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Muddy Foot Adventures is a small Garden Route events company that is run by James Stewart and Jeffery Willcocks.

The company organisers trail runs , mountain bike races and other adventure activities on the Garden Route. Most of the events are off road adventure type events and these have often needed the creation of new routes and path ways. We pride ourselves in creating routes that are unique, challenging and safe of our competitors and then still useable and sustainable to the land owners after the event. In essence we like to add value to the landowners property.

Jeffery was involved for many years in creating the single tracks in and around Sabie which now host numerous mountain bike races each year. This year he was the route planner for the inaugural Trans Cape Mountain Bike Stage Race. The route from Knysna to Cape Town need careful planning to make sure that the riders had an incredible journey.

James Stewart before moving to the Garden Route had extensive “farm and forestry “ road building experience in Natal and so has an understanding of slopes, contours and forestry networks.

Apart from the above Jeff and James are avid sportsman who run and ride in races throughout the country. They have experienced some of the top mountain bike races including The Cape Epic, JoBerg2 Sea, Sani to Sea giving them valuable insight into different routes and route making opportunities. These races also have a big community spin off and they have had insight and discussions on this with some of the organisers. They have also taken part in various trail runs with James being involved in the Otter Trail Run and doing route recces and audits since the first running of the race.

Both Jeff and James have an indepth knowledge of the Garden Route natural forest and plantations from being involved in races, exploring and also Mountain Rescue. James is involved in many levels in the local communities from Life Saving,Mountain Rescue , Fire Protection Kwano Cycling Academy and other smaller projects .

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Here is all the information you will need to be a part of the third MTO Tsitsikamma Ultra Trail Run

Race Date - Saturday 4 May 2019

Registration & kit check: 4 May 2018
15h30-18h00 at the finish in Natures Valley

Briefing: 4 May 2019 – 18h00 at Natures Valley

Shuttle: Departs Natures Valley: 04h45 arrive 05h15

Start: 06h00 am on 4 May 2019

Prize giving dinner: 4 May 2019 – 19h00 at Natures Valley

Distance: 60km

Entry fee: R2,500 per person

Limit: 100 runners

Entries open online: 10 December 2018 (entrytickets.net – ENTER NOW)

Entries Close : Friday 19 April 2019

Race Venue: at Natures Valley

Start: Big Tree Storms River (next to the N2)

Finish: Natures Valley

Rules:
Make sure you read the race rules for the tsitsikamma ultra trail run here
The Route

Natures Valley is where it’s happening – registration, briefing, shuttle, finish, prize giving etc.so try and stay somewhere nearby like: tsitsikamma-ultra-trail-run

Accommodation

Taking place in Natures Valley registration, briefing, shuttle, finish, prize giving etc.so try and stay somewhere nearby like:

San Parks De Vasselot Rest Camp sanparks.org

Rent a cottage in Natures through Meyer at naturesvalleyproperties.co.za or email holiday@naturesvalleyproperties.co.za

Or stay in Storms River Village – close to the start at the Woods Guest House. Email info@atthewoods.co.za

Back Packers – Rocky Road Backpackers
tsitsikamma-ultra-trail-run-2 Transfers

Competitors may book a shuttle from the Natures Valley to the start.
Public Please note that the trail is closed to the public unless booked on the hiking trail.

No route scouting or pre-running is allowed.

Any runners found on the trail illegally (by the landowners MTO Group or the organisers) will be banned for all future events.

Entry fee includes

Permits and special permission to run this trail

Paramedic support with 4×4 vehicles (excludes helicopter evacuation, or any hospitalization transport, which will be at the athlete’s cost)

Saturday night prize giving dinner

Meal at finish
Finisher’s memento
Great race garment to wear after the run

Entry fee does not include

Accommodation
Drinks at dinners
Personal race nutrition
Extra meals for friend and family must be booked on line.
There is no seconding allowed.
There will be a cut off along the way. This will be enforced if we feel that the competitors’ safety or health will be compromised by continuing.
We have an experienced sweep team and they will have the final say whether they feel that they can get the runners safely to the finish. This cut off is based on the athlete not making the whole route in 14 hours.
We expect times to range between 5 and 14 hours. There will be marshals at all 4 huts on the route.
Medical
There will be emergency services on standby but participants must under normal circumstances, be fit, and confident that they are able to complete the event safely without outside assistance. Should the race medical team declare any participant unfit to continue, he or she will be forced to withdraw from the event. EACH PARTICIPANT MUST TAKE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN SAFETY. Compulsory Running Equipment
Water containers min 1.5 litres
Waterproof rain jacket
Base layer
Buff or head gear
Whistle
Space blanket
Emergency food (at least 2 bars or gels or one of each ) extra not part of planned race nutrition
Cell phone – emergency numbers will be supplied at race briefing
Kit will be checked at registration
Basic first Aid- (minimum is strapping, personal medication, rehydrate )
MISSING COMPULSORY EQUIPMENT MEANS NO RUN Recommended Equipment
Sunglasses, Sun block, Camera, GPS
Enter Online Enter from Dec 10 2018 at entrytickets.net
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Enquiries
For all enquiries please contact James Stewart 082 925 7885 or email muddyfoot@roystonfarms.co.za

Photos: Glenn Murray Photography
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6 days ago

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Don’t miss out on BUCO Adventure Easter Weekend funBUCO Cairnbrogie

MTB Rides 2019
Choose from 2 different rides depending on your age, fitness and preference.
NO helmet NO ride!

Date: Sat 20 April 2019

BUCO Cairnbrogie Trail Park Fun Ride

Great fun ride for everyone as the do laps so no one gets left behind. Riders will do
as many laps as they can in one hour around a 2.5 km track.
Date: Sat 20 April 2019
Time: 12h30. Register from 11h30
Lap Distance: 2.5 km
Time limit: 1 hour
Entry fee: R50-00
Categories: U10 Boys and Girls U14 Boys and Girls (under on the 1st Jan 2019)
NO helmet NO ride!

BUCO Cairnbrogie MTB Rally Ride

Race around an exciting route of about 25 km Navigating to check point’s using a Rally Style booklet Categories include Men, Women, Mixed. This twist on a normal mountain bike race brings in the important element of Team work and decision-making Food and drinks will be on sale.
Date: Sat 20 April 2019
Start Time: 14h30 Register from 13H30
Venue: Cairnbrogie farm
No under 16 as of 1st Jan 2019 unless accompanied by an adult
Distance: 25 km approx.
Time limit: 3hrs
Entry Fee: R200.00 per team
Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants
For information contact James: 082 925 7885 or email muddyfoot@roystonfarms.co.za
Please note:
No scouting allowed before the race.
No Helmet – No Ride!
At least on team member must have a working speedometer or GPS to measure distance.


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Well done to all who completed Africa's Wildest Run in Addo on the weekend . Have you got those Monday morning blues? What next ? MTO Tsitsikamma Ultra Trail that's what . Maybe not the wildest but its pure . Only about 4,5 km of jeep track out of the 60km - the rest is trail. No water points but the streams are pure water landed in the Tsitsikamma Mountains flowing down to the trail through Montane Forest and Fyn Bos . Maybe not the biggest run but has been described as intimate . Come and find yourself on the 4th of May in The Tsitsikamma Mountains. ... See MoreSee Less

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About Us

 

Muddy Foot Adventures is a small Garden Route events company that is run by James Stewart and Jeffery Willcocks.

Contact Info

 

Contact James or Jeff on:

Phone:    +27 (0)82 925 7885
Email:     info@muddyfoot.co.za
Address: Royston Farm, The Crags, 6602