Race Info 2019-04-26T11:36:44+00:00

RACE INFO

PARTICIPATION OPTIONS

There are two participation options:

  • RELAY: Teams of six (three running and three cycling).  This gives the serious and not-so-serious runner/cyclist the chance to take part, making for a great team-building opportunity for corporates, clubs, and schools.
  • SOLO: Take on the train as a solo athlete in this interesting “duathlon-style” mix of running and mountain biking.
  • DUO (NEW!!): Team up with a friend/family member/training buddy/colleague in the new DUO challenge.

CATEGORIES

Teams: Male, Female, Mixed (any gender mix), Corporate (any gender mix) and, Schools (any gender mix).               

Solo: Male and Female

Duo: Male, Female, Mixed

DISCIPLINES AND
HAND-OVER POINTS

Leg 1:  Wellington to Malan Station (Run 1 = approx. 7km)

Leg 2:  Malan Station to Hermon Station (Cycle 1 = approx. 22km)

Leg 3:  Hermon Station to Gouda Station (Cycle 2 = approx. 19km)

Leg 4:  Gouda Station to Tulbagh Road Station (Run 2 = approx. 8km)

Leg 5:  Tulbagh Road Station to Witzenberg Mountain Inn (Cycle 3 = approx. 24km)

Leg 6:  Winterberg Mountain Inn/Harvest Table Bistro to Ceres Golf Club (Run 3 = approx. 9km)

LOGISTICS

Team members’ transport to the handover points is the team’s own responsibility.
On-route seconding by support teams will not be allowed. Any team found to transgress this rule will promptly be disqualified/expelled from the route.
Solo athletes should have one support vehicle to transport the athlete’s mountain bike to Malan Station and Tulbaghweg Station.

Supporters need to follow the R44 and then the R46 and utilise hand-over/viewing points to support their respective teams or solo athletes.

Cut-offs will be enforced on route to ensure participants’ safety. The respective cut-offs are 13h00 at Tulbaghweg Station and 17h00 at the Finish.

Herewith the GPS coordinates for the hand-over points:

Hand-over 1: Malan Station

33°34'41.8"S 18°58'55.0"E
-33.578278, 18.981944

Hand-over 2: Hermon Station

33°26'17.9"S 18°58'02.9"E
-33.438306, 18.967472

Hand-over 3: Gouda Station

33°18'05.4"S 19°02'27.2"E
-33.301500, 19.040889

Hand-over 4: Tulbaghweg Station

33°19'14.8"S 19°06'05.9"E
-33.320778, 19.101639

Hand-over 5: Winterberg Mountain Inn/Harvest Table Bistro

This is near the White Bridge that is located on the R43 just before it joins the R46 that goes over Michells Pass.

Co-ordinates to be confirmed.

Finish: Ceres Golf and Eco Estate

33°22'32.4"S 19°18'13.4"E
-33.375667, 19.303722

ENTRY FEE

Teams: R385 per person – R2 310 per team (includes goody bag and medal for each team member)

Solo: R1 050 (includes goody bag, medal and special event memorabilia)

Duo: R750 per person - R1 500 per team (includes goody bag, medal and special event memorabilia for each team member)

PRIZES

Prizes for podium positions - to be confirmed.

SUPPORT OUR CHARITIES

Have a look at the "Charities" section to see more about the charities we are supporting.

RACE REGISTRATION

Thursday, 18 October 2018 (13h00 - 20h00)  at Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal Walk

Friday, 19 October 2018 (13h00 – 19h00) at Bosman Family Vineyards, Lelienfontein, Hexberg Road, Wellington (GPS coordinates S33° 37′ 34.7″ E019° 01′ 28.9″)

TIMING

Manual timing will be done.

PRIZE GIVING

Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 15h30 at the finish at the Ceres Golf & Eco Estate – includes a lucky draw for those present.

 RACE PHOTOS

Race photos will be available after the event.