February 17, 2024
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Elgin Grabouw Sports Club
XTERRA South Africa

Individual & Relay

Full Distance Triathlon

SWIM 1.5K
BIKE 28K
RUN 10K
Note
The information on this page is not yet confirmed, and may be based on the previous years' edition.

The Full Distance Triathlon race at the Elgin Grabouw Sports Club will see athletes from across the world competing for a slots in the 2024 XTERRA World Champs in Trentino, Italy later in the year. Additionally local South African athletes will also be competing against each other in the South African Cross Tri Champs.

Registration opens on
Mar 19
Registration Closes on
Feb 18
Registration Closed

COURSE MAPS

This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Full Swim Course
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Starting on the shores of the Eikenhoff Dam, the swim course takes you on an out and back loop on this picturesque dam. The official swim course will only get laid out on the weekend of the event taking weather and safety into consideration.

Full Bike Leg
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The Elgin Valley Trails, home to some extreme international Mountain Bike races play host to the Mountain Bike leg of XTERRA South Africa. With the route carefully designed and plotted to give you the ultimate in trail experience with views overlooking the Race Village and surrounding Elgin Valley

Full Run Leg
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We haven't finished showing you the secrets of the Elgin Valley trails yet and the route boasts spectacular views of the surrounding Elgin Valley rich with diverse fauna and flora as you head away from the Elgin Grabouw Sports Club, host to XTERRA South Africa's Race Village, with the iconic Eikenhoff Dam on your right with the finish taking you over the white sand of the dams beach bringing you back to Race Village 10 KM later for an ice cold Devils Peak Beer!

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Full Swim Course
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Full Bike Leg
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Full Run Leg

sChedule

This schedule is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
1
Fri 2024.02.16
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2
Sat 2024.02.17
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3
Sun 2024.02.18
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prizes

This information is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.

R10,000

Total Prize Value

28

WC Slots

Prizes

Top 3 Men & Women

Top Place Prizes

Position Prize Value
1st R5000
2nd R3000
3rd R2000

World Champ Slots Men & Women

DIVISION SLOTS

15-19

1

20-24

1

25-29

1

30-34

1

35-39

1

DIVISION SLOTS

40-44

1

45-49

1

50-54

1

55-59

1

60-64

1

DIVISION SLOTS

65-69

1

70-74

1

75-79

1

80+

1

World Champ Slots Men & Women

DIVISION SLOTS

15-19

1

20-24

1

25-29

1

30-34

1

35-39

1

40-44

1

45-49

1

DIVISION SLOTS

50-54

1

55-59

1

60-64

1

65-69

1

70-74

1

75-79

1

80+

1

Slots indicated apply equally to male and female divisions. See the complete rules here.

Only TSA members before the event will be in line for selection/prizes and or podium.

FEES

The fees below have not yet been confirmed, and are subject to change.

RACE FEES

Description Fee
XTERRA Full Triathlon (Individual) R 1200
XTERRA Full Triathlon (Team) R 1350

Should the Event be cancelled or postponed as a result of any events beyond the event organizer’s control (i.e. due to force majeure, Communicable Diseases or legislation introduced by the South African government, etc.), then the following refund policy will apply to entrants:

  • Participants will be refunded 50% of their paid for entry, should the event be cancelled or postponed within 48 hours of the event taking place, participants will be able to roll their event entry to new event date or the following year

  • There will be no refunds within 7 days of the event

  • Transfers are allowed and there will be a nominal transfer fee. Transfers can only be done buy contacting Race Office via Email

RULES & INFO

The information below may be from a previous edition of the event, and is subject to change.

XTERRA South Africa is a Triathlon South Africa (TSA) sanctioned event - World Triathlon Rules and Regulations will apply.

General Rules:

  • No music devices/earphones

  • No course cutting. Immediate DQ. Life time ban on 2nd offence.

  • No littering. 5 minute penalty for littering on course. Use Litter Zone at aid stations.

  • No outside assistance. Athletes may help each other.

  • Unsportsmanlike behavior, foul riding and running or the use of profane or abusive language may lead to disqualification

  • Athletes who do not finish the event, at the time of pulling out, must please report it to any Technical Official.

Swim:

  • Swimsuit & provided swim cap must be worn.

  • Goggles are optional.

  • Wetsuit is optional, depending on water temperature, see Rules.

Bike:

  • Mountain bike with race number displayed on handlebars is required.

  • Helmet and shoes are compulsory.

  • Clothing covering bottom and torso is compulsory.

  • Bike needs to be in good working order.

  • Bikes may only be removed when all athletes are off the course.

Run:

  • Race number must be worn on the front. (Best is an elastic with 3 pins or special triathlon number belt)

  • Clothing covering bottom and torso is compulsory.

Transition:

  • Helmet on and buckled before taking your bike.

  • Remove helmet only once back has been racked after cycling leg.

  • Riding your bike within the Transition Area is prohibited. You may only begin cycling once you have passed the mount line outside the Transition Area

  • Familiarise yourself with the mount and dismount lines.

  • Only participants allowed in transition.

  • Bikes must be returned to the same location on the bike rack during the transition to the run

  • Bikes must be securely racked and may not be left on the ground before heading onto the run

  • Personal seconding or assistance in the Transition Area is prohibited

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