they have arranged a special flight offer with the UAE’s award-winning national airline Etihad Airways. They have also agreed an additional baggage allowance to cover your bike carriage when you book your flight with them.