Ultra Trail Clarens
Sat 27 Oct 2018, 05:00 @ Fouriesburg, Free State


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Trail Hunter Events

ULTRA TRAIL CLARENS



The Ultimate Maluti Mountain Ultra Trail.                                       


This exclusive event has an entry cap of 100 runners and is only suitable for serious and experienced runners. Gradients as steep as 1:4 will test you on all levels, so come prepared!


Runners will have an early start at 05H00 Saturday morning heading west on an open 7km dirt / tar road to warm up the legs. The mountain on the left is called Surrender Hill which marks a battle zone of the Anglo Boer War. This is the point where your battle for glory will begin. Welcome to Mountain Terrain!!


After a 10km run uphill, you will arrive at Check Point 1. ( CP 1 ) The section from CP1 to CP 2 consists of a few 2-3km gradual descends and ascents, with one climb that rapidly ascends with 200 meters altitude in just over 1km.


 2nd CP is about 23km. At all the CP’s there will be a fully stocked water point and a medical point.


After CP 2 the road is relatively flat and continues eastwards along the banks of the Caledon river which separates South Africa and the Kingdom of Lesotho.


At 7Km after CP2 you will be arriving at an intersection where you should keep left. This point is after your halfway mark and at this stage you can expect a series of 5 tight hairpin corners that will take you to the summit of 2180 meters.


From here you will be gradually descending on zig zag custom build single tracks towards CP3 which will be at 38km.


The Cut Off will be at CP3 and runners will have 7 hours to reach this point. Runners who do not reach this point before the cut off will be transported back to race village.

The final climb is 6km long and gradually accents with a rocky jeep trail. Once on top of this climb most of the hard work will be done. 



Venue:                                                                                                                                         

Old Mill Drift: Clarens

Date:                                                                                                               

27 October 2018

Distance:                                                                                                                

52Km

Elevation gain:

2500M

Start:

05H00


RegistrationCompulsory:

 Friday 17H00 - 21H00 at Old Mill Drift


Your entry will include the following:

  • Awards lunch Saturday 12H00
  • Well-marked trails
  • Well stocked waterpoints
  • The friendly Trail Hunter Team
  • Medics on route and at the finish
  • Finisher Medal


Entry Fee:


Early Bird: 10 May – 10 June : R 1400


Standard: 11 June onward: R 1600


Accommodation:

Recommended places to stay:

Old Mill Drift :                                                                                                   

http://www.oldmilldrift.co.za/ 

[email protected]

Yvonne - 087 150 0468

Bokpoort Cowboy Ranch :

https://www.bokpoort.com/

Helena - 083 744 4245


Compulsory Gear:

Runners who arrives without ALL the compulsory gear will NOT be allowed to participate.

  • 1.5 Litre Camel Bag
  • Water Proof Jacket
  • Space Blanket
  • Cell Phone
  • Whistle

Refunds Policy

70% Refund of the entry fee if an entry is cancelled before 21 September 2018.

There will be no rollovers to the following year.


Substitutions:

Closing date for substitutions is 7 October 2018


Inquiries:

Ruan Botes

063 686 7315

[email protected]


More information: [email protected]


Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
52km - Ultra Trail   52 km 05:00 R 1,400.00

Event location
Old Mill Drift, Fouriesburg

Route information
Coordinates -28.6113765, 28.4526335
Address Old Mill drift Guest Farm, Fouriesburg, South Africa
City Fouriesburg
Province Free State


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