EVENT INFO

Everything you will need to know about Around the Pot - Overberg 100 miler

and the Swellendam region.

OVERVIEW & FACTS

WHEN: Saturday 18 July 2020

FORMAT:Solo, Teams of 2, Teams of 3 and Teams of 4

ENTRY FEES

FULL 200MILER/321KM

   COST:     Solo  - R900

                   Teams of 2 - R1700

                   Teams of 3 - R2550 

                   Teams of 4 - R3400

FULL 100MILER/160KM

   COST:     Solo  - R700

                   Teams of 2 - R1300

                   Teams of 3 - R1950 

                   Teams of 4 - R2600  

60 MILER/98KM (SHORTCUT OVER THE FERRY)

   COST:     Solo  - R600

                   Teams of 2 - R1000

                   Teams of 3 - R1500

                   Teams of 4 - R2000

25 MILER/40KM (CHICKEN RUN)

   COST:     Solo  - R325

                   Teams of 2 - R550

                   Teams of 3 - R825

                   Teams of 4 - R1100

​REGISTRATION FOR ALL 4 DISTANCES WILL BE IN THE AFTERNOON ON FRIDAY 17 JULY 2020 FROM 12:00 TO 21:00 OR ON SATURDAY MORNING BETWEEN 05h00 AND 06h30 (100miler/60miler/25miler ONLY)

ONLINE ENTRIES WILL CLOSE ON WEDNESDAY 15 JULY 2020 AT MIDNIGHT

GOODIEBAGS ONLY FOR THE FIRST 500 ENTRIES

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

ALL FINISHERS WILL RECEIVE A RACE MEDAL AND A FINISH LINE HAMBURGER.

AFTER RACE MASSAGES CAN BE PRE-BOOKED ON ENTRYNINJA @R100. ON THE DAY FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS @     R120 

PRIZE-GIVING WILL BE AT 15:00 ON SATURDAY

PRIZE MONEY

Prize Money 100 Miler

                                   1st                          2nd                   3rd 

Solo Men           R 2500,00        R 1500,00       R 750,00 

Solo Women     R 2500,00        R 1500,00       R 750,00 

Mens Team        R 3500,00       R 1 800,00       R 1000,00 

Womens Team  R 3500,00        R 1800,00       R 1000,00 

Mix Team           R 3500,00       R 1800,00        R 1000,00 

  

Prize Money 60 Miler

                                       1st                     2nd                  3rd 

Solo Men             R 1 300,00       R 700,00      R 400,00 

Solo Women       R 1 300,00       R 700,00      R 400,00 

Mens Team          R 1 800,00      R 1000,00      R 700,00 

Womens Team    R 1 800,00      R 1000,00      R 700,00 

Mix Team             R 1 800,00      R 1000,00      R 700,00 

Prize Money 25 Miler Fun Ride

R1 300.00 prize hampers collectively

   Total: R 45 000,00

PRIZE-GIVING WILL BE AT 15:00 ON SATURDAY 

 

WHERE

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

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

Click on the 'Maps & Directions' icon above to see map and directions to Race Start

ON ROUTE & WATERPOINTS

This route will mainly consist of fast flowing gravel/dirt roads through the rolling foothills of the Overberg.

  • 200 Miler Riders (321km) will leave Swellendam at 00:00 (midnight) Friday evening and will reach Waterpoint 1 (50km) at about 02h00-03h00

  • 200 MILERS 9x water points (of which 3 are official checkpoints) on route with water, energy drink and eats.

  • (50km / 90km(CP1) / 127km / 170(CP2)km / 192km / 223km(CP3-ferry) / 257km/ 295km/308km)

  • At Waterpoint 6 at Malagas (223km) you will enter a neutral zone for 45 minutes. Here you will be served with breakfast at Malagas and you'll experience real Overberg hospitallity. All other checkpoints will be included in your timing.

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

  • Support boxes to be handed in by 21h00 on Friday. (3hours before start)

  • Support boxes to be collected as from 18h00 Saturday afternoon 

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

  • Cut off time at the ferry (223km) 17h00 avg speed 13.2km/h 

  • Finish Line cut-off will be at 00h00 Saturday evening. (24hours)

 

100 Miler Riders (160km) will leave Swellendam at 07:00 and will reach Waterpoint 1 (35km) at about 08h00-09h00

  • 100 MILERS 6x water points on route with water, energy drink and eats.(35km/65km/100km/118km/130km/145km)

  • At Waterpoint 3 at Malagas (100km) you will enter a neutral zone for 45 minutes. Here you will be served with lunch at Malagas and you'll experience real Overberg hospitallity. This is where you will meet your team support vehicle. Teams without support vehicles will be able to collect their support boxes at the water table. 

  • Support boxes to be handed in by 06h30 on raceday.

  • Collect boxes from 15h00 after the race.

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

  • Ferry cut off time at 100km 13h30 avg speed 15.4km/h

  • Finish Line cut-off will be at 18h00 (11hours)

 

60Miler Riders (97km) will leave Swellendam at 07:30 and will reach Waterpoint 1 (35km) at about 09h00

  • 60 MILER 4x waterpoints (35km/48km/75km/85km) will be stocked with good fluid supplies and some scrumptious snacks.

  • At Waterpoint 2 at Malagas (48km) you will enter a neutral zone for 45 minutes. Here you will be served with lunch and you'll experience real Overberg hospitallity. Unfortunately NO support boxes or Support vehicles for 60 MILER Riders.

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

  • No support boxes allowed

25Miler Riders (40km) will leave Swellendam at 08:00 and will reach Waterpoint 1 (28km) at about 09h00

  • 25 MILER 1x waterpoint on route (28km) will be stocked with good fluid supplies and some scrumptious snacks.

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

  • Unfortunately NO support boxes or Support vehicles for 25 MILER Riders.

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

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

Kiddies area at the finish line!

200 Miler, 100 Miler and 60 Miler routes is Cyclo Cross/Gravel Bike Friendly.

Please note this is an outdoor MTB gravel-road race. Please come prepared for all weather conditions. It can be nice and sunny, but also rainy and muddy.

@ 2020 Around the Pot Overberg 100 Miler