Vodacom Hippo Hollow MTB Challenge

DATE: 3 June 2017

VENUE: Induna Adventures, Brandwag Farm, Sabie Rd R536, Hazyview

With this brand new exciting MTB event only 5 minutes from the Kruger Park. You will know you are in the Bushveld when you ride straight through Hippo Hollow Country Estate restaurant and reception & as well as right next to Elephant Whisper’s and are bound to pedal past either Elephant or Hippo’s.

TERRAIN:

Farm land, Hippo tracks, Bushveld, single track, tunnel, bridges, enduro trails, old wagon roads

70KM OVERALL PRIZE MONEY:

1st – R15,000 (Men’s & Women’s)

2nd – R7,500 (Men’s & Women’s)

3rd – R5,000 (Men’s & Women’s)

DIRECTIONS:

(FROM JOHANNESBURG OR PRETORIA)

Take the N12 or N4 to Nelspruit via Witbank & Middelburg. At the fifth set of traffic lights in Nelspruit, turn left onto the R40 towards White River. At the last set of traffic lights in White River, turn left and continue on the R40 to Hazyview. (+-45kms) At the T-junction, turn left into Hazyview and continue straight, passing straight through the town. At the Stop street after Perry’s Bridge turn left. Continue on this road for approximately 10km. You will see Induna Adventures on your left hand side.

GPS CO ORDINATES:  25.0418° S, 31.1341° E

RECOMMENDED ACCOMMODATION

OUR MAP AND ROUTE PROFILE FOR THE 70KM

OUR MAP AND ROUTE PROFILE FOR THE 40KM

EVENT DETAILS:

REGISTRATION & NUMBER COLLECTION ON SATURDAY THE 27th of MAY:

The Bicycle Company, Nelspruit: 10AM – 12AM

 REGISTRATION & NUMBER COLLECTION ON THURSDAY THE 1st of JUNE:

Magnolia Restaurant, Casterbridge, White River: 4PM – 6PM

REGISTRATION & NUMBER COLLECTION ON FRIDAY THE 2nd of JUNE:

Hippo Hollow Country Estate, Hazyview: 5PM – 8PM

 

 PRICING:

70km R250

40km R170

15km R100

Kids Fun Ride R60 

 Online entries close: 30 May 12 noon

 

REGISTRATION & NUMBER COLLECTION ON THE DAY:

Induna Adventure: 6AM – 7AM

(Late entry fee of R50 will be charged for riders entering on the day)

 

RACE BRIEFING:

7:45AM – 75KM

8:15AM – 40KM

8:45AM – 15KM

 

START TIMES:

8AM – 75KM

8:30AM – 40KM

9AM – 15KM

9:15AM – 2KM

 

RACES:

70 km (63.7 km)          ELEVATION: 1717 m

40 km (45.8 km)          ELEVATION: 1210 m

15 km                              ELEVATION: 370 m

 

EXPECT FIRST RIDERS IN:

9:50AM: FIRST 15KM

10:40AM:  FIRST 40KM

11AM: FIRST 75KM

 

11AM: DYLAN VICTOR – TRICKS PERFORMANCE

11:30AM – 1PM: LIVE MUSIC

1PM: PRIZE GIVING

 

SUPPORTING LOCAL COMMUNITY:

Please join us in supporting the Standford Community by bringing your old blankets, shoes and unwanted clothes to donate the the Standford Charity.

GENERAL INFO:

Skills Workshop presented by Dylan Victor on Friday afternoon from 5PM at Hippo Hollow, please book via email at tanya@sunshineevents.co.za

 

Medals to ALL finishers

Overall prize money

Kids Mini Urban Obstacle Course

Jumping Castle

Face Painting

Food stalls 

Fully Stocked Water Points

Netcare 911 Ambulance Services

Massages

Live Music

WANT TO REGISTER FOR THE VODACOM HIPPO HOLLOW MTB CHALLENGE?