Val de Vie

SwimRun Season Opener

11km (Long Course)
5km (Short Course)
Kids Races

30 October 2022

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie

11km Long Course

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Experience SwimRun Events

Its swimrun with a focus on your family and friends. Let them enjoy the facilities at the Yard, including the pool, Reubens and Co Cafe while you are out on the course.

11km Torpedo Event Features:

  • Run and swim through the beautiful Val de Vie Estate
  • Individual format (not a team event)
  • No wetsuits required (the water is warm)
  • Enjoy the new challenge of Torpedo SwimRun in safe surroundings
  • The longest swim is 400m and the longest run is 3km
  • Minimum entry age is 14 years (see our T&C for details)

Required to enter:

Capable of swimming 1km in open freshwater and running 10km

Schedule:

Registration and all races start and finish at The Yard, Val de Vie.
Ample parking is available.

  • 06H30: Registration Opens
  • 08H00: Long (11km) Course Start
  • 08H45: Short (5km) Course Start
  • 10H30 Kids Races Start

Delicious local food and drink vendors, picnic and seating space, Olympic pool, coffee and good times all available at The Yard.

Age limit:

  • 14 (additional requirements for 14 - 18yr)

Swim and Run distances:

  • 6x (Fun) Runs = 9km
  • 6x (Short) Swims = 2km
  • Total Combined = 11km

Torpedo gear provided:

  • Torpedo swim cap
  • Torpedo race vest (to be returned)
  • Mobii timing chip (to be returned)
  • Emergency number wrist band

Energy point on the route:

  • Bootlegger: Start Coffee
  • PowerBar: Energy Point

Event cost:

  • Individual Entry
  • R495 per person
    Full refund if covid cancellation (option to carry forward)

Optional extra gear permitted:

  • Swimming hand paddles
  • SwimRun pull buoy
  • Team pull rope
  • Swim goggles
  • Fins (15cm permitted)

Pre-event and Race Day Schedule

Registration - Friday 22 April 2022
16H00 – 19H00 | Venue - Bootlegger, GreenPoint


Saturday 23 April 2022 - Social Warm-Up Swim
10H00 | Venue - Clifton 4th


Sunday 24 April 2022 - Race Day
For all details, times and essential race day information click on the checklist below >

Race Day Checklist
Torpedo-Val-De-Vie-Route

11km Swim and Run (fun) segments:

There are thirteen short sections of swimming through fresh water lakes and running through the estate paths, trails all looping back to the Yard at Val de Vie.

#1: RUN

The Gallop

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Grass and Soft Sand

#2: SWIM

Lake Simones

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Fresh Water

#3: RUN

The Hop

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Grass

#4: SWIM

Lake Clement

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Fresh Water

#5: RUN

Boulevard

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Brick paths, grass

#6: SWIM

Lake Natural

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Fresh Water

#7: RUN

River Run

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Trail, grass and estate paths

#8: SWIM

Lake Moritz

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Fresh Water

#9: RUN

Berm It

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Trail

#10: SWIM

Lake Julien

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Fresh Water

#11: RUN

The Hop 2

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Grass

#12: SWIM

Lake Michel

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Fresh Water

#13: RUN

The Finale

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Grass, soft sand

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie

5km Short Course

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Experience SwimRun Events

Its swimrun fun with your family, besties and friends. Let them enjoy the facilities at the Yard, including the pool while you are out on the course.

5km Torpedo Event Features:

  • Run and swim through the beautiful Val de Vie Estate
  • Individual format (not a team event)
  • No wetsuits required (the water is warm)
  • Enjoy the new challenge of Torpedo SwimRun in safe surroundings
  • The longest swim is 400m and the longest run is 2km
  • Minimum entry age is 14 years (see our T&C for details)

Required to enter:

Capable of swimming 500m in open freshwater and running 10km

Schedule:

Registration and all races start and finish at The Yard, Val de Vie.
Ample parking is available.

  • 06H30: Registration Opens
  • 08H45: Short (5km) Course Start
  • 10H30 Kids Races Start

Delicious local food and drink vendors, picnic and seating space, Olympic pool, coffee and good times are all available at The Yard.

Age limit:

  • 14 (additional requirements for 14 - 18yr)

Swim and Run distances:

  • 3x (Fun) Runs = 4km
  • 2x (Short) Swims = 750m
  • Total Combined = ±5km

Torpedo gear provided:

  • Torpedo swim cap
  • Torpedo race vest (to be returned)
  • Mobii timing chip (to be returned)
  • Emergency number wrist band

Energy point on the route:

  • Bootlegger: Start Coffee

Event cost:

  • Individual Entry
  • R245 per person
    Full refund if covid cancellation (option to carry forward)

Optional extra gear permitted:

  • Swimming hand paddles
  • SwimRun pull buoy
  • Team pull rope
  • Swim goggles
  • Fins (15cm permitted)

Pre-event and Race Day Schedule

Registration - Friday 22 April 2022
16H00 – 19H00 | Venue - Bootlegger, GreenPoint


Saturday 23 April 2022 - Social Warm-Up Swim
10H00 | Venue - Clifton 4th


Sunday 24 April 2022 - Race Day
For all details, times and essential race day information click on the checklist below >

Race Day Checklist

Torpedo SwimRun Val de Vie

Kids Speed Course

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Experience SwimRun Events

A new course designed for the little people who love to swim and do exactly what mom and dad do. The Olympic swimming pool at the Yard is the venue for this cool new kids' race. Everyone will have finished the long and short courses and be around the pool watching and supporting.

700m Torpedo Course Features:

  • Run and swim around the beautiful Yard, Val de Vie Estate
  • Individual format (not a team event)
  • No wetsuits required (the water is warm)
  • Enjoy the new challenge of Torpedo SwimRun in safe surroundings
  • The longest swim is 2 lengths of 50m and the longest run is 600m
  • Minimum entry age is 4 years (see our T&C for details)

Required to enter:

Torpedo Kids 4 - 7:
Parents are required alongside

Torpedo Kids 7 - 13:
Parents optional. Parents to sign and confirm that the child is competent.

Schedule:

Registration and all races start and finish at The Yard, Val de Vie.
Ample parking is available.

  • 06H30: Registration Opens
  • 08H45: Short (5km) Course Start
  • 10H30 Kids Races Start

Delicious local food and drink vendors, picnic and seating space, Olympic pool, coffee and good times are all available at The Yard.

Swim and Run distances:

Each lap consists of a short 600m run on the running path around the Yard, then into the pool for 2 lengths of 50m.

Run: 600m
Swim: 100m

Torpedo gear provided:

  • Torpedo swim cap
  • Torpedo race vest (to be returned)

Energy point on the route:

  • Bootlegger: Start Coffee

Event cost:

  • Individual Entry
  • R95 per person
    Full refund if covid cancellation (option to carry forward)

Optional extra gear permitted:

  • Swimming hand paddles
  • Pool bouy
  • Swim goggles
  • Fins (15cm permitted)
  • Fun flotation encouraged (bring your arm bands, body boards, inflatable unicorns, pool noodles, etc.)

Pre-event and Race Day Schedule

Registration - Friday 22 April 2022
16H00 – 19H00 | Venue - Bootlegger, GreenPoint


Saturday 23 April 2022 - Social Warm-Up Swim
10H00 | Venue - Clifton 4th


Sunday 24 April 2022 - Race Day
For all details, times and essential race day information click on the checklist below >

Race Day Checklist