Race Information

04 March 2018

Entries Open:
25th october 2017

Entries Close:
13th February 2018







– 3rd March 2018 – 09:00am – 16:00pm


– Sunkist Lawns, Snell Parade

 (No registration on Sunday)


Race DAY

No Race Registration on Sunday.



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Everything You Need to Know

  GPS CO-ORDINATES 29.8290° S, 31.0304° E  
  REGISTRATION TIMES Saturday 3rd March – 09:00am to 4pm (No Registration on race day)  
  REGISTRATION VENUE Sunkist Lawns, Snell Parade  
    – Men Ind Sprint: 7am
– Ladies Ind Sprint: 7:02am
– Sprint Teams: 7:04
  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 4:15pm on Saturday, from the Stage by the Registration Marquee / Opp Transition area.  
  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 Timing Chips will be provided to all athletes at registration. Athletes will be responsible for their own chip and the return of their chip on the finish line, if an athlete’s chip is not returned the Athlete will be charged R200.00 for the lost / unreturned Timing 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 Sunkist Grass Area (Beachfront in front of Stadium) Next to Bike & Bean Cafe  
    (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 5am to 6:30am (Sharp)  
  KIT BAGS & EQUIPMENT Competitors must remove all kit bags from the Transition area before 6:30am.  
  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. All Athletes will cross the Steel walkway bridge to finish at the MM Stadium.  
  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, before athletes turn under the Tunnel to the Metal Bridge and Finish.  
  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 Brew 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 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 = R30.00  
  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

  EVENT PROTECT This event is covered by Event Protect: What this means is that if the event is cancelled for reasons outside B-Active’s control and covered under the Event Protect policy, participants will be refunded their entry fees directly. “But to make this even better, it won’t cost our participants a cent” says B-Active Director and Ultra Series owner, Damian Bradley.“ Our Triathlon events are expensive to stage and for participants to enter, so we have a large financial liability to protect. The Event Protect trademark should give our participants entering our events confidence that in the case of an event cancellation, their entry fees are protected”.  
  FINAL INSTRUCTION Final Instructions  
  PRIZE MONEY The prize money totals R92 000 and R50 000 in prizes.  
  PRIZE GIVING Sprint Prize giving – 11:15am  
    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: Troisport Travis: 072 391 5804 / 011 326 1611 www.troisport.com
  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

Transition Bag

Silicone Swimming Cap

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In partnership with Event Protect,
cancellation insurance for all events.

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