Active outdoor events for kids

Ages 2 - 15...

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Event #1: 3 Feb 2019 - The Big Red Barn - Summer

Event #2: 10 March - Riversands Farm Village - Summer

Event #3: 19 May -  Hobby Park - Winter

Event #4: 21 July - Cradlemoon - WInter

Event #5: 8 Septemebr - Rietvlei Zoo Farm - Summer

Event #6: 3 November - The Big Red Barn - Summer

 

STAGE RACE: 23-24 August 2019

 

ONLINE ENTRIES

 

  • Children that have been entered on line will receive a goody bag with various sponsored products
  • Check in at the registration table
  • If you have not yet received your number board, this will be allocated to you.
  • Please allow enough time for the time keepers to allocate your boards
  • Please make sure you queue in the "Pre entries" line
  • When finishing the race, children will receive a medal-badge

LATE ENTRIES

 

  • Entries on the day will not receive a goody bag
  • A R50 admin fee will be charged for late entries
  • If you have not yet received your number board, this will be allocated to you
  • Please allow enough time for the time keepers to be able to input your information
  • Please make sure you queue in the "Late entries" line
  • When finishing the race, children will receive a medal-badge

SUMMER START TIMES

 

Events: #1,2, 5 and 6

 

07h00-08h30 Registration

08h00            15km race (kids go it alone)

08h05            10km race (kids go it alone)

08h10            POWER duathlon (parents can run/ride with their kids)

08h15            MID duathlon (parents can run/ride with their kids)

08h20            LITE duathlon (parents can run/ride with their kids)

08h35            10km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

08h40            5km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

08h45            2km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

Thank you for entering the like2Bike series, we are incredibly humbled by all the support we have received over the years. We could not host these events without the support you, the public and our event partners have given us. Thank you to all volunteers, trail builders, and residents of the surrounding areas. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, please take a few moments to read through this email to familiarize yourself with all race information. Please check your emails on the Friday prior to the event for further race information.

WINTER START TIMES

 

Events #3, 4

 

08h00-09h30 Registration

09h00            15km race (kids go it alone)

09h05            10km race (kids go it alone)

09h10            Power duathlon parents can run/ride with their kids)

09h15            Mid duathlon (parents can run/ride with their kids)

09h20            Lite duathlon (parents can run/ride with their kids)

09h35            10km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

09h40            5km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

09h45            2km fun ride (parents can run/ride with their kids)

NUMBER BOARDS

 

  • If you are doing Like2Bike for the first time, you will need to purchase a number board.
  • This number board must be attached to your child's bicycle.
  • The number board has a timing chip attached to the back of the board which should read once your child crosses the timing line
  • You will need to enter each event seperatley, but you keep the same timing board
  • Please ensure your child does not reverse back through the finish zone and this will confuse the timing
  • If the board is lost, there will be a R50 replacement fee
  • We will publish the links for results on facebook by the Monday after the event
  • If you would like to swop out your distance, please go to the time keepers after registration
  • • Please note that the timing company is independent from Like2Bike. We will do our best to tackle any   queries that come our way, and assist where best possible.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EMERGENCY/MEDICS

 

  • We have 2 dedicated medics on the Like2Bike events.
  • One roaming and one based at the finish.
  • There is an emergency contact number on the bottom of the number board, this will phone straight through to the race director.
  • Please try pin point a distance, or land mark, for the medic to be able to get to the correct position.
  • There will be sweepers on bicycles that will follow the course, at the end of the event

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WATERPOINT

 

  • Please ensure your child rides with hydration on the day
  • There will be a UVEX water point at the best possible position on the route.
  • Nuun Hydration and water will be available at the water point
  • We aim to cater for the 15km RACE, 10km RACE, 10km FUN RIDE and 5km FUN RIDE.
  • Due to the nature of the course, we cannot position the water point exactly half way - but do aim to put it in a place where the distances will be able to access and rehydrate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ROUTE MARKINGS

 

All cycling routes are marked out with Like2Bike colour specific distance boards, as well as white boards with red arrows.

 

15km RACE - BLUE ROUTE MARKING BOARD

10km RACE & 10km FUN - RED  ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

5km FUN - WHITE ROUTE MARKING BOARD

2km FUN - YELLOW/CHARACTER  ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

 

 

POWER DUATHLON

2km RUN: YELLOW/CHARACTER ROUTE MARKING BOARD

10km MTB: RED ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

1km RUN: PURPLE ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

 

MID DUATHLON

1km RUN: PURPLE ROUTE MARKING BOARD

5km MTB: WHITE ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

500m RUN: PINK ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

 

LITE DUATHLON

500m RUN: PINK ROUTE MARKING BOARD

2km MTB: YELLOW/CHARACTER ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

250m RUN: BLACK ROUTE MARKING BOARDS

 

 

 

  • We have independent riders, with no knowledge of the routes, riding the routes to see if the boards make sense. The responsibility falls strictly on you to follow the course accurately.
  • NEVER CROSS OVER Red and white danger tape, don't bunny hop it either, if you cross it you are off course.
  • In places where there is orange and yellow barrier mesh, please don't go though it. It is there to indicate a no-go zone.
  • Where there are Chicken Run, trail merge or wrong route boards, please take note and take care.
  • Please listen to the marshals and volunteers and show respect at all times.
  • Please do not leave any litter behind you on route. Kindly take everything off the trail with you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEATHER

 

It may rain, the wind may blow, and the weather will remain unpredictable

We will only cancel the event if it is unsafe to participate ie: lighting, heavy hail, flooding

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PHOTOGRAPHS

 

Helen is an independant photographer and volunteers to photograph your beautiful families. She earns her living by taking and selling photos.

You will be sent a newsletter with a link to the images, should you not get the newsletter, please check the Like2BIke facebook page.

Small business support is greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

 

 

Have a GREAT ride out there and THANK YOU

for being a part of the future generation of athletes!

 

 

We thank our valuable Like2Bike Sponsors