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Entries open 7th December 2018

YOUR TEAM ENTRY COVERS ALL YOU AND YOUR PARTNER NEED WITH NO BACK-UP NECESSARY. ALL YOUR MEALS, INCLUDING BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER ARE PROVIDED, AS WELL AS A TENT AND COMFORTABLE MATTRESS. BE QUICK - ENTRIES ARE LIMITED TO 250 TEAMS OF TWO.

YOUR TEAM PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Official race garment.
  • Race finisher’s shirt
  • Three scrumptious meals per day starting with lunch on Sunday, 8 September 2019 (vegetarian options available). Hospitality comes courtesy of the local community with all meals prepared locally with home cooked goodness.
  • Tented village accommodation from Saturday 7 September 2019. This includes a spacious 2-man tent per rider, ready for occupation when you arrive at the finish venue. A comfortable mattress is supplied per person.
  • Hot showers.
  • Clean accessible toilets.

 

PER TEAM OF 2, ALL INCLUSIVE
R38,900.00 ZAR
YOUR SOLO ENTRY COVERS ALL YOU NEED WITH NO BACK-UP NECESSARY. ALL YOUR MEALS, INCLUDING BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER ARE PROVIDED, AS WELL AS A TENT AND COMFORTABLE MATTRESS.

OUR SOLO PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Official race bag for all your kit (which we will transport from venue to venue for you)
  • Official race garment.
  • Race finisher’s shirt
  • Three scrumptious meals per day starting with lunch on Sunday 8 September (vegetarian options available). Hospitality comes courtesy of the local community with all meals prepared locally with home cooked goodness.
  • Tented village accommodation from Saturday 7 September 2019.This includes a spacious 2-man tent per rider, ready for occupation when you arrive at the finish venue. A comfortable mattress is supplied per person.
  • Hot showers.
  • Clean accessible toilets.
PER RIDER, ALL INCLUSIVE
R20,500.00 ZAR
EXPERIENCE THE OUTDOOR IN A LITTLE MORE LUXURY!
THE LUXURY TENT ACCOMMODATION UPGRADE CATERS FOR A RELAXING YET NATURAL BREAK-AWAY ALLOWING YOUR BODY AND MIND THE IDEAL BREAK WHILST IN RECOVERY.

YOUR LUXURY TENT ACCOMMODATION UPGRADE INCLUDES:

YOUR SILVER UPGRADE LUXURY TENT:

  • A 2.5 x 2.5 meter safari dome luxury tent (sleeps 1 or 2)
  • One or two beds with white linen: duvets and pillows
  • One or two comfortable camping chairs
  • IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
R4,900.00 (Sleeps Two) ; 3,500.00 (Sleeps One) ZAR
NOT IN THE MOOD FOR CAMPING BUT KEEN FOR A LITTLE EXTRA PAMPERING? THE GOLD UPGRADE ALLOWS YOU TO SNOOZE IN 3 STAR GUEST HOUSES AND HOTELS. SOUND GOOD?

YOUR GOLD UPGRADE INCLUDES:

  • Official race bag for all your kit.
  • Official race garment.
  • Race finisher’s shirt.
  • Six nights’ accommodation in a 3 star guest house or hotel from Sunday 8 September.
  • Please take note that this package does not include transport between race village and hotels.  Should you require this service, we can recommend the Platinum package, which will offer you this service and much more.
IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
R16,000.00 (Sleeps Two); 10,000.00 (Sleeps One) ZAR
KEEN FOR A LITTLE EXTRA PAMPERING, A LITTLE MORE LUXURY?
THE PLATINUM UPGRADE ALLOWS YOU TO SNOOZE IN GUEST HOUSES AND HOTELS. YOUR BODY WILL BE LOOKED AFTER BY A SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST AND YOU WILL HAVE YOUR OWN DRIVER TO TRANSPORT YOU TO AND FROM THE RACE VILLIAGE. SOUND GOOD?

YOUR PLATINUM UPGRADE INCLUDES:

  • Official race bag for all your kit (which we will transport to and from your accommodation for you)
  • Official race garment.
  • Race finisher’s shirt
  • Six nights’ accommodation in a guesthouse or hotel from Sunday 8 September
  • Breakfast at your hotel/guesthouse (where available), as well as lunch, dinner and a daily prize-giving at the stage location
  • One vehicle per four Platinum package teams
  • One driver/host per four Platinum package teams from the morning of Stage 1 to the end of the race. The driver will transport you between your accommodation and the stage location each day
  • One sports massage therapist per four Platinum package teams, with a 45-minute session per rider per day
  • A separate Platinum package table at registration with your host there to welcome you. No need to queue!
  •   IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
R29,900.00 (Sleeps Two); 17,900.00 (Sleeps One) ZAR
EVEN MORE PAMPERING & LUXURY? YOU DIDN’T THINK IT WAS POSSIBLE, RIGHT? THINK AGAIN…

OUR PLATINUM PLUS UPGRADE INCLUDES:

 

  • Official race bag for all your kit (which we will transport to and from your accommodation for you)
  • Official race garment
  • Race finisher’s shirt
  • Exclusive race apparel
  • Six nights’ accommodation in a luxury 4/5 star (subject to availability) guesthouse or hotel from Sunday 8 September
  • Breakfast at your hotel/guesthouse (where available)
  • Lunch, dinner and a daily prize-giving at the race village/stage location
  • One vehicle per team of 2 with your own driver
  • Shuttle service between George airport and the start/finish, pre and post-race
  • One driver/host per four Platinum package teams from the morning of Stage 1 to the end of the race. The driver will transport you between your accommodation and the stage location each day
  • One sports massage therapist per Platinum Plus package team, with a 45-minute session per rider per day, including the prologue
  • Bike tech package included provided by one of our accredited service providers
  • Daily room drops with exclusive gifts
  • A separate Platinum Plus package table at registration with your host there to welcome you. No need to queue!
  • Scheduled time-slots for registration day will be available and communicated after your online registration has been completed
  • Laundry services will be made available
PER TEAM, IN ADDITION TO PURCHASING A STANDARD PACKAGE
R51,500.00 (Sleeps Two); 17,900.00 (Sleeps 1 person) ZAR

PLEASE NOTE:

THIS UPGRADE OPTION IS ONLY FOR TEAMS (SORRY SOLO RIDERS). FOUR PLATINUM TEAMS WILL BE PLACED TOGETHER TO SHARE A VEHICLE, A HOST/DRIVER AND A SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPIST. YOU AND YOUR BAGS WILL BE TRANSPORTED BETWEEN YOUR ACCOMMODATION AND THE RACE VILLAGE. THIS PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE POST-RACE ACCOMMODATION.

HOW DOES THE PROCESS WORK?

  • Payment must be received within 48 hours of the entry date or you will be moved to a waiting list.
  • Entries are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
  • Admin fee of R750 (ZAR) per rider change.
  • Online substitutions allowed until 14 August 2019.
  • Please note that the deadline for complimentary apparel and online purchases will be 31 July 2018. We cannot place extra orders after this date. Click here for the First Ascent size chart to ensure you select the correct garment size: Download PDF
  • Seeding will be done on fully paid entries (TBC) and any new rider substitutions after this date will have to start in the previous participants seeded batch.50% Refund until  9 March 2019.
  • No refunds after 9 March 2019.
  • No transfers to 2020 allowed.
  • NO EXCEPTIONS.
PLEASE NOTE: WE SUPPLY ACCOMMODATION FROM 13 TO 20 OCTOBER 2018.
THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE ACCOMMODATION FOR THE SATURDAY EVENING AFTER THE RACE.

Rider Schedule

The days leading up to the start on the 14th of October are filled with preparation, registration and course practice. Navigate these few days with ease by familiarising yourself with the important information presented on the Rider Schedule page. From directions to the start venue in Mossel Bay, registration information and information on how to make sure your car is at the finish in Oudtshoorn when you arrive a week later – it’s all there.

RIDER SCHEDULE