Kolsvlei MTB & Trail Run Trails
Take up the 100km Challenge or joins us for a fun-filled day with the family competing in one of the shorter distances at the Kolsvlei Trail Park just outside of Piketberg.
You will be challenged to complete 4 grueling laps around the Kolsvlei Trails that will span over 100 kilometers with a total elevation profile of 1550m in the 100KM MTB EXTREME CHALLENGE!
Not sure if you can complete the 100km in the MTB Extreme Challenge, why not try? Enter for the Extreme Challenge to see if you can complete 2 or 3 laps to earn your 50km or 75km Kolsvlei MTB medal. You might even feel ready and be motivated by your supporters and spectators to complete the final loop that will take you to the ultimate reward - the Kolsvlei MTB 100km medal.
You can also enter as a team of 4 riders and compete in the 100KM MTB RELAY CHALLENGE? Team members will each have the opportunity to complete a 25km lap consecutively. Each lap on the Kolsvlei trail has an elevation profile of 388 meters! Teams will be introduced before the race start – so please pick a fun team name for the day and come kitted in your favourite corporate colours.
Take advantage of the exciting new race format to suss out the trail park and have fun with your fellow riders!
The MTB Challenge has 3 Water Points, and there are GOODIE BAGS up for grabs for the first 100 MTB and first 40 Trail Run Entries!
We also have up to R4000 in prize money for the NexusAG Segment Challenge for the King & Queen of the Mountain.
We also have 2 trail run distances if running is your passion! Join us for the 10km or 5km Trail Run along the Kolsvlei Trails! Strollers and kiddies bikes are welcome on the 5km Fun Run.
We welcome spectators! The Riders and Runners pass the race venue and FREE tractor rides will take spectators to an exciting spectator point! There will be shaded areas for spectators as well at the race venue with a variety of snacks and drinks for sale!
Please bring your family and friends to support you on the day.
Closing date for online entries: 27 March 2019
ROUTE MAPS TRAIL RUN CHALLENGE
ROUTE MAPS MTB CHALLENGE
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This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 4 participants per team.
Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event
|Class||Distance||Start Time||Price (pp)|
|10km Trail Run||10 km||07:30||R 60.00|
|5km Fun Run||5 km||07:40||R 30.00|
|100km Relay Challenge (Team of 4 Riders)||100 km||08:00||R 250.00|
|100km Extreme Challenge (Solo)||100 km||08:15||R 300.00|
|25km Fun Ride||25 km||08:30||R 180.00|
Kolsvlei Trails, Piketberg
From the N7 circle at Piketberg take the R44 to Porterville. After 800 meters (0,8km) turn right towards the Piketberg grain silo’s. Follow the dirt road from the grain silo’s for 4km. Kolsvlei is on the right side next to the road.
From Porterville on the R44. Turn left on the Matjiesfonteinpad sign approximately 18.6km from Porterville. Turn right after 2km on the dirt road towards Kolsvlei. The entrance to the race venue is just past the farm entrance.