The 2nd edition of the Y2Karoo will take place on the weekend of the 7-9 August 2015. The event will once again be hosted by the Colesberg high School. The race will be held over 3 stages. We have made some amazing new route changes. Even more jeeptrack and singletrack can be expected. Once again the event will have no cut-off times. You can take your time through the beautiful Karoo scenery.
Stage 1 (7th Aug)
Start time 16h00. This is a 25km sun downer stage. Nothing like finishing a ride into the Karoo sunset. This stage will take place through the Skietberg MTB Trail. You will be riding through the most amazing Karoo “koppies”. The entire route will consist of jeeptrack and singletrack.
Stage 2 (8th Aug)
Start time 09h00. This is a 72km stage and will take you through beautiful Karoo farms. This is the day you will be doing the most climbing. You will be going through a section called Jurassic Park. This is a 15km stretch of mountain bike heaven
Stage 3 (9th Aug)
Start time 09h00. This is an 84km stage once again taking you through more beautiful farms. You will be riding along the Oorlogsport river. River crossings can be expected.
Get ready for an unforgettable experience.
Entries and registration
Longer tour: 25km, 72km, 84km
- Mens teams R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
- Ladies teams: R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
- Mixed teams R3000.00 per team (R1500.00 per rider)
- Solo men R1500.00 per rider
- Solo Ladies R1500.00 per rider
Shorter tour: 25km, 43km, 44km (for u/16, juniors, open)
- Solo entries only: R1500.00 per rider (men and ladies)
Included in your entry fee you will receive free hostel accommodation as well as all your meals. We will add a list of guesthouses if you prefer not to stay in the hostel. Karoo people are renowned for their hospitality as well as the best lamb in the world. You will certainly not go home hungry after all the lekker potjiekos and braaivleis.
Registration will take place from 13h00 on Friday 7th August 2015.