Event Line Up

Race Weekend - SATURDAY EVENTS - February 2025

08h15

Event 1

Disabled
Pope-Ellis Ironman/Ironwoman*

[Incorporates 2024 Dusi Canoe Marathon, 2024 Comrades Marathon & 2025 aQuelle Midmar Mile]
Pope-Ellis Comrades Biathlon*
[Incorporates 2024 Comrades Marathon]
Pope-Ellis Dusi Biathlon*
[Incorporates 2024 Dusi Canoe Marathon]
71yr/over
[Swimmers known to complete the distance in more than 60 minutes and all swimmers 71 years and over]

09h45

Event 2

Family Teams

Each team comprising of five nominated members with the top three counting. Entrants must be direct family members.

11h00

Event 3

Company Teams

Each team comprising of five nominated members with the top three counting. Only swimmers employed by that company are allowed.

12h15

Event 4

Non-Company Teams

Each team comprising of five nominated members with the top three counting. Teams can be company sponsored, non-swimming clubs, friends etc

14h00

Prize Giving

Prize giving for Events 1-4  will take place as close to 14h00 and will include a press function for the next day’s events.

Race Weekend - SUNDAY EVENTS - February 2025

08h30

Event 5

Girls 13 years and under & Women 31 years and older

09h45

Event 6

Boys 13 years and under & Men 31 years and older

11h00

Event 7

Girls/Women 14 years to 30 years

12h15

Event 8

Boys/Men 14 years to 30 years

14h00

Prize Giving

Prize giving for events 5-8 will take place at approximately 14h00 as soon as results permit

Scoring

Competitors receive a percentage score per event based on the following formula:
‘Cut-off Time’- ‘Participants Time’ divided by ‘Cut off time’ – ‘Winners Time’

Ironman
Comrades + Dusi + Midmar divided by 300

Biathlon
Comrades + Midmar  divided by 200  or   Dusi + Midmar divided by 200

Ironman entrants are automatically entered into the Biathlon sections

Terms and Conditions Family Team

  • Team of minimum 3 and maximum 5
  • Directly related/immediate family
  • No individual entries into Event 2

Terms and Conditions Company Team

  • Team of minimum 2 and maximum 5
  • Members must be employees of the same company
  • Individual entries allowed only with permission from the event organisers

Terms and Conditions Non-Company Team

  • Team of minimum 2 and maximum 5
  • Individual entries allowed only with permission from the event organisers
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