7-9 February 2014
Geelong Multi Sport Festival
Geelong’s picturesque waterfront will play host to the fourth annual Geelong Multi Sport Festival on the 7-9 Feb 2014, delivering three days of sport and community activities for all ages and abilities.
The annual weekend program will be held over three action packed days of sport and entertainment and is headlined by the IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong and the Geelong 5150.
The Geelong Multisport Festival provides something for the whole family. Kicking off the program on Friday February 7, with the Foreshore Fun Run/Walk supporting Give Where You Live – a 5km run/walk, with net proceeds go towards the local charity. Next on the weekends agenda is the popular IRONKIDS Geelong – a kids only version (7-13 year olds) of the IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong. Registration is open on site, Saturday 8 February. Followed with the Geelong Special Triathlon, specifically for participants with special needs, and an emphasis on fun and enjoyment. Truly inspirational, and a highlight of the weekend.
Sunday February 9 features the newly renamed Olympic Distance event – the Geelong 5150, for teams and individual participants. Headlining the annual festival is IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong, home of long course triathlon racing. This year, offering 30 qualifying slots for the 2014 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.
Key dates and info:
Friday 7 February– Foreshore Fun Run supporting Give Where You Live, Steampacket Gardens, race starts at 7.30am
Saturday 8 February – IRONKIDS Geelong, Eastern Beach Reserve, race starts at 8.50am
Saturday 8 February – Geelong Special Tri, Eastern Beach Reserve, race starts at 9am
Sunday 9 February – Geelong 5150, Eastern Beach Reserve, race starts at 8.30am
Sunday 9 February – IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong, Eastern Beach Reserve, race starts at 7.00am