Route Information

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Ultra Swim Route



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Ultra Cycle Route

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Ultra Run Route



VIEW NEW RUN ROUTE HERE




RACE ROUTE DESCRIPTION:


SPRINT RACE ROUTES:

SWIM: The Sprint competitors will swim 1 x Lap of 600m in a clockwise direction in the Cradle Moon Dam.

CYCLE: The Sprint competitors will cycle 1 x lap out and back (10km out and 10km back) The cycle route is out of the   Cradle Moon venue and left onto the M5 / Beyers Naude Drive. At the first big traffic circle the competitors turn left onto the R540 for 3.7km until the entrance to “The Cradle” Here there will be a Bike water table and a turn point. The Sprint competitors turn around and head back to the big traffic circle, then right back along Beyers Naude Drive until Cradle Moon. They then turn right back into Cradle Moon resort and back to the Transition area.

RUN: The Sprint race run route is all inside the Cradle Moon resort and the 5km run route is all on open, clear dirt roads. There will be two water tables on the 5km route which loops out into the bush and back to the finish area. There will be 2 Water Tables on this route. 



ULTRA RACE ROUTES:

SWIM: The ULTRA Race competitors will swim 2 x Laps of 950m in a clockwise direction in the Cradle Moon Dam.

CYCLE: The ULTRA Race competitors will cycle 1 full outer lap and 2 x shorter laps. (Same route as 2019)

FULL LAP = Cradle Moon to Makiti and Back to Cradle Moon
SHORTER LAP = Chicken Farm Circle to Makiti and back to the Chicken Farm. 

The cycle route is out of Cradle Moon and left onto the M5 / Beyers Naude Drive. Then at the first big traffic circle, left onto the R540. The competitors will cycle along the R540, past the Lion Park and Rhino and Lion reserve. The competitors then turn right onto the R563 towards the Sterkfontein Caves. The ULTRA competitors will turn around before the Makati Venue. Here there will be a water table and turn point. The Ultra competitors then head back to the Traffic Circle by the Chicken farm (before the Sprint Turn point) Here they turn around and head back out for their second bike lap and then repeat this again for the 3rd lap. Once back at the Chicken Farm after doing two small laps, the athletes then head back to the Transition at Cradle Moon. 


RUN: The NEW 21KM ULTRA RUN ROUTE will consist of 3 x 7km laps. The Laps start by running down toards the finishline, they run past the finishline and comlete their 7km lap, each lap coming back past the transition and finish line area.  Once an athlete has completed their first lap they will recieve a wrist band. Athletes will then recieve 2 wrist bands as they will not collect one on their final lap as they will go down the finish tunnel.

This will make the 21km running route super spectators friendly and awesome for the ULTRA runners. 

The run route will consist of 20% paved roads and 80% unpaved roads. There will not be any technical trail running routes involved. 
THERE WILL BE 3 WATER TABLES ON THE RUNNING ROUTE. 

Sprint

600m

20km

5km

Ultra

1.9km

90km

21km

Entry Includes:

Limited edition Event Garment / Item

Official TYR Race Silicone Swim Cap

Personalized Race Number

Goodie Bag

ULTRA Finishers Medal

Access to the Finishers Tent 

Late Entries Only Receive:

Race Number

Silicone Swimming Cap

  • The five S’s of sports training are: stamina, speed, strength, skill, and spirit; but the greatest of these is spirit.

    Ken Doherty
  • Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.

    Ted Williams
  • When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.

    Terry Bradshaw
  • Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.

    Mike Singletary
  • I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.

Sponsors

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  • suncity logo
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  • yesman logo
  • Montagu
  • bactive logo
  • “DSV”
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  • “Fluidlines”
  • “FNB”
  • “Zagon”




  • ORGANISED BY
  • b-active sports
  • SANCTIONED BY
  • triathlon south africa
  • kzn triathlon

B-Active Sports

For more information please contact the race office.

OFFICE HOURS:

Mon - Fri, 8:30am-4:00pm

OFFICE CELL:

067 198 6737

EMAIL:

events@ultratri.co.za

Ultra Tri Races