WELCOME TO THE GRIND 1701 



This event will consist of a short course designed for everyone from beginner to elite athletes. The course will be no less than 5km long. Every athlete will get a finishers medal.

For the ELITE race the course will be modified in a similar way to our indoor ISOCR event in the winter 2016 - ELITE athletes can expect very tough variations to the obstacles.

Tickets to the Grind 03

Saturday 25 February 2017 

​RAPID Grind 5km


YOUNG GUNS:
RAPID Grind 5km Boys Under 13 (11 yrs old up to 13yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R500 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R400 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R300 + Grind Hamper

RAPID Grind 5km Girls Under 13 (11 yrs old up to 13yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R500 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R400 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R300 + Grind Hamper

RAPID Grind 5km Boys Under 18 (14 yrs old up to 17yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R750 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R650 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R550 + Grind Hamper
 
RAPID Grind 5km Girls Under18 (14 yrs old up to 17yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R750 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R650 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R550 + Grind Hamper

MASTERS:
RAPID Grind 5km Mens Masters Over 40 (40 yrs old and upwards on the day of the race)
1st – R750 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R650 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R550 + Grind Hamper

RAPID Grind 5km Womens Masters Over 40 (40 yrs old and upwards on the day of the race)
1st – R750 + Grind Hamper
2nd – R650 + Grind Hamper
3rd – R550 + Grind Hamper


THE GRIND 1701  at The Lakes

START AND FINISH TIME ?
The event will run from 8am onwards. The first batch to leave the starting gates at 8:00 and the last at 18:00


​PLEASE NOTE THESE TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE , PLEASE PAY ATTENTION TO OUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS FOR UP TO DATE INFO


TICKET PRICES :


RAPID Grind 5km :
Normal Price before 25 Feb-   R275.00

Price on the day - R350.00


YOUNG GUNS RAPID Grind 5km :
Normal Price before 25 Feb-   R200.00
Price on the day - R300.00


MASTERS RAPID Grind 5km :
Normal Price before 25 Feb-   R375.00
Price on the day - R450.00


ELITE DEEP Grind 5km  :
Normal Price before 25 Feb-   R375.00
Price on the day - R450.00


Little G Kids course:

R120.00 each child  gets a medal - unlimited access to course all day

Spectators

13 yrs and up -  FREE

 6 to 12 yrs       -  FREE
 0 to 5 yrs          -  FREE



PRIZES:

WHERE IS IT HELD?


WHERE IS IT HELD?
Dvine Expo and Events
www.expoza.co.za 
Du Toitskloof Pass Road R101, Klein Drakenstein, Paarl, 7646, South Africa


​​Please see the following link for venue location and Map: https://goo.gl/maps/fvXd6GS8MYB2

PARKING:

Ample parking available - NO CHARGE. Somerset Lakes is a secure estate - you will be required to sign in at seceurity so please make sure you arrive early for your race




BAG CHECK:

Bag check available at R10.00 per bag 

DEEP Grind 5km ELITE


DEEP Grind 5km Mens ELITE

18 and over only
1st – R5000.00
2nd – R2500.00
3rd – R1250.00
4th -  R500.00
5th -  R250.00

DEEP Grind 5km Womens ELITE

18 and over only
1st – R5000.00
2nd – R2500.00
3rd – R1250.00
4th -  R500.00
5th -  R250.00


PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH THE DISTANCE AND ROUTE ARE THE SAME AS THE MASTERS  12KM THE ELITE DIVISION WILL HAVE MODIFIED OBSTACLES E.G. HEAVIER WEIGHTED CARRIES, HIGHER INTENSITY GRIP STRENGTH CHALLENGES, LONGER CARRIES ETC 


THIS IS FOR THE ELITE CLASS ONLY - SEE BELOW LEFT UNDER "TICKET PRICES" FOR REGULAR 6KM AND 12KM CLASSES. THESE WILL HAVE THE SAME OBSTACLES AS THE MASTERS AND YOUNG GUNS CATEGORIES


THE ONLY DIFFERENCE ON THE ELITE CATEGORY IS MODIFIED OBSTACLES AND MUCH LARGER PRIZE MONEY

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RACE TYPES?


THE RAPID GRIND 5km: 30+ obstacles with easier obstacles but still challenging.
As always the Rapid Grind has been designed with first timers in mind and is a great introduction to Obstacle Course Racing. It will be challenging but achievable and is suitable for all fitness levels. Ideal for groups to get together have fun on the course or solos wanting to test their abilities.


THE RAPID GRIND YOUNG GUNS 5km : 30+ obstacles as above  for athletes who are under 18 on race day. Prizes up for grabs.


THE RAPID GRIND MASTERS 5km : 30+ obstacles as above for athletes who are over 40 on race day. Prizes up for grabs.

THE RAPID GRIND ELITE 5km: 30+ obstacles as above except with modified obstacles. If you have enjoyed our 12 km races before than this is the race for you. Prize Money up for grabs.


THE LITTLE G: 10 obstacle whippersnapper course to keep the kids entertained and hopefully get them hooked on The Grind