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2017 Paarl Rotary Backsberg MTB

Event Date
2017-08-20
Distances
45 km; 30 km; 15 km; 4 km.
Event starting times
45 km @ 08h00; 30 km @ 08h30; 15 km @ 09h00; 4 km @ 09h15
Prize giving/cut off
12h00
Venue
Backsberg Estate Cellars
Organizers
Elsabe Koch / Dave Moss
Enquiries Phone Number:
073 301 2425 / 082 575 4063
Entries close
2017-08-17
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ROUTE DESCRIPTION  

The 45 km route is aimed at fit riders with a total ascent of 1064m.  This is a new route with the main climb appearing in the first 10 km.  There is one steep descent that requires technical skills while the rest of the course is mostly along jeep track.

The 30 km route has a total ascent of 510m and is mostly flat with one major climb. The 15 km route is ideal for family and beginners and has a total ascent of 334m and consists mainly of undulating jeep track.

 

 

The 4 km route is an easy flat course with one uphill bump.

 

DIRECTIONS TO VENUE

From Cape Town, take the N1 North. Take Exit 47 to Klapmuts/Wellington. Turn right under the bridge towards Klapmuts.  Cross over the traffic lights and railway bridge.  Turn left at the next traffic lights onto the Simondium/Franschhoek Road.  After 5 km, Backsberg will be on your right. GPS Coordinates: S 33°49’42.84”; E 18°54’51.26

 

NOTES

Children u/12 will be allowed on the 15 km and 4 km routes and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.  Stalls and kiddies’ entertainment available at the venue.  Profits raised in support of Early Childhood Development Projects.  Medals for the first 1000 finishers.  For more information, visit www.paarlrotary.co.za

 

Remember to display your PPA MTB frame number. No helmet, no ride. No transponder, no time

 

 

Pre-Entries

Late Entries

Distance

Entry Fee

PPA Discounted Entry Fee

Entry Fee

PPA Discounted Entry Fee

45 km

R210

R180

R270

R270

30 km

R190

R160

R270

R270

15 km

R170

R140

R270

R270

4 km

R50

R50

R50

R50