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Drakensberg Kwa-Zulu Natal
18 - 21 Mar 2021
Paraglider Paraglider
Mountain Bike, Trail Run & Paraglide

Upcoming Tasks

18/03/21 - 21/03/21 Extreme
Task Distance: 91 km
20/03/21 - 21/03/21 Mini
Task Distance: 51 km

Event info

In a nutshell...

The X-BERG CHALLENGE is a truly unique event where trail runners, mountain bikers and paragliders are pitted against each other in a thrilling multiday adventure race with a twist.

Established in 2013, this epic event takes place in the stunning Drakensberg Region of South Africa. The challenge is to fly, or run, or cycle along a carefully calculated route in the Drakensberg. Participants need to use skill and cunning to self-navigate between set turn points and work out the fastest route for their sporting discipline.

This exciting race is live tracking enabled, so all your friends, family and fans can follow the excitement in real time via the internet!

Sporting disciplines:
Trail Running (solo or part of team)
Mountain Biking (solo or part of team)
E-Biking (solo or part of a team in own class)
Paragliding (solo or part of team)
Mixed discipline (solo or part of team)
Re-lay discipline (min 2 in a team)

Info about Flying here

Competition schedule

Dates & Times

No entries on the day, only pre-entries permitted. Limited numbers, only 45 entries.

4-day Extreme X-Berg Challenge Race dates & times 2021:

Wednesday, 17 March 2021
Venue:El Mirador Airfield, Champagne Bistro, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg,KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Registration 16h00-18h00
Race briefing 18h00-19h00
Briefing dinner 19h00 (included for athletes / pre-book for supporters)
Pre-event suggested overnight at the Mountain Splendour Eco Resort / Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Monks Cowl / or nearby (own account)

Thursday, 18 March 2021
Venue: El Mirador Airfield,Drakensberg Brewery, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Start 07h00 am
Race day 1

Friday, 19 March 2021
Race day 2

Saturday, 20 March 2021
Race day 3

Sunday, 21 March 2021
Race day 4
Finish venue: El Mirador Airfield, Drakensberg Brewery, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Finish cut-off time 16h30 pm
Prize giving 16h30 for 17h00: Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield (dinner included for athletes / please pre-book dinner for supporters)
Post-event overnight Champagne Valley - suggested accommodation at Mountain Splendour Eco Resort / Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Monks Cowl / or nearby (own account)

Monday, 22 March 2021 (public holiday in South Africa)
Optional Post-race breakfast 09h00 am in Champagne Valley for those wanting to join (own account). 

2-day Mini X-Berg Challenge Race dates & times 2021:

Friday, 19 March 2021
Venue:El Mirador Airfield Champagne Bistro, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg,KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Registration 17h00-18h00
Race briefing 18h00-19h00
Briefing dinner 19h00 (included for athletes / pre-book for supporters)
Pre-event suggested overnight at the Mountain Splendour Eco Resort / Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Monks Cowl / or nearby (own account)

Saturday, 20 March 2021
Venue:El Mirador Airfield, Drakensberg Brewery, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg,KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Start 07h00 am
Race day 1

Sunday, 21 March 2021
Race day 2
Finish venue: Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield, Champagne Valley, Central Drakensberg
Finish cut-off time 16h30 pm
Prize giving 16h30 for 17h00: Drakensberg Brewery at the airfield (dinner included for athletes / please pre-book dinner for supporters)
Post-event suggested overnight at the Mountain Splendour Eco Resort / Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife Monks Cowl / or nearby (own account)

Monday, 22 March 2021 (public holiday in South Africa)
Optional Post-race breakfast 09h00 am in Champagne Valley for those wanting to join (own account). 


Organization


Contact Info

The X-Berg Challenge is organised by Between Heaven and Earth Pty (Ltd)

Contact:
E-mail: info@BHandE.com
Tel: +27 83 344 8936
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