Steam Train Challenge
You can enter in one of the following categories:
1) Relay team of 6 athletes, consisting of 3 mountain bikers and 3 runners, competing against a vintage steam train.
2) Solo athlete competing against a vintage steam train (Solo category limited to 100 athletes only).
DATE: Saturday, 7 October 2017
DISTANCE: 90km in total
Relay teams: Male, Female, Mixed (3/3), Corporate (any gender mix), Schools (Male, Female, Mixed), Universities (Male, Female, Mixed)
Solo: Overall Male and Female (Solo category limited to 100 athletes only)
DISCIPLINES AND HAND-OVER POINTS
Leg 1: Wellington to Malan Station/Malanstasie (run – 8km)
Leg 2: Malan Station/Malanstasie to Hermon Station (MTB – 20km)
Leg 3: Hermon Station to Gouda Station (MTB – 20km)
Leg 4: Gouda Station to Tulbagh Road Station (run – 8km)
Leg 5: Tulbagh Road Station to Waverley Hills Farm (MTB – 22km)
Leg 6: Waverley Hills Farm to Ceres Golf Club (run – 12km) – runner must have a headlamp
On-route seconding by support teams will not be allowed. Any team found to transgress this rule will promptly be disqualified/expelled from the route. Supporters to follow R44 and utilize hand-over points to support their respective teams or solo athletes.
Solo athletes to have one support vehicle to transport the athlete’s mountain bike to Malanstasie and Tulbaghweg.
Cut-offs will be enforced on route to ensure participants’ safety.
Relay teams: R350 per person – R2 100 per team (includes goody bag and medal for each team member)
Solo: R1 000 (including goody bag, medal, and special event memorabilia)
Entry fee includes race entry, goody bag, medal and free entry to entertainment area for the participant, one supporter and two accompanying children (18 years and younger). Entertainment area will include live music, live rugby screening (SA vs New Zealand) and supervised kiddies zone.
DONATE AND WIN WITH BREYTON PAULSE
Donate R50 or more to the Breyton Paulse Foundation, and stand a chance to win a 4-ball golf outing with Breyton for you and 2 friends!
Visit http://www.facebook.com/breytonpaulsefoundation/ to read more about the Breyton Paulse Foundation.
Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal Walk, Thursday 5 October 2017 (13h00 – 20h00)
Bovlei Cellar, R301 (Start of Bainskloof Pass), Friday 6 October 2017 (13h00 – 19h00)
Manual timing will be done
Saturday, 7 October 2017 @ 15h00 at the finish at Ceres Golf Club – includes lucky draw for those present.
Race photos will be taken by Jetline Action Photo and sold via their website after the event. Visit their website www.jetlineactionphoto.com
TO MAKE CONTACT
Social media: www.facebook.com/SteamTrainChallenge
More information: www.steamtrainchallenge.co.za
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 6 participants per team.
Wellington - Ceres,