TT Distances & Disciplines


  1. The Transkei Tuff  will cover approximately 150km of rural adventure racing.
  2. Cut Off will be announced at Race Briefing, prior to the race, however, teams should aim to finish within 24 hours.
  3. Approximate Distances – 100km MTB, 40km Trek, 10km Kayak  (Broken up over numerous legs)
  4. Teams will be “short coursed” if they do not reach their cut off times which will be outlined at Race Briefing.


  1. Mountain Biking – Expect to cycle on single track, animal track, beach and jeep track
  2. Trekking – Expect to trek over ruggard terrain, kloofs/canyons and beach
  3. Water Leg – Teams will be navigating rivers by or kloofing and/or swimming
  4. Kayaking – Navigate the coastal rivers of the Wild Coast (NO SEA KAYAKING)
  5. Abseiling – Teams are expected to abseil with a guide present (Harnesses provided)
  6. Orienteering – This is an unmarked course, teams will need to be able to read a map and know how to use a compass to get from Check Point to Check Point.