Marks Park, Emmarentia
Family and supporters welcome.
Registration from 6h30. (Arrive early to ensure you have enough time to study race route information)
Race briefing: 7h50.
Race start: 8h00.
Prize giving: 12h00.
To enter: http://www.kineticgear.org/race-calender/event-registration/?ee=76
The race will cover approximately 25 km’s.
Duration between 2 and 4 hours.
Cycling 65%, trekking 25 %, kayaking 10 %
Approx. 16 km cycling and 7 km running and 1 km kayaking, broken up into various legs.
Mountain biking – teams should be prepared for a range of riding including single track, steep hills, gravel roads and sealed roads.
Trekking – Will involve traveling by foot through rugged terrain.
Kayaking – Kayaks and paddles will be provided by race organizers. Fluid Synergy kayaks will be used. These kayaks are very stable and suitable for novice kayakers.
Orienteering – basic orienteering is an extremely important part of the race. The course is not marked and teams are required to navigate using the map. If you can read a street map you will be fine. Teams can also download the Nevarest app on their smart phones and then navigate by smart phone.
Obstacle course - an inflatable obstacle course will test your team skills and your last remaining strength.
Male pairs – two male members.
Female pairs – two female members.
Mixed pairs – one male and one female member.
School pairs - any combination of male and female members - all team members must still be attending school in 2015.
Running and cycling gear.
Mountain bike and helmet.
Cell phone and pen.
Zip lock plastic bag for maps and race instructions
Sufficient liquid and nutrition for the duration of the event and/or money.
Hat and sunscreen.
Cycle odometer to measure distance. At least one per team. Not compulsory.
Organisers will supply boats and paddles (Fluid Synergy, plastic sit on top kayaks, very stable)
The paddle is on flat water. No life jackets are provided. If you are unsure about your swimming ability, bring your own lifejacket.
Food and drinks on sale.