Torpedo Flow Events

Experience #SwimRun

  • 2 offerings giving you a great introduction to the new sport of SwimRun
  • Option-1 Friday Evening Prologue
  • Option-2 Saturday Morning Race
  • Both routes run and swim around the beautiful South African National Parks Ebb and Flow camp
  • The Flow races are graded Blue; individual only and wetsuit optional
  • Enjoy the challenge of Torpedo in a safe environment

Prologue
Friday 13 Sept

Evening
3 Runs – 5km

4 Swims – 1km

Total – 6km

Race
Saturday 14 Sept

Morning
7 Runs – 7500m

4 Swims – 2400m
2 Dolphin Dives – 100m
1 Ocean Dunk – 0m

Total – 10km

Torpedo Flow

Friday Evening Prologue Map

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Torpedo Flow

Saturday Morning Race Map

1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Torpedo Flow Route Flyover

Torpedo Flow Route Flyover

Torpedo Flow Snapshot

Quick Event Details

Individual: All entries are individual. You’re welcome to join up with friends and go through the course as a group

Compulsory Kit provided by Athlete: Running Shoes

Compulsory Kit provided by Torpedo: Whistle + Swimming Cap + Torpedo Race Bib

Optional Kit: Wetsuit* + Swimming Hand paddles + SwimRun Pull Buoy + Goggles (highly recommended)

Athlete Proficiency: You need to be competent in open water swimming up to 1km

Torpedo Flow Terrain

Segment details

A fast and fun dash to the beach and back. Pace yourself, as Torpedo is always harder than one thinks.

Segment Name Run Distance Swim Distance
Run 1 Ebb and Flow 900
Swim 1 Fairy Knowe 300
Run 2 Train Bridge 1000
Swim 2 Touw River 600
Run 3 Board walk 800
Dolphin dive River mouth 50
Run 4 Beach run 1500
Dunk Beach 0
Run 5 Beach run 1500
Dolphin dive River mouth 50
Run 6 Board walk 800
Swim 3 Touw River 600
Run 7 Train Bridge 1000
Swim 4 Ebb & Flow 900
7500 2500

Torpedo Flow Schedule

Friday 13th September 2019

Venue: Ebb-and-Flow, Wilderness

 Athletes arrive and set-up camp at Ebb-and-Flow | 12H00 onwards

 Registration | 14H00 – 16H30

Evening Prologue Start Window | 16H00 – 16H30

Evening Prologue Cut-Off | 18H30

 Spit Braai + Beers + Festivities | 17H00 – 22H00

Saturday 14th September 2019

Start Venue: Ebb-and-Flow, Wilderness
Finish Venue: Ebb-and-Flow, Wilderness

Race Start at Ebb-and-Flow | 09H00

 First Athletes Expected | 10H30

 Last Athletes Expected | 11H30

 Prize Giving + Beers + Festivities | 19H00

Wild Party Package – Optional Extra

Ebb-and-Flow Campsite: includes the campsite and Sanpark fees. Please bring your own camping equipment

The Good Stuff:  Includes daily morning coffee and Saturday evening lamb on the spit, prize giving and band

Fee: R350 per person

SwimRun
#experience
Entries Open