Thursday, February 13, 2014

Pennypinchers Adventure Weekend . Easter 2014 . Plettenberg Bay.

The Pennypinchers Adventure Weekend is part of the Plett Easter Games and kicks off on Good Friday morning with the Cairnbrogie Trail Run and finish on Saturday afternoon with the Double Ski Race at Central Beach with a Nite MTB Relay Race and the Single Surf Ski in between.

Take part in the long distances of all three events and be in line for the Off the Treble Hook Challenge Trophy and win great prizes from Off the Hook and Robberg Seafoods.

The weekend is made for fun and adventure for the whole family.
All entries on line at

Accommodation specials at Stanley Island Contact Cyril on or 083 27 66929


Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie Trail Run

 Date: Fri. 18th April

Venue: Cairnbrogie Farm

Start Time: 08h30

Registration from 07h00


Long 17-18km

The tough one!  This years' long run will see some new additions along the coast and boasts a couple of good climbs.  The route offers breathtaking views along a mixture of single track, jeep track and cow paths.

Entry Fee: R150.00 (late entry R170.00)

Limited to 100 entries!

Prizes: 1st Male and Female R2500-00, 2nd R1500-00, 3rd R1000-00

Short 11km (12yrs and older)

A good introduction to trail running, this short route will have some new single track, with a couple of technical sections that make for a challenging route for your less serious runner.  Fantastic views make it all worthwhile and there will be a sweeper to ensure that everyone gets home safe and sound.

Entry Fee: R50.00 (late entry R70.00)

Fun 5 km

Suited to fit 10 – 12 yr olds and ‘fun-runners’, the 5km run offers a fun off road (but not technical) run through the forest.  Please note that the route is not pram friendly.

Entry Fee: R30.00

Spur Kiddies Farmyard 1, 5 km Adventure Trail

An easy self-guided walk for parents and kids along the dam, through the forest, past the calf pens and back to receive a Spur goody bag and a cup cake! 


For more information call James 082 925 7885 or e-mail

Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants

Pennypinchers MTB Nite Relay

2 people, 2 hours, no speed limits!  Riders will race around a 4 – 6km lap course in a 2 person relay team for a total of 2hrs. The team that completes the most laps wins!  Categories include Men, Women, Mixed and parent & child.  This event promises high energy and family fun in a safe and spectator friendly environment!  Food and drinks will be on sale.


Date: Fri. 18th April

Venue: Cairnbrogie farm

Start Time: 18h30

Lap distance: 4– 6 km

Time limit: 2hrs

Entry Fee: R100.00 per individual/ R150.00 per team

Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants

Proceeds from the Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie MTB Nite relay will go to The Robberg Coastal Corridor Landowners Association

For information contact James: 082 925 7885/

Please note: 

No Helmet – No Ride!

Red flashing tail light compulsory

White front light compulsory

Pennypinchers Surf Ski Challenge Singles

This year we will once again choose a route according to the ocean conditions. With options of a lap course including the New Mouth at Keurbooms or an open Ocean paddle around Robberg. There will also be, as well as a shorter 10km lap course for novices or those not confident enough to take on the now infamous Keurbooms River Mouth. The race will be moved to the Keurbooms River if the sea conditions do not allow for safe paddling. Categories include Men, Women, U18 boys and Girls.

Date: Sat. 19th April

Start Time: 08h30

Registration from 07h30

Venue: Central Beach

Long Course:

Distance: 18 – 20km

Entry Fee: R120.00 pp

Short Course:

Distance: 10km

Entry Fee: R60.00 pp

Prize Giving: 11h30

Prizes: Seniors 1st Male and Female R3000-00 2nd R2000 3rd R1000-00

                   U18 1st Male and Female R500-00, 2nd R300-00,3rd R200-00

Food and drinks on sale

Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants

Please note that life jackets, leashes and cell phones are compulsory

For more information call James 082 925 7885 or e-mail

Pennypinchers Surf Ski Challenge Doubles

Enjoy the early evening on the water with this fun 12km course.  Categories include Men, Women and Mixed, with Mixed being the main category.

Date: Sat. 19 April 2014

Start Time: 16h30

Registration: From 15h30

Venue: Central Beach

Distance: 12km (depending on prevailing conditions)

Entry Fee: R50.00 pp

Prize Giving: 18h30

Food and drinks on sale

Please note that life jackets, leashes and cell phones are compulsory

For more information call James 082 925 7885 or e-mail