February 23, 2025
Elgin Grabouw Sports Club
XTERRA South Africa

Individual & Relay

Sprint Triathlon

RUN 5.5K
The information on this page is not yet confirmed, and may be based on the previous years' edition.

The Sprint Triathlon offers the same look and feel as the Full Triathlon, only shorter with fewer climbs, but still gives you that feel of an XTERRA Triathlon. An ideal event to prepare you for your transition to the Full Triathlon. South African athlete's who hold a valid TSA License are also eligible for the South African Cross Tri Champs.

Registration opens on
May 14
Registration Closes on
Feb 23
Registration Closed


This courses below are not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Sprint Swim Leg
Click through to see the swim course map, description and download the GPX file.

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.

Sprint Bike Course
Click through to see the bike course map, description and download the GPX file.

Designed to give you a taste of what its like to race an off-road triathlon, with a mix of gravel roads, jeep tracks and single tracks.

Sprint Run Leg
Click through to see the run course map, description and download the GPX file.

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 Sprint Triathlon event.


This schedule is not yet confirmed, and subject to change.
Fri 2025.02.21
Sat 2025.02.22
Sun 2025.02.23


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

Brand Hampers

For top finishers

🏅 Medal

All Finishers


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


Description Fee
XTERRA Sprint Triathlon Individual R 850
XTERRA Sprint Triathlon Team R 900

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


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.


  • Swimsuit & provided swim cap must be worn.

  • Goggles are optional.

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


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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