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The Rolling M Challenge

 
Date : 02 - 03 September 2017
Province : Kwazulu Natal
Location : Rolling M Ranch, Winterton
Entries Close : 31 August 2017
Late Entries : No
Timed By : N/A
ROAG Registration : No
Event Website : http://rollingmranch.co.za/



MORE INFO:

REGISTRATION: 

 

REGISTRATION 1

REGISTRATION 2

REGISTRATION 3

Date

Friday, 1st of September

Saturday, 2nd of September

Sunday, 3rd of September

Registration Time

16:00-18:00

06:00-08:30

06:00-08:30

Venue

Rolling M Ranch

Rolling M Ranch

Rolling M Ranch


RACE DETAILS: 

RACE NAME

ENTRY CLOSING DATE

START TIME

PRE ENTRY FEE

LATE ENTRY FEE

MTB &Trail Double Header

Monday, 31st of July.

08:00

R2400

N/A

MTB Package

Monday, 31st of July.

09:30

R1950

N/A

Trail Package

Monday, 31st of July.

08:00

R850

N/A

Day Entry | 52km MTB

Thursday, 31st of August

09:30

R450

 R450

Day Entry | 25km Trail Run

Thursday, 31st of August

08:00

R250

 R250

Day Entry | 15km Trail Run

Thursday, 31st of August

08:00

R250

 R250

Kiddies Package

Monday, 31st of July.

 

R350

N/A

Supporters Package

Monday, 31st of July.

N/A

R750

N/A



PLEASE NOTE THAT ENTRIES FOR THE PACKAGES CLOSE ON MONDAY, THE 31ST OF JULY. 

FURTHERMORE, PLEASE SEE WHICH DAYS THE MTB & TRAIL ARE HELD ON BELOW: 

MTB: Saturday
TRAIL: Sunday

INCLUDED IN PACKAGE ENTRIES:

• Tented accommodation.
• Fully set up race village.
• 2 man tent with mattress.
• 5 meals from Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast.
• Chill Zone.
• Tea and Coffee bar.
• Refreshment stations.
• Professional photographers on route.
• Medical support.
• Toilets and showers.
• Goodie Bag – Competitors only
• Entertainment/ live music
• Cash bar / Craft beer
• Yoga
• Cell phone charging station


KIDDIES: (6 – 13 Years)

This package includes all meals, Friday dinner to Sunday breakfast.
Please bring your own camping equipment for your children.

Children under 6 stay free

EVENT INFORMATION:

The Rolling M Challenge is a 2 day event, consisting of a mountain bike ride and a trail run through bushveld, along the banks of the big Tugela river and encompassing some of the famous Berg & Bush MTB routes.
 
Bikers & Runners have the option of entering the the 52km MTB ride on the Saturday, the 25km/1km trail run on the Sunday or both events over the weekend!
 
We’ve created the challenge to have a family orientated weekend in September this year. In addition to the main events, there will be a 5km fun bike ride and trail run for the children, horse riding, tubing, yoga and entertainment on Saturday evening.

ROUTE DESCRIPTION: 

The routes cover varied terrain with occasional technical sections for the MTB race and 2 manned river crossings of the Big Tugela in the trail run.

Both the MTB and Trail run will start and finish at Rolling M Ranch.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 

Prizes: 
Prizes and trophies to be won. 
Category prizes for men and ladies.

Prize Giving will be held on the following times: 
Saturday, 16h00
Sunday, 11h00

T-Shirts: 
T-Shirts to the first 100 pre-entries. 

Kids Entertainment: 
Plenty of entertainment is offered at the venue for the kids. This includes a jumping castle, 5km fun ride/run, tubing and horse riding. 

Food & Beverages: 
Meals have been included in the package entry options. The meals include a lamb on the spit & other hearty farm food. 

Meal times: 
Friday dinner 18h00-20h00
Saturday breakfast 06h00-08h00
Saturday lunch 12h00-14h00
Saturday dinner 18h00-20h00
Sunday breakfast 18h00-20h00

Market Stalls: 
Stalls selling clothing and other local produce will be available. 

Local Accommodation: 
Please see the below link to see the local accommodation options available: 


Local Activities: 
Tubing and horse riding is also offered at Rolling M Ranch. 

Horse riding. Please contact info@rollingmranch.co.za to book. 

DIRECTIONS:  

From Durban to Rolling M Ranch 
Take the N3 toll road to Pietermaritzburg and on to Mooiriver and Estcourt. 
About 5 km after the Estcourt Ultra City, look for a sign: R74 BERGVILLE / COLENSO. 
Turn left off the highway & left again at the stop. Travel 22 km to Winterton. Drive through Winterton and take first right after bridge (R600-SPIOENKOP). 
Travel 2 km then take the first right (SKIETDRIFT – Rolling M sign) after another bridge onto the farm road (dirt). 
Drive 13km to end of road- look for the Rolling M Ranch sign painted on the rock at the gate Continue down the road for another 1km and you will arrive at the homestead.

From Johannesburg to Rolling M Ranch 
Take the N3 to Harrismith Continue on the N3 down Van Reenen’s Pass for 51km to the Tugela Plaza toll 
After the Tugela Plaza toll, travel a further 14km Take the R616 Bergville off ramp At the T-junction turn left on the N11 to Ladysmith Travel for 5km and then turn right onto the R600 to Winterton After 30km, turn left onto the Skietdrift district road (dirt road). 
Travel 13km to the end of the road – look for the Rolling M Ranch sign painted on the rock at the gate Continue down the road for another 1km and you will arrive at the homestead 

Coordinates: 28°43’10.02″S 29°37’38.13″E