Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pennypinchers Adventure Easter Weekend 2016- Plettenberg Bay

Day 1 - Run and Ride at Cairnbrogie - 26/03/2016
The Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie Trail Run

Ø  Date: Saturday 26 March 2016
Ø  Venue: Cairnbrogie Farm, Airport Road ,Plettenberg Bay
Ø  Start Time: 08h30

Ø  Long  17-18km
o   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.
o   Own hydration recommended 
o   1st Prize R500-00 (Men and Ladies)
o   Entry Fee: R180.00 (late entry R200.00)
o   Limited to 100 entries!

Ø  Short 12km (12yrs and older)
Ø  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.
Ø  1st Prize R500-00 (Mens and Ladies )
Ø  Entry Fee: R90.00 (late entry R100.00)

Ø  Fun 5 km
Ø  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.
Ø  Prizes for U12 category only
Ø  Entry Fee: R30.00

Ø  Spur Kiddies Farmyard 1,5 km Adventure Trail
Ø  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 with Farm Milk and a Cookie
Ø   R20-00

Ø All entries on line at
Ø Late entries on the day

Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie Trail Park Fun Ride

This sundowner ride is to burn out the final bit of energy from the kids for the day. Riders will do as many laps as they can in one hour around a 2,5km track
Date :26 March 2016
Time: 17h00
Lap Distance 2.5km
Time limit 1 hour
Entry fee R40-00
Categories: U9 Boys and Girls U13 Boys and Girls

Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie MTB Nite Relay

Ø  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  This event promises high energy and family fun in a safe and spectator friendly environment!  Food and drinks will be on sale.
Ø  No under 13 as of Jan 1 2016

Ø  Dat: Sat 26 March 2016
Ø  Venue: Cairnbrogie farm
Ø  Start Time: 17h00
Ø  Lap distance: 4– 6 km
Ø  Time limit: 2hrs
Ø  Entry Fee: R175.00 per team/ R100.00 per individual
Ø  Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants
Ø  Proceeds from the Pennypinchers Cairnbrogie MTB Nite relay will go to The Robberg Coastal Corridor Landowners Association
Ø  For information contact James: 082 925 7885/

             Please note: 

Ø  Route will be open from 16h30 till 17h30 for testing
Ø  No Helmet – No Ride!
Ø  Red flashing tail light compulsory
Ø  White front light compulsory

Ø Entries on line at

DAY 2 Paddle - 27 MArch 2016

Pennypinchers Easter Surf Ski Challenge
Singles and Doubles

Ø  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. 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 .
Ø  Date: Sun 27 March 2016
Ø  Start Time: 09h30
Ø  Registration from 08h00
Ø  Venue: Central Beach
Ø  Long Course:
Ø  Distance: 20km
Ø  Entry Fee: R140.00 pp
Ø  Short Course:
Ø  Distance: 10km
Ø  Entry Fee: R60.00 pp
Ø  Prize Giving: 12h00
Ø  Total prize money is R14 000-00
Ø  Prizes  ( mens/ladies 1st R3000,2nd R1250,3rd R 1000 juniors Boys/girls 1st R1000,2nd R500 3rd R250) 
Ø  Food and drinks on sale
Ø  Goody Bags for the first 50 online entrants
Ø  Please note that life jackets, leashes and cell phones are compulsory

Pennypinchers “Round the Blinders Dash For Cash “
Sunday 27 March 16h30

Ø  This will be a new race with free entry for all paddlers who entered the morning races. All entrants will be in line for a lucky draw of a weekend for two in the Honeymoon Sweet at Tamodi Lodge ( value R6000-00)
Ø  The race will be from the beach around a can on the ocean side of the blinders and back to the beach
Ø  Distance will be approx 1km
Ø  The race will be held on a knock out basis with heats drawn before the start
Ø  The R6000-00 total prize money will be split pro rata between the total number of women and men’s entries
Ø  The total number of paddlers will be drawn into 4 first round heats
Ø  The winner of each heat will receive 5% of the prize purse and the first 5 paddlers of each heat will progress into 2 semi final heats.
Ø  The first three paddlers in each semi final will win 5% of the total prize money with the winners going thru to the final
Ø  The winner in the final will receive 50% of the total prize purse. ( no second place )
Ø  The same format will be run for both men and women’s races . Heats will be alternated between men and women
Ø  For more information call James 082 925 7885 or email
Ø  All entries on line at
Ø  Life jackets compulsory