Torpedo Val de Vie

Experience #SwimRun

  • Run and swim through the beautiful Val de Vie Estate
  • Individual format (not a team event)
  • No wetsuits needed, the water will be warm
  • Enjoy the new challenge of Torpedo in safe surroundings
  • The longest swim is 400m and the longest run is 3km
  • A family day out in the Winelands with the best of Val de Vie Market hospitality
  • Minimum entry age is 14 years (see our T&C for details)

3 February 2019

Entry: R395

6 (Fun) Runs = 8km
6 (Short) Swims = 2km

Total Distance = 10km

Route details

Segment Name Terrain Description Distance
Run 1 The Gallop Grass, soft sand Polo fields and horse paddocks 2.0km
Swim 1 Lake Simones Fresh Water 200m
Run 2 The Hop Grass Over the dam wall 0.1km
Swim 2 Lake Clement Fresh Water 400m
Run 3 Boulevard Brick paths, grass Urban dash 0.75km
Swim 3 Lake Natural Fresh Water 400m
Run 4 River Run Trail, grass and estate paths Past the nature reserve, along the Berg River 3.0km
Swim 4 Lake Moritz Fresh Water 300m
Run 5 Berm It Trail Wind along the estate MTB trails 2.0km
Swim 5 Lake Julien Fresh Water 400m
Run 6 The Hop 2 Grass Over the dam wall 0.1km
Swim 6 Lake Michel Fresh Water 300m
Run 7 The Finale Grass, soft sand Polo fields 0.75km


Ryk Neethling – Olympic Gold Medalist

3rd Torpedo SwimRun Event
Val de Vie Estate

Torpedo Val de Vie Route

3rd Torpedo SwimRun Event
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Quick Facts

Individual Entry: Blast the course solo, or join up with buddies and take it on together

Compulsory Kit: Footwear (Running Shoes) + Costume / Tri Suit
Compulsory Kit (provided by Torpedo) : Second Skins Swim Cap and Vest + Whistle

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

Athlete Proficiency:  Capable of swimming 1km in open freshwater and running 10km.

Torpedo Val de Vie Experience

Sunday 3 February 2018

Start & Finish VenueThe Polo Club, Val de Vie Estate

Val de Vie Parking Opens | from 06H00

Registration at Val de Vie Polo Club | 06H30 – 08H00

 Race Start Polo Field | 08H30

 First Athlete Expected09H15

Cut Off | 12H00

 Prize Giving | 12H00

Torpedo Val de Vie


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