NISSAN TRAILSEEKER GAUTENG SERIES HAZELDEAN #TRAILSEEKERGP4
Spring is in the air and with crisp mornings but lovely daytime temperatures, Hazeldean is the perfect outing on a Saturday for riding, family time and just getting outdoors. A new and successful venue from last year, the Cowhouse Market hosts this NISSAN TrailSeeker event with a festive atmosphere that is guaranteed fun for friends and family alike. The market’s vendors will be open all day, so indulge in craft beer and yummy foods after conquering your race.
VENUE: Hazeldean Farm, Pretoria East, Gauteng, South Africa
TERRAIN: Farm Lands | Arid | Savanna
VENUE ELEVATION: 1400m above sea level
FEATURES: Hand Built Trails | Bridges | Cattle Track | 4 x 4 Trails | Dirt Roads
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT
Bavaria Beer Garden – Replenish those lost fluids with refreshing drinks on offer.
Food Court – Get some great food from the food area with a good variety on offer.
Massages – get those legs feeling new and recovered from the ride.
Expo Area – See the latest in the biking world on offer, and chat about the latest gadgets & trends.
Club Area – Get your club to come to the event and represent them on the day.
Child-minding Facility – We provides a child minding facility with Free entry with upgrade options on offering. Jumping castle and other entertainment!
Bike wash – Mud Buster will look after your bike and have it looking like new!
Waterpoints – Well stocked waterpoints, stocked with water, Biogen energy drink and treats.
Medical Services – Top medical services are provided with a doctor on site.
Friday 22 September
10:00 – 16:00
Concept Cyclery Melrose Arch
06:45 Riders Briefing
07:00 Start Marathon
08:15 Start Half-Marathon
09:35 Start Fun Race
10:05 Start Fun Ride
10:35 Winner of the Fun Ride Expected
10:30 Winner of the Fun Race Expected
09:40 Winner of the 1/2 Marathon expected
09:45 Winner of the Marathon expected
12:00 Prize Giving
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER FUN RIDE – 10KM
The Fun Ride is for the youngsters or families who wish to ride together.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER FUN RACE – 20KM
The Fun Race is an easy route, aimed at beginner mountain bikers. A high level of fitness is not required and the route consists mainly of dual tracks and gravel roads, with some nice single track. If you can complete the Fun Race in less than 1h30min, you can move to the Half-Marathon distance.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER HALF-MARATHON – 40KM
The Half-Marathon is deemed for intermediate, recreational riders who will need to have a fitness level to take on challenging short climbs and rocky surfaces. Some surfaces and descents are considered dangerous, therefore riders need to be cautious and careful not to obstruct other riders but the route is sure to get your heart pumping.
NISSAN TRAILSEEKER MARATHON – 70KM
The Marathon route is a challenging distance with numerous sharp turns, climbs and fast downhills.
- Take the N1 towards Pretoria
- Stay on the Pretoria East / Polokwane Highway (N1)
- Take the M6 / Lynnwood Rd.
- Turn right continue on the M6 / Lynnwood Rd. for 8.7km
- Turn left onto Silverlakes Rd.
- After 2.7 km turn right onto Ridge Rd.
- After 1.8km you will see parking options.
- Follow the boards to Cowhouse Market