Robberg Express

Race Info:

  • 08 Oct 2017
  • 08:30
  • Plettenberg Bay, South Africa
  • R 200.00

Kurlandbrik Robberg Xpress - Full Course 10km

Robberg Nature Reserve , Plettenberg Bay, is the setting for The Kurlandbrik Robberg Xpress Trail Run – an exciting, high adrenaline and technical 10km circular trail.

Start in the car park area with a dash to the boom and back to split the leaders from the pack, before following the single track hiking route on the east of the peninsula. Boulder hopping, steep scrambles, soft sand and stunning views are what you can expect from this exclusive trail run.

KURLANDBRIK - A huge thank you to our main sponsor KURLANDBRIK who have without fail supported us every single year. Without them, we would not be able to hold this fantastic race!

For more details contact Plett Athletics Club secretary Heather Kennedy 083 252 3250

Free T-shirts for first 50 entrants. Limited sizes. First come first serve. Shirts available for purchase on the day.

Details

  • Sun 8th October 8h30
  • R200 for licenced runners.
  • Extra R30 for unlicensed runners.
  • Race Day Registration and Race Number collection from 7:00am to 8:00am.
  • Limit to 250 runners.
  • 3 hour cut off time
  • Carry own water. Whistle and Cellphone recommended.
  • Enter the Plett Biathlon - The Tour de Plett Cycle race and the The Kurlandbrik Robberg Xpress and get a discounted rate.
  • Walkers welcome (as long as they adhere to the cut-offs)
  • No dogs, not wheelchair friendly
  • Minumum age 16 (Under 16 welome in short course)
  • T-shirts for first 50 entrants.

 

Plett Biathlon

The Plett Biathlon includes Tour de Plett's (TdP) MTB Race on Saturday 7th October and Kurlandbrik Robberg Xpress 10km run on Sunday 8th October. This year we are privileged to be hosting a Biathlon with Tour de Plett and encourage all athletes to enter - A discount is offered when entering for both.

How to enter Plett's Biathlon and get an ATHLETES DISCOUNT?

1. Firstly enter the MTB Race here
2. Then enter our Kurland Robberg Xpress 10km run and receive your discount.
-10km and 87km MTB = Discount of R100
-10km and 58km MTB = Discount of R80
-10km and 20km MTB = Discount of R75

For more on Tour de Plett -http://www.tourdeplett.co.za

NSRI

We support the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) and thank them for their outstanding support. R5 of your entry fee goes towards the Plettenberg Bay NSRI - Station 14. Please feel free to donate more on our entry page. For more on the NSRI - http://www.nsri.org.za/tag/plettenberg-bay/

Cape Nature

Approximately R60 of your entry fee goes towards Cape Nature to ensure that our beautiful Robberg Nature Reserve, which is not only a national monument, but a World Heritage Site, is properly maintained and protected. For more on Cape Nature - http://www.capenature.co.za/reserves/robberg-nature-reserve/

Held under the rules of ASA and ASWD. All competitors must comply with the rules, regulations and instructions given by officials, marshals and traffic officials. Non-compliance may lead to disqualification. The Race Referee’s decision is final. The Race Organizer reserve the right to accept / reject any entry received.

Club Colours: Athletes must participate in their correct club colours. No advertising allowed.

Cut-off time: 3 hours

Foreigners: All international athletes must apply for clearance from ASA and proof of clearance must be attached to entry forms. International runners, particularly those who hope to win any prize, should note that in order for them to take part in the event, they need written approval (Permit) from their own athletics federation. The permit should be submitted to the organizers prior to the event attached to their entry form or latest at Race Registration (IAAF Rule 4 and ASA Rule 4). International runners must supply a copy of their passport at Registration in order to verify their age. When an International runner is entered through a South African club, it is the responsibility of their club to ensure the permit for the runners is obtained, and to hand it over to the race organizers prior to the event at Race Registration.

Proof of Age: Athletes must give proof of their age at the request of the Race Referee. (Original ID / Birth Certificate / Permanent Residence Permit)

Refreshment Tables: No refreshment tables are provided. Athletes to carry their own water and refreshments, ensuring enough supply for the race.

Trail:Runners must give way to faster runners wishing to overtake, on single track.

Safety Rule (ALL DISTANCES): No Earphones (IAAF Rule 144.2b), Animals (ASA Rule 21.4.1) or Racers (ASA Rule 21.4.3) allowed.

Seconding: No seconding will be allowed on the route.

Age Tags: Participants will be eligible for prizes in the OPEN category and the age category for which they have entered provided the relevant age category tag or junior tags is displayed front and back. Participants may enter the age category corresponding to their chronological age or any younger category down to SENIOR. (Red age tag or Orange “W” tag) Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult at all times during the race.

Drug Testing: Random drug testing, under the auspices of the Institute of Drug Free Sport and Athletics South Africa will be conducted. Officials will be on hand to escort them to the Drug Control Centre. It is a violation of the doping rule for an athlete to fail to, or refuse to, submit to doping control after having been requested to do so by the responsible official. Prize money will only be paid out after the results of drug tests have been received. It is the responsibility of the athlete to ensure that any Therapeutic Use Exemption form has been properly lodged with the authorities before the race. Drug Free Sport website: www.drugfreesport.org.za

Location

Timeline

Time Event
07:00 - 08:00 Registration and race pack pickup
08:30 - 11:00 Race
11:00 - 11:30 Prize Giving