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Botrivier Challenge 2016

If you're an athlete who's looking for a new challenge, The Botriver Challenge is an exciting two-day event of night runs and day trails, walks and mountain biking, taking place from the 28-29 October 2016 in the Bot River Valley.

The Botrivier Challenge, now in its 12th year running, is the only community-run event in the country. It is spearheaded by the non-voluntary organisation, Botriver Education Foundation - an initiative which aims to raise funds to afford underpriviledged adolescents the opportunity of a tertiary education.    

The event opens with the ever-popular five-kilometre night run or walk, a race which attracts over 1000 walkers and runners each year. Bring your neon lighting and have fun!

If the nighttime festivities don't appeal to you, then kickstart your day with an early morning trail run on  Saturday, 29 October. The 15-kilometre route is a nice challenge for the fitter of folk while the gentler five-kilometre race is suitable for the unfit. Not only will you be getting a little bit of exercise, but you'll see some spectacular sights along the way. If you prefer walking, you can choose between a a 21-kilometre, 10km or a 5km walk / run.

For the cyclists, there are 15-kilometer, 40-kilometer and 55-kilometer mountain bike routes. The 40-kilometer race has been a highlight in previous years, with few inclines and boasts beautiful scenery. Male And Female winners of the 55km race receive R1000; 40km winner receives R500 and 15km R200. 

All participants will be well catered for, with a number of water stations to replenish one's thirst along the way. There will also be a hub of festivity with good food, music and fun.

Botrivier Challenge 2016

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Event Details

Type: Sport
Start: 28 Oct 2016 07:30
End: 29 Oct 2016 23:59
Address:
Botrivier Primary School
Park Street,
Botrivier
South Africa
Tickets:
5km Night Run Or Walk:
R 50
15km Trail Run or Walk:
R 100
21km Trail Run Or Walk :
R 60
10km Trail Run Or Walk:
R 50
5km Trail Run Or Walk:
R 35
55km MTB:
R 179
40km MTB:
R 134
15km MTB:
R 67
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