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WCAD Adventure Sprint 30km AR

Event Date: 
15/08/2014 to 16/08/2014

Palmiet Caravan Park, Kleinmond, Western Cape

Western Cape

Western Cape ADventure (WCAD) will once again be staging a 30km Adventure Sprint Race as this year’s Gravity Adventure Festival. The race will be open to solo entrants and teams of two. It will include Trail Running, Mountain Biking, Abseiling and River Tubing combined into a fun and exciting course through which competitors must navigate by map. No Adventure Racing experience is necessary, just an adventurous spirit and lots of determination. This is a brilliant stepping stone for those wanting to ‘try out’ Adventure Racing.

Start Times
Briefing: 12h30

Entry Fee
Solo Entry: R350
Team Entry: R600 per pair
Late Entry (on day): R50pp surcharge

Team format
Solo or teams of two people. Mixed gender teams are encouraged and endorsed as the ‘main’ category but male pairs and female pairs also welcome. We reccomend that only more experienced Adventure Racers enter the solo category.

Race distance
30km comprising approximately:
20%Trail Running
5%River Tubing

There are no route markings. Competitors will need to navigate their way from check-point to check-point on the route of their choice using map provided. Navigation will be basic and no experience is necessary. This race is aimed at novice navigators but common logic and good sense of direction helps.

Race duration (expected)
The Adventure Race is expected to take competitors 2.5 – 4.5 hours to complete.

Kit required
Compulsory: Mountain bike, MTB helmet, trail shoes, backpack
Recommended: Compass, first-aid kit, cell phone, jacket/warm clothes
Optional: Wetsuit

Contact: WCAD – Chris Fisher
Tel: 078 702 9178