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WHEN: March 7, 2020

WHERE:  Willemstad, Curaçao

THE MOST EXOTIC LOCATION IN OUR SERIES... SOS CURAÇAO! 

In partnership with PC Racing, the SOS is excited to continue expanding our Survival Series with the SOS Curaçao.

See the course overview below.  Come to the island for a true SOS experience! #bikerunswimrunswimrunswimrun

COURSE OVERVIEW

STAGE 1: BIKE 20 KILOMETERS

  • Start at the entrance to the Santa Barbara Resort

  • This looping out & back will take you through Tafelberg (Table Mountain) nature preserve and the active Limestone mine established in 1874

  • Wind into transition back at Santa Barbara resort beach

STAGE 2: SWIM 600 METERS

  • Swim a loop around the INNER WATER aquarium-like Santa Barbara beach

  • Then across the channel to a rocky climb out of the water

  • Head onto the barren Caracas Baai Island

STAGE 3: RUN 5 KILOMETERS

  • This first hilly run takes athletes through the natural wonders of Caracas Baai Island

  • Continue through the natural mondi-like wilderness of the island

  • Passing by various colonial era ruins, and the historic “Seamans Quarantine” Hospital buildings.

STAGE 4: SWIM 1.4 KILOMETERS

  • Start the first official open water swim, via Directors Bay, passing almost directly over the world famous “Tug Boat” dive site

  • Make your way past Fort Beekenburg, built on the bluff of the peninsula around 1703

  • Continue past Baya Beach ending at the small strip of land connecting Jan Thiel to Caracas Baai Island

STAGE 5: RUN 6 KILOMETERS

  • Start the second long run up into Jan Thiel

  • Then melt down in and through the Historic Colonial-era “Saliñas” (Salt Pans) mines

  • Next turn due South and heading back to the coast ending this arduous trek at the beach area at the Lions Dive resort

STAGE 6: SWIM 1.2 KILOMETERS

  • Swim another large loop swim in and around the Lions Dive Beach resort and Seaquarium lagoon

  • Finish strong into the picturesque resort

For more info - check out the race site: sos-curacao.com

For more info - check out the race site here:  sos-curacao.com