XTERRA Kids – Grabouw

Taking place at the Grabouw Country Club in the Western Cape, XTERRA Kids serves as a fun introduction into off-road triathlons for eager, young XTERRA Warriors. XTERRA Kids allows parents to bring the kids along to experience the thrill of competing in a world class, professionally organised event – and potentially finding the next XTERRA champion.

The format includes a swim, mountain bike and trail run.

EVENT WATER USAGE

Initiatives taken by XTERRA to ensure we do not make use of Municipal drinking water from the city grid:
With the severe drought in the Western Cape and strict water restrictions in place we as an event endeavours to stick to the quantity of water allowed per individual per day.
At the XTERRA we aim to be water wise and limit the use and wastage of water at the event and have put the following in place.
Each entrant will have to bring their own water bottles filled with water. No free running water will be available at the venue to fill up water bottles. A hydration pack is recommended for the mountain bike ride and trail run.
Ensure you have water available for yourself post the event. 500ml water will be on sale at the bar.
All refreshment points on route will be stocked with coke and water sourced from an alternative source and not taken from the municipal drinking water.
No showers will be available.
No bike wash will be available.

Being water wise includes:
The XTERRA Grabouw is hosted outside of the city on privately owned land.
The limited water at the venue is sourced locally and off the municipal grid
All our suppliers/ sub-contractors will be briefed about our initiatives and will have to comply with our water policy and strictly adhere to not using municipal drinking water.
XTERRA makes use of Sale’s Hire as our service provider for portable toilets. All water used in the toilets is grey water and will be disposed of in a responsible manner by the service provider.
Waterless hand sanitisers will be used in the toilets instead of basins to wash hands.
We will educate both participants and spectators regarding our initiatives towards saving water.

EVENT FAST FACTS

EVENT

DATE

START TIME

ENTRY FEE

XTERRA Kids Saturday, 23 February 2019

13h30

R100

DISCIPLINE DISTANCES

XTERRA Kids
Age Category Swim Mountain Bike Trail Run
6-8 years 60m 2km 600m
9-11 years 100m 3km 1.5km
 12 – 15 years 250m  5km  2.5km

*Please note the applicable age is the age of the participant on the 31st of December of the year of the event.

 

ROUTE MAPS

FULL MTB

 

FULL TRAIL RUN

 

LITE MTB

 

LITE TRAIL RUN

DIRECTIONS TO ELGIN GRABOUW COUNTRY CLUB

  • Take the N2 towards Grabouw
  • Turn left on Oudebrug Road (R321)
  • Turn left onto Worcester street
  • Follow the road until you see the train track and Elgin Grabouw country club sign
  • Take the dirt road to the Elgin Grabouw country club.

 

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