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Grahamstown 2 Sea MTB (G2C)

 
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Date:13 July 2014
Province:Eastern Cape
Location:Grahamstown, Pennypinchers Warehouse
Entries Close:09 Jul 2014
Starting Time:08:30 at Pennypinchers Warehouse off Rautenbach Avenue
Registration:Saturday, 12 July, 14:00 - 18:00 ; Sunday, 13 July 06:30 - 07:45
Late Entries:Yes
Timed By:Mountain Events
Seeding and Batching:No
Fully ROAG Administered Event: No
Event Website:http://www.grahamstown2sea.co.za

RACE OPTIONS:

Race Start Time Pre Entry Fee Late Entry Fee
Grahamstown 2 Sea 58km 08:30 R 150.00 R 200.00

This event starts at Pennypinchers Warehouse and finishes at Rosehill Mall, Port Alfred.

PRIZES & PRIZE MONEY:
Prize money: First 3 men & women; 1st Vet men & women; 1st Master men & women; 1st junior boy & girl U/18.
T-shirts can be purchased for R80 under 'Event Purchases' during the online entry process (only available for purchase until 30 May 2014).
First 700 riders will recieve medals on completion of the race.
Goodie bags to first 500 pre-entries.

LOCAL ACTIVITIES:
The National Arts Festival will running concurrently with the race.

SHUTTLE:
Shuttle can be purchased for R50 under 'Event Purchases' during the online entry process.

DIRECTIONS:

Directions to Pennypinchers Warehouse from Somerset Street in Grahamstown, on the PE side:

1. Turn right at the traffic lights into Beaufort Street (which becomes the Grey Street exit).

2. Turn right onto the N2, heading towards the Monument.

3. Drive straight past the turn to the Monument.

4. Take the next right turn onto Rautenbach Road, heading over the railway line, past the turn to the SPCA (on your right), head straight on.

5. After the Traffic Department Testing Yard (on your right), turn right.  The building ahead to the left on the corner of Rautenbach Road and the road you are now in is the Pennypinchers Warehouse.  Look out for the signs which will direct you to registration.

Directions to Pennypinchers Warehouse from Cradock Road (heading out of town past DSG/St Andrew’s College):

1. Turn left into Rautenbach Road.

2. Pass the SAPS vehicle identification yard on your left

3. At the intersection before the Traffic Department Testing Yard (ahead to your left), turn left.  The building immediately to your left is the Pennypinchers Warehouse.   Look out for the signs which will direct you to registration.

Directions to Pennypinchers Warehouse from Port Elizabeth/East London:

Follow the directions for (A) above from point 2 onwards.

TERRAIN:

Although the route is downhill to the coast, there are some challenging hills along the way!

With just a few technical sections, mostly early in the ride, the course is suitable for all kinds of riders.

Race it or ride it --

This event starts at Pennypinchers Warehouse and finishes at Rosehill Mall, Port Alfred.