February 18, 2024
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Elgin Grabouw Sports Club
XTERRA South Africa

Junior Triathlon

Junior Triathlon

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

Our Juniors are tomorrows champs in the making and under the watchful eye of XTERRA South Africa's Route Director (and 7 time World Champ) Conrad Stoltz these athletes are in for a real treat as they get to experience the atmosphere of an XTERRA event as they compete for the South African Junior Cross Tri Championships. Our Juniors will be divided into two age group categories determined by their respective age on 31 December 2024 - 12 to 15 Years - 16 to 19 Years

Registration opens on
Feb 20
Registration Closes on
Feb 18
Registration Closed

COURSE MAPS

This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
JNR (16 - 19) Swim
XTERRA Junior (16 - 19) Swim
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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.

JNR (16 - 19) Bike
XTERRA Junior (16 - 19) Bike
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Designed to give our Juniors a real you a taste of what its like to race an off-road triathlon, with a mix of gravel roads, jeep tracks and single tracks.

JNR (16 - 19) Run
XTERRA Junior (16 - 19) Run
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Following in the footsteps of the Full Triathlon, with similar views with only half the climbing and less technical terrain. This run leg has been designed to be the perfect end to the Junior Triathlon event.

JNR (12 - 15) Swim
XTERRA Junior (12 - 15) Swim
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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.

JNR (12 - 15) Bike
XTERRA Junior (12 - 15) Bike
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Designed to give our Juniors a real you a taste of what its like to race an off-road triathlon, with a mix of gravel roads, jeep tracks and single tracks.

JNR (12 - 15) Run
EXTERRA Junior (12 - 15) Run
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Following in the footsteps of the Full Triathlon, with similar views with only half the climbing and less technical terrain. This run leg has been designed to be the perfect end to the Junior Triathlon event.

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JNR (16 - 19) Swim
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JNR (16 - 19) Bike
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JNR (16 - 19) Run
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JNR (12 - 15) Swim
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JNR (12 - 15) Bike
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JNR (12 - 15) Run

sChedule

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

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

Prizes

Top 3 Men & Women

30

YWC slots

🏅 Medal

All Finishers

Prizes will be awarded as per the SA triathlon guidelines.

As part of the 2024 Youth Tour, XTERRA Youth World Championship (YWC) slots will be awarded to the top 5 male and female athletes of each available division within this qualifying event. In alignment with national federations and World Triathlon, the Youth Tour features 3 separate divisions, Youth A, Youth B, and Junior.

For more information about the Youth Tour, please visit https://www.xterraplanet.com/youth-tour.

FEES

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

RACE FEES

Description Fee
Individual Entry, 12 - 15 years old R350
Individual Entry, 16 - 19 years old R450

In the event of cancellation – entrants have option of an 80% refund or transfer of your entry to a future event. There will be no refunds within 7 days of the event, we can however transfer your entry to another person who would like to take part.

RULES & INFO

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

This Junior Triathlon Race is part of the 2024 XTERRA Youth Tour and qualifier for the inaugural XTERRA Youth World Championship which will be held in Molveno, Italy on September 29, 2024.

JUNIOR TRIATHLON RULES:

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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