The final race of the series. Lets make a celebratory weekend of it. Come race,
chill out and jol.
Make the step up from the regular 50 and 100km distances. A short course
(55km) & Longer and tougher (120km) option. This is a great way to get into
the sport of Adventure Racing.
Learn how to orienteer your way to various check points, experience the great
outdoors in some of the most remote and beautiful places in the Western Cape.
Fri 09 Nov: 17h00-21h00 Long and Short course
Sat 10 Nov: 06h00-07h00 (Short Course only)
Race Briefing: Long Course 09 Nov 20h00, Short Course, 08h30 10 Nov
Short Course start: 10 Nov 09h00
Long Course start: 10 Nov 02h00
Short course: R500 per pair
Long Course: R700 per pair
Boat Rentals an additional R250 per boat incl. PFD and paddles
Entry includes 2 nights camping.
Entries will be open on 20 September 2012 and close 5th Nov 2012 at 17h00
The first 20 teams entered will enter a lucky draw for 10 Glider sunglasses
(thatís a 25% chance of winning for slow people)
Early entries will close at 5pm on 5th Nov 2012.
Late entries carry a surcharge of R200/team and close at 6pm on 7th Nov 2012
The race will start and finish at Theewaterskloof caravan park.
Competitors must race in teams of two and stay together at all times. Mixed
gender teams are encouraged and endorsed as the Ďmainí category but male pairs
and female pairs also welcome.
There are two distance options. Short course of approximately 55km and long
course approximately 120km. Both races will consist of the following:
Trek, MTB, paddle, ropework/kloofing.
Further details, routes, exact distances and sequence of events will only be
disclosed upon issue of your maps and course information at race registration.
This is the Ďnormí for Adventure Racing so please donít bother enquiring prior.
Short course: 5 - 9 Hours
Long Course: 11 - 20 Hours
The course is NOT marked. Competitors are required to navigate their way
around the course between Check Points (CPs) by means of map and compass. Maps
are 1:50 000 topographical paper maps. They are pre-marked with CPís but
competitors need to decide on their own route. Allow ample time for route
planning. We recommend no less than 1 hour for route plotting and bring your own
stationary, highlighters etc to mark maps. GPS are NOT allowed although foot
pods and distance measuring watches (without gps co-ords.) are permitted.
There is a compulsory kit list on www.wcad.co.za. Competitors must ensure
they are carrying all compulsory items at all times. There will be random kit
checks along the way and competitors without compulsory gear will be penalized
with time or disqualified accordingly. Please take necessary precaution to keep
maps dry. PFD lifejackets compulsory for the paddle. Boats required by
competitors unless pre-booked online. Boat hire is R250 per team.
2 nights camping included in race entry. For more info go to
We recommend arriving on Friday evening to avoid the Sat am sparrows rush and
encourage all to stay for a jol on Saturday night. Entry fee includes 2 nights
camping, so stick around. There will be vids, photos, free beer, a braai
including prize giving where there will be cash give aways and great sponsored
prizes. Party Adventure racing style!
Breakfast available on Sunday. Pre-bookings only at R35 a head.
As per race website: www.wcad.co.za