GOUDRIVIER 3 DAY STAGE RACE

The Goudrivier 3 Day Mountain Bike Challenge Stage Race offers you all the excitement of a true African experience.

3 Day Stage Race Overall Winners

Male and Female each win a KRUGER RAND!

 

 

 

GPS CO-ORDINATES -24.040590,28.211856

Experience the beauty and splendour of the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere in the undulating lands of a private game reserve.

 

Push yourself to your personal limits through gruelling, rocky, mountainous terrain and navigate wide open savannah's and unspoilt wilderness.

 

The only spectators surrounding you will be the abundant African game, who will curiously stare at you while munching on their choice of veld grass.

The Goudrivier 3 Day MTB Cycle Stage Race promises to be exhilarating and challenging.

 

Be prepared for anything.

 

Glide through man made, mountain bike hand crafted trails. Bump along Jeep experience tracks. Be brave and courageous as you push yourself harder through the rough, wild, virgin landscape with rivers and much more...

Only 300 race entries are available.

This is an absolute must on any Mtb cycle trail calendar and promises to be a fun getaway for the whole family (COVID-19 Regulations Permitting)

April 23rd - April 27th 2021

Goudrivier 

3 DAY STAGE RACES - 118 km's in total

Overall 3 Day Stage Winners

Male and Female each win a Kruger Rand!

Itinerary:

All Covid-19 Rules and Regulations will be adhered to

 

Friday April 23rd -

  • Arrival and Registration 10:00 - 22:00.

  • Trail descriptions and all necessary event information will be included in your registration packet.

  • Teams to set up camp in pre-allocated camp sites.

  • These sites will be demarcated in accordance with Covid-19 regulations to ensure social distancing regulations are adhered to.

  • Each entrant will be allocated a 5 x 5 meter camp site. No more than 5 people will be allowed per camp site.

  • Dinner - 19:00 (For race entrants it is part of the race package)

  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.

  • Pre-Race briefing by organisers followed by Q&A session with race participants.

Saturday April 24th -

  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am (For race entrants it is part of the race package).

  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.

  • Race Starts 7:30 am - 38km trail.

  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3 minute intervals.

  • Lunch - 12:00.

  • Dinner - 19:00

  • Prize Giving and briefing by race organisers.

Sunday April 25th -

  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am (For race entrants it is part of the race package).

  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.

  • Race Starts 7:00 am - 45 km trail.

  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3 minute intervals.

  • Lunch - 12:00

  • Dinner - 19:00

  • Prize Giving and briefing by race organisers.

Monday April 26th -

  • Breakfast and Coffee - 6:30 am. (For race entrants it is part of the race package).

  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.

  • Race starts - 35km trail.

  • Competitors will be released in batches at 3 minute intervals.

  • Lunch - 12:00

  • Prize Giving - 13:30

Trail Areas - 3 day Stage Race

  • Neck breaker

  • Hot as Hell

  • Varknek

  • Mamba

  • Tierkloof

  • Icebox 

  • Brandy Creek

Race ends on Monday April 26th after the Prize Giving at lunch time.

 

Racers and guests are welcome to stay until Tuesday 27th April, however they must cater for their own food on Tuesday 27th April.

No food will be served on Tuesday 27th April.

Entry Information and Package -

R 3350-00 per/person racing.

Late entry penalty - R 350.00

INCLUDES:

  • Overall Winners Male and Female win a KRUGER RAND!

  • Stage Winners Prizes in 4 categories, male and female.

  • Overall Prizes for top 3 winners, male and female.

  • 4 Days, 3 Nights, camping sites for tents available.

  • 9 meals

  • Race package

  • Race Medal.

  • Free t-shirt

  • Buff

  • Goody Bag.

  • Full Medical support during the race.

  • Well stocked water points along the routes.

  • Well timed event by BOUTIME.

  • Free bike wash.

  • Nature Walks

  • Game Viewing

  • Swimming

  • Catch and release fishing.

EXTRA'S 

  • Bike repairs and spares (For racers own account)

 

see below for more information...

Accomodation

  • Roughing it in the bushveld.

  • A tented camping area is available for accommodation.

  • One tent site is included in the Goudrivier 3 Day Stage Race package price for each racer.

  • All entrants and their guests must please bring their own tents and camping equipment. No tents will be supplied by the race organisers.

  • Each entrant will be allocated a 5 x 5 meter camp site included in the race entry fee. 

  • No more than 5 people will be allowed per camp site.

  • There are no electrical plug points at the camping site.

  • No open fires, including Webers and open fire braai equipment will be allowed on the premises.

  • There will be communal braai areas provided by the race organisers.

  • Racers and guests are welcome to bring their own gas stoves/braais.

  • Toilets and ablution facilities are available.

  • Should entrants not want to camp in tents, on the actual race premises, there are 5 Chalets available to book for accommodation as an optional extra. Please click here to book a chalet directly with Sweat Africa. This is not included in the race booking package. View Chalets and pricing.

  • Alternatively please contact riaan@bosveldjacobssafaris.co.za for details on nearby accommodation in the Waterberg.

  • There are plenty of Guest Houses, B+B's, Private Game Lodges and Hotels in the Waterberg/ Vaalwater region.

Meals

  • Family and guests of racers can purchase breakfast, lunch, dinner meal tickets. R190.00 p/adult, R100.00 per child.

  • 9 Meals are included in the 3 Day Stage Race entry fee for competitors only.

  • Free Coffee will be available at breakfast time and dinner time, which is included in the 3 Day Stage Race entry fee for competitors only.

  • Should racers want more coffee it will be an extra charge.

  • The meals included in the race entry package are: Friday dinner, Saturday 3 meals, Sunday 3 meals, Monday breakfast and lunch.

  • Monday night dinner will be for racers own account.

  • Should entrants wish to stay until Tuesday 27th April, no food will be served on Tuesday 27th April.

  • Should race entrants bring guests and family to accompany them for the weekend, they can self-cater in their tents and camping sites for themselves.

  • There will be a small tuck shop at the venue.

  • There are communal braai facilities available at the venue, attendees and their guests are welcome to bring their own gas stoves/braais.

  • No open fires will be allowed in the tented camping area as this poses huge fire hazards in the open bushveld.

  • Any other food and beverage requirements and snacks must be provided by the race attendees and guests themselves.

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