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Windhoek Light Namib Quest

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Location:
Namibia
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 1 Oct 2014
Event dates:
19 May 2019 - 6 day event
± 34 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
African Extreme Promotions
Race Director:
Tinus Hansen
Email:
tinus@aep.org.na

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The Windhoek Light Namib Quest is a 6-day mountain bike stage race that begins in the historic capital city of Namibia, Windhoek and ends 6 days later in the famous coastal town of Swakopmund. The route will pass through the folded mountains of the Khomas Hochland, dropping down through the transition plateau into the famous Namib Desert and will include parts of the Namib Naukluft Park.

Weather conditions

Season: Autumn

Route Information

Distance:
477km
Ascent:
6286m

Terrain

Hillly. Short hard climbs. Short technical decents. Some long climbs.

Technical Rating:

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
78km
1294m
Windhoek to
2:
77km
1534m
3:
61km
1387m
4:
71km
1393m
5:
134km
223m
6:
56km
455m
to Swakopmund

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R14250 to 15600

Early Bird Entries (First 10 teams to register) – N$ 28,500.00 (R 28,500.00) per team of 2 riders. This will include a free V.I.P upgrade to the value of N$ 3600.00 per team. Normal Entries (After the 1st 10 entries received to 29th Feb’15) – N$ 28,500.00 (R 28,500.00) per team of 2 riders. Late Entries (1st Mar’16 to close of entries) – N$ 31,000.00 (R 31,000.00) per team of 2 riders. Entries are open and will close when 50 teams have registered and paid. You will receive an e-mail confirmation of your entry once the online registration process and credit card or EFT payment has been processed. Once registered, riders will receive regular updates pertaining to the event. Solo Entries – will be considered on request and subject to participant experience and approval from event organizers. Cost of solo entry – N$ 15,600.00. (R15,600.00) Only team entries will be given a official event position, however solo entries will form part of the event timing and will be awarded event regalia on successful completion of the event. Entries received after the 30th March 2016 will not be eligible for the events cycling shirt…

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