Ready for an adventure? Grab your gear and head down to Treasure Beach, Saturday April 29, 2017 for the 22nd Annual Jakes Off-Road Triathlon. Set in the picturesque town of Treasure Beach, St Elizabeth, in the heart of the quiet, beautiful South Coast of Jamaica, the race is the oldest in the Caribbean and the co-oldest in the World. Rated in the top 5 Off-Road Triathlons worldwide, don’t miss the unique opportunity to dive into our calm and pristine waters, ride through our scenic roads and back-country ‘bush’ and float down our wooded trails to the finish line.
Come early or stay after - you will only be disappointed if you leave too soon.
Here are five fast facts about the Jakes Off-Road Triathlon.
- Swim: 300M
- Bike: 25K
- Run: 7K
CHILDREN (up to age 12)
- Swim: 50 M
- Bike: 3 mile
- Run: 1/2 mile
The Jakes Off-Road Triathlon is open to entrants of all ages and type.
- ADULT: The Individual –Age group/open rate is USD $100.00
- ADULT: Relay Team - Group-registration team Age group/open rate is USD $150.00.
- LIKKLE JAKES - J$1000 individual; J$1500 relay.
Whether you come alone or bring a large group, the race is going to be incredible so don’t miss out. Read even more about the pre-race vibes here.
Immediately following the finish of the Jakes Off-Road Triathlon, the LIKKLE JAKES Kids Triathlon will be held. The race is inclusive to every age group so bring your family out for a great bonding experience.
3. Located in the center of Cross-Fitness and Triathlon Training
- coaches and guides
- miles of safe & undisturbed trail
- pristine beaches
- built-in military level obstacle courses - the General Colin Powell Challenge Course
- a world-renowned sports park
- rental bikes
- yoga studios
- vegetarian restaurants
It's all local and it all can be arranged through Jakes Hotel.
4. A Community Event
This event is produced and supported by the community. All proceeds go to the Breds Treasure Beach Foundation (Breds). Breds is the local non-profit organization that works in partnership to effect social change, especially for youth, through improving education, sports and environmental conservation. Breds has active projects in schools, such as through EduSport and various education initiatives as well as the wider community such as through the 17 acre Breds Sports Park and Cricket Academy and the Galleon Fishing Sanctuary.
Read more about the roots of the triathlon here.
5. It’s All About the Fun
The 22nd Annual Jakes Off-Road Triathlon will be gruelling. After all, "energy and persistence conquer all things" - Benjamin Franklin. Finisher awards for all finishers who have swum, rode and ran with every ounce of energy to the finish line. However, the real reward starts with the famous Jakes Awards Ceremony and the post-race relaxation in a beautiful, laid back Caribbean resort filled with friendly fans and a smooth vibe. It’s all about smiles, laughter and of course, some cool coconut water at the end. The mellow atmosphere of the Treasure Beach community has brought participants coming back for more every year.
Check out the 2015 Jakes Triathlon Race Day here
Excited yet? Good.
Join us for the Jakes Off-Road Triathlon, Saturday April 29, 2017, conquer the course and become part of Jakes family.
Sign up now. Details here