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 ULTRA:
- Men Ind ULTRA: 7:45am (Or as soon as the last swimmer is out the water)
- Ladies Ind ULTRA: 7:47am
- ULTRA Teams: 7:49am
How a TEAM entry (relay) works:

You may participate as a TEAM for the Ultra distances (minimum age for Ultra is 18yrs).

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.

  ULTRA 1.9km Swim / 90Km Cycle / 21km Run
RACE BRIEFING 7:05am for all competitors (Compulsory)
RESTUARANTS view here
WET SUITS A decision on wetsuits will be taken an hour before the start of the and Ultra
TRI BARS Are allowed for both events
DRAFTING NO Drafting will be allowed in the Ultra event. Strict rules apply.
TIMING

Timing Chips will be provided at Bike Check in on race day. Race numbers MUST be
worn and will be given to athletes at Registration.

  The event will be timed by Finish Time.
CUT-OFF TIMES NEW ULTRA RACE Cut Off Time: 8hrs (7:45am - 3:45pm)
  Swim: 1hr05min (8:45am)
  Cycle: 4hrs (12:45pm)
  Run: 3hrs (3:45pm)
  Ultra Teams will get 8hrs time limit (3:45pm)
  Athletes must take note, that prize giving will commence at 3:15pm and competitors still out on the course will be allowed to finish and receive a medal up until 3:45pm.
SWIM CAPS Competitors will be given OFFICIAL RACE Yellow swimming caps at registration
TRANSITON AREA

Lawns infront of Sun City Hotel.

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

TRANSITION BAGS & EQUIPMENT Competitors must remove all transition bags from the Transition area before 6:55am
  There will be a TRANSITION BAG area provided at your own risk
  The Officials and Organisers will in no way be responsible for lost or stolen items
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.
WHAT YOU GET All athletes and their immediate families receive a 20% discount on all Water World activities including Putt Putt, kiddies quad biking, all water sports etc provided they have their race arm bands - Please Indicate on your entry form the number of extra arm bands required.
CARS & SUPPORTERS

NO support or spectator cars will be allowed on the Cycle leg due to the Athletes safety. Anyone found driving on the route will result in their athlete being disqualified.

The Ultra Route is spectator friendly and family and friends are encouraged to watch the competitors from the turnpoint inside Sun City, outside the Cabanas Parking area.

(3min walk from the start).There will be a water point here, where Spectators will be allowed to hand over special requirements and bottles.

CYCLE LAPS Competitors do (Two) 2 x 45km Cycle loops
RUN LAPS 21 km Ultra = 2 laps
WATER TABLE There will be 2 water tables on the bike route and Race water bottles will be provided at each table.On the Run Route there will be 4 water tables.
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

Ultra = R100.00

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
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 Ultra prize giving - 3:15PM

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

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