Biathlon in Graaff-Reinet

On the 10th of November EP Biathlon will be hosting a Biathlon event in Graaff Reinet. This is a great opportunity for any interested learners, teachers and parents to take part to see if they might enjoy the sport.

Biathlon is a multi-discipline sport comprising of running and swimming. The athletes complete the following distances depending on their age group.

Age Group – Run distance – Swim distance
u/8 boys and girls – 400m – 25m
u/9, u/11 boys and girls – 800m – 50m
u/13 and up Girls only – 1000m – 100m
u/13 boys – 1200m – 100m
u/15, u/17, u/19 boys – 1600m – 100m
All seniors – 1000m – 100m

There will be a tuck shop with delicious meals on sale, music and even a Chip β€˜n Dip. It is going to be a fun-filled day for all and should be completed by 13:00.

A special, once-off entry fee of R30 will be charged for the day and we encourage parents to join in the fun by entering as individuals, or as mixed (relay) teams. Let’s see if Union can enter the most participants at this event!

We would like to have rough numbers finalised by the 1st of November in order to cater accordingly so please give your name in as soon as possible if you are interested in competing.

Please phone Mrs Karen Schoeman if you have any queries regarding this event: 082 644 0667