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Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon

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Date: 30 September 2017
Time: 05h00
Organisers: Laingsburg Atletiekklub
Distance: 80; 21.1; 10; 5;
Province: South Western Districts
Start: JJ Ellis Sports Field
Meiring Street
Laingsburg
Race Changes 12 Jun 2017
  Race Name changed changed from Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon to Laingsburg Running Festival Ultra Marathon.
Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 30/09/2017.
Race Name changed changed from Laingsburg Karoo Ultra Marathon to Laingsburg Running Festival Ultra Marathon.
Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 30/09/2017.
Race Date changed changed from 01/01/2017 to 30/09/2017.
Start Time changed changed from 07h00 to 05h00.
Start Time changed changed from 07h00 to 05h00.
Start Time changed changed from 07h00 to 05h00.
 
Enquiries:
Contact 1: Petro Buys
(W) 023-5511019
(C) 073-6541652
(Email) pbuys@laingsburg.gov.za
(Website) www.laingsburgmarathon.co.za

Contact 2: Elize Fisher
(W) 023-5511019
(Email)info@laingsburgmarathon.co.za
 
Entry Details:
This event is strictly pre-entry. Registration only takes place at the Flood Museum the day before the race between 18h00 and 21h00.
 
Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 4. Route Type: Point-to-point
The 80 kilometre route is a difficult, hilly and naturally unspoilt. The route follows the N1 to Matjiesfontein and then on to Dwars-in-die-Weg. About 20 kilometres of the return journey is run on gravel roads. The closing stages of the race are fairly easy with most of the final 20 kilometres being gently downhill.

The half marathon and 10 kilometre races are run on the Vleiland and Swartberg Roads.

Prizes and Give-Aways:
Gold medals go to category winners and the first 10 finishers. Finishers within 09:00 get silver and all other finishers within the time limit get bronze.
 
Course Records:
Name Time Year
Men
Women
 
Editor's Notes:
This event is not short of typical 'platteland' hospitality. There is a Karoo braai and a dance afterwards. Seventh Day Adventists have permission to run on the Friday before the event. The cut-off time for the half marathon is 01:30.

Finishers: 250 Time Limit: 03:00
 
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