The Corporate Iron Man Triathlon Challenge – 1 April 2017
12 Apr 2017
The popular Corporate Iron Man Triathlon Challenge is one of the most anticipated events on the Nelson Mandela Bay calendar and is held annually in Port Elizabeth.
The event is exactly ten percent of the full IRON MAN distance and each year 460 corporate teams and 450 individual athletes take on the 380 metre swim, 18km cycle and 4.2km run.
The PKF Port Elizabeth team took to the beachfront on Saturday, 1 April to support the athletes at the annual Corporate Triathlon Challenge. PKF sponsored the water point on the run leg of the Corporate Ironman and had 1 team and 4 individuals competing on the day. While offering refreshments at the PKF Aid Station to all athletes, the team cheered on the competitors in true PKF spirit.
Our staff members who competed was Marinus Prinsloo (trainee) came 12th place out of 460 individuals with a time of 53:29, Kathleen Flanagan (trainee) 01:12:32 , Jan Le Roux (trainee) 01:13:03 , Kyle Trader 01:24:39 and our team consisting of Leonard Young (Audit Manager) and Matthew Scott (trainee) had a time of 01:17:43.
The event lends itself as a build up to the Full Ironman challenge that took place the following day. A festive day was had by all.