Wesbank Leopard Crawl MTB
Sat 2 Feb 2019, 07:00 @ Oudtshoorn, Western Cape


Organiser
Leopard Crawl MTB & Trail Challenge

WESBANK LEOPARD CRAWL

MOUNTAIN BIKE & TRAIL RUN ROUTES


The Leopard Crawl offers 3 mountain bike routes ( 72km, 45km and 18km ) as well as a challenging 12,5km trail run route. Family events include the 13km (08:00 | R40) and 5km fun ride/walk (09:15 | R25). Only same day entries allowed for these events.


All events will start at Wesbank Primary School in Park Road, Oudtshoorn.

72KM MOUNTAIN BIKE

ROUTE & ELEVATION


Elevation: Min – 252m, Avg – 364m, Max – 559m

72km MTB Leopard Crawl


The 72 km and 45 km routes split as riders enter the training area of the Infantry School. The 72 km will follow a route consisting of single track and Jeep track in the training area for about 22 km before the first water point. There is another 15.5 km to cover before exiting the training area.

From this exit riders enter the farm Greylands and follow a Jeep track up to the farmhouse for about 4 km. Riders turn left on the Greylands/Lategansvlei gravel road and cross the R62 at Greylands. The second water point for the 72 km (at 40 km) will be at this crossing.

From the Greylands Water point riders follow the road to the De Zeekoe gravel road. Riders stay on this road for about 10 km and the turn left towards the Lucerne fields of De Zeekoe. Follow the Jeep track all the way along the Lucerne fields up to the third water point.


From the De Zeekoe water point riders follow the gravel road up to the R328 to Mossel Bay. Turn left, and after 150m, turn right on the gravel road to Safari Ostrich Farm. Riders follow the gravel road leading to Safari Ostrich Farm. Turn right before the Welgeluk Road and follow the gravel road running parallel with the Welgeluk Road. Enter the Welgeluk Road approximately 800m before the Show grounds. Turn left into the Show grounds. Follow the markers and exit the show grounds in Park road, 2km to the finish.

45KM MOUNTAIN BIKE

ROUTE & ELEVATION


Elevation: Min – 252m, Avg – 310m, Max – 407m

45km MTB Leopard Crawl


The 45 km will follow a shorter route in the training area consisting mainly of Jeep Track. After 7.3 km the 45 km exits the training area at the same gate as the 72 km. From this exit riders enter the farm Greylands and follow a Jeep track up to the farmhouse for about 4 km. Riders turn left on the Greylands/Lategansvlei gravel road and cross the R62 at Greylands. The first water point for the 45km (at 20 km) will be at this crossing.


From the Greylands Water point riders follow the road to the De Zeekoe gravel road. Riders stay on this road for about 10 km and the turn left towards the Lucerne fields of De Zeekoe. Follow the Jeep track all the way along the Lucerne fields up to the second water point for the 45 km route.

From the De Zeekoe water point riders follow the gravel road up to the R328 to Mossel Bay. Turn left, and after 150 m, turn right on the gravel road to Safari Ostrich Farm. Riders follow the gravel road leading to Safari Ostrich Farm. Turn right before the Welgeluk Road and follow the gravel road running parallel with the Welgeluk Road. Enter the Welgeluk Road approximately 800m before the Show grounds. Turn left into the Show grounds. Follow the markers and exit the show grounds in Park road, 2km to the finish.

18KM MOUNTAIN BIKE

ROUTE & ELEVATION


Elevation: Min – 275m, Avg – 350m, Max – 325m

18km MTB Leopard Crawl


The 18 km route is a much easier route. The race starts with a neutral zone down in Park Road to the Show grounds. At the Show Grounds the race begins along the railway track. It joins the 72 km and 45 km at the last water point at De Zeekoe, about 13 km before the finishing line. From the De Zeekoe water point riders follow the gravel road up to the R328 to Mossel Bay. Turn left, and after 150 m, turn right on the gravel road to Safari Ostrich Farm.


Riders follow the gravel road leading to Safari Ostrich Farm. Turn right before the Welgeluk Road and follow the gravel road running parallel with the Welgeluk Road. Enter the Welgeluk Road approximately 800m before the Show grounds. Turn left into the Show grounds. Follow the markers and exit the show grounds in Park road, 2km to the finish.

Online entries closing on the 30th of January 2019.

More information: www.leopardcrawl.co.za

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
72km 72 km 07:00 R 210.00
45km 45 km 07:10 R 160.00
18km 18 km 07:20 R 90.00

Event location
Laerskool Wesbank, Oudtshoorn

Coordinates -33.5975215, 22.1927687
Address Wesbank Primary School, Vrede Street, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
City Oudtshoorn
Province Western Cape