General information regarding the event starting date, entry fees, steps to enter, substitutions and directions will be provided in the section below.
The ULTRA category starts at 08:00 am on Saturday, 2 March 2019 at Forever Resort Gariep and will finish at 10:00 am on Sunday, 3 March 2019 at Forever Resort Gariep.
The lite category starts at 12:00 pm on Saturday, 2 March 2019 at the Vanderkloof Church and will finish at 10:00 am on Sunday, 3 March 2019 at Forever Resort Gariep.
ULTRA - Early Bird
Solo Participant - R 1 500
Team - R 2 800 (R1400 per rider)
Relay Team - R 2 200 (R1100 per rider)
LITE - Early Bird
Solo Participant - R 1 000
**Early Bird entries close 1 July 2018
Solo Participant - R 1 700
Team - R 3 200 (R1600 per rider)
Relay Team - R 2 400 (R1200 per rider)
Solo Participant - R 1 200
1st - R 12 000
2nd - R 5 000
3rd - R 3 000
Participants must bring their own fully serviced mountain bike, including spare parts, tools & equipment for repairs.
Riders must bring a helmet, shoes, lights, sunscreen and chamois cream.
Riders/Teams taking on the Ultra can expect 4 crates provided by the race organization that can be used for any extras that you might need at checkpoints. These crates will be available at:
Riders taking on the Lite can expect 2 crates provided by the race organization that can be used for any extras that you might need at checkpoints. These crates will be available your at:
Crates will need to be handed in on Friday night during registration.
Click on any of the "ENTER NOW" links to visit the Online Entry website.
Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete your entry. On confirmation of your entry, please select your payment method to complete the entry.
You will receive an email confirmation when the payment is successful.
Substitutions will be allowed until 1 February 2019 for fully paid entries. Any substitutions will require the following payment:
Payment of R200 before 15 December 2018.
Payment of R250 before 1 January 2019.
Payment of R300 before 1 February 2019.
Substitutions requests will ONLY be accepted via email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please include your proof of payment / payment confirmation with your substitution request.
Account Name: Stroebel Consulting Services cc
Bank: First National Bank
Account Nr: 62720919797
Branch Code: 252005
Account Type: Cheque Account
Reference: Participant Name / Team Name
The route is non technical, following mostly farm & district roads with a few sections of jeep track & tar roads into the different towns.
Support teams/Spectators will be allowed to see their riders at the following Check points on route.
- CP 1 - Phillippolis
- CP 3 - Vanderkloof Church
- CP 5 - Waterkloof Brewery
Riders will only be allowed outside service from their support teams at these points.