Torpedo SwimRun Cape
Sunday 17 November 2019

An extraordinary race at the foot of the 7th Natural Wonder of the World, featuring: 

  • Africa’s 1st SwimRun across world-famous sites – Llandudno, Oudekraal, Camps Bay and Clifton
  • A bucket list experience
  • The pinnacle race in the Torpedo SwimRun Series
  • #wildlycool Atlantic waters only for the brave

Sunday 17 November 2019

6 Runs – 12km
6 Swims – 4km

Total – 16km

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TSR Cape Route

TSR Cape Competency Rating

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TSR Cape Snapshot

Quick Event Details

Teams: Teams of 2 must start and finish together and cannot be separated by more than 10m

Compulsory Kit: Wetsuit (short arms and legs permitted) + Running Shoes + Whistle + Swimming Cap + Torpedo Race Bib

Optional Kit: Swimming Hand paddles + SwimRun Pull Buoy + Team Pull Rope + Goggles

Athlete Proficiency:  Ocean swims: you need to be an experienced swimmer and competent in waves, currents and rough seas

Energy Points on the Route

PowerBar: Energy Point 1 – at the top of Llandudno climb (Victoria Drive)

RedBull: Energy Point 2 – at Cosi Bay just after 12 Apostles (Victoria Drive)

Bootlegger: Energy Point 3 – at Bootlegger coffee shop Bakoven (Victoria Drive)

Spar Hout Bay: Finish Line Food – at Clifton 4th

Entry Fee

R1,500 per person

(Only team entries of 2 allowed)

TSR Cape Terrain

Segment details

The journey along the freezing Atlantic, it’s white sand beaches, a shipwreck beneath the 12 Apostles, the Bakoven boulder field, kelp forests, and maidens cove below those magical mountains – it’s the #wildlycool Torpedo Cape

SEGMENT NAME START FINISH DISTANCE
Run 1 Sandy Bay Run Sandy Bay Ridge Sandy Bay Beach 1,200m
Swim 1 Sandy Bay Swim Sandy Bay Beach Sandy Bay Rocks 500m
Run 2 Llandudno Run Sandy Bay Rocks Llandudno Rocks 1,300m
Swim 2 Llandudno Swim Llandudno Rocks Llandudno Beach 900m
Run 3 Oudekraal Run Llandudno Beach Oudekraal 4,300m
Swim 3 Oudekraal Swim Oudekraal Cosi Bay 1,300m
Run 4 Bakoven Run Cosi Bay Bakoven 3,400m
Swim 4 Bakoven Swim Bakoven Camps Bay Tidal Pool 300m
Run 5 Camps Bay Run Camps Bay Tidal Pool Camps Bay Beach 700m
Swim 5 Camps Bay Swim Camps Bay Beach Camps Bay Beach 400m
Run 6 Clifton Run Camps Bay Beach Clifton Rocks 900m
Swim 6 Clifton Swim Clifton Rocks Clifton 4 Beach 400m

TSR Cape Schedule

Friday 15th November 2019

12H00 | Digital Race Briefing

 16H00 – 19H00 | Registration and Beers (Mojo Market)

Sunday 17th November 2019

Start Venue: Sandy Bay Ridge

Finish Venue: Clifton 4th Beach

Shuttles Depart Clifton 4th | from 05H30

Race Start Sandy Bay Ridge | waves from 06H30

 First Athletes Expected | 09H00

 Prize Giving | 11H00

Last Athletes Expected | 12H00

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