Maraitai Beach (Near Auckland – New Zealand) TRIATHLON 26th February 2017 – By Graham Plews.

RACE REPORT – Maraitai Beach (Near Auckland – New Zealand) TRIATHLON

26th February 2017 – By Graham Plews.

It’s only February and this is my second race report of the year! This time the race was at Maraitai Beach, just down the east coast from Auckland. It’s another fabulous location to relax and enjoy the sea, sun and sand with the family and when we arrived on the Saturday that’s just what many Auckland folk had decided to do. My number one supporter (Rhonda) and I were again able to camp very close to the transition area overlooking the sea and surrounding islands so no complaints on that front! I did the Olympic Distance race, which again was the longest race on offer. The weather conditions were perfect again with the heat building nicely through the morning.

My race was the second to get underway at the respectable time of 8.05, five minutes […]