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Mountain Bike Family fun day

EVENT INFORMATION

Tracker and Jacaranda FM present the annual exciting Off the Beat ‘n Track mountain biking and music event set to offer routes for family members of all ages. Rides will occur in a safe and secure environment from; 1.2km (for kids), 5km, 10km, 25km, and 50km (for experienced mountain bikers) through the heart of one of Gauteng’s best kept secrets Irene – situated almost halfway between Pretoria and Johannesburg.

Off the Beat ‘n Track is a spectacular annual event which combines music, family, and sport to create a space where audiences can engage with their families to enjoy the amazing outdoors of the South African landscape while being entertained by celebrated musicians.

Registration for Off the Beat ‘n Track is now open!

PARKING

Safe parking will be available at the venue, please keep your eye out for parking signage and traffic marshals.

WATER POINTS

We take hydration seriously, so there will be water points on the 50km, 25km, 12km and 5km events, but don’t forget to fill your camel packs and water bottles before heading off.

MEDALS

Everybody who completes Off the Beat ‘n Track will be awarded a medal at the finish line.

RACE RESULTS

Results will be available on Jumpertrax after the event.

PICNIC BASKETS & FOOD

We will have a few food trucks selling gourmet food at the venue but you can bring your own picnic basket to enjoy after the ride. There will be a beer garden for your enjoyment at the finish area. Please note that no open fires will be permitted and no alcohol will be allowed into the event.

BIKE PARK

We will provide a free and safe bike park, where you can leave your 2 wheeler and enjoy the entertainment with the family, there will also be a bike wash available, book online to save on costs.

LOST & FOUND

If you have lost any personal items please look out for our lost and found kiosk near the finish.

RACE OFFICIALS

Look out for our race officials who will be stationed along the route to guide you in making your MTB experience unforgettable.

MEDICAL FACILITIES

Full medical facilities are available on the route and throughout the event should you need them.

BATHROOMS

Toilets and showers will be provided at the start and finish.

Organiser: Jacaranda FM

Date:  Saturday 13 April 2019

Venue: The Big Red Barn, Centurion

http://www.thebigredbarn.co.za

Race Start TimesEntry Fee (All inc. VAT)
50km (First batch off at 7:30 am)R300
25km (First batch off at 8:55 am)R250
10km (Start time 9:40 am)R200
5km (Start time 8:25 am)R150
1.2km (Start time 8:10 am)R100
General Access (Gates open at 6:00 am, concert starts after 10:00 am)Adults – R80
Kids (2 – 12) R50


Please Note
: This is a family ride, you can choose your starting batch on the online entry to ensure that you start with your friends and family members.

For all race related enquiries please email info@advendurance.com

Race Pack Collections:

Friday, 12 April at Monte Casino, in front of Jacaranda FM Studio (Time: 10h00 – 17h00)
Friday, 12 April at Big Red Barn (Time: 10h00 – 17h00)
Saturday, 13 April at Big Red Barn (Time: 06h00 – 09h00)

50km (No under 16years): NO HELMET, NO RIDE

A route created for the more experienced, fitter rider as well as those who want to step up from the 15km distance. The route begins with +-2km dual track, before leading onto exciting single track (with some space to overtake). The single track takes you through grasslands with towering Blue Gum trees lining the route and some exciting obstacles. Overall riders can expect a fast trail with exciting but manageable technical sections (humps and cross over bridges) the 50km ride will have a variety of dual and single tracks throughout. The  gradient of the race is mostly  mild, with the occasional medium climb to keep you honest.

25km (No under 9 years): NO HELMET, NO RIDE

A fun and very manageable route that begins with +-2km dual track, before leading onto exciting single track through open grasslands and forests . The trail is manageable for beginners and intermediate riders. Parents and children will have a fun time together. The overall gradient of the route is very mild.

10km Family ride (No under 10 years): NO HELMET, NO RIDE

A fun and very manageable route for parents and older kids, that begins with +-2km dual track, before leading onto exciting single track through open grass lands , the route has some playful hills to keep the fun levels.

5km Family ride with kids (No under 5 years): NO HELMET, NO RIDE

A fun and very manageable route for parents and kids, that begins with +-2km dual track, before leading onto exciting single track through open grass lands , the route is very manageable and designed to keep the fun levels high.

1.2km kids ride 2 – 5 years only (No under 2 years): NO HELMET, NO RIDE

A gentle route designed so that parents can run/walk alongside their children.

ENTRY & PRICING

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the ‘Off the Beat ‘n Track’ event taking place?

Saturday 13 April 2019, Big Red Barn, Centurion.

What kind of bike may I ride?

Any traditional MTB bicycle that is not motorised.

Is it possible to change my seeding?

You can change your starting batch or online entry at www.jumpertrax.com or at the registration venues the day before the event.

Where and when can I view my results?

Results will be given for all distance and can be found on Jumpertrax.

Is there a certain way that my child should dress for the ride?

No, as long as they have a helmet and closed shoes on.

How old do you have to be to enter the race?

  • 50km – 16 years or older
  • 25km – 14 years or older
  • 10km – 10 years or older
  • 5km – 5 years or older
  • 1.2km – 2 – 5 years only (parents can run/walk alongside)

Must my child wear a helmet?

Yes, helmets are compulsory. No helmet, no ride!

When is race number collection?

Thursday, 11 April at Big Red Barn (10h00 – 17h00)
Friday, 12 April at Big Red Barn (10h00 – 17h00)

I am a resident outside of South Africa. Can I enter and how do I go about entering?

Yes, you can enter online, just like everyone else. You can use your Passport number if you do not have a South African ID number.

Is it possible to change my starting batch, or entries?

You can change your starting batch or online entry at www.jumpertrax.com or at the registration venues the day before the event.

SPONSORS

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Programme

07:30 Start 50km event

08:10 Start 1.2km kids

08:20 Start 5km event

08:20 First 1.2km riders expected to finish

08:25 Start 5km event

08:55 Start 25km event

09:10 First riders 50km expected

09:40  Start 10km event

10:00  Show starts

11:30 Last rider expected

 

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