Pre entries have closed for the CompliMed Midlands Ultra Triathlon but for those still wishing to enter Late entries are still available on the race website, but they are limited to only 70 athletes. This “Must do” event is the highlight of the KZN Triathlon and Multisport calendar with SA’s top athletes pouring in from around South Africa to claim their share of the increased R40 000 prize purse. This is the second event in the Midlands ULTRA Tri-series and takes place on the 7 of October at the beautiful venue of Midmar Dam, deep in the heart of the KZN Midlands. Competitors wanting to take part can do the event in a 2 or 3 man Team or as an individual. Teams and individuals can both win prize money and anyone can enter from novices to weekend warriors, as long as you are over 15yrs old. The Sprint Triathlon is the shortest of the 3 events, consisting of a very manageable 600m Swim, 20km Cycle and a 5km Run. This SPRINT event is aimed at families and competitors who enjoy doing short triathlon for fun. The 2nd event is the NEW kid on the block, the Canoe ULTRA triathlon. This new canoeing event consists of a 15km Paddle, 90km Cycle and a 21km Run. The canoeing event is the first to start at 6:50am and will attract paddlers from around KZN who are looking for another challenging multisport event. The biggest event of the day is the ULTRA Triathlon or ½ Iron man distance race. This event attracts around 450 competitors and has a cut off time of 7hrs 40min (3pm) Athletes will need to complete a 1.9km Swim, 90km Cycle and a 21km Run. All levels of athletes will enjoy this unique race set in a spectacular and beautiful environment. A broad range of categories are open that cater for all athletes, weekend warriors as well as relay teams. With a healthy prize purse of R40 000, all of SA’s top triathletes will be battling it out for overall line honours and spectators are encouraged to come support their friends and families. For more information on the event and to enter, go to www.midlandsultra.com or contact B-Active Sports at info@midlandsultra.com. Race Director / B-Active Sports / 082 559 2080.www.bactive.com