Start Venue: Amalienstein Packing shed, Amalienstein, Western Cape
Finish Venue: Showgrounds at Shalom Academy, Ladismith, Western Cape
REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR VALID CSA LICENSE ALONG. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE, YOU WILL HAVE TO BUY A TEMPORARY DAY LICENSE AT R35. BUY YOUR LICENSE ONLINE AND AVOID THE LONG QUEUES AT REGISTRATION.
NB! NO RIDER UNDER 19 MAY COMPETE IN THE 85KM RACE as per CSA rules
85km – R395 (Late fee: R420)
43km – R275 (Late fee: R300)
29km – R145 (Late fee: R160)
Online entries will close on Friday, 21 September 2018 at 17:00.
First 150 paid entries on the 43km & 85km will receive a VIP Biogen goodie bag.
All paid entries until 31 December 2017 on the 43km & 85km will receive a complimentary branded cap
85km – 07:30am
43km – 07:40am
29km – 07:50am
6km Fun Run – R60
12km Trail Run – R100
Fun Run & Trail Run Start: 18:00
7Weekspoort Primary & High School MTB Challenges
29km Primary Schools age categories:
Nipper Boys & Girls (8-10 years)
Sprog Boys & Girls (11-12 years)
Sub Jun Boys & Girls Primary and High (13-14 years)
43km High Schools age categories:
Youth Boys & Girls (15-16 years)
Junior Boys & Girls (17-18 years)
Great prizes are up for grabs. Be sure to enter the riders for your school as soon as possible – good luck for the winter training!
Extras for Sale
Breakfast @ Shalom Academy Showgrounds
Price: R70 per person
The breakfast will be served on Saturday morning, 29 September 2018, and include the following:
- Oats So Easy sachet (50g)
- Small yogurt
- Small box of fruit juice
- Whole-wheat sandwich with lettuce and tuna
- Boiled egg
- Jungle Oats energy bar
Post Race Shuttle
Riders have the option of leaving their vehicles in a secure parking area at the start venue, Amalienstein Packing Shed, and after completing the race, making use of a shuttle service that will be transporting riders from the finish venue, Shalom Academy, back to their vehicles. Please note that this shuttle service will only be transporting riders and not their bicycles – you will need to collect your own bicycle once you have been dropped off. This service is available at R100 per person and can be paid to the shuttle driver. No bookings necessary.
Car Drive Service
If you are pressed for time and cannot wait for the post race shuttle service, drivers will be made available who can transport your vehicle from the start venue to the finish venue where you will be able to collect your car keys. Please note that this service is only available through pre-booking and is priced at R160 per person. Bookings can be made by contacting Elsabe at 074 888 8000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Mountain Bike Challenge:
Friday, 28 September 2018 at Shalom Academy
14h00 until 19h30
Follow the direction boards out of Queen Street in Ladismith.
Saturday morning at start (Amalienstein)
05h30 until 07h00
Time of prize-giving for the 29km race: 12h00
Time of prize-giving for the 43km and 85km races: 13h30
12h30 at SPERA farm (15km from finish line at second-last water point)
DIRECTIONS TO VENUE
Amalienstein fruit shed on Route 62 (25km from Ladismith en route to Oudtshoorn). Direction boards will be posted all along Route 62, including for those coming from Oudtshoorn.
Shalom Academy Showgrounds on Route 62 just outside of Ladismith. Direction boards will be posted all along Route 62, including for those coming from Oudtshoorn.
RACE RULES / TERMS & CONDITIONS
The Ladismith Cheese 7weekspoort MTB Challenge will take place regardless of bad weather and will only be cancelled, re-routed or stopped for reasons of safety. In this event, entry fees are not refundable.