The final countdown is on as athletes prepare to take to the start line on Saturday 12th March 2022
Stand-up paddling and a roller skating half marathon are announced to also compete on the day
Last chance for participants to register for Abu Dhabi’s favourite community event
Yas Marina Circuit, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 9, 2022: Yas Marina Circuit and this year’s competitors are making their final preparations ahead of TriYAS presented by ADNOC this weekend, the region’s only day-to-night triathlon. Two new sports will feature in the 12th edition, with multiple distances of Stand-Up Paddling and a Roller Skaters’ Half Marathon added to the schedule.
TrainYAS will now have the addition of the infamous Les Mills Classes, a chance for local residents and visitors to get their heart pumping and to take their fitness to the next level. The best part…these sessions take place on the infield of the track and are completely free.
If swimming, running, and cycling isn’t enough, the event organiser’s have announced the addition of Stand-Up Paddle and Roller Skating. Stand-Up Paddlers will compete across four distances: a 750m kids race, 1.5km beginners’ race, and 3km and 6km recreational races. Roller Skaters will complete the half-marathon distance.
Hundreds of triathletes and duathletes will compete across 12 separate categories around the Formula 1 circuit on Saturday. This year the categories include a super-sprint, sprint, and Olympic distances alongside several relay formats for individuals to work together. New for 2022 is a mixed relay formal with two males and two females competing together, each athlete will complete a 200m swim, 5km bike, and a 1250m run. A team member must complete all three disciplines before the next member starts.
All participants and spectators must present a green Al Hosn pass and a negative PCR test result within 96 hours of entering the venue. For full event details and for the final chance to sign-up, please visit www.yasmarinacircuit.com/en/healthandfitness/triyas-detailpage.
The third round of Yas Super Street Challenge also takes place this weekend on Yas Marina Circuit’s NHRA accredited drag strip. Over 50 cars will compete across six categories, with drivers battling it out for more than AED 360,000. For drivers interested in competing in Yas Super Street Challenge or for those looking to spectate the action, find out more information online at www.yasmarinacircuit.com/en/motorsports/super-street.
Abu Dhabi Motorsports Management (ADMM), with its head office at Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Island, has created unique, world class experiences across Abu Dhabi since 2009.
ADMM have promoted and delivered globally significant events, the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Grand Prix, alongside over 400 events a year across motorsports, health and fitness, entertainment and major corporate conferences. The company also delivers a significant programme of motorsport retail experiences for business and consumer audiences at Yas Marina Circuit across the year. This combined experience means that ADMM has a region-leading team with expertise in event marketing, communications, promotions and project management.
Such talent firmly positions ADMM as a leader in sports management. The company is now seeking to diversify into activities and strategic ventures beyond Yas Marina Circuit in order to build towards a broader long-term vision aligned with its partners and stakeholders in Abu Dhabi.
ABOUT YAS MARINA CIRCUIT
Yas Marina Circuit is the United Arab Emirates’ most exciting sporting and entertainment multi-purpose venue. Located on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, the circuit is home to the annual FORMULA 1 ETIHAD AIRWAYS ABU DHABI GRAND PRIX and much more. In addition to the extensive year-round program of professional and grassroots motorsport events and experiences including Drag and Yas Track Nights, the circuit has emerged as a thriving hub for entertainment and community events in the UAE. As the region’s most technologically advanced facility, the circuit is also a leading MICE venue, regularly hosting a diverse range of corporate meetings, conferences and events. Whether you want to experience the thrill of karting at our Kartzone, driving an Aston Martin GT4 at over 200km/hour on an F1 circuit, work towards your racing license at the Yas Racing School, get fit at TrainYas, participate in one of our many sporting events, or simply catch up with friends at Yas Central, Yas Marina Circuit truly is The Meeting Place of Champions.
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