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GARDEN ROUTE TRAIL BIKE+RUN SERIES  21 & 28 December 2014

21 & 28 December 2014

Presented by Garden Route Trail Park

Time : 6:45am

Where : Garden Route Trail Park

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Overview

 

The series consists of two events, Sunday the 21st December 2014 and Sunday 28th December 2014.
Events will take place at Garden Route Trail Park, Barrington, nestled at the very foot of the Outeniqua Mountains and the Karatara River Gorge, midway between George and Knysna. In the heart of the Garden Route. Bring the whole family to experience the magic. Trails, kiddies entertainment and monster pump track.

Trail Info:
Our carefully designed routes have been laid out to provide participants of all levels with a year’s supply of adrenalin, excitement, scenery and amazing views.
Our hand built singletrack in the infamous farmer tradition snakes its way through ancient forests where wooded giants stand guard as you flow through streams, shady fern glades and forest tunnels. Flowing turns, burms, rollers and river crossings . For the runners there is flowing forest trail and the chance to get up close and personal with the upper reaches of the Karatara River. Massive rock pools, waterfalls and boulders. Water points will be an experience not to be missed. With farmer hospitality, homemade treats and good humour to refresh tired legs.

 

10km Trail Run

 

Fun and achievable for runners of all levels. With enough excitement and scenery to leave the most seasoned trail runner on a high. A little bit of farm road and then 90% singletrack, forest tunnel and river bed. Two water points

 

13km Trail Run

 

Aimed at the more serious trail runners and novices looking for a challenge. A little bit of farm road and then 95% singletrack, forest tunnel, river gorge boulders and slick rock. Two water points.

 

10km Trail Ride

 

Have fun in a safe environment. Get the kids together and enjoy the outdoors on two wheels. Gravel roads and singletrack built specifically for kids and beginners. 

 

20km Trail Ride

 

A different format this year. We have taken out all the jeep track and gravel road and replaced it with singletrack. Dont let the distance fool you this is the equivalent of a 40km ride. We start with a little hill and then it is straight into the Garden Route Trail Park for the most fun you can have on a bike. The trails are fast and flowing, we advise taking it easy and enjoying the ride. One water point

 

30km Trail Ride

 

A different format this year. We have taken out all the jeep track and gravel road and replaced it with singletrack. Dont let the distance fool you this is the equivalent of a 55km ride. We start with a little hill and then it is straight into the Garden Route Trail Park. One water point.

 

Duo: 13km Trail Run + 30km Trail Ride

 

Great combination of the 30km bike and 12km trail run. You need to be fit to do this one.

 

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Programme

 

21 December and 28 December 2014
Start Times:
Sun - 06:45am 13km Trail Run
Sun - 06:55am 10km Trail Run 
Sun - 07:15am 10km Trail Ride
Sun - 08:10am 30km Trail Ride
Sun - 08:20am 20km Trail Ride

Features: Singletrack | Forest and more singletrack | Forests | Rivers


Registration:

Participants who have entered and paid will receive a bag on race day with their race number and instructions for registration which will take 2 minutes via a cellphone (no smartphone required).  


 

 

Pump Track

 

The Pump Track will be open all day and there will be a Pump Track Eliminator on the go.

 

For more information about the Garden Route Trail Series please contact info@gardenroutetrailpark.com