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FREEDOM CHALLENGE RACE TO WILLOWMORE
DATE 24 March 2019
TIME TBC
ORGANISERS Freedom Challenge
DISTANCE 554;
PROVINCE Eastern Cape
START VENUE Die Ou Pastorie Kothuise ,84 Bree Street,Cradock
PRIMARY CONTACT
NAME The Race Organiser
NUMBER 076-5715990
EMAIL info@freedomchallenge.org.za
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EMAIL
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ENTRY DETAILS



Online entries: www.freedomchallenge.org.za.




DIRECTIONS

Race Start Coordinates: -32.17032939512156, 25.61536967754364 

Race Finish Coordinates: -33.295588147644956, 23.49152147769928 

THE RUN


The route follows a section of the Freedom Trail and includes the iconic Baviaanskloof Wilderness area. It features a wide variety of off-road terrain. Apart from the riding, there a few portage sections where you will have to hike, push and even carry your bike.
Stage One Cradock to Gegun. Distance: 122 kilometres.
Stage Two Gegun via Koedoeskop to Toekomst. Distance: 52 kilometres.
Stage Three Toekomst via Kleinpoort to Bucklands. Distance: 120 kilometres.
Stage Four Bucklands via Hadley to Cambria. Distance:  90 kilometres.
Stage Five Cambria to Dam se Drif. Distance: 82 kilometres.
Stage Six Dam se Drif to Willowmore. Distance:  88 kilometres.                                                                        
The route is not marked and you will need to navigate by means of maps, compass and narrative directions. The use of GPS devices for navigation during the race is not allowed and will lead to disqualification.


MEDIA RELEASE
Race Name Release Date Media Release
ORGANISER
NAME Freedom Challenge
PROVINCE Eastern Province
EMAIL david@freedomchallenge.org.za
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RACES BY THIS CLUB
TYPE PROVINCE RACE DATE VENUE CONTACT NUMBER
Eastern Cape Freedom Race to Cradock - Seven Days 16 March 2019 Rhodes Village Muller Street Rhodes Glen Harrison 076-5715990
KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Challenge - Race to Rhodes - Six Days 12 June 2019 Pietermaritzburg City Hall Chief Albert Luthuli St, Pietermaritzburg Glenn Harrison 082-7601218
KwaZulu-Natal Freedom Challenge - Race Across South Africa - up to 26 Days 16 June 2019 Pietermaritzburg City Hall Chief Alber Luthuli St, Pietermaritzburg David Waddilove 076-5715990
EDITORS NOTES



EDITORS NOTES

You are allowed a maximum of six days to complete the ride. It is a non-stop event. You are not required to stop every night. Five support stations serve as compulsory check points every 100 kilometres and provide food and accommodation. You are required to sign in and out of each designated support station.  Utilisation of the accommodation provided at each support station is at your own discretion.

Riders may send a pre-packed two litre container of their own to each support station, to be collected during the race. These typically contain the maps for the next section, bike spares and snacks. Three emergency stops where food and emergency accommodation can be arranged.



Time Limit: 144:00

Finishers: 0

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