2023 Durban Ultra 153
Sun 5 Feb 2023, 07:00 @ Durban, KwaZulu-Natal


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CHALLENGE YOURSELF TO ONE OF AFRICA’S GREATEST ULTRA AND SPRINT TRIATHLONS. COME RACE with PASSION!


THE NEW DURBAN ULTRA 153 IS THE ULTIMATE ENDURANCE TEST FOR ATHLETES WANTING TO RACE ALONG THE BEAUTIFUL KZN SHORES.

THE 3/4 IRON DISTANCE TRIATHLON, GIVES COMPETITORS A CHALLENGING BUT SPECTACULAR RACE ROUTE ALONG THE ALREADY ESTABLISHED AND LOVED DURBAN ULTRA TRIATHLON ROUTES IN KZN.

 Ultra & 153 Min Age: 18 years 


EARLY BIRD ENTRY FEES: (AVAILABLE UNTIL MIDNIGHT ON THE 18th OF APRIL) 

  • ULTRA 153 - R3950.00 (excl R120.00 TSA Day Licence) 


Full Entry fees: 

  • ULTRA 153 - R4600.00 (excl R120.00 TSA Day Licence) (19th April to close) 


Payment plans longer then 3 months are available with no additional fees. 


PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO ADDITIONAL ENTRY PROCESSING FEES, ALL FEES ARE INCLUDED IN YOUR ENTRY FEE. 



WITH A 10HR CUT OFF, THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO ATHLETES WHO CAN COMPLETE THIS CHALLENGE IN THE ALLOCATED TIME. STRICT CUT OFF TIMES WILL APPLY, BUT ALL ATHLETES WILL NEED TO BE OFF THE BIKE COURSE BY 2PM AND ON THE FINISHLINE BY 4:45PM.

THE NEW 153 RACE WILL KICK OFF FIRST AT 6:40AM, WITH COMPETITORS TAKING ON A 3KM SWIM ALONG THE FAMOUS DURBAN BEACHES. THE STANDARD DURBAN ULTRA 1/2 IRON DISTANCE RACE WILL KICK OFF SECOND A LITTLE LATE, WITH THE SPRINT RACE STARTING AT APPROXIMATLY 8:20AM.

THE BIKE ROUTE WILL INCLUDE A SHORTER 10KM INNER LAP FOR THE SPRINT ATHLETES, WHO START SECOND. THE ULTRA AND 153 COMPETTORS WILL HEAD OUT FOR 2 OR 3 LAPS OF AN OUTER LOOP, TAKING COMPETITORS ALONG THE ROLLING HILLS OUT TO UMDLOTI AND BACK.

THIS NEW ADDITION TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN TRIATHLON CALENDAR IS A GREAT STEPPINGSTONE FOR COMPETITORS WANTING TO TAKE ON THE FAMOUS IRON MAN RACE IN PE.

THE DURBAN ULTRA BOASTS FULL ROAD CLOSURE AND FLAT RUNNING ROUTES, GIVING ATHLETES SOME FAST TIMES AND A FUN AND REWARDING CHALLENGE.

All 153 athletes get: 

  • First race to start
  • Full road closure
  • Swim support by Durban Surf Life saving club
  • Medical standby teams on bike and run routes
  • Comprehensive entry fee coverage (no hidden costs) 
  • Loaded goodie bag with ULTRA cool race and useful items 
  • 1 x Special needs bag on the Bike or the Run
  • 10hr cut off time (Finish) 
  • Unique 153 Finisher medal
  • Become part of the unique goup of athletes attempting the first evenr Durban 153
  • Legendary status :-) 


We hope to see you there! 

The B-Active Team


Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes. Team sizes range from 2 - 3 participants per team.
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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 2 person team (pp) 3 person team (pp)
153 TRIATHLON
THE ULTIMATE LONG DSTANCE TRIATHLON IN DURBAN
153 km 3KM SWIM - 120KM CYCLE - 30KM RUN 06:40 R 4,600.00 - -
153 RELAY TEAM TRI 153 km 3km Swim / 120km Cycle / 30km Run 06:40 - R 2,300.00 R 1,533.33

Event location
Country Club Beach, Durban Beach, Durban, Durban

Coordinates -29.8291667, 31.0363889
Address Country Club Beach, Durban Beach, Durban, South Africa
City Durban
Province KwaZulu-Natal