WCAD 30km Adventure Race

_KIR3574Western 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 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.

Organiser: Chris Fisher – WCAD

Date:
16 August 2014

Start Times
Briefing:   12h30
Start:         13h00

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

Enter
Entries can be made via link from Gravity Adventure Festival Website: www.entrytickets.co.za

Team format
Teams of two people. Mixed gender teams are encouraged and endorsed as the ‘main’ category but male pairs and female pairs also welcome.

Race distance
30km comprising approximately:
75%MTB
23%Trail Running
2%River Tubing

Navigation
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
E-mail:     wcad@live.co.za

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