Kremetart Cycling Race - 175km Solo / 70km / 35km
Sat 8 Jun 2019, 07:30 @ Louis Trichardt, Limpopo


Organiser
KREMETART CYCLING RACE

KREMETART SOUTPANSBERG


ENTRY DEADLINE 8 MAY 2019!


ENTRIES OPEN 8th FEB 2019

ENTRIES CLOSE 8th MAY 2019

PLEASE NOTE

Kremetart Cycling Race – 175KM One Day, Four Stage Race, 70km and 35km Race

PRE-ENTRY ONLY FOR 175KM STAGE RACE

PRE-ENTRY ONLY FOR 70KM RACE

PRE-ENTRY ONLY FOR 35KM RACE

PLEASE NOTE

ALL KREMETART ROAD CYCLING RACES - ONLINE ENTRY ONLY!!

NO ENTRY ON RACE WEEKEND FOR 175KM STAGE RACE, 70KM AND 35KM RACE!!

NO DAY ENTRIES on 175km Stage race, 70km and 35km race.

Sat 8 June 2019 @ Louis Trichardt Limpopo (8 JUNE 2019)

29th Annual Kremetart Cycling Race

RACE DATE

8th June 2019 - 4 Stage Race only

 The Kremetart Cycling Race is the only One Day, Four Stage Race in South Africa. The Soutpansberg Mountain Range offers a wonderful backdrop to the race, with the warm winter African Sun rising over the peaks of the mountains greeting all cyclist in the early morning.

Plenty of rest in-between stages and great local cuisine gives the Kremetart Cycling Race its unique Bushveld Hospitality and Vibe.

Kremetart Cycling race is one of its kind and a must do for any cycling enthusiast.


ABOUT THE RACE

Stage 1 starts from Louis Trichardt High School. Enjoy our ‘local is lekker’ cuisine on the first stop, get your fresh serving of fruit, scones, muffins, yogurt and a steaming hot cup of coffee of tea. To boost you, grab an energy bar, sandwiches and the well known ‘Special Soup’ before the next start.


Stage 2 starts form Waterpoort, the cyclists pass the Saltpans, cycling past our beautiful Kremetart trees and scenic Bushveld route. Our next stop is Vivo for a relaxing lunch.

Don’t forget to grab some H2O at every stage.


Stage 3 starts from Vivo, full of energy and against the wind to Schoemansdal, for a pancake


Stage 4 starts from Schoemansdal, the last stretch back to Louis Trichardt. Where a cold beer and a traditional potjiekos will be waiting for you , with a mega prize-giving and entertainment of note.


ADDITIONAL

TICKETS for the potjiekos ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE WITH REGISTRATION – NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE VENUE.


ALL SUPPORTERS

NO TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON RACE DAY – TICKETS ONLY AVAILABLE ON ENTRY PORTAL 

WITH RACE REGISTRATION.


GENERAL INFORMATION

On arrival in Louis Trichardt – go to the registration point situated at Hight School Louis Trichardt

Directions to START / FINISH: From Polokwane South to North. Proceed to the 4th intersection where you turn left at the circle into Stubb Street. At the 2nd 4 way stop turn right into Forestry Street and follow the directions to the main parking areas. 

Collect your race pack from the registration point. Don’t forget to collect your special goody bag which will include your unique Kremetart cycling socks.

Check your race number for Group and starting times - (STARTING IN THE WRONG GROUP WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION!!)

You will receive two race numbers one for your bike and one for your shirt. ENSURE THAT YOUR RACE NUMBER WHICH CONTAIN YOUR CHIP IS ATTACHED CORRECLTY TO THE FRONT OF YOUR BIKE (ON THE HANDLE BARS ONLY) & that you are wearing your wristband for food.

  • Familiarize yourself with the route and different stages.
  • Make sure about your starting group, starting times and CUT-OFF times during each stage.
  • (3:00 hours allowed per stage)
  • Gear restriction shall be applied in accordance with Cycling SA rules & regulations for both the 70km and 35km. for Junior,U/17, U/15 and U/13.


PARKING INFO

24 Hour security will be on site at High School Louis Trichardt – special care will be taken for the safety of your parked vehicle and equipment. R10.00 parking fee per weekend (Friday and Saturday)

WE ADVISE YOU DO NOT LEAVE ANY VALUABLES IN OR ON YOUR PARKED VEHICLE.

Additional parking in the park below the venue on Forestry Road also available.

TOG BAG TRUCK

A marked truck will be on the route to transport your bag form every start to finish, including stops at all the stopovers - NB TRUCK WILL DEPART 20 MIN BEFORE THE START OF EACH STAGE.

Make sure you attached your tog bag number onto your bag. Numbers / stickers will be available at the truck.

Bags are left at own risk.

SUPPORTERS BUS (R250.00 P/P)

The best way for supporters to be part of the race is to book a seat on the supporter’s bus.

BUS WILL LEAVE STRICTLY 20 MIN BEFORE THE START OF EACH STAGE. BUS WILL NOT WAIT FOR ANY PASSANGER!!

Only limited seats available.

Fee includes your meal wristband, therefore meals at all stopovers.


REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE WITH YOUR ENTRY ONLY!

NO ADDITIONAL TICKETS AVAILABLE ON RACE WEEKEND

SUPPORTER’S VEHICLES and PRO TEAMS

Only vehicle with official support stickers will be allowed on route @ R400.00 per vehicle which will include 2 meals vouchers for the day. REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE WITH ENTRY ONLY – NO STICKERS AND TICKETS AVAILABLE ON RACE WEEKEND


ZERO TOLERANCE

Vehicles will be controlled by police.

NO VEHICLES will be allowed between the riders – offenders will be taken off the route and prosecuted.

SUPPORTERS VEHICLES TO DEPART 20 MIN BEFORE THE START OF EACH STAGE.

CYCLIST HAVE RIGHT OF WAY!! THEREFOR after all cyclists have passed a sweeper vehicle will follow the cyclist.

RESULTS

Results available form TimeMe – www.timeme.co.za

DURING THE RACE

Know your starting time and starting group – STARTING IN/WITH THE WRONG GROUP WILL LEAD TO DISQUALIFICATION!!

Although there are water points on the route, make sure to carry your own water and sufficient energy drinks.

On the 175km route take NOTE and care at the TUNNEL CYCLIST HAVE RIGHT OF WAY. Although there will be lighting inside the tunnels – remember to TAKE OFF YOUR SUNGLASSES.!!

Note the “Cat eyes and potholes” on the route, around the turns and even on the straight tar surfaces. Abide to normal road rules and keep left at all times.

All potholes will be brightly marked if  there are any.

GOOD NEWS!! The bridge after Schoemansdal is eventually fixed and no more cobblestone area.

ROAD SAFETY – VEHICLES.

NB! NO VEHICLES will be allowed between cyclists.

Vehicles traveling on the route should be either be before or after the traffic vehicles.

Only vehicles with OFFICIAL SUPPORT(ER) STICKERS will be allowed on route REGISTER AND PAY ONLINE WITH ENTRY ONLY – NO STICKERS AVAILABLE ON RACE WEEKEND

ZERO TOLERANCE will be applied as to increase the safety of our cyclist. REMEMBER cyclist have right of way, therefore after all cyclist have passed (a sweeper vehicle will follow the cyclists), offenders will be taken off the route and prosecuted.

ALL supporters vehicles must leave 20 minutes before the start of each stage.

OFFICIAL VENUE – HIGH SCHOOL LOUIS TRICHARDT HOCKEY FIELD

Ample secure parking will be available from Friday (7th June 2019) from 9:00 at High School Louis Trichardt.

Come and join in the festival vibe! Stalls and beer garden available all weekend.


The 70km and 35km PRE-ENTRY RACE ONLY will start and race on the Vivo road, out and back to Louis Trichardt.

A cycling track and jumping castle will be available for the kiddies races.

Kiddies race and fun walk will be done on the day at the registration venue.


AFTER THE RACE

Participants crossing the finish line – collect your special medal at the venue entrance.


The traditional potjieskos will be ready for prize-giving and there will be a vegetarian option this year too and will be served from about 18:00.


EXTRA POTJIEKOS TICKETS FOR YOUR FAMILY - AVAILABLE ONLINE WITH ENTRY ONLY – NO TICKETS AVAILABLE ON RACE WEEKEND.

Enjoy a snack form one of the many stalls.

Stay for the prize-giving and great entertainment.


ROAD CLOSURES

NOTE SOME ROADS AT THE START AREA WILL ALSO BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY , so please follow the directions given

Saturday 8th June 2019 Road closed at 06:00

ROAD                                                                    TIME CLOSED

Intersection to N1 traffic circle                     06:00 to 08:30

Rissik Street and Anderson Street                06:00 to 17:00 (road traffic regulated)

Witvlag & Bluegumspoort turn-off               06:00 to 09:00

Musina Waterpoort turn-off                         06:00 to 11:00

Dzanani/Nzhelele turn-off                             06:00 to 09:00

R521 Alldays to Vivo                                       09:00 to 14:00 (road regulated)

Buysdorp/Tshikwarani                                   07:00 to 16:00 (road regulated)

Tshikota (road regulated)

Vivo entrance (road regulated)

Louis Trichardt Entrance (road regulated)

Ambulances will be at each stage in between Stages and at main venue.

Traffic lead vehicles leaves 20 minutes before race starts to make sure road is clear and safe before every start and will be followed by Police , then another traffic vehicle behind each group.

Roads will open as soon as sweeper vehicle has come passed. REMEMBER CUT-OFF TIMES APPLY


CATEGORIES AND PRIZE MONEY

PLEASE NOTE

  • All age Categories / groups less than 20 riders will also qualify for 50% prize money in 175km, 70km and 35km
  • All riders entering the 175km race must have a Minimum of a CSA membership or racing licence to participate.
  • Racing licence riders will be seeded ahead of membership riders in each group.
  • All riders participating in the 175km MUST BE 18 years and older.
  • All junior riders must enter the 70km and 35km
  • Cut-off times for each stage will be 3 hours.
  • NO HELMET, NO CHIP, NO RIDE 
  • The Cycling South Africa commissaire’s and time – keeping chip decision is FINAL.


PRIZE MONEY 

All men and woman age category prize money will be equal.


175km STAGE RACE

Elite men and woman (18 to 29)

1st R7500.00

2nd R5000.00

3rd R2500.00                                                                        TOTAL   R16500.00 x 2 = R33000.00                           

4th R1000.00

5th R500.00


Elite men and woman HOTSPOTS

  1. Mountain view (Only Men) R700.00
  2. Saltpans                            R700.00                TOTAL   R700.00 x 7  = R4900.00
  3. Spitskop                            R700.00
  4. Otto’s Hoogte                    R700.00


Tandem               

Men / Ladies / Mixed Teams

1st R3000.00

2nd R2000.00

3rd R1500.00                                                                        TOTAL R7700.00 x 3 = R23100.00

4th R800.00

5th R400.00


Sub Vet (30 to 39) / Vets (40 to 49) / Masters (50 to 59) / G. Masters (60+)

Men and women , Women must race in the ladies only start

1st R2000.00

2nd R1200.00                                                                       TOTAL R4000.00 x 8 = R32000.00

3rd R800.00


Total Prize Money for 175km = R93000.00



175KM - START GROUPS AND STARTING TIMES (ALL RIDERS WITH RACING LICENCE WILL BE SEEDED BEFORE A MEMBERSHIP HOLDER)

GROUP                 STAGE 1                                STAGE 2                                STAGE 3                                STAGE 4

A – ELITE MEN      06:30                                      09:30                                      12:30                                      15:30

T – TANDEMS        06:35                                      09:35                                      12:35                                      15:35

C – S/VET MEN     06:40                                      09:40                                      12:40                                      15:40

D – VET MEN         06:45                                      09:45                                      12:45                                      15:45

E – ALL LADIES                                                    09:50                                      12:50                                      15:50

     START IN WATERPOORT 140KM)            

F – MAS/ GM        07:00                                       10:00                                      13:00                                      16:00

G – OPEN             07:05                                       10:05                                      13:05                                      16:05


All groups/Catogories men only, ladies only in racing group for prize money and OPEN group for fun.

TANDEM

TA – MEN

TB – LADIES

TC – MIXED

                

70KM / 35KM & FUN WALK AND KIDDIES RACE START TIMES

70KM                    07:30

35KM                    07:40

FUN WALK           08:00

KIDDIES RACE      11:30


FUN WALK AND KIDDIES RACE

ENTRY ON RACE DAY ONLY!

REGISTRATION FROM 09:00 AT THE MAIN REGISTRATION TENT.

ENTRY FEE

FUN WALK                   R20.00 PER PERSON    

KIDDIES RACE              R50.00 PER PERSON (GOODY BAGS FOR 1ST 100)


70KM RACE – MINIMUM CSA MEMEBERSHIP OR TEMP LIC R35.00    ONLINE ENTRIES ONLY

NO ENTRIES AT REGISTRATION!!

ENTRY FEE: R250.00

All men and woman age category prize money will be equal

CATEGORIES

U/15 ( 14 & 15)

U/17 (16 & 17)

SENIOR (18 TO 29)

S/VET (30 TO 39)

VET (40 TO 49)

MASTERS (50+)

1st R1000.00

2nd R600.00                                                                         TOTAL R2000.00 x 12 = R24000.00                                             

3rd R400.00


35KM RACE – – MINIMUM CSA MEMEBERSHIP OR TEMP LIC R35.00    ONLINE ENTRIES ONLY

NO ENTRIES AT REGISTRATION!!

ENTRYFEE: R150.00

All men and woman age category prize money will be equal

CATEGORIES

U/13 (12 & 13)

U/15 (14 to 15)

U/17 (16 to 17)

SENIOR (18 TO 29)

S/VET (30 TO 39)

VET (40 TO 49)

MASTERS (50+)

1ST R500.00

2ND R250.00                                                                         TOTAL R850.00 X 14 = R11900

3RD R100.00

TOTAL PRIZE MONEY FOR KREMETART CYCLE RACES = R127200.00


ENTRY FEES - (ALL RACES ONLINE ENTRY ONLY)

175km Stage Race                                         R799.00

175km Tandem entries                                   R899.00 Per Tandem (TANDEM TEAM ENTRY R899.00)

70km Road Race                                            R250.00

35km Road Race                                            R150.00

Temp Licence                                                 R35.00

Supporters Bus                                              R250.00 per person including 1 meal

Support vehicle stickers                                 R400.00 per vehicle including 2 meal tickets

Potjiekos ticket only                                        R50.00 per person


Preferred minimum CSA requirement     

Elite                     -              CSA Racing licence only

Categories          -              CSA Racing licence seeded and CSA Membership same age group.

                                                                

(PLEASE MAKE SURE ALL YOUR ENTRIES AND MEAL TICKETS ARE DONE ONLINE ONLY BEFORE THE FINAL CLOSING DATE: SATURDAY 8 MAY 2019)

ENTRIES OPEN 8 FEB & CLOSE 8 MAY , RACE 8 JUNE. Limited to 1200 CYCLISTS ONLY. DON’T MISS OUT

NO ENTIES OR TICKET SALES AT RACE REGISTRATION


EVENT LOCATION – START AND FINISH

Louis Trichardt High School

Address:

Anderson Street, Louis Trichardt. 0920 – Limpopo.


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

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
175km Stage Race - Solo Riders   175 km 06:30 R 799.00
70km - Solo Riders   70 km 06:55 R 250.00
35km   35 km 07:40 R 150.00

Event location
LTT High School, Louis Trichardt

Coordinates -23.028115644342, 29.908586879349
Address 148 Anderson Street, Louis Trichardt, Limpopo
City Louis Trichardt
Province Limpopo


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