2,460m altitude gain
Athletes will cycle through the Garden Route along the N2 and finish at Avontuur covering a distance of 170 km with an elevation gain of over 2,400 m. A variation of humid conditions and dry heat will challenge athletes as they battle up long assents, fast declines, mountain passes and perfectly straight karro roads.
Checkpoint #1 - Wilderness Train Station
Checkpoint #2 - R62 / N9 Split
Wilderness Train Station 48 km
R62 / N9 Split 85 km
Two (2) checkpoints will be placed along the 170 km cycle route. athletes are required to give marshals their Race Number and Name at each checkpoint. If an athlete fails to reach the checkpoint before cutoff, the athlete will be pulled from the race. All GPS trackers are to be handed into at that Checkpoint.
Checkpoint #1 'Wilderness Train Station' - 48 km
Checkpoint #2 'R62 / N9 Split - 85 km
Transition 'Cycle / Run' - 170 km
Cut-off time for the Cycle is 17h00