Race Info 2018-06-19T07:47:01+00:00

RACE INFO

PARTICIPATION OPTIONS

There are two participation options:

  • RELAY RACE: 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 RACE: Take on the train as a solo athlete in this interesting “duathlon-style” mix of running and mountain biking.

 

CATEGORIES

Teams: Male, Female, Mixed (any gender mix), Corporate (any gender mix), Tertiary Institutions, Secondary Schools.               

Solo: Male and Female (Solo category limited to 100 athletes only)

DISCIPLINES AND
HAND-OVER POINTS

Leg 1:  Wellington to Malan Station (Run 1 = approx. 7.2km)

Leg 2:  Malan Station to Hermon Station (Cycle 1 = approx. 22.2km)

Leg 3:  Hermon Station to Gouda Station (Cycle 2 = approx. 19.2km)

Leg 4:  Gouda Station to Tulbagh Road Station (Run 2 = approx. 7.7km)

Leg 5:  Tulbagh Road Station to Waverley Hills Farm (Cycle 3 = approx. 23.7km)

Leg 6:  Waverley Hills Farm to Ceres Golf Club (Run 3 = approx. 10.9km)

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: Waverley Hills Farm

33°25’00.2″S 19°14’15.4″E
-33.416722, 19.237611

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)

SUPPORT OUR CHARITIES

Exciting news about the charities we will be supporting will be published soon.

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.