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200 MILER

MAPS & PRoFILES

Everything you will need to know about Around the Pot - Overberg Gravel Race

Routes and Maps

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Waterpoints & CHECKPOINTS
65km WP1               SOPHIA SAAL
98km WP2/CP1        PROTEM
158km WP3              QUARRY FARM
199km WP 4/
CP2     PROTEM
260km WP5/CP3      MALGAS FERRY


 

200 Miler Google Map
GARMIN ROUTE

FULL 200MILER/321KM

WHEN: Friday 28 July 2023

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RACE STARTS:  21:00 on Friday evening

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WHERE:

All 4 races will start and finish at the Swellendam Showgrounds.

GPS Coordinates: 34*  1.683' S     20* 26.546 E

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COST:    

Solo  - R1350

Teams of 2 - R2400

Teams of 3 - R3600

Teams of 4 - R4800

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​REGISTRATION:

FRIDAY 28 JULY 2023 FROM 12pm TO 8pm

ONLINE ENTRIES WILL CLOSE ON SUNDAY 16 JULY 2023 AT MIDNIGHT

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THE RACE BRIEFING:

WILL BE AT THE START LINE 15min BEFORE THE RACE START.

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NEUTRAL ZONE AT MALGAS FERRY:

You will have 45 minutes to eat and cross the river.

Any time more than 45 spent in the Malagas Neutral zone will be added to your race time.

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PLEASE NOTE:​

This route is Cyclo Cross/Gravel Bike Friendly.

Please come prepared for all weather conditions. It can be nice and sunny, but also rainy and muddy.

Also come prepared to ride 10 hours in the DARK from 9pm to 7am

ROUTE WILL NOT BE MARKED so you will have to LOAD maps on your GPS device and please make sure the battery will last for the duration of your ride!

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ON ROUTE & WATERPOINTS:

5 x water points (of which 3 are official checkpoints) on route with water, energy drink and eats.

 

65km WP1 SOPHIA SAAL: 11 am – 2am

98km WP2 PROTEM1 Checkpoint 1: 12 am – 4 am Support Vehicle Point

158km WP3 QUARRY FARM: 2 am – 8 am

199km WP4 PROTEM2 Checkpoint 2: 4 am – 10 am Support Vehicle Point

Cut-off time at PROTEM2 will be at 10 am (avg speed of 14.5 km/h).

260km WP 5 MALGAS FERRY Checkpoint 3: 7 am – 3 pm Support Vehicle Point

CUT OFF 15h00 all riders at the ferry.

 

At Waterpoint 5 at Malagas (260km) you will enter a neutral zone for 45 minutes. Here you will be served with brunch at Malagas and you'll experience real Overberg hospitality. All other checkpoints will be included in your timing.

 

At all Checkpoints you will be able to meet your team support vehicle or support box. Teams without support vehicles can collect their support boxes at the 3 checkpoints. 

 

Support boxes to be handed in by 8 pm on Friday. (1 hour before start)

Support boxes to be collected from 8 am on Saturday and Sunday morning. 

Hamburger at the finish when you hand in your race number. 

 

Cut off time at the ferry (260km) 3pm avg speed 14.5km/h 

Finish Line cut-off will be at 21h00 Saturday evening. (24hours)

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SUPPORT BOXES IF NO SUPPORT VEHICLE:

Support boxes need to be handed in by 8 pm on Friday evening 28 July 2023. 

Support Boxes will be at Checkpoints 1, 2 and 3 Protem1, Protem2 and Malgas Ferry

You will need to bring your own box. Support boxes do not have a size limit but please keep it to the minimum.

Your support box will be transported to checkpoints in case of no support vehicle.

SUPPORT VEHICLES:

Support vehicle can easily access Checkpoints 1, 2 and 3. Checkpoint 1 and 2 will be at the same venue.

Support vehicles MUST NOT drive the same routes as cyclists and must take the main roads to:

 

Checkpoint 1& 2 - Protem via R319

Join in and help create the vibe.

Wait for your riders to come back to Protem.

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