Bloukrans Hike Bus-2020
We are once again offering family members the opportunity to hike down to to catch participants cross the dramatic Bloukrans River and still be back in time witness the first finishers cross the line and the possibility of history being made. Participants of this hike will be collected from the Central Race Hub at 05:00 (Challenge) and 06:00 (RUN) on the morning of the event and transported to the top of the E6 Emergency Exit above the infamous Bloukrans River mouth.*
*A second pickup point at Khoisan Village has been added for participants : Participants MUST be at the Khoisan Village safely 15 minutes before pickup. The bus will arrive and leave promptly after a short 5 min wait. 05:30 (Challenge) and 06:30 (RUN)
(NB. NO PURCHASES OF TICKETS ON THE DAY)
From there they will hike the 200 vertical meters down to the Otter Trail and onto the pebble beach where they will see the participants attempt the crossing and return to the Finish Line before the top athletes are expected.
Note that participants on the activity trip to Bloukrans must be aware that they will have to hike a strenuous 600 meters (200 vertical meters) down to the trail and then back up again and should be of a fitness that allows them to undertake such a hike. NOTE No Public access to the MTO Plantations above the trail is permitted and anybody is ONLY allowed to access the trail by booking this Hike Bus Trip.
The nature of this event is that it is weather dependent and should the race director make the decision to cancel the event due to weather conditions that could endanger the safety of participants there will be no refunds.
TICKETS ARE PRE-SOLD ONLINE AND TO BE COLLECTED AT CENTRAL RACE HUB ON REGISTRATION DAY.