The first Classic Deca Ultra Triathlon in the south comes to Mandeville's Fontainebleau State Park this November.
Deca Ultra Triathlon is a 24 mile swim in a 50 meter indoor pool, 1,120 mile bike on the Tammany Trace (7.78 mile loops) and a 262 mile run/slog/death march on a one-mile loop, hard packed gravel/dirt and a mainly grassy running path. The athletes must complete all legs between November 6 and 19.
Classic Decathlon: Starts November 6, 2018 - Finish November 19, 2018 (Note: Must finish in 13 days!)
1x10 Decathlon: Starts November 8, 2018 - Finish November 18, 2018
Quintuple Classic: Starts November 12, 2018 - Finish November 18, 2018
1x5 Quintuple: Starts November 13, 2018 - Finish November 18, 2018
Bringing the DECA to the US has been a personal passion for the last 5 years of Wayne Kurtz and Steve Kirby. Their goal: making it a safe and thoroughly enjoyable experience for the athlete, crews and spectators.
Stay tuned for more about this exciting race as the event nears!