Schedule

TUESDAY, 11 JULY 2017
12h30 Prologue (Time Trial) registration closes. Venue to be announced.
13h00 Prologue starts. Paddlers depart individually at one minute intervals; Last year’s winner starts last. Only invited paddlers to participate.
14h00 Race registrations at new Paarl Canoe Clubhouse unless announced otherwise.
15h00 Yellow jersey ceremony; Introduction of international paddlers; Race briefing first batch paddlers.
18h00 Registration ends.

WEDNESDAY, 12 JULY 2017
PAARL – ZONQUASDRIFT (Amended)
08:00 Start Function with Drakenstein Mayor & Minister Department Cultural Affairs and Sport
09h00 Start of First Batch
09h06 Start of Legends Batch
09h12 Start of Final Batch
13h15 Winner expected Zonquasdrift
14h00 Lunch
14h15 Media prize-giving and hand over of yellow jersey
15h00 Cut-off at Hermon Bridge unless other time is announce beforehand
18h30 Supper

THURSDAY, 13 JULY 2017
ZONQUASDRIFT – BRIDGETOWN
07h00 Breakfast
10h00 Start of top 30 paddlers in elapsed time
10h35 Start of first batch
10h55 Start of next batch, thereafter batches leave at 5-minute intervals
12h15 Winner expected Bridgetown
13h00 Lunch
13h15 Media prize-giving and handover of yellow jersey
18h30 Supper

FRIDAY, 14 JULY 2017
BRIDGETOWN – ZOUTKLOOF

07h00 Breakfast
07h30 Start of slow paddlers
08h00 Start of first batch (top 50)
|08h15 Start of the rest of the field
13h55 Winner expected Zoutkloof
14h00 Lunch|
14h15 Media prize-giving and hand over of yellow jersey
18h30 Supper

SATURDAY, 15 JULY 2017
ZOUTKLOOF – VELDDRIF

07h00 Breakfast
07h30 Start of slow paddlers
08h00 Start of first batch (top 50)
08h15 Start of the rest of the field
12h30 Winner expected Velddrif
13h30 Lunch served to paddlers and seconds with meal voucher holders
15h00 Lunch ends. Prize-giving starts
17h00 Prize-giving ends

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