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    Slanghoek Triathlon 2017
 

The Beautiful Breedland Wine Cellar situated in the beautiful Slanghoek Valley just outside Rawsonville will once again be host to the annual event. It caters for the beginners to the elite with 4 different races to choose from. 

Event Dates:
MTB Triathlon on Saturday 21st October 2017
Road Triathlon on Sunday 22nd October 2017

Venue:
Breeland Wine Cellar – Slanghoek Valley

In memory of Kosie
There will be a memorial ride held in memory of Kosie on Saturday afternoon 21st October starting at 14h00. The ride will be at your own pace for about an hour and we will all meet at the Bridge at 15h00 to put up a plaque for Kosie. All are welcome to join!

Entries

Entries close at midnight at the 11th of October 2017 or until capacity is reached.
NO LATE ENTRIES, no transfer of entries after this date.  No refunds.
Please refer to the rules on the website and ensure you have read them to avoid any disappointment on the day of the event.

Entry Fee:
Individual Entry Fees :

Long courses R550pp (excluding temp day license)
Short courses R380pp (excluding temp day license)

Team Entry Fees:

Long courses R840 per team (excluding temp day license)
Short courses R690 per team (excluding temp day license)

 

Distances:

 

MTB Courses

ROAD Courses

STANDARD DISTANCE

Swim 1.5km  (* 2 laps)
MTB 25km 
Trail run 10km  (*2 laps of 5km)

Swim 1.5km (* 2 laps)
Bike 42km
Trail run 10km (*2 laps of 5km)

SPRINT DISTANCE

Swim 650m
MTB 12 km
Trail run 5km

Swim 650m
Bike 20km
Trail run 5km

Registration

Registration will take place on:
Thursday 19th October 2017 at Sportsmans Warehouse, Tyger Valley  from 13h00 – 18h00
Late Registration will be on the day of the event from 06h00 – 09H00 at Breeland Cellar. 
No late entries will be accommodated after the closing date on the 11th of October 2017 at Midnight.

Please note:
If you are not a Western Province Triathlon Association registered athlete, you will be required to purchase a temporary day license – from the Western Province Triathlon table at registration.

Starting times (The colour represents your armband colour for swim start)

Standard Olympic Distance:
07h30 - Open men 20 - 29 Orange
08h00 - Open men 30 - 39 Yellow
08h30 - Vet & Masters men & Teams Green
09h00 - Woman (Open+Vets+ ) Purple
Race briefings will commence 15min before every start batch at the swim start area.

Sprint Distance:
9h30 – Men Red
10h00 - Woman & Teams Blue
Race briefings will commence 15min before every start batch at the swim start area.

 

Prize Giving

Prize money:
Individual overall top 3 Male and Female finishers in the Long Distance Events.

Category Prizes:
Standard Road Triathlon
Open: Male & Female -top 3
Vets: Male & Female - top 3
Masters: Male & Female - top 3

Sprint Road Triathlon
Open: Male & Female -top 3
Juniors:  16 – 18 Yrs:  Male and Female

Standard MTB Triathlon:
Open: Male & Female -top 3
Vets: Male & Female - top 3
Masters: Male & Female - top 3

Sprint MTB Triathlon:
Open: Male & Female
Juniors:  16 – 18 yrs:  Male and Female

Aid Stations:

1 Aid station on Road Bike leg
2 Aid stations on MTB leg
2 Aid stations on run leg, athletes on the long course will complete two laps of 5km.

Water points on 22km mark on Long Road bike section
Short MTB water point at ± 6km mark
Long MTB water points at ± 10km and ± 20km

Food and refreshments
There will be a variety of food and refreshments available for all.

Few important notes
Time trial bikes are allowed
NO SWIM CAPS will be provided.  Bright colored swim caps are compulsory for the swim leg.
Race numbers goes on the back for cycle leg and on the front for the run leg.
Road Bike – Tri bars and time trial bikes allowed, but NO drafting.
There are some rough sections on the route, so please remember to bring spares.
REMEMBER THAT HELMETS MUST BE CLIPPED IN FOR AS LONG AS YOUR BIKE IS IN YOUR HANDS

Enquiries:
Please contact
Niquita  – entries@iqela-events.co.za

 

For accommodation enquiries please contact:

Goudini Spa – www.goudinispa.co.za
Boegoekloof accommodation – lizelle@boegoekloof.co.za
Breedekloof Tourism – www.breedekloof.co.za