Race Information

01 AUGUST 2021

Entry Dates:         
20 october 2020                                                   

early bird close:
27 May 2021

all entries close:
01 july 2021





9am to 4pm

BIKE & BEAN Area, Country Club Lawns 

 (No registration on Sunday)


Race DAY

No Registration on Sunday.



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Everything You Need to Know

GPS CO-ORDINATES 29.8290° S, 31.0304° E
REGISTRATION: Saturday: 9am – 4pm
REGISTRATION VENUE  Country Club Lawns (Close to Bike & Bean)
Sprint: 7am
The Swim is a rolling start. Athletes to self seed themselves. Approx batches of 5 athletesl to start every 3 seconds, this includes all men, women and teams. Race times only start once athlete crosses the start mat. 
DISTANCES Sprint 600m swim / 20 km Cycle / 5km Run
CUT- OFF TIMES There are NO Cut-Off Times for the Sprint event.
How a TEAM entry (relay) works:

TEAMS are welcome to enter for the Sprint distance events (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.

Road Closure This event has full road closure for the Sprint races
RACE BRIEFING Race Briefing will be done online and available for viewing. 
WET SUITS A decision on wetsuits will be taken at 6am on race day, as per TSA rule
TRI BARS Are allowed for both events as the events are non-drafting
BIKES Mountain Bikes and TT bikes are allowed.
DRAFTING NO Drafting will be allowed in the Sprint event. Strict rules apply.
TIMING The Event is timed by FINISHTIME. All athletes will be given a Loaned CHIP from FINISHTIME at Registration. Lost of stolen chips will be charged at R200.00 per chip. 
Race numbers MUST be worn and will be given to athletes at Registration.
SWIM CAPS Competitors must swim with the OFFICIAL TYR Swim Caps provided in the goodie bags at registration.
TRANSITON AREA Country Club Lawns (Beachfront in front of Stadium) Next to Bike & Bean Cafe
No Change Tents due to COVID-19
(Race Day only) The Transition Area will open at 5:00am by the TSA officials. Your bike, helmet, race number and swim cap will be checked before you enter. You can remove your bike from the Transition area after the last competitor has finished your race. The Transition Area will close and everyone must exit by 06h30.
BIKE RACKING: Sunday 5:30am to 6:45am (Sharp)
KIT BAGS & EQUIPMENT Competitors must remove all kit bags from the Transition area before 6:30am. There will be a kit bag gazebo for athletes inside transition. 
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.
CARS & SUPPORTERS NO support or spectator cars will be allowed on the Bike routes due to the Athletes safety and the roads being closed.
RUN LAPS Sprint Race 1 Lap (5 km). All on the beachfront Promenade.
WATER TABLE There will be 3 Water tables on the 7km Run route and 2 Water Tables on the 5km Run route.
CYCLE ROUTE: There will be 1 water table for the Sprint competitors at the 9km mark, 1km from the turn point. There will be 2 water tables for the Ultra competitors. 32GI filled Race Bottles will be provided + Water Sachets.
RUN ROUTE The Sprint race will have 2 Water Tables on the 5km Run route. There will be 3 Water tables on the Ultra 7km Run route.
NUTRITION AT RUN WATER TABLES: Water Sachets, 32Gi Endure, 32Gi Gels & 32Gi Bars, Coke and Bananas will be available at Run Water tables. If the weather is very hot, Sponges will be available at all run water tables.
Race Bottles will be provided at the Bike water tables with 32GI or water and Water Sachets will be available.
*Rubbish must be thrown away within 100m before or after each water table.
If caught throwing away anywhere else on the race routes, you will be disqualified.
BIKE WATER TABLE There will be 2 water tables on the 45km bike route. One water table for the Sprint 20km competitors.
Race Bottles will be provided at the Bike water tables with 32Gi Endure and Water Sachets will be available.
*Rubbish must be thrown away within 100m after each water table. If caught throwing away after this, your will be disqualified.
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 = R35.00
DRUG FREE SPORT Athlete Medication
Athletes must apply for Therapeutic Use Exemption (TUE) if they are using a prohibited substance for legitimate, medically justified reasons to avoid any embarrassment for the athlete or TSA. Any athlete with a documented, legitimate medical condition may apply for TUE. 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. Click here to Register
MINIMUM AGE Sprint = 16 years

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 and must be done before pre-entries close. 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.

Transfer Policy

FINAL INSTRUCTION Final Instructions to be released
PRIZE MONEY Total Prize Money TBC
PRIZE GIVING Sprint Prize giving – 10:50am
ALL Winners will need to be present at prize giving. 
Transition Bag No Transition Racks/ Bags due to COVID-19.  All race gear must be placed next to athletes bike inside transition. 
Bike transport:  Fabian’s Bicycle Transport:  082 929 8693  WEBSITE: FABIAN’S BICYCLE TRANSPORT
Race Cyle Route Description: View Here

Entry Includes:

Limited edition Event Garment / Item

Official Race Silicone Swim Cap

Personalized Race Number

Goodie Bag

ULTRA Finishers Medal

Access to the ULTRA Finishers Tent with snacks and soft drinks

Complimentary Massage in the Athletes Tent

Late Entries Only Receive:

Race Number

Silicone Swimming Cap

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