Adventure Events

The Brauhaus Mountain Trail Run

EVENT DATE: 4 October 2014

ENTRIES FOR THE 45KM ARE LIMITED TO 100 RUNNERS (PRE-ENTRY ONLY)

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Camping is available at the Brauhaus contact Tanya 087 8025 519 or for the not so adventurous Hodge Podge Lodge 084 698 0417

Arm Hang 083 438 7019 , Pockets Place 082 337 5954 contact Steve, Nguni Lodge

Each competitor will receive a Brauhaus Beer mug which they can either fill with one complementary beer or coldrink and the competitors of the 45km will receive an additional commemorative Brauhaus quick dry shirt.

5Km Race - 07h15 am
The 5km route (fun run) is for the whole family with most of the run on jeep track on a beatiful, scenic game farm.

12Km Race - Start Time: 07h00am
The 12km race is well suited for the novice runner or road junkies who would like to cross over to the other side!!!!! The route is on good paths most of the time with no serious hills. There will be two water points on this circular route and lots of good German beer at the end.

45Km Race - Start Time: 04h00am
The 45km route is a point to point mountain route. This is definitely not for the novice runner with 90% of the run on a mountain ridge. Definite ankle twisters if you are not well prepared for off road running.

You will be expected to carry all your own food and at least 3 liters of water as there is no water on the mountain. There will be a water point at the 35km mark which is situated at the base of the dam wall. There is an incentive on the race for the first man to complete the route in under four hours. He will receive R500 and the first lady to complete the route in under four and a half hours will receive R500.

Your average runner will be on the course for at least 8 to 10 hours. There will be a sweeper team at the back to handle any mishaps that may occur. The athletes will be given a map as the route is not marked and there is a list of compulsory gear that the athletes need to carry. There will be a compulsory race briefing on the Friday night at the Brauhaus where the competitors will receive a pasta meal free of charge.

The bus will leave the Brauhaus at 4.00am on the Saturday morning and will transport the athletes to the start which is at the base of the Magalliesberg Mountain range. Race starts at 4.30am.

Venue
‘Brauhaus am Damm’. This is an excitingfamily restaurant in the vicinity of Rustenburg in the North-West Province. What makes this restaurant so unique, is that it has its own SALM micro-brewery installed, the only such brewery in the southern hemisphere. The name of the restaurant can be loosely translated to ‘Brewhouse at the Dam’.

Entry Fees

5km – R60 pre-entry and R80 on the day

12km – R100 pre-entry and R120 on the day

45Km – R250 pre-entry only

Pre entries to close one week before the race

Compulsory Gear:

All terrain footwear

A backpack capable of carrying 3l of fluid

High energy food for the day

Hat and sun block

Cold and wet weather gear (rain jacket, light fleece or polypro long sleeve top, beanie or buff)

Whistle

Compass or GPS

Space blanket

Cell phone that is fully charged

Headlight and spare batteries

Emergency first aid kit with any special medication required
Last update on this event: 23/07/2014
Event added: 23/07/2014
General Event Details
DATE:
Saturday, 04 October 2014
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
North West Province, Rustenburg