Stand by to enter the 2018 Coronation Double Century

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ntries for South Africa’s favourite team road race, the Coronation Double Century, will kick off on Monday, 13 August 2018.

(Cape Town, 8 August 2018) Entries for South Africa’s favourite team road race, the Coronation Double Century, will kick off on Monday, 13 August 2018. This iconic event is now in its 26th year and entries are, much like the past few years, bound to sell out in minutes.

 

Here’s what you need to know to avoid disappointment and endless months of FOMO for your team:

 

Entries will run on the same three-tiered entry process introduced in 2017. The event will once again take place on the spectacular 202km route around the Overberg, starting and finishing in Swellendam.

 

The 2018 event will run on Saturday, 24 November 2018 when 245 teams of up to 12 riders will challenge the clock.

 

Cyclists will have three opportunities to enter this iconic team time trial and details are as follows:

 

Please note that all entry tiers are based on a first come, first served basis.

 

Tier 1: PPA entries

Entry fee (per team): R 9 600
Number of entries: 50 teams

Entries open: Monday, 13 August @ 1pm

Entries close: As soon as the entry limit in this Tier has been reached – or at 12pm on Tuesday, 14 August.

  • PPA memberships will be verified

 

Tier 2: Corporate entries

Entry fee (per team): R12 600

Number of entries: 80 teams

Entries open: Tuesday, 14 August @1pm

Entries close: As soon as the entry limit in this Tier has been reached – or at 12pm on Thursday, 16 August.

 

Tier 3: General entries

Entry fee (per team): R 9 600
Number of entries: 80 teams

Entries open: Thursday, 16 August @ 1pm

Entries close: As soon as the entry limit in this Tier has been reached

Immediate payment is required via credit card during the entry process. All unpaid entries will be cancelled once the entry deadline has been reached for each entry tier.

 

NB: We urge teams to please designate only ONE person to secure their team entry! Administrative penalty fees will be raised for any refunds we have to administrate due to the fact that more than one person from a team secured an entry.

 

All entrants will need to log on by visiting the Coronation Double Century website www.coronationdc.co.za. Tips to secure an entry: Team captain or team member designated with securing the entry should ensure that their personal details are updated on the system which can be done via this link: https://online.entries.co.za/entries/findperson.aspx?eid=3493 We urge teams to please designate only ONE person to secure their team entry.

 

“We’re looking forward to hosting a wide range of cyclists again this year,” commented David Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT). “From the top pros and elites down to the weekend warriors. It’s the team spirit and the overall vibe that makes this event so special.”

 

The organisers have urged potential entrants to follow the event’s social media platforms via Facebook (www.facebook.com/CoronationDC) and Twitter (@TheCoronationDC) for updates during the entry process.

 

The Coronation Double Century is a Pedal Power Association event organised by the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust on their behalf. For event-related queries, please contact the Events Office on 087 820 7223 during office hours.