GOUDRIVIER 3 DAY STAGE RACE & 1 DAY CHALLENGE RACE
Fri 23 Apr - Tue 27 Apr 2021 @ Lephalale Local Municipality, Limpopo


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3 Day Stage Race Overall Winners Male and Female each win a Krugerrand!




The Goudrivier 3 Day Mountain Bike Stage Race and 1 Day Challenge Race offers you all the excitement of a true African experience.


Experience the beauty and splendour of the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere in the undulating lands of a private game reserve.  


Push yourself to your personal limits through gruelling, rocky, mountainous terrain and navigate wide open savannahs and unspoilt wilderness. 


The only spectators surrounding you will be the abundant African game, who will curiously stare at you while munching on their choice of veld grass. 


The Goudrivier 3 Day Stage Race promises to be exhilarating and challenging. Be prepared for anything. Glide through man-made, handcrafted trails. Bump along Jeep experience tracks. 


Be brave and courageous as you push yourself harder through the rough, wild, virgin landscape with rivers and much more... Only 300 race entries are available. 


This is an absolute must on any trail calendar and promises to be a fun getaway for the whole family (COVID-19 Regulations Permitting All Covid-19 Rules and Regulations will be adhered to.



When? 23rd – 27th April 2021  

 

3 DAY STAGE RACE SCHEDULE


FRIDAY 23  APRIL

SATURDAY 24 APRIL


  • Arrival and Registration 10:00 - 22:00.
  • Trail descriptions and all necessary event information will be included in your registration packet.
  • Teams to set up camp in pre-allocated campsites.
  • These sites will be demarcated in accordance with Covid-19 regulations to ensure social distancing regulations are adhered to.
  • Each entrant will be allocated a 5 x 5-meter camp site. No more than 5 people will be allowed per camp site.
  • Dinner - 19:00 (For race entrants it is part of the race package)
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • Pre-Race briefing by organisers followed by Q&A session with race participants.


  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am (For race entrants it is part of the race package).
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • Race Starts 7:30 am - 38km trail.
  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3-minute intervals.
  • Lunch - 12:00
  • Dinner - 19:00
  • Prize Giving and briefing by race organisers.

                 

SUNDAY 25 APRIL

MONDAY 26 APRIL


  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am (For race entrants it is part of the race package)
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • Race Starts 7:00 am - 45 km trail.
  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3-minute intervals.
  • Lunch - 12:00 (For race entrants only).
  • Dinner - 19:00
  • Prize Giving and briefing by race organisers.


  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am. (For race entrants it is part of the race package).
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • Race starts - 35km trail.
  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3-minute intervals.
  • Lunch - 12:00
  • Prize Giving - 13:30














More info about for Goudrivier 3 Day Stage Race!



Trail Areas - 3 day Stage Race

  • Neck breaker
  • Hot as Hell
  • Varknek
  • Mamba
  • Tierkloof
  • Icebox 
  • Brandy Creek


  • Entry Information and Package -
  • R 3350-00 per/person racing.
  • Late entry penalty - R 350.00

Race and accommodation end on Monday evening, April 26th after the Prize Giving. Racers and guests are welcome to stay until Tuesday 27th April, however, cater for their own food on Monday night 26th April and on Tuesday 27th April. No food will be served on Tuesday 27th April.



Goudrivier 3 Day Stage Race INCLUDES:


  • Overall Winners Male and Female win a KRUGERRAND!
  • Stage Winners Prizes in 4 categories, male and female.
  • Overall Prizes for top 3 winners, male and female.
  • 4 Days, 3 Nights, camping sites for tents available.
  • 9 meals
  • Race package
  • Race Medal.
  • Free t-shirt
  • Buff
  • Goody Bag.
  • Full medical support during the race.
  • Well stocked water points along the routes.
  • Well-timed event by BOUTTIME.
  • Free bike wash.
  • Nature Walks
  • Game Viewing
  • Swimming
  • Catch and release fishing.



EXTRA'S 

Bike repairs and spares (For racers own account) see below for more information...

Accommodation

  • Roughing it in the bushveld.
  • A tented camping area is available for accommodation.
  • This tent site is included in the Goudrivier 3 Day Stage Race package price.
  • All entrants and their guests must please bring their own tents and camping equipment. No tents will be supplied by the race organisers.
  • No Caravans or Tented trailers will be able to travel through the access roads.
  • There are no electrical plug points at the camping site.
  • No open fires, including Webers and open fire braai equipment, will be allowed on the premises.
  • There will be communal braai areas provided by the race organisers.
  • Race attendees and guests are welcome to bring their own gas stoves/braais.
  • Toilets and ablution facilities are available.
  • Should entrants not want to camp in tents, on the actual race premises, we will provide the contact details of the Waterberg Tourism Board. You are welcome to contact them to find suitable alternative accommodation near the race venue.
  • There are plenty of Guest Houses, B+B's, Private Game Lodges and Hotels in the Waterberg/ Vaalwater region.

Meals

  • 9 meals are included in the 3 Day Stage Race entry fee for competitors only.
  • Free Coffee will be available at breakfast time and dinner time, which is included in the 3 Day Stage Race entry fee for competitors only.
  • The meals included in the race entry package are Friday dinner, Saturday 3 meals, Sunday 3 meals, Monday breakfast and lunch.
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. 
  • Per Meal: R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • Guests and family of racers can also self-cater in the tented camping site for themselves.
  • There will be a little tuck shop available at the venue.
  • Should race entrants bring guests and family to accompany them for the weekend, they need to self-cater in the tented camping site for themselves.
  • There are communal braai facilities available at the venue, attendees and their guests are welcome to bring their own gas stoves/braais.
  • No open fires will be allowed in the tented camping area as this poses huge fire hazards in the open bushveld.
  • Any other food and beverage requirements and snacks must be provided by the race attendees and guests themselves.
  • The water available is clear river water, if attendees do not want to drink river water they must please bring their own water.



1 DAY CHALLENGE SCHEDULE

MONDAY 26 APRIL: Race ends on Monday, April 26th after the Prize Giving.


  • Arrival and Registration 05:00 - 07:00.
  • Trail descriptions and all necessary event information will be included in your registration packet.
  • Coffee served to all registered team members.
  • Meal tickets (Meal tickets available for spectators)
  • Race starts - 07:30
  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3 minute intervals.
  • Light lunch
  • Daily rates for camping R70 per person - Children under the age of 12 go free.
  • Prize Giving - 13:30
  • The water available is clear river water, if attendees do not want to drink river water they must please bring their own water.

The race ends on Monday, April 26th after the Prize Giving.
















More info about for 1 DAY CHALLENGE!


  • Entry Information and Package - 
  • Tour De Gold River - 38 km's - R350.00
  • Tour De Brandy Creek 15 km's - R250.00
  • Late Entry Penalty - R350.00

Optional accommodation:

  • Roughing it in the bushveld.
  • A tented camping area is available for accommodation. 
  • These sites will be demarcated in accordance with Covid-19 regulations to ensure social distancing regulations are adhered to.
  • Should you choose to camp at the venue for the weekend please bring your own tents and camping equipment. No tents will be supplied by the race organisers.
  • If you choose accommodation, you will be allocated a 5 x 5-meter campsite.
  • No more than 5 people will be allowed per campsite.
  • No Caravans or Tented trailers will be able to travel through the access roads.
  • There are no electrical plug points at the camping site.
  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets Per meal: R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.
  • There will be a little tuck shop available at the venue
  • No open fires, including Webers and open fire braai equipment, will be allowed on the premises.
  • There will be communal braai areas provided by the race organisers.
  • Racers and guests are welcome to bring their own gas stoves/braais.
  • Toilets and ablution facilities are available.
  • Should entrants not want to camp in tents, on the actual race premises, we will provide the contact details of the Waterberg Tourism Board. You are welcome to contact them to find suitable alternative accommodation near the race venue.
  • There are plenty of Guest Houses, B+B's, Private Game Lodges, and Hotels in the Waterberg/ Vaalwater region.



Important Message from Sweat Africa Team.

☞ Each person attending the race (competitors and spectators) must be listed and added to this page. 

☞This is necessary for catering quantities on meal tickets and anyone attending who requires extra accommodation for the 1 Day challenge Races.  

☞Remember the 3 Day Challenge Race includes accommodation for 5 people per 1 race package. in the tent site. 

☞Each racer must be entered for a race individually and each spectator must be added as 1 individual. 

☞On each booking page, you will be required to list how many meal tickets per spectator are required and how many night’s accommodations are required in the tent site on the premises. 

☞T-shirts are not available for the 1 Day Challenge Races.


Thank you
The Sweat Africa Team

GOUDRIVIER 3 DAY STAGE RACE & 1 DAY CHALLENGE RACE

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
SPECTATOR
This Class is only for Spectator
0 km This Class is only for Spectator 00:00 Free
GOUDRIVIER 3 DAYS STAGE RACE
3 Days stage race
118 km 10:00 R 3,350.00
GOUDRIVIER 1 DAY CHALLENGE RACE (Tour de Goldriver)
Tour de Goldriver
38 km Tour de Goldriver 05:00 R 350.00
GOUDRIVIER 1 DAY CHALLENGE RACE (Tour de Brandy Creek)
Tour de Brandy Creek
15 km Tour de Brandy Creek 05:00 R 250.00

Event location
Bosveld, South Africa, Lephalale Local Municipality

Coordinates -23.9747849, 28.299435
Address Bosveld, South Africa
City Lephalale Local Municipality
Province Limpopo