2021 – Ultra X & ULTRA X Lite
17th April – RACE DAY
The new ULTRA X and ULTRA X lite is a 1 day multi-stage challenge in the Drakensberg Mountains.
This high-altitude multisport event will challenge athletes while competing in the most beautiful areas of Southern Africa. The challenge takes athletes on a journey from the highlands of the beautiful Drakensberg into the heart of one SA’s World Heritage sites, the Central Berg.
This event is fully inclusive, where athletes will be presented with 1 day of high-endurance racing, 2 nights full board accommodation, loaded goodie bags with awesome race apparel as well as fully stoked water tables and feeding stations along the race routes.
There are two difference races to enter and both can be done in teams of 2.
ULTRA X : 3.2km Swim / 4km Run / 150km Cycle / 17km Run
ULTRA X lite: 1.6km Swim / 4km Run / 100km Cycle / 10km Run
Athletes and families will be looked after by the award winning staff at Champagne Sports Resort. On Arrival on Friday, athletes will register and have a comprehensive briefing for the day ahead (Saturday), followed by dinner. Early Saturday competitors will make their way to Bell Park Dam, dropping their Bikes in the Bike Tranistion on the way. After a short race briefing , the athletes will take on the ULTRA X.
Saturday evening will consist of sharing war stories, and banter in the pub followed by an awards evening and dinner. Sunday will see athletes and families depart at leisure.
The event is exclusively limited to only 100 competitors for our second year, giving each athlete a personal and intimate connection with this exclusive event.
10 REASONS TO DO THE ULTRA X:
- It’s a LIMITED entry event, exclusive to 100. Competitors and their families.
- Spectator friendly race routes and venues (Spectators can follow and second on the actual race route)
- The Only event of it kind in a World Heritage Site
- Beautiful fresh water swim in the Bell Park Dam
- Only Multi-sport event to take part in the Bell Park Dam
- Highest long-distance swim in South Africa
- Experience the award-winning hospitality of the Champagne Sports Resort staff
- Access to the 31st Best Golf Course in South Africa
- The perfect race that is completely inclusive of the family.
- YOUR BUCKET LIST Race for 2021.