24th April 2021 Race2Stanford
R2S is a challenging triathlon from the whale watching waters of Hermanus, through the Hemel & Aarde valley wine route, culminating in the historic & picturesque Stanford village.

Where in the world will you find a more scenic half iron distance triathlon?

The finish line features a farm style market with local artisinal foods, wine & beer offering a country side vibe with something for everyone.

24th April 2021

The Race

24th April 2021


1,9 km (Hermanus)

90 km (Hermanus 2 Stanford)

21,1 km (Stanford)


5km fun run

Your fans will be stoked to hear that we have a 1 lap run at 09:30 for families and friends to flush out their FOMO before they welcome you back off the bike. Online entries on our site R90, or snapscan or cash on the day.

See more here: R2S Fun

Transition Zones

With 2 transition zones at R2S, your run bag with all transition 2 gear (shoes, cap, nutrition, sun block etc.) will be handed in at registration

Fun Run


The emphasis is on FUN! So dress up, bring the kids and the family dog – dress pooch up too!Walk/Run the signposted route around the Village participating in the ‘gees’ of the day,

before cheering the triathletes as they transition from bike to run on the Village Green.

For the not so energetic, amble the route and enjoy the beautiful surrounds of Stanford Village.Prizes – R8000 total prize money from National Health Care – be there or be square!

R75 per entry from the Stanford Tourism Office office@stanfordinfo.co.za or 028 341 0340

Start time:  0900, is 5,25km.

R75 per entry from the Stanford Tourism Office
Contact: office@stanfordinfo.co.za or 028 341 0340
R8k prize money
See more details here: R2S Fun

24th April 2021

Date: 24th April 2021

Start Venue: Hermanus Harbour

Finish Venue: Stanford Village Green

Bike Rack Time: 6:15am – 7:00am

Race Start Time: 7:30am

Fun Run at Stanford Village Green start time – 09:30am

Formats: Individual & Team of 3 entries

Registrations: Venue tbc

Race Briefings:  Time & Venue tbc

The Route

Swim 1.9km: Sea swim with start & finish at Hermanus Harbour

Cycle 90km : A point to point course from Hermanus to Stanford via Caledon…over Shaws Pass

Run 21.1km : 3 loop trail & tar run in and around the historic Stanford Village

Swim Map

R2S Swim Route

Bike Map

R2S Bike Route

Run Map

R2S Run Route

GPS waypoints

Hermanus Harbour (Race Start)
S 34 25′ 16.1″
E 19 14′ 35.6″

Stanford Village (Race Finish)
S 34 43′ 92.7″
E 19 45′ 56.3″

Accommodation Options

Accommodation Specials in Hermanus & Stanford area 

Have a look at the following options and take advantage of the Early Bird rates that are on offer. To qualify, please reference Race2Stanford when making an inquiry or booking.

  1. Windsor Hotel   – April 2021 Special
    R1200 in a Sea Facing Room, per room per night for two people sharing
    R1100 in a Sea Facing Room, per room per night for one person in the room
    R800 in a Non Sea Facing Room, per room per night for two people sharing
    R700 in a Non Sea Facing Room, per room per night for one person in the room
    Guests can email: info@windsorhotel.co.za or reservations@windsorhotel.co.za to make bookings.
    Rooms are subject to availability at the time of booking. Full prepayment is due prior to arrival.
  2. Stanford Country Cottages  – Early Bird Special of 25% discount on all 2-night stays  (reference R2S when booking)
  3. Cape Whale Coast Hotel Specials for R2S athletes
    • One bedroomed Apartment R2630 now R1580,
    • Two bedroomed apartment R3280, now R1970
    • Three bedroomed apartment R3940, now R2370
    • Please note these rates are quoted per apartment per night and includes accommodation, breakfast and VAT.
  1. Harbour House
  2. Standard Valley Guest Farm 


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