Piketberg Community Road Race by THE SPORTS TRUST 2019

When:
2019-10-13 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Where:
Tollie Adams Piketberg Cricket Ground
Piketberg
South Africa
Cost:
R300
Contact:
Mike Tippet
062 159 1011

Steynsville Senior Secondary School in conjunction with BergRivier Municipality and The Sports Trust are hosting a road cycling race in the picturesque town of Piketberg.

The league categories will, as usual, head off towards Redelinghuys, head back and up the Versfeld Pass over a 103km distance!

The 50km route will head out to Eendekuil Road and will make a U Turn to race on the same road back to Piketberg. These races will not tackle the mountain pass. There will be a 20km Community Funride around the town and suburb of Piketberg.

All races start and end at the Piketberg Cricket Grounds.

There will be free entry for the scholar/youth Age Category events (but not for the league events).

Registration and costs

Entry Type Price
Category 1, 2, 3 and Women – Online entries (before Thursday midnight) R200
Category 1, 2, 3 and Women – Late entries (on the day) R300
Scholars / Youth – Riding in youth age categories and NOT in Cat 1, 2, 3 and Women Free

Online entries received before midnight on FRIDAY 11 October 2019 will receive a discount of R100 per rider. After this time online entries will close and late registration will only be possible on the day at the event.

The event does not form part of the WP Road Racing League 2019.

Course and distances

  • Category 1 – 103 kms (WP Road Racing League criteria)
  • Category 2 – 103 kms (WP Road Racing League criteria)
  • Category 3 –  103kms (WP Road Racing League criteria)
  • Women – 103 kms (WP Road Racing League criteria)
  • Youth – u19,17,15 – 50 kms

All races start and end at the Piketberg Cricket Grounds.

103km Route

The Category Races will be raced over an undulating 103 km course out towards Redelinghuys, riders will negotiate a U Turn in the road and return back on the same road towards Piketberg. Just before the outskirts of the Town, the race will turn right on the Versfeld Pass where a sprint prime will be contested before tacking a climb that won’t be out of place in a ‘Grand Tour’.

The Sprint  and KOM competitions are applicable to only Category 1.

50km Route

Schools Age Categories (50 kms) will race out to the Eendekuil Road and will make a U Turn to race on the same road back to Piketberg. These races will not tackle the Versfeld Pass.

Funride Route

There will also be a Community Funride of 20 kilometres around the town and suburb of Piketberg.

 Times

  • 08h00 – Category 1
  • 08h05 – Category 2
  • 08h10 – Category 3
  • 08h10 – Women
  • 08h25 – u/17,u/19
  • 08h30 – u/15

Parking

Parking will be at Piketberg Cricket Ground.

Entry

Entries will open in September 2019

Entries on the day will cost R300, so register online and save.

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