START AND FINISH TIME ?
The event will run from 9am onwards. The first batch to leave the starting gates at 9am and the last at 17:00


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

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TICKET PRICES :


RAPID Grind 5km - R390.00


YOUNG GUNS RAPID Grind 5km  - R200.00


MASTERS RAPID Grind 5km - R400.00


ELITE DEEP Grind 5km  -  R500.00



Spectators - FREE




BAG CHECK:

Bag check available at R10.00 per bag 

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PRIZES:

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Tickets to the Grind Winter Warmer


THE GRIND   Winter Warmer  

CAPE TOWN OSTRICH RANCH - 26 May 2018

WELCOME TO THE GRIND 1706 at the cape town ostrich ranch


What is it?
Our winter warmer event is a muddy, wet, Winter Obstacle Race with a warm ending...think hot chocolate and soup 
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 competitive race the course will be modified ELITE athletes can expect very tough variations to the obstacles.

Want a bigger Challenge and more distance? Try the DEEP GRIND DOUBLE - a second lap free of charge - 10km - 60 Obstacles. Get more info HERE

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.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A SELF TIMED EVENT - YOU NO LONGER NEED A TIMING CHIP. IF YOU WANT TO BE OFFICIALLY TIME PLEASE ENTER ONE OF THE COMPETITIVE BATCHES


THE RAPID GRIND YOUNG GUNS 5 km : An officially timed, competitive batch  for athletes who are under 18 during the year of race day. . 30+ obstacles (similar course to the Rapid Grind except with modified obstacles). Prizes up for grabs.


THE RAPID GRIND MASTERS 5 km : An officially timed, competitive batch for athletes who are age 40 or above during the year of the race. 30+ obstacles (similar course to the Rapid Grind except with modified obstacles). 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.
PLEASE DONT ENTER THIS CATEGORY IF YOU ARE NOT AN ELITE ATHLETE!! IT IS  DIFFICULT....VERY DIFFICULT


FAMILY BATCH  - The Rapid Grind 5km :30+ obstacles as above   For Families to enjoy the Grind together. This will be the last batch of the day where Mom and Dad can take their little ones along our course with no pressure in a fun environment. For every adult ticket purchased one child gets to do The Grind for Free with their parent. This is limited to kids between 6 and 11 years old and each child must be accompanied by the paying adult at all times. Some obstacles will be closed off for safety reasons. Parents must act responsibly with their children at all times. Marshalls along the course will be extremely strict to ensure a safe experience for all participants. THE TIME OF THIS BATCH WILL BE ANNOUNCED CLOSER TO THE EVENT - ESTIMATED START TIME WILL BE BETWEEN 2PM AND 4PM




​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 – R300 
2nd – R200 
3rd – R100 

RAPID Grind 5km Girls Under 13 (11 yrs old up to 13yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R300 
2nd – R200 
3rd – R100 

RAPID Grind 5km Boys Under 18 (14 yrs old up to 17yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R300
2nd – R200
3rd – R100
 
RAPID Grind 5km Girls Under18 (14 yrs old up to 17yrs old on the day of the race)
1st – R300
2nd – R200
3rd – R100

MASTERS:
RAPID Grind 5km Mens Masters Over 40 (40 yrs old and upwards on the day of the race)
1st – R500
2nd – R300
3rd – R150

RAPID Grind 5km Womens Masters Over 40 (40 yrs old and upwards on the day of the race)
1st – R500
2nd – R300
3rd – R150


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The Grind Obstacle Course Race

PARKING:

Ample parking available - NO CHARGE. 




WHERE IS IT HELD?


WHERE IS IT HELD?
Cape Town Ostrich Ranch
www.ostrichranch.co.za
Van Schoorsdrif Rd, Philadelphia, Cape Town, 7439


​​FOLLOW THE SIGNS OFF VAN SCHOORSDRIF RD OFF THE N7

GPS WILL TAKE YOU TO THE WRONG PLACE IF YOU DONT

DEEP Grind 5km ELITE


DEEP Grind 5km Mens ELITE

18 and over only
1st – R1000
2nd – R500
3rd – R250

DEEP Grind 5km Womens ELITE

18 and over only
1st – R1000
2nd – R500
3rd – R250


PLEASE NOTE: ALTHOUGH THE DISTANCE AND ROUTE ARE THE SAME AS THE MASTERS  5KM THE ELITE DIVISION WILL HAVE MODIFIED OBSTACLES E.G. HEAVIER WEIGHTED CARRIES, HIGHER INTENSITY GRIP STRENGTH CHALLENGES, LONGER CARRIES ETC