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  • Friday 2 March 14:00

    Registration opens at the Forever Resort in Gariepdam / Containers for all Checkpoint need to be handed in during registration.
  • 18:00

    Evening meal opens at Forever Resort Gariepdam
  • 19:00

    Race briefing with route update at Race village, Forever Resort Gariepdam
  • 20:00

    Registration Closes and Container truck for Checkpoint departs.
  • 07:30

    Ultra Riders can line up to collect their Race tag and chip with Lanyard and check in to the Starting chute at Forever Resort Gariep Dam
  • 07:50

    Official welcome
  • 08:00

    Race Start IMPORTANT: Only Ultra Teams and Relay teams start
  • 12:00

    Lite Event starts in Vanderkloof.
  • 21:00

    Half way race cut off Check point #3 Vanderkloof dam
  • Sunday 4 March 08:00

    Container content collection at finish till 11:00
  • 10:00

    Race Cut off at finish Prize giving at Race Village /Finish Forever resort gariepdam
  • 12:00

    Support withdrawal Container contents collection closes. Any contents left will be donated to charity.

Ready, Set, Ride... Prepare yourself for the journey of a lifetime, ups and downs, left's and right's, adding awesome memories to the scrapbook of life on two wheels.

Krynauw Coomans

Lite participant


The area is a hidden gem! Great to be part of the first race. Expecting this event to become a big part of the MTB calendar with huge numbers next time. #ridethestates

Arnou Oberholzer

Ultra rider


Ek het al baie ultra's gedoen. Trans Xhariep is beslis een wat vir jou n uitdaging gaan gee. Thanks AfriAdventures en span vir n baie goed georganiseerde race. Dankie Gerrie vir die geleentheid om dit saam te doen. Dankie vir my gesin vir jul ondersteuning en geloof in my. DANKIE VADER VIR GESONDHEID

Pieter Le Grange

Lite participant


Wat a stunning race!!!Moes n paar keer stop net om die pragtige omgewing vas te vang! Jul sien my defnitief volgende jaar weer!

Johan Smith

Team SOZO


Glimlag op Die gesig na 315 km...of is dit pyn van seer boude? Ek het al n hele paar Ultras gedoen... ek dink die Trans Xhariep rate ek daar bo! Baie Mooi area, padoppervlaktes, min stof teenoor ander .... verseker n volgende jaar weer trug!