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Windhoek Light Namib Quest

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Location:
Namibia
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 24 Nov 2018
Event dates:
19 May 2019 - 6 day event
± 8 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Namibia Breweries Limited
Race Director:
Nico Gericke
Email:
Nico.Gericke@ol.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

May – It is the end of summer. The rains have stopped, but the scenery is still lovely and green. The nights aren't cold yet, and daytime temperatures are, on average, around 24-28°C/75-82°F. June – The nights are getting cold and can drop below 10°C/50°F. In desert areas, it can be freezing.

Season: Autumn

Route Information

Distance:
542km
Ascent:
6484m

Terrain

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

Technical Rating: 7

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
78km
1294m
Windhoek to Race Village 1
2:
77km
1534m
Race Village 1 Loop
3:
102km
1597m
Race Village 1 to Race Village 2
4:
80km
1189m
Race Village 2 to Race Village 3
5:
53km
571m
Race Village 3 Loop
6:
152km
299m
Race Village 3 to Swakopmund

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R15 000 - Solo | 26 000 - Team to

To celebrate, we are running an unbelievable special for all the participants who enter before 28 December 2018: Where 5 lucky teams/solo riders will stand a chance to win back 20% of their entry fee. (T & C’s apply) Solo Rider:     N$15 000.00 Team Entry:   N$26 000.00 Standard (1 Tent with 2 beds, 2 mattresses) N$ 3 000.00 Luxury (2 Tents with 1 bed, 1 mattress in each) For more detail please visit our site at:

www.windhoeklightevents.com

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