Race Info 2018-04-25T08:04:43+00:00

RACE INFO

PARTICIPATING OPTIONS

  1. Relay team of 6 athletes, consisting of 3 mountain bikers and 3 runners, competing against the Ceres Rail Company Steam Train
  1. Solo athlete competing against the Ceres Rail Company Steam Train (limited to 100 athletes only)

CATEGORIES

Teams: Male, Female, Mixed (3/3), Corporate (any gender mix), Schools (Male, Female, Mixed), Universities (Male, Female, Mixed)               

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

DISCIPLINES AND
HAND-OVER POINTS

Leg 1:    Wellington to Malan Station/Malanstasie (run – 8km)
Leg 2:    Malan Station/Malanstasie to Hermon Station (MTB – 20km)
Leg 3:    Hermon Station to Gouda Station (MTB – 20km)
Leg 4:    Gouda Station to Tulbagh Road Station (run – 8km)
Leg 5:    Tulbagh Road Station to Waverley Hills Farm (MTB – 22km)
Leg 6:    Waverley Hills Farm to Ceres Golf Club (run – 12km)

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.
Supporters to follow R44 and utilise hand-over/viewing points to support their respective teams or solo athletes.
Solo athletes to have one support vehicle to transport the athlete’s mountain bike to Malanstasie and Tulbaghweg.
Cut-offs will be enforced on route to ensure participants’ safety.

ENTRY FEE

Teams: R385 per person – R2 310 per team (includes goody bag, medal for each team member)
Solo: R1 050 (includes goody bag, medal and special event memorabilia)

Entry fee includes race entry, goody bag, medal and a free entry for the participant and one supporter to the entertainment park which will include live entertainment, food and drinks stalls and a fun-filled entertainment village for the kids.

SUPPORT OUR CHARITIES

Participants are encouraged to bring along a new or second-hand book for our book initiative. Sponsored containers will be place at local schools and the aim is to fill the containers up with these books, serving as much-needed libraries.
Books will be collected during registration.

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

RACE REGISTRATION

Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal Walk, Thursday  18 October 2018 (13h00 – 20h00)
Venue to be confirmed, R301 (Start of Bainskloof Pass), Friday  19 October 2018 (13h00 – 19h00)

TIMING

Manual timing will be done

PRIZE GIVING

Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 15h00 at the finish at the Ceres Golf & Eco Estate – includes lucky draw for those present

 RACE PHOTOS

Race photos will be taken by Jetline Action Photo and sold via their website after the event. Visit their website
www.jetlineactionphoto.com