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Oorlogskloof Mountain Trail Run 2013
Saturday, 27 April 2013

Event Venue: Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve, Nieuwoudtville

#2 of the Quantum Country Classic Series

Teams of: 1 or 2 or 3

PRE ENTRIES ONLY! 

Camping option is sold out!!!

ENTRIES CLOSE ON 23 APRIL OR ONCE 100 RUNNERS FOR THE 42KM AND 18KM IS REACHED!

When I scouted the different route options [in 2010] for the 42km “Oorlogskloof Mountain run” which takes place there on 27 April, the scenery was a sensory overload and I simply gawked at the relentless, pristine beauty. Except for my hiking partner, I did not see a  soul in 4 days! But WE did see incredible rock art and phenomenal Geological masterpieces!

Date: 27 April – No 2 of the “SPUR Country Classics” series

THE 42KM DISTANCE IS A "TEAM/PAIRS" RUN. NOT A RELAY. THE 18KM AND THE 5KM A SOLO RUN.

ENTRY FEE: [unchanged from last year]

42km - R1580 PER TEAM [R790 per person] [if you choose to stay at Groot Tuin and including catering]  - see paragraph below this.

42km - R1260.00 per team [R630 per person] if you source your own accommodation. [you will still be included in all the catering in this case]

18km - R590.00 per person [if you choose to stay at Groot Tuin and including catering]

18km - R430.00 per person if you source your own accommodation. [you will still be included in all the catering in this case]

5km - R440 PER PERSON - [if you choose to stay at Groot Tuin and including catering]

5km - R280.00 per person if you source your own accommodation. [you will still be included in all the catering in this case]


ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights camping accommodation [bring your own tent and sleeping bag] or sleeping in a dorm styled thatched hut. The huts has mattresses in it. First comes first served! See sleeping option below for thatched huts.
  • Light breakfast - Coffee/tea/rusks on the morning of the run
  • Lunch - Karoo Lamb potjie as you cross the finish line - for some it will be a mid day lunch and for others a mid afternoon lunch
  • Finish line - energy drinks
  • Random - Coffee/tea
  • Dinner - Braai with salads and freshly baked bread
  • Breakfast - Farm breakfast [bacon, eggs etc]
  • Finisher medal
  • An Adventure run in an area too incredible to describe!
  • 2 Large boma styled fires at two different locations inside the camp terrain to huddle around
  • Spending time with like minded folk - this run will redefine they way you look at trails!!
  • We've been helping the Reserve building "donkeys" for hot water and a fully functional ablution are. We donated our time [2 weeks] and well over R10,000 worth of material to make this happen.There are currently 6 showers - 3 male/female.


Accommodation:

Nieuwoudtville is 349km from Capetown and it has numerous accommodation options but we had such an awesome crowd last year at Groot Tuin - I would stay at Groot Tuin if I were you!

Start times

42km Mountain run - 06h30
5 and 18km trail run - 08h00


Start and finish - Oorlogskloof Nature Reserve - Groot Tuin camp.

Total altitude gain over 42km = 1313m.

Click here for full details

The run this year will be the opposite direction to last year - anti clockwise. It will also mean that you should have more opportunities to have access to fresh water in the latter part of the run.

The 42km run route follows a combination of a variety of hiking trails. 

Categories - THE 42KM IS A "TEAM/PAIRS" RUN. 2 PEOPLE RUNNING TOGETHER IN A "TEAM" - the area you run in is "remote" and hence the "safety in numbers".The 5 AND 18km are solo runs. This 42km run is not recommended if you are a novice/beginner off-road runner.

Open male pairs
Mixed pairs
Open Female pairs

Solo male - 18km route
Solo female - 18km route

Click here: RACE RULES for the 42km run.

Directions:

Click on link for directions

Province:
Northern Cape

Contact:
Quantum Adventures - Ugene Nel
Tel: 021-789-0188
E-mail: race@quantumadventures.co.za
Website: www.quantumadventures.co.za



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