Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town 2019

The Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town is the only ITU event that takes place on African soil, and the first event on the ITU (International Triathlon Union) world cup race calendar.

In addition to hosting top triathletes from across the globe, the event also welcomes thousands of multisport enthusiasts for an exciting day of swimming, cycling and running along Cape Town’s spectator-friendly and picturesque Atlantic Seaboard.

The event forms part of the Discovery Get Active Weekend, which also features the Discovery Retro Run – a fun run with a retro twist for the whole family.

The Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town offers a world-class event in a spectacular location, where recreational athletes of all ages can push their own limits while rubbing shoulders with the world’s best… all while their friends, family and supporters get to enjoy the very best that the Mother City has to offer.

We look forward to welcoming you.

Latest News

The Ultimate Guide To Completing Your First Sprint Tri In 8 Weeks

The Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town 2019 is 8 weeks away, and if you have triathlon dreams but no idea where to start, then this article is for you! In the latest #Road2ITU #masterclass, coach Glen Gore from Tri-Lab Multisport explains how you can go from Zero Triathlon to Hero Triathlete in as little as 8 weeks. Read more...

Top Tips To Buy A Wetsuit

There is a very strong possibility that the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town will be a wetsuit compulsory race, in accordance with the ITU competition rules governing wetsuit use and water temperature. Besides keeping you warm during the swim, wetsuits also assist with buoyancy and help you swim faster. BUT, the perfect fit is essential! Coach Glen Gore from Tri-Lab Multisport - and Road 2 ITU coach - shares his top tips to help you get the wetsuit that's right for YOU! Read more... 

Learners Aged 12 - 18: Join The Schools Challenge!

Does your school have the best triathletes in Cape Town? 

Entries to the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town's Schools Challenge are open, and learners aged 12 to 18 are invited to represent their school, and compete either as an individual or in a team of two or three members. Homeschoolers are welcome too! Read more...



Get To The Finish Line With The FREE Road 2 ITU Training & Coaching Programme

Finish the Discovery Triathlon World Cup Cape Town 2019 in style: Road 2 ITU is a free interactive training and coaching programme for novices and experienced triathletes, which includes coached sessions, clinics, virtual challenges and more. Registrations are open. Read all about it...