Steam Train Challenge 2018
Sat 20 Oct 2018, 08:00 @ Wellington, Western Cape

Steam Train Challenge

You can enter in one of the following categories:

1) Relay team of 6 athletes, consisting of 3 mountain bikers and 3 runners

2) Solo athlete (Solo category limited to 100 athletes only)

DATE:      Saturday, 20 October 2018

START:    08h00

TERRAIN:   Off-road 

DISTANCE: approx. 90km in total


Relay teams: Male, Female, Mixed (any gender mix), Corporate (any gender mix) and, Schools (any gender mix)

Solo: Overall Male and Female (Solo category limited to 100 athletes only)

Leg 1:     Wellington to Malan Station/Malanstasie (run – approx. 7km)
Leg 2:     Malan Station/Malanstasie to Hermon Station (MTB – approx. 22km)
Leg 3:     Hermon Station to Gouda Station (MTB – approx. 20km)
Leg 4:     Gouda Station to Tulbagh Road Station (run – approx. 8km)
Leg 5:     Tulbagh Road Station to Waverley Hills Farm (MTB – approx. 24km)
Leg 6:     Waverley Hills Farm to Ceres Golf Club (run – approx. 11km) – runner must have a headlamp


Team members’ transport to the handover points is the team’s own responsibility.

On-route seconding by support teams will not be allowed. Any team found to transgress this rule will promptly be disqualified/expelled from the route. Supporters to follow R44 and utilize hand-over points to support their respective teams or solo athletes.

Solo athletes to have one support vehicle to transport the athlete’s mountain bike to Malanstasie and Tulbaghweg.

Cut-offs will be enforced on route to ensure participants’ safety.


Relay teams: R385 per person – R2 310 per team (includes goody bag and medal for each team member)

Solo: R1 050 (including goody bag, medal, and special event memorabilia)

Entry fee includes race entry, goody bag, medal and free entry to the entertainment area. Entertainment area will include live music, food and drink stalls and supervised kiddies zone.


The prizes include the following:

Category winner



2019 race

Solo Male


GU merchandise to the value of R1,500

Free entry

Solo Female


GU merchandise to the value of R1,500

Free entry

Relay Team (Overall winners)


GU merchandise to the value of R3,000

Free entry

Prizes for the remaining podium positions/categories will include merchandise and race memorabilia.


Cape Union Mart Adventure Centre, Canal Walk, Thursday 18 October 2018 (13h00 – 20h00)

Bosman Family Vineyards, Lelienfontein, Hexberg Road, Wellington (GPS coordinates S33° 37′ 34.7″ E019° 01′ 28.9″) , Friday 19 October 2018 (13h00 – 19h00)


Manual timing will be done 


Saturday, 20 October 2018 @ 15h00 at the finish at Ceres Golf Club – includes a lucky draw for those present.




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Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 6 participants per team.
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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 6 person team (pp)
Steam Train Challenge Solo 90 km 08:00 R 1,050.00 -
Steam Train Challenge Team 90 km 08:00 - R 385.00

Event location
Wellington - Ceres, Wellington

Route information
Coordinates -33.6381601, 19.0313917
Address Stokery Road
City Wellington
Province Western Cape

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