Schedule

2 July – Tuesday
Registration Paarl Canoe Club House 15:00 – 19:00
Collect your Goodie Bag with stickers, emergency armband, T-shirt, etc.
You may send someone else to do it on your behalf
Berg entries can still be received until 19:00. Entry fee needs to be paid in cash.
3 July – Wednesday
Mayor/Minister Function 7:30 to 9:15
Park on upstream side of Market Street Bridge in front of Rugby Clubhouse
Drop-off your luggage at starters truck if you need transport
Start Marathon Legends Batch 8:45; Main Batch Teams Only 9:00; Secondary batches 9:05/9:10
Start Freedom Walk 9:15
Start Hermon Freedom Walk 10:00
Cut-off Hermon Bridge 15:30 (Safety officer ME to advise)
Finish Zonquasdrift Bridge
Lunch at Zonquasdrift Farm
Leaders’ yellow jersey podium immediately after first three teams have arrived
Leave your canoe in storage area overnight security is provided
Bus transport to Riebeek Kasteel Primary – enquiries at Berg Info Gazebo
Free wine tasting, hot showers, physios, rooms with mattresses at Riebeek Primary overnight spot

4 July – Thursday
Riebeek Freedom Walk Town Centre to Zonquasdrift Bridge 9km 7:30
Bus transport paddlers from Riebeek Primary to Zonquasdrift (RM)
Bus transport back to Riebeek for walkers
Elapsed time start Marathon 9:00; secondary batches from 9:40 at 10 minute intervals
Finish Bridgetown
Leaders yellow jersey podium immediately after first three teams have arrived
Free wine tasting, hot showers, physios, rooms with mattresses at Bridgetown overnight spot
5 July – Friday
Start Bridgetown 7:30 slow paddlers; main batch 8:00; secondary batches at 10 minute intervals
Freedom Walk Wittewater – Moravia 10:00
Cut-of Klipheuwel Bridge 15:00 (Safety Officer ME to advise)
Finish Zoutkloof
Leaders yellow jersey podium immediately after first three teams have arrived
Free wine tasting, hot showers, physios, covered sleeping facilities available at Zoutkloof (no mattresses) overnight spot

6 July – Saturday
Start Zoutkloof Slow Batch 7:30; main batch 8:00; secondary batches at 10 minute intervals
Start Velddrif Freedom Walk 8:00
Start Velddrif Fun Canoe Race 10:00
Velddrif Winter Carnival all day; Silver Falcons Aerobatic Display weather permitting 11:30
Winners podium for media 12:00
Lunch served in tent at the front of hotel from 12:00 to 15:00
Hot showers available at Village Fitness across the road (walking distance)
Cut-off Oordraplek 15:00 (Safety Officer ME to advise)
Prize-giving ceremony 15:00 to 17:00 at the Riviera Hotel