Pursuit Challenge #3 Buffelsdrift
Thu 21 Jan - Sun 24 Jan 2021 @ Wallmannsthal AH, Gauteng


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Pursuit Events

Pursuit Challenge #3 is taking place at the renowned Buffelsdrift Trail Park this January. This 45km route will include the infamous Ockies climb, Supertube and wildlife sightings. The venue is just North of Pretoria and a short drive from Roodeplaat dam. Participants can pick any day of the 4 days to complete the challenge and upload their timing to Strava. Winners will be announced on Monday, 25 January 2021. 

The timing works like all the other Pursuit Challenge races:

  • Join our Strava group 

  • Submit your ride 

  • Live results on the website 

  • Age categories will receive prizes on Monday 25 January 2021, as well as the best-dressed/ most lit’.

We have a few basic rules all participants need to adhere to, read more here: https://pursuitchallenge.co.za/rules/

More detail about the route: 

Riders will start at Buffelsdrift Trail Park under the Pursuit banner and go out in an easterly direction directly up the famous Ockies Climb, then on to Haakdoring valley, and down Supertube. Riders will divert off the traditional routes from here and go out on the flat(ish) Nguni routes and back next to the river trails section to finish again at Buffelsdrift after 45km and 420meter descending.

What does my entry include?

  • An entrance pass to Buffelsdrift trail park for the event

  • Goody bag worth R500, collect at the start

  • Hydration station at about 18km and 33km

  • Finisher sticker and digital certificate

  • Refreshment drink at the finish

  • Safe routes

More information: pursuitchallenge.co.za/

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 2 participants per team.
Pursuit Challenge #3 Buffelsdrift

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
Pursuit Challenger SOLD OUT
Your entry includes a goody bag worth R500, entry to bike park, water point at 18km, safe routes and a National Pursuit ranking.
45 km 21 - 24 January 2021 R 299.00
Pursuit Challenger E-bike
Your entry includes a goody bag worth R500, entry to bike park, water point at 18km, safe routes and a National Pursuit ranking.
45 km 21 - 24 January 2021 R 299.00
Pursuit Pro Challenger SOLD OUT
Your entry includes a goody bag worth R500, entry to bike park, safe routes and a National Pursuit ranking.
45 km R 299.00

Event location
Buffelsdrift Trail Park, Wallmannsthal AH

Route information From Johannesburg, take the N1 North

Take the Sefako Makgato (Zambezi dr) offramp, Turn Right.
Turn left on the R573 Moloto Road, drive 8km and take the Buffelsdrift Gravel road turn off.

Drive another 6km on the gravel road and turn into the venue on the right.

Coordinates -25.586714, 28.325142
Address Plot 52, Buffelsdrift Conservancy, Buffelsdrift St, Pretoria, 0130
City Wallmannsthal AH
Province Gauteng