Race Information

6 MAY 2018

Entries Open: 5 September 2017

Entries Close: 2nd April 2018

Enter Race

Friday (New):
Registration

WHEN:

- 04 May 2018 - 2:00pm - 6:00pm

WHERE:

- Sun City Hotel

- 19th Hole, next to the Gary Player Club House

PARA-TRI FRIENDLY

Saturday:
Registration

WHEN:

- 06 May 2018 - 09:00am - 4:00pm

WHERE:

- Sun City Hotel

- 19th Hole, next to the Gary Player Club House

PARA-TRI FRIENDLY

Sunday
Race

WHEN:

- 07 May 2017 - 05:00am - 06:30am

WHERE:

- 19th Hole - Next to Gary Player Club house

 

  PARA-TRI FRIENDLY

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Everything You Need to Know



ACTIVITIES view here
GPS CO-ORDINATES S 25° 20' 54.9666"
E 27° 5' 58.8012"
REGISTRATION TIMES Friday 02:00pm - 06:00pm / Saturday 09:00am - 4:00pm / Sunday 5:30am - 6:45am
REGISTRATION VENUE 19th Hole - Next to Gary Player Club house
START TIMES SPRINT:
  - Men's Ind Sprint: 7:15am
- Ladies' Ind Sprint: 7:17am
- Sprint Teams: 7:19am
DISTANCES Sprint 600m swim / 20 km Cycle / 5km Run
How a TEAM entry (relay) works:

You may participate as a TEAM for the Sprint distances (minimum age for Sprint is 16yrs).

A team consists of 2 or 3 members. Each team member competes in one discipline i.e. 1st team member = Swim, 2nd team member = Cycle, 3rd team member = Run. The Team event works like a relay. The team gets given a timing chip which will act like a batten and will get passed onto each team member in the transition area. Along with the timing chip, the Team also get 2 x race numbers which are worn by the cyclist and by the runner. The swimmer will get an official swim cap.

RACE BRIEFING 7:05am for all competitors (Compulsory)
WET SUITS A decision on wetsuits will be taken an hour before the start of the Sprint.
Wetsuits for the event would be advisable as water temperatures usually cooler at this time of year.
TRI BARS Are allowed for both events
DRAFTING NO Drafting will be allowed in the Sprint event. Strict rules apply.
TIMING

Timing Chips will be given out at registration.
These chips are the athletes responsibility and will need to be returned on the finish line.

 

Athletes will be charged R150.00 for a non returned timing chip.

SWIM CAPS Competitors will be given OFFICIAL RACE Yellow swimming caps at registration
TRANSITON AREA

The Transition Area will open at 5:45am by the TSA Officials. Your bike, helmet and swim cap will be checked when you enter the transition area. You will not be allowed to exit the transition Area with your bike until after the last competitor has finished your bike leg. The Transition Area will close and everyone must exit at 7:00am for race briefing

WHAT TO PACK What to pack for your Triathlon   view here
Outside Assistance: No athlete will be allowed any "Special Needs" assistance by the EO or the Officials during the Sprint or Ultra race.
CYCLE LAPS Competitors do (One) 1 x 20km Cycle Loop
RUN LAPS 5 km Sprint = 1 lap
The running routes will be off-road for both events. Terrain Type: Easy dirt roads, not trail. Trail shoes are not essential.
WATER TABLE There will be one (1) water table on the Bike route and 4 Water Tables on the Run route.
TSA DAY LICENCE

If you don't have your TSA Licence with you on the day, it is compulsory to pay for a day Licence

Sprint = R30.00

DRUG FREE SPORT Athlete Medication

Drug Free Sport will be conducting tests on a regular basis at TSA events. All information is available on www.drugfreesport.org.za
TSA REGISTERED ATHLETES All TSA Registered Athletes can check their Registration Number at the following link. Select your Province to view provincial names. Register Here
MINIMUM AGE

The min age group for all Tri Sprint events has changed to 16 and not 15yrs old.

STRICT REFUNDS & TRANSFER POLICY

No Race refunds are done for any event. Athletes can transfer their pre-entry to another athlete due to a medical condition only. This will be at no extra cost. Written permission as well as a signed doctors note is required. Athlete Transfers need to be done and completed 72hrs prior to pre-entries closing. Please email: events@ultratri.co.za to apply for a athlete transfer.

FINAL INSTRUCTIONS Final Instructions will be emailed out during race week.
PRIZE MONEY The Overall Race prize purse totals R160 000. This includes Prize money and Prizes.
PRIZE GIVING Sprint Prize giving - 10:30am

ALL Winners will need to be present at prize giving. View Here
All lucky draw winners will need to be present to collect their prize on the day.
Transition Bag View Here
Bike transport: My Logistics Brendan: 0823864141 / Jason: 0795213254 www.myvelo.co.za

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