Family friendly


Sat Oct 14, 07:00 - Sat Oct 14, 17:00

The Union Schools


Attention all adventurers and fitness enthusiasts!

Get ready to conquer the ultimate challenge at the inaugural TRI THE KAROO triathlon.

Hosted by Union Schools in Graaff-Reinet, this thrilling event is set to take place on Saturday, 14 October 2023, and promises the experience of a lifetime. 

Picture yourself crossing the finish line after completing a tarmac and trail combination race, all while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the spectacular Karoo. This is an event not to be missed, combining the excitement of cycling, running, and swimming into one unforgettable day. 

Whether you're a seasoned triathlete or a newcomer to the sport, TRI THE KAROO offers a variety of distance options to cater to all levels of fitness. Choose between the Olympic, Sprint or Team event and make the most of the beautiful natural terrain on one of the most anticipated events on the triathlon calendar. 

But that's not all - the event promises to be more than just a race. Union Schools has put together a fun and interactive atmosphere for all participants and spectators, with live entertainment, food, and drinks on offer.

Bring your friends and family along and cheer on your fellow athletes as they push themselves to the limit. 

So what are you waiting for? Make 14 October 2023 a date to remember and join us for the first-ever TRI THE KAROO experience.

Entries are now open, so don't delay and secure your spot today.

This is your chance to challenge yourself and set the bar high in one of the most picturesque settings South Africa has to offer.

We'll see you at the finish line!

(Organisers can be contacted at 049 891 0262, at [email protected] or via WhatsApp at 076 298 0207.)

View and or download full info manual for the 2023 TRI THE KAROO event at:


The Union Schools
2 Donkin St, Graaff-Reinet, 6280
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