Supporter RULES & GUIDE

SUPPORTER INFO

Included in the entry all 200 Miler solo riders will have a trackers device and all 200 Miler teams will have at least 1 tracker with them.

Trackers will be available to buy for R100 for all 100 miler riders at registration.

200MILER

There will be 3 Support point/Checkpoints for the riders. CP1 at 90km/ CP2 at 170km /CP3 at 223km (malgas ferry) on the Western side of the Breede river just before you cross the FERRY.

  • This will be a Neutral zone for Riders to enter for no longer than 45 minutes. Any minutes more than 45 spent in the Malagas Neutral zone will be added to your race time. All other checkpoint will be included in your time! only CP 3 is neutral.

100MILER

There will be a Support point for the at Malagas on the Western side of the Breede river just before you cross the FERRY.

  • This will be a Neutral zone for Riders to enter for no longer than 45 minutes. Any minutes more than 45 spent in the Malagas Neutral zone will be added to your race time.

 

DUTIES of ON ROUTE SUPPORT TEAMS!

ON SOME SECTIONS YOU WILL DRIVE ON THE SAME ROAD AS THE CYCLIST.

RIDERS SAFETY ALWAYS COMES FIRST AND YOU WILL NEED TO DRIVE SLOWLY.

A Support Driver is not a spectator. If you decide to be a Supporter, you make the decision to support your team and support this Event as a whole, to adhere to the rules and assist where you can!

Supporters are a crucial part of this event and the decision to be a Supporter should not be taken lightly. You will be required to adhere to instructions given by Checkpoint Marshals when your assistance and support is needed or necessary.

If you have made the decision to check-in at Checkpoints you have made the decision to Support this event

REGISTRATION

The Support Driver for the team must register/collect support info at registration, in addition to the team registering.

Please make sure you know your team number before registration and collect your vehicle identification sticker. 

Registration takes place on the Friday from 12:00 to 21:00 or Saturday morning between 05:00 and 06:30 (100miler/60miler only)

Support vehicle driver briefing - 200 miler is at venue on Friday evening 17 July 2020 21h00.

Support vehicle driver briefing - 100 Miler is at 06:30 Saturday morning at the start line. 

RULES

Only one support vehicle is allowed per team.

  • The road is open to normal traffic. Please obey all traffic rules, officials, marshals and medics.

  • The route will be marked to show support vehicles where to go.

  • Event Sweep vehicles will be available to act as pick-up vehicle for those that are forced to withdraw.

  • Medical assistance will be available as required

  • No assistance will be allowed along the route. Assistance may only be provided at Checkpoint #2/#3

  • Cyclists will have the right of way during the race!

  • Take caution at Checkpoint #3(Malgas ferry) when travelling with the cyclists on a portion of the road

  • Ensure that you know the route and location of checkpoints.

  • No driving through the veld. Stick to the road and demarcated areas (at checkpoints)

  • Supporters will need to travel back to the finish on the Western side of the river. No support vehicle may cross the river on the Ferry.

  • No littering, please!

CHECKPOINT MALGAS FERRY

Your cooperation will be appreciated by riders and organizers. While you are at Checkpoint relax and enjoy the atmosphere – this is a great way to experience the event

•  You will not be allowed to enter this Checkpoint without your Support Sticker on your vehicle (received at Race Registration)

•  Cyclist will be traveling on the SAME route as you on certain sections, please drive with caution - STAY WIDER FROM THE RIDER!

•  There will be parking areas for supporters. This is where you will meet your team. You will need to indicate to them where you are as they arrive at Checkpoint #2/#3. There will be parking assistants to assist with this.

• Support is allowed to be given at vehicles.

•  Check-in and Check-out at the Support Check-in / Check-out sign.

•  There will be Food available to buy for Supporters. Food and drinks provided to the riders will be in the designated area for riders only.

•  Please use as little space as possible in order for the riders to move around more freely

•  Due to the the nature of the race and some areas being in a non-signal area, Officials DO NOT know where your riders are. Please be patient while waiting for them.

 

TIMESLOTS

All support vehicle drivers must attend the drivers briefing at 21h00 Friday (200miler) and  06:30 (100 miler) at the start line on Saturday.

Leaders of the race are anticipated to arrive around 09:00 at Checkpoint #2/#3.

Event support will be withdrawn at 00h00 on Saturday evening. Sweep vehicles will then pick up all riders still on course. 

Team container collection opens at 15:00 and closes at 00:00 on Saturday. Please be sure to collect your goods in this time slot. If not collected it will be donated to those in need.

ROUTES & SUPPORTER VEHICLE DIRECTIONS

200 Miler

CP 1 - 75km by Vehicle from venue

CP 2 - 53km by Vehicle from venue

CP 3 - 45km by Vehicle from venue

100 Miler

CP Malgas ferry 45 km by Vehicle from venue

Support vehicles please do not leave the race venue immediately after race start. This is done for safety purposes. We don't want vehicles to drive past riders unnecessarily. 

Please give riders at least a 30 minute head start. After the 30 minutes they will follow a different route than supporter vehicles.

@ 2020 Around the Pot Overberg 100 Miler