The Big 5 Challenge

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The Big 5 Challenge

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Date: 29 June 2013 - 06 July 2013
Location: Knysna


Enter The Big 5 Challenge
The very best way to experience the best ten days of your winter at the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is to compete in what is becoming one of the most revered Multi Sport Challenges in the country The Big 5 Challenge. The Big 5 Challenge is effectively a staged MultiSport Challenge and involves competing in five of the seven flagship events of the ten day festival namely;
1)      Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour – 80km MTB race

2)      Choose ONE event from either
  • Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Cycle Tour – 100km Road race
  • Knysna Lagoon Challenge 22 km paddle race 
3)      Salomon Featherbed Trail Run presented by GU – Coelacanth – 14km
4)      Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT – Full distance
5)      Choose ONE from either
  • Pick n Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon
  • or Full Marathon
The Big 5 Challenge is scored on a points system where points are awarded to a participant based on that participant’s time relative to the winner of that events time.
In this way participant competing in events like the Marathon can be scored against those competing in the Half Marathon or the Road Race is scored against the Lagoon Challenge. Participants can strategize on which event to choose from based on their perceived strengths relative to the quality of the top end of the field.
So signup for your midwinter escape of natural, active, healthy self-indulgence now. Enter The Big 5 Challenge now.

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