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Rider's Guide

Registration

5am

Registration

Saturday 22 April at 05:00

6:15am

Start Time

Race briefing 06:00 Race start 06:15

START

Race start will be at Cullinan Sportfields

* Remember your SAS board. You can also buy one at registration for R60.

* Neutral zone = First 6km from start

Get your early morning personality boost by visiting XŌ Coffee at Registration.

start venue map

RIDERS AND GEAR IDENTIFICATION

VEHICLE TRANSFER SERVICE

ROUTE

GPX Files

This year we are happy to return to the original Ascent route starting in Cullinan and finishing in the highlands at Dunkeld Country Estate.

Please click on the links below to download the route file onto your GPS device ready for race day. Please note that it is compulsoray to have a GPS device mounted on your bike with the route running on race day. The route will be marked only with the most basic route markings and your GPS should be used as the primary source. 

The route files will also be available at Registration. Scan the QR Code when registering.

If you need any assistance in downloading the route file, please email pieter@advendurance.com and/or info@saseeding.co.za.

Route Map and Elevation Profile

Download the Route Profile

Waterpoints

WP 1

WP Distance @ 42km
Supporter Point

WP 2

WP Distance @ 86km
Supporter Point

WP 3

WP Distance @ 133km
Auto scan checkpoint
Supporter Point (Entry fee payable at gate)
Cut off time is at 17:00
There will be a Specialized tech zone at WP3 to provide technical assistance to all riders.

WP 4

WP Distance @ 178km
No Supporters

WP 5

WP Distance @ 210km
Supporter Point

WP 6

WP Distance @240km

Please follow the dedicated Supporter Route Map to the Supporter Points to avoid vehicle congestion on the cycle route.
Important: Support vehicles are not allowed on the cycling route. Vehicles that are found to be purposefully breaking this rule will result in the disqualification of their riders.

Download and save or print the detailed instructions on the supporter routes with QR codes for locations. 

TECHNICAL AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE:

GOLD

SILVER

BRONZE

BLACK

Collect your finisher's shirt at the finish with your medal.

RACE RULES

CSA rules apply.
The race is mainly on gravel, but also on public roads. Please obey the public road rules at all times.
No support vehicles will be allowed on the race route at any time. Vehicles found on the race route will result in the disqualification of the rider.

RESULTS

Results will be uploaded on the website.

Split Times

COMPULSORY GEAR:

TEAM OF 2 RELAY:

Finish

Please follow the marshal instructions to get to the finish inside of Dunkeld

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