Swazi 3 Reserves 2019

Event Date: 21 September 2019 Entries Close: 15 September 2019 at 23:00
Venue: Simunye Country Club & Lodge Province: Eswatini
Distance: 73km (R320), 43km (R250), 23km (R160), 10km (R120) Starting Time: 07:15
Timed By: Mpumalanga Timing More Info:

 

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Additional Information:
Swazi Lubombo Cycling brings you the annual Swazi 3 Reserves MTB. The event is a fantastic opportunity to explore the Game Reserves in the Lowveld of Eswatini (previously Swaziland). The event includes a variety of distances for all levels of cyclists.Late entries will ride unofficially and will only be accepted at the venue on the evening of the 20th of September and the morning before the race on the 21st. An admin fee of E50.00 per late entry will be charged.
Those entering late will be allowed to ride unofficially (no timed position, no medal, no goody bag)Start Times:
73km 07h15
43km 07h30
23km 07h45
10km 08h00

Pack: Bike, cycling gear, puncture repair kit, pump, sunscreen and nutrition
NO HELMET – NO RIDE

BORDER POST HOURS
• Lavumisa/Golela 07h00 – 22h00 [from KZN]
• Ngwenya/Oshoek 07h00 – 22h00 [from Johannesburg/Pretoria]
• Borgdergate/Managa 07h00 – 18h00 [from Kruger Park / Nelspruit]
• Lomahasha / Namaacha 07h00 – 20h00 [from Mozambique]
• Mhlumeni / Goba 24 hrs service [from Mozambique]
* RIDERS FROM OUTSIDE ESWATINI DON’T FORGET YOUR PASSPORTS!!

10km Fun ride
This ride is for the family and kids, the ride takes you through the cane fields with a small bit of single track.

23km Intermediate Ride
This route goes through the cane fields then does a circuit in the Hlane game reserve all on good roads

43km Classic
A route of enjoyable riding on jeep tracks and single track through all 3 Game Reserves. This ride is the ideal entry race to mountain bike racing, the route is 100% rideable.
Top riders would be expected to complete the route in 1hour 30 minutes with the average rider taking 2hours 30 minutes.

73km Marathon
The Marathon race takes riders through all three of the reserves.
This race is the ideal ride for the serious rider who wants a good workout. The top riders would be expected to complete the race in 3 hours.
73 km’s of flowing jeep tracks, single track with a balance of undulating hills and steep climbs. It is not the toughest marathon race around.
The route traverses the Hlane, Mbuluzi and Mlawula game reserves

For more information please see our website https://www.mbuluzi.com/activities/swazi-3-reserves/ 
and for updates on the race follow us on facebook: @swazi3reserves

Route profile 73km, click here
Route profile 43km,  click here
Route profile 23km,  click here 
Route profile 10km,  click here

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