Outside Adventures are able to arrange a wealth of exciting outdoor adventure activities in the Magaliesberg area.
From abseiling into caves, to river rafting and kloofing and many more activities for the adrenalin junkies!
The Leverage Corporation has teamed up with Maropeng, Gauteng Government (Management Authority), and a number of local wine estates to bring you the much anticipated Cradle Festival Twenty Thirteen. Following on last year’s success it will once again be taking place at the amphitheatre in Maropeng, in the heart of The Cradle of Humankind, on the 20th and 21st of April.
And this year it promises to be bigger and better than ever!
This year’s Festival is jam-packed with exciting performances which will be announced shortly. It also coincides with the Cradle Festival Wine Weekend which includes cheese and wine tastings, as well as loads of fun activities and competitions for the whole family to enjoy. The well-equipped kids area and daily kids programme offers parents peace-of-mind and a day-off to spoil themselves and relax while being able to enjoy the live entertainment and delectable cheeses and wines on offer. There is also a Craft Expo allowing exhibitors from the Cradle and surrounding areas to showcase their business and service offerings.
This two-day mountain biking event promises to be an exhilarating experience and will take place over the weekend of 20th and 21st of April 2013. Based at Maropeng, in the heart of The Cradle of Humankind, the event is one of a kind.
It also forms part of the 2013 Cradle Festival and Wine Weekend.
The Cradle Mountain Trophy promises a fantastic offering of single track, plus some challenging off-road, and of course some good technical aspects. But do remember that we are calling this the “Mountain Trophy” for good reason. It is not all flat. We will be making good use of tracks and trails which have previously been used for private events. On these farms you will be riding amongst some amazing wildlife such as Zebra, Wildebeest and even Rhino.
It’s tough, it’s technical, but if you’re doing either Joburg2C or Sani2C, this is the ideal event to get those legs into shape. In fact, it’s a must and chances are, it’s your last chance.
MEDIA RELEASE APRIL 2013
SOUMA READY FOR NEW BALANCE IMPI CHALLENGE HARTBEESPOORT
Two-time New Balance IMPI Challenge Cape Town winner, Charl Souma (Claremont) is hoping to continue his winning streak this time in the North West Province when he takes on the New Balance IMPI Challenge at Van Gaalens Cheese Farm in Hartbeespoort on Saturday, 06 April 2013.
According to Souma, his desire for adventure is what led him to the New Balance IMPI Challenge. “I was looking for an adventure that would take me out of my comfort zone, but would still be safe and enjoyable. I enjoy the challenge that the event poses to me as an individual, and I love the atmosphere that is created by all participants. The best way to describe the IMPI Challenge to newcomers is to compare it to when we were children and how much fun we had playing in the park, running, jumping, rolling and crawling. The IMPI Challenge is like that, except way more fun and much more difficult. I am not the fastest or strongest athlete, but I possess a good balance between running ability and physical strength, this is exactly what the IMPI Challenge demands. I have won the IMPI Elite race in Cape Town for the past two consecutive years. The title of IMPI Elite Champion is a prestigious title to hold. Seeing as I have already defended my title in Cape Town, I would like to be able to boast that I have also challenged for it in Gauteng. I also can’t wait for New Balance IMPI Challenge KZN in May. The IMPI Challenge is a terrific day out that combines fun and exercise. Participating in this event definitely awakens your inner child,” laughs Souma.
Venues for the New Balance IMPI Challenge are specifically chosen for their exclusivity and ability to accommodate fun obstacles that will challenge participants both physically and mentally in the ultimate adventure challenge. Set over 12 gruelling kilometres with 18 extreme obstacles for the IMPI Challenger Race and 18km with 25 extreme obstacles for the IMPI Elite Race, the IMPI Challenge combines trail running with a military style obstacle course.
Date: Saturday, 6 April 2013
Start: 08:00 – IMPI Elite Race
09:15 – IMPI Challenger
Date: Sunday, 07 April 2013
Start: 08:15 – IMPI Challenger
Venue: Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province)
Format: Participants could enter individually or as part of a team (teams vary in size from 2 – 10 people, although you start together, you do not need to finish together)
Up For Grabs: The best dressed individual or team entries stand the chance to win awesome New Balance shoes, IMPI kit or Tsoga Sun weekend vouchers!
Other Event Dates:
– KZN Debut: Saturday, 18 May 2013 at Virginia Farm, Eston
– Cape Town: Saturday, 19 and Sunday, 20 October 2013 at Lievland Wine Estate and Wiesenhof Legacy Park (Stellenbosch).
Entries are open for KZN, while entries for Cape Town will open in May 2013.
Community Support: The New Balance IMPI Challenge supports the Woodside Special Care Centre, a private residential home for intellectually and physically disabled children and young adults. Established in 1976 the Woodside Special Care Centre offers a wide range of services designed to promote the development of each of its children.
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For more information on the Woodside Special Care Centre visit http://www.woodside.org.za For more information on the New Balance IMPI Challenge contact Hayley Weinberg on 073 411 5575, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.impichallenge.co.za