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3 Mountains Challenge (Long)

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Location:
South Africa - Free State
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 1 Aug 2015
Event dates:
17 Mar 2018 - 4 day event
± 3 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
AfriCycleTours
Race Director:
George Stroebel
Email:
info@3mountains.co.za

About:

The 3 Mountains Challenge is a multi-stage MTB Cycling & Trail Running event, that will be presented to the cycling & running community by Afri-Cycle Tours in conjunction with the Clocolan cycling community. This exciting event will take place from 18 to 21 March 2016 in and around the beautiful town of Clocolan in the Free State. The event will cater for all levels of expertise by providing different routes and distances to select from. The organizers will also provide a category for U/16 and U/18 to compete in their respective age groups over 4 stages.
Who,When,Where?
Who: The race is for the
entire family. It caters for a
kiddies race, short distance
for youth and fun riders, the
long distance for the more
experienced rider & runners.
When: 18-21 March 2016
Where: Clocolan in the
Eastern Free State.
What, Water
What: The 3Mountains is a race
over 4 days with 4 stages.
It includes a Night race/
prologue and 3 day stages.
We also added an Open day on the Saturday. Water: Voted as some of the
best Water points ever at the
2014 + 2015 race. 2016 promises to
be even better.With 3 water points on each stage.

Mountain Biking Race Package:
4 Stages
Race T- Shirt
Goodie Bag
Finishers medal
Bike wash & Lube after each stage
Well serviced Refueling stations
Mountain Biking Race Cost:
TEAMS OF TWO: R3000

LONG DISTANCE: R1500
The MTB Long distance race…
In this race we cater for loads of different groups.
Open Team, Mixed Team, VETS Team(40+), Solo Male & Solo Female.
• Night Stage: Friday the 18th. (SCHOOL HOLIDAY STARTS) 25-30KM
• Stage 1: Saturday 19th route. 75-80KM
• Stage 2: Sunday the 20th route. 75-80KM
• Stage 3: Monday the 21st (PUBLIC HOLIDAY) 55-60KM

Trail Run Race Package:
4 Stages
Race T- Shirt
Goodie Bag
Finishers medal
Long sleeve shirt & socks
Well serviced Refueling stations
Trail Run Race Cost:
LONG DISTANCE: R1500
Trail Run Long distance race…
In this race we cater for loads of different groups.
Solo Male & Solo Female.
• Night Stage: Friday the 18th. (SCHOOL HOLIDAY STARTS) 5-6KM
• Stage 1: Saturday 19th route. 21-25KM
• Stage 2: Sunday the 20th route. 21-25KM
• Stage 3: Monday the 21st (PUBLIC HOLIDAY) 10-12KM

More info: www.3mountains.co.za

Weather conditions

Mild-Hot

Season: Summer

Route Information

Distance:
255.2km
Ascent:
3553m

Terrain

Rolling hills, Mountainous

Technical Rating: 7

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
28.5km
264m
Clocolan - out and back
2:
85.5km
1115m
Clocolan - out and back
3:
79.7km
1209m
Clocolan - out and back
4:
61.5km
965m
Clocolan - out and back

Entry Fee details

Entry pp from R1500

Individual R1500 , Team R3000 The Race package consists of: 4 Stages Finishers medal Race T- Shirt Bike Wash & Lube after each stage Goody Bag Well serviced water points

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