Sprint Triathlon entries are still available for the MiWay Cape Ultra which takes place in Villiersdorp on 25th SEPT. Rated as one of the best value for money races in SA, Sprint triathletes of all levels can expect the very best in a great race experience and some fantastic goods upon entry


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Race Information

25 September 2016

Entries Open: 26 April 2016

Entries Close: 23 August 2016

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– 24 September 2016 – 10:00am – 4:00pm


– Afdak Hall




– 25 September 2016 – 05:00am – 06:30am


– Theewaterskloof Dam

– Villiersdorp, Western Cape.


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Everything You Need to Know

GPS CO-ORDINATES Directions here
Lat: -34.02581022542016
Lng: 19.26300557412105
REGISTRATION TIMES Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm / Sunday 5:30am – 6:45am
START TIMES SPRINT Individuals – 7:00am
SPRINT Teams – 7:02am
ULTRA Individuals – 7:30am
ULTRA Teams: 7:32am
DISTANCES Sprint 600m swim / 20 km Cycle / 5km Run
How a TEAM entry (relay) works: You may participate as a TEAM for either the Sprint or Ultra distances (minimum age for Sprint is 16yrs and 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 6:50am for all competitors (Compulsory)
WET SUITS A decision on wetsuits will be taken an hour before the start of the Sprint and Ultra.
Wetsuits for the event would be advisable as water temperatures usually cooler at this time of year.
TRI BARS Are allowed for both events
DRAFTING NO Drafting will be allowed in both the Sprint & Ultra event. Strict rules apply.
TIMING Timing Chips will be given out at registration.
These chips are the athletes responsibility and will need to be returned on the finish line.
Athletes will be charged R150.00 for a non returned timing chip.
CUT-OFF TIMES NEW ULTRA RACE Cut Off Time: 8hrs 5min (7:25am – 3:30pm)
Swim: 1hr05min (8:30am)
Cycle: 4hrs (12:30pm)
Run: 3hrs (3:30pm)
Ultra Teams will get 8hrs time limit (3:30pm)
Athletes must take note, that prize giving will commence at 3pm and competitors still out on the course will be allowed to finish and receive a medal up until 3:30pm.
SWIM CAPS Competitors will be given OFFICIAL RACE Yellow swimming caps at registration
TRANSITON AREA The Transition Area will open at 5:15am 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 6:50am for race briefing
TRANSITION BAGS & EQUIPMENT Competitors must remove all transition bags from the Transition area before 6:55am
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
RUN LAPS 5 km Sprint = 1 lap / 21 km Ultra = 2 laps
The running routes will be off-road for both events. Terrain Type: Easy dirt roads, not trail. Trail shoes are not essential.
WATER TABLE There will be one (1) water table on the Bike route and 4 Water Tables on the Run route.
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
Sprint = R30.00

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
MINIMUM AGE The min age group for all Tri Sprint events has changed to 16 and not 15yrs old.
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 There will be R90 000 in prize money to be won. View Here
PRIZE GIVING Sprint Prize giving – 9:50 am
Ultra prize giving – 3:00 pmALL Winners will need to be present at prize giving.
All lucky draw winners will need to be present to collect their prize on the day.
Transition Bag View Here
Bike transport: My Logistics Brendan: 08238641410823864141 / Jason: 07952132540795213254 www.myvelo.co.za

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