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Saturday 19th March, 2011 is the date for the eighth Auckland Half Ironman and this year we are hugely excited to welcome our new title sponsor: Orbea.
As an innovative and dynamic company catering to the needs of outdoor sport lovers with an extensive range of bikes, helmets and clothing, Orbea provide a perfect sponsorship partnership for the Auckland Half Ironman. Well respected in the world of triathlon, Orbea is the brand of choice for elite triathletes such as Craig Alexander and 2010 World Tri Champ Emma Moffatt.
Likewise, over its eight year history, the Auckland Half Ironman has attracted entries from elite triathletes including Cameron Brown, Bryan Rhodes, Clas Bjorling, Gordo Byrn and Scott Molina to name a few.
Recognised as a challenging course for the experienced competitor, the Auckland Half is equally well suited to those just embarking on their triathlon journey. Over the last eight years there has been steady growth in the fields with many choosing the Auckland Half Ironman as their first event over the distance. The short course option provides the perfect test out for those new to the sport.
Entry to the Auckland Half Ironman is open now at www.aucklandhalf.co.nz. Sign up now to make the most of early bird prices.
For more information about Orbea go to www.orbea.com