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Magaliesberg Challenge 2017

August 12 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

The Magaliesberg Challenge. Spend the whole day at Van Gaalen Cheese Farm, relaxing after your run on the Veranda and huge lawns.

The restaurant and farm stall will keep your eating and drinks needs happily quenched.

Driving directions to Van Gaalen Restaurant: From Randburg (N1 Western Bypass)

Driving directions to Van Gaalen Restaurant: From Pretoria (N4)

All trail runners should be self sufficient with carrying your own water and food. The longer routes also require you to carry compulsory kit.

The 50km is a UTMB qualifier!

Evaluation Criteria
Endurance points: 3 points
Mountain level: 4
Finisher level: 330
CLICK HERE to register for UTMB

See the route HERE

The 30km is a UTMB qualifier!

Evaluation Criteria
Endurance points: 2 points
Mountain level: 3
Finisher level: 180
CLICK HERE to register for UTMB

See the route HERE

Arrive for registration from 6am. Coffee and rusks included.

Entry Fees:

50km – R695
36km – R595
22km – R450
12km – R350

This event uses Timing Chips with LiveTime. The chip is compulsory. You will not be allowed to start the event without a chip.

Rent: R10

Permanent: R50

You will find these options on your entry form.

Race registration for 36km and 50km starts at 6am. This is where you collect your race numbers and first Ascent racing Tee and Cap.
Registration for 12km and 22km starts at 7:30am.
NOTE – If you are running for podium positions and prize money you must be in A batch!

RACE INFORMATION –  2016 Times (TBC)

6:45am – 50km runners board buses, donkey carts and segways to transfer to the start.
7:00am – 36km runners board buses to the start.
7:15am – 50km race starts.
7:30am Registration for 12km and 22km starts
7:45am36km race starts
8:30am – 22km batches start at the base camp venue of ‘Fun’ Gaalens.
9.30am – 12km batches start, also from base camp.
10am – Free kiddies run
11am – Lunch starts. Included.
12pm – Prize giving for 12km and 22km begins. Lost of lucky draws, event entries and first Ascent prizes. Includes Cheese Rolling Derby!
NOTE: Medals are “green”, flowers for you to plant and enjoy.

12 -1pm – 36km and 50km cut off at Greek church. You should be fit & healthy to complete these events, it is not a walk.

Compulsory Kit (not negotiable):

1. You must carry all your own nutrition and hydration for the entirety of the run.
2.  50km & 36km runners must carry a minimum of 2 litres, (22km runners advised to carry 1 litre), energy bars, biltong, dried fruit, roast chicken.
3. 50km & 36km route traverses remote areas, you must carry a wind breaker, a space blanket, a whistle and charged cell phone. Add the emergency number 072 924 2371.

General Information:

  • 12km 1 water table
  • 22km 2 water tables
  • 36km 1 emergency water point at approx 18km and feed station at the Greek Church.
  • 50km 3 emergency water points at approx 18km, 27km & 42km and feed station at the Greek Church .
  • Race numbers to be worn on the front of your running shirt, club numbers are not required.
  • There is a kiddies jungle gym and big grassy area in front of the restaurant at Van Gaalens race venue. Bring your family along and enjoy a relaxed morning out, whilst waiting for sweaty Mom and Dad.  Hot showers  and restaurant on site.
  • DO NOT leave valuables in your car, lock anything like wallets, cellphones, IPads in the boot. We have Security patrolling.

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Details

Date:
August 12
Time:
6:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Venue

Van Gaalen Restaurant
Van Gaalen Restaurant
Skeerpoort, North West 0232 South Africa
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Phone:
012 207 1289
Website:
www.vangaalen.co.za

Organizer

Energy Events – Caeli Manuel
Phone:
021 424 4579
Email:
info@energyevents.co.za
Website:
www.energyevents.co.za