Save the date for an awesome day mixing sports, friends and family at the 13th Woolworths XTRI returning on December 3rd.
It’s all going down at the Paul Clüver Estate, which spans over 2,000 hectares and forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage site. The event, XTRI, brings together another thrilling batch of challenges for the whole family, and co. Join in on the outdoors fun with your gang or bring your kids along – there’s something for everyone no matter your skill level.
Here’s a breakdown of the programme:
The main event kicks off at 9 am, with a 1000m swim, a 27km technical MTB, and a 10km trail run:
Take a dive in the dam waters! You’ve got to be comfortable swimming in open water for this one. Water temperatures range from 15.9°C to 22°C. Wetsuits aren’t allowed if it’s above 22°C, but they’re a must if it’s below 15.9°C.
A call on wetsuit use will be made an hour before the race.
27km Technical MTB
For the biking enthusiasts, a thrilling 27km ride involving technical tracks, climbs, and descents is on the cards, so don’t forget your helmet! You’ll need an intermediate level of skill and fitness for this route. One aid station will be available along the way.
10km Trail Run
Hit the ground running with a scenic 10km route combining jeep tracks and single tracks. You’ll find five aid stations along the way. You can participate as an individual or in teams of two or three.
For those looking less challenge and more fun, the X Tri Lite starts at 9:30 am, featuring a 400m swim, a 12km Jeep Track Mountain Bike leg, and a 5km Off-Road Run:
Similar to the full event, you’ll need to swim this distance comfortably in open water. Water temperatures range from 9°C to 22°C. Decisions on wetsuit use will be made an hour before the race, depending on temps.
12km Jeep Track Mountain Bike:
A countryside route with a novice level of skill required! This one includes a mix of Jeep tracks and climbing. One aid station is available on this route.
5km Off-Road Run
This fun run takes place on a single loop with three aid stations. Like the full event, you can join as an individual or in teams of two or three.
Run 4 Fun
Starting at 11 am, Run 4 Fun is for the whole family. The race welcomes participants aged 12 and above. Proceeds from the run will go towards Woolworths Trust, making every step an act of generosity.
Run 4 Fun Lite
Beginning at the same time and similar to the race above, Run 4 Fun Lite allows those aged 8 and above. As its conterpart, this event will also contribute to the Woolworths Trust.
Walk 4 Good
Another step towards making a difference with Woolworths Trust, the WW X TRI Walk 4 Good event will kick off at 11:15 am. It involves a 3km walk for participants of all ages.
Date: December 3, 2023
Time: 9 am
Location: Paul Clüver Estate (N2, Kromco turn off, De Rust Estate, Grabouw)
For more info on registration, schedules, routes, and rules, visit their website.
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