“What I can say is it was brutal. Utterly savage.” – James Bösenberg, 100K runner
Cottage Availability & Accommodation:
There are a couple of spots left in the comfy cottages – mail Caeli.
Camping is included in your race entry if you like it rough!
Supporters can purchase meal vouchers at R200 for the weekend / R50 a meal – mail us here to pre-order.
- Taper time! It is too late to cram in more km’s. It’s time to rest, put in some fine-tuning in with short sharp runs.
- Test your gear – do a couple of runs with the pack and the shoes you will be running in.
- Test your food. You don’t want to be trying new things on race day.
- Do a night run or two. It is important to know what expect after the sun sets on the 13th October. Test your batteries and headlamps.
- There is NO seconding or pacing allowed outside of Algeria refuel camp.
- There is a compulsory 30 minute stop at Algeria. Cheese Burgers, Tea, medical check.
- You are only allowed to leave Algeria once the race marshal has signed you out following your 30 minute stop.
- If you do not have a second, you may send a tog bag with the official race seconding vehicle.
- It is compulsory to sign in at all of the check points.
- The race starts at 5am on the 13th October from Sanddrif – dark!
- Race registration is open from 4pm Friday the 12th at Race HQ at Sanddrif. Boerie Rolls to snack on!
- The race and safety briefing (for the 100km) is at 6pm on Friday the 12th at Sanddrif Race HQ. It is mandatory to attend the briefing.
- There are no trail markings. Each runner MUST have their own GPS.
- There is a 30 hour cut off time to complete the route. So you will be an unofficial finisher if you cross the finish line outside of this time.
- There is a 13 hour cut off time at half way. You are not allowed to leave Algeria after 6pm. This is inclusive of your compulsory 30 minute stop time.
- Night Marathon gear check and briefing starts at 4pm at Algeria campsite, race starts at 6pm.
- Take a GoPro, or use your Phone for photos.