Stage 1 Quick Releases

Tour Route
Casterbridge - Sabie and Long Tom Pass - Casterbridge

Start Time
07:00

Start and Finish
Casterbridge, White River

Cut-Off
15:00 (8 Hours)

Distance
111.5km (GPS)

Total Ascent
2397m

Waterpoints
3 (approx 33km/57km/93km) and at the finish

Hotspot
Degaloosberg 33km

Winning Time 2018
02:52:34

 

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Route Description

  1.  Start at Casterbridge, turn left.  Neutral zone starts
  2.  At 1.3 km take T-junction right into Kiepersol road
  3.  At 2 km turn right into William Lynn street
  4.  At 4-way stop go straight
  5.  At 5 km at T-junction turn right towards Sabie.  End of neutral zone
  6.  Hotspot and waterpoint at 33 km(Degaloosberg)
  7.  At 47.2 km at the T-junction turn left
  8.  At 47.5 km at stop sign turn left
  9.  At 47.7 km at stop sign turn left towards Lydenburg
  10.  At 56.2 km turn left towards Mbombela on R40
  11.  Waterpoint on 57.7 km
  12.  At 88 km turn left towards White River onto Brondel Road
  13.  Waterpoint on 93.5 km
  14.  At 104.6 km at T-junction turn right towards White River on R537
  15.  At 106.5 km turn left into Impala road
  16.  At 4-way stop go straight
  17.  At 109.5 km at stop sign, turn left in Kiepersol road
  18.  At 109.8 km at the T-junction turn left on R40
  19.  Finish on 111.5 km at Casterbridge

Get your chelsea buns, grab a massage and prepare for Stage Two!