EVENT INFORMATION

General information regarding the event starting date, entry fees, steps to enter, substitutions and directions will be provided in the section below.

WHERE AND WHEN IS THE EVENT TAKING PLACE?

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. ( 26hour cut off)

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. (22Hour cut off)

ENTRY FEE, DISTANCE & CATEGORY

ULTRA

Solo Participant - R 1 700

Team - R 3 200 (R1600 per rider)

Relay Team - R 2 400 (R1200 per rider)

 

LITE

Solo Participant - R 1 200

Race package:

  • Event T-shirt
  • Event Long sleeve shirt
  • Event Socks
  • Goodie bag
  • Finishers medal

 

Please note, Race package does not include any accommodation or  traveling.

Riders taking on the "LITE" event can request transport from Gariep Dam to Vanderkloof Dam by emailing us: info@transxhariep.co.za 

Limited spots available at R450 per spot.

PRIZE PURSE

ULTRA

OPEN TEAM

1st - R 8 000

2nd - R 4 000

3rd - R 3 000

Solo Riders

Male:

1st - R1500

2nd - R1000

Female:

1st - R1500

2nd - R1000

DIRECTIONS TO THE EVENT

WHAT TO BRING & EXPECT

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:

  • CP2
  • CP3
  • CP4
  • CP5

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:

  • CP1
  • CP2

Crates will need to be handed in on Friday night during registration.

HOW TO ENTER

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

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 (info@transxhariep.co.za). Please include your proof of payment / payment confirmation with your substitution request.

 

BANKING DETAIL

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

ROUTE INFO

ULTRA

LITE

The route is non technical, following mostly farm & district roads with a few sections of jeep track & tar roads into the different towns.

SUPPORT TEAM/SPECTATORS

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.

Contact Us

Feel free to send us a message if you need more information about this event. We can't wait to tell you all about it.

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