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Teams of 4 members and teams of 2 members.
Teams can consist of members of any combination - (males and/or females)
If you want to join an existing team, create a new team or are looking for members to fill up your team, contact us at email@example.com.
THURSDAY 27 MAY 2021
13h00: Expedition book to be mailed to all teams.
13h00: Indemnity form to be mailed to all teams.
13h00: Covid Release Waiver form to be mailed to all teams.
13h00: Team medical information form to be mailed to all teams.
13h00: Route flow chart and Logistical planner mailed to all teams.
13h00: Sample of 1:50 000 scale map to be mailed to all teams
FRIDAY 28 MAY 2021
14h00 and onwards: Teams accommodation check in.
17h00 and onwards: Cycle drop off. Receive map to Cycle drop off at check in.
18h00: Social bring and braai.
SATURDAY 29 MAY 2021
6h00: Team introduction and Adventure briefing.
7h00: Packed re-supply box A hand-in at start area.
7h00: Packed re-supply box B hand-in at start area.
7h30: Hand out of Spot GPS Trackers at start area.
8h00: Adventure start.
SUNDAY 30 MAY 2021
7h00 - 9h00: Breakfast.
9h00: Awards Ceremony
Hadeda Creek , Parys.
All accommodation packages are for two nights - Friday and Saturday night. Contact for accommodation bookings: Karen@rivers.co.za
Numerous meal options for the weekend available:
Welcoming Boma fire and braai for Friday night, racers breakfast for Saturday morning and supporters meals for Saturday can be booked at Karen@rivers.co.za
Sunday morning award ceremony breakfast for teams included in race entry fee. Supporters can book at R100 per person with firstname.lastname@example.org.
Acitivities at venue for supporters during event, or for all after event includes: Rafting package, Sundowner paddle, Paintball, Archery, Hiking, High ropes and climbing, Obstacle course, Fly fishing and full body massage. Bookings at: Karen@rivers.co.za
This adventure will cover approximately 120 km.
Top teams are expected to finish the course in 12 hours with the last team in before 24 hours.
All teams should be able to finish before 10h00 Sunday morning
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 and diverse terrain.
Kayaking – kayaking will be on a river. Details will be outlined at race briefing. Kayaks will be provided by race organisers. Teams can use their own paddles or booked paddles from Kinetic on the online entry form.
Orienteering – orienteering is an extremely important part of the race. The course is not marked and teams are required to navigate using map and compass.
Click HERE for the list of Compulsory Competitor Equipment (download & save a copy)
At least one member of the team must be capable of navigating by compass and map during the day and night. The team must be able to orientate a map, identify grid references on a map, take a bearing between two points on a map, and understand the impact of magnetic declination.
The teams must be able to describe what their team would do if it becomes lost.
At least one member of the team should have experience in basic First Aid.
All team members must be suitably competent in all disciplines included in the event as specified by the race organizer and be able to complete the event without any assistance from any person other than own team members.
The following Kayaking Skills must be mastered: managing a capsized craft in deep water; righting and emptying a craft in deep water; getting back in and continuing paddling.
Swimming 100m of any stroke.
There will be no competency checks at registration. By entering this event, teams acknowledge that they are competent in all the skills required to complete an event of this nature.