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RIDER INFO

For the best possible rider experience please read below 

ACCOMMODATION

TENT VILLAGE AT SWELLENDAM SHOWGROUNDS:

You can book a 3x3m tent with 2x Stretchers, 2x Mattresses, Bedside Table, 2x Chairs, in the tent village at the Swellendam Showgrounds. No electricity  in the tent or bedding provided - please bring your own.

R800 for one night/2 people = R400pppn (Choose Friday or Saturday Night)

R1000 for two nights/2 people = R250pppn

Parking and ablutions available at the Showgrounds.

BOOK THIS AS A MERCHANDISE ITEM WITH YOUR ENTRY!

For all other accommodation, wine and dining needs please click HERE.

WHAT TO BRING

  • 200 Miler: Cycle light and battery pack 

  • 100 Miler - Rear red lights

  • Bike accessories & riding kits 

  • Sunscreen & sunglasses 

  • Bike repair kit & tubes 

  • Mobile phone 

  • Hydration packs & water bottles 

  • GPS/Computer/ HR monitor 

  • Chain links & tubes 

  • Windbreaker & gloves 

  • Shoes, socks & helmet 

  • Beanie & scarf 

  • Food & drinks 

Your race entry will include Lunch at Waterpoint #2/#3 (Malgas Ferry) and a Hamburger after finishing.

ALL WATERPOINTS WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING AVAILABLE:​

Smal potatoes 

Jelly babies 

Marshmellows 

Muffins 

Banana Bread 

Fruit variety 

Water 

Coke 

Enduren ​

Waterpoint 4 on the 100 Miler will only have WATER, COKE and ENDUREN.

REGISTRATION:

- Registration for all four distances will take place on Friday, 26 July 2024 from 12:00 - 21:00 (Registration for the 200 miler closes at 20:00) at the Swellendam Show Grounds.

- There will be a late registration option available on Saturday, 27 July between 05:00 - 06:30 (100 miler/60 miler/25 miler ONLY).

- Each rider will receive a goodie bag at Registration

Please collect and hand in your team support box at Registration

- Please make sure you have collected your support vehicle sticker with registration.

ENTRy process

- All Entries and Garment sales will be open from 2 February 2024. 

- All Garment sales and orders will Close on Sunday 30 APRIL 2024

- Garments will be available on race day to purchase.

NO LATE OR ON RACE DAY ENTRIES 

CANCELLATIONS

- 95% if the event is cancelled due to Covid19 related issues if you have entered for the 2023 event. 

- 75% of entry fee is refunded if cancellation is done in May and earlier;

- 50% of entry fee is refunded if cancellation is done in June 

SUBSTITUTIONS

Substitutions can be done as follows:

Email event management with existing and substitute participants ID No.

Also add his/her name and new email address.

The administrative cost of a substitution before closing date is R 150; and the substitution will not reflect until such payment has been made.

Once you have made the substitution payment, you will receive a new email confirming the new rider. If you have not received the mail, contact the event management.

Cyclists who have entered and paid, but cannot participate in the ATP Event, for whatever reason, must inform the Event Management. No cyclist is allowed to participate under the name of another participant. Such action will lead to immediate disqualification.

Please note that all team participants, including the race organizer, will be notified of substitutions.

Please note that once a substitution is completed, the original riders’ details will not be kept for future events.

Please note ALL substitutions close on 30 June 2024 as well as changes in distances. Late substitutions/changes can then only be done at Registration @ R 200 per person.

Please note that substituted team participants will receive the clothing size of the initial participant.

RACE RULES & INDEMNITIES

Shortest riding time wins, not necessarily first over the line. This is because of the 45min neutral zone at Malgas Ferry that can be spent at your discretion.

  • The routes will be marked.

  • Marshalls must be obeyed at all times.

  • 100 miler Participants may only receive help team support vehicle at Checkpoint #3

  • Any kind of assistance from any other source will lead to disqualification.

  • No littering is allowed on the route, at checkpoints or at the venue.

  • Please dispose of litter at the water points or in designated rubbish bins.

  • No smoking or lighting of fires is allowed on the course.

  • Offenders will be disqualified and may face a life time ban from future events.

  • The same goes for vandalism of any kind to property, plants and animals as you are riding through Nature reserves

  • The marked course must be followed by all participants.

  • Taking shortcuts will lead to disqualification.

  • Team members in the MTB  Race must stay within 2 minutes of each other. Failure to do so at any point in the race will lead to possible disqualification or time penalties.

  • Malagas Checkpoint #2/#3 Cut-Off is 13h30

  • Finish line Cut-Off is at 18h00

  • Race support will be withdrawn at 19h00.

  • No helmet No ride

INDEMNITIES TO BE DONE  ON ENTRY PORTAL.

EVENT SUPPORT

The following support services will be provided:

 

Emergency Medical services.

200 MILER 5 x water points on route with water, energy drink and eats ( 65km / 98km(CP1) / 158km / 199km(CP2) / 260km(CP3- Malgas ferry)

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

60 MILER 4 x waterpoints on route with water, energy drink and eats.(35km/48km/75km/85km)

25 MILER 1 x waterpoint on route with water, energy drink and eats. (28km)

Breakfast Brunch Roosterkoek at Malgas and Hamburger at finish for all riders.

Sweeper vehicles.

Lube Table at Malgas ferry

FREE BIKE WASH AND LUBE AT THE FINISH LINE WHILE YOU ENJOY A BEER!

Results will be made available on the Mobii website LIVE  or as soon as possible.

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