The Buco Lions Karoo to Coast is a 100km offroad race from UNIONDALE to KNYSNA via the Prince Alfred's Pass and is not for the faint-hearted.

Registration

DATE: Saturday 21 September 2019
TIME: 13:00 – 21:00
LOCATION: Uniondale
For the convenience of riders NOT staying in Uniondale, Late registration, collection of entry packs (NO ENTRIES OR SUBSTITUTIONS)
DATE: Sunday 22 September 2019
TIME: 06:00 – 07:30
LOCATION: Uniondale

START TIME

Sunday 22 September 2019 at 07:30

CUT OFF

The cut off is at the Kom se Pad / Knysna turn off at 14:30 and the Knysna High School at 16:30. There will be seven start groups with approximately five minute intervals in between each group.

TIMING

Event will be timed by RaceTec

ALLOCATION OF RACE NUMBER AND SEEDING

ALLOCATION OF RACE NUMBER AND SEEDING

Seeding will be done by Racetec after the 10th September 2019 and riders will be sent their race numbers via email after this date. Seeding will be based on The Buco Lions Karoo to Coast rider results in 2017 & 2018 and the PPA seeding index.

LATE ENTRIES

There will BE NO LATE entries whatsoever once all entries have closed. The Buco Lions Karoo to Coast is limited to 4500 entries.

Substitutions


The PRE EVENT substitution cut off date is the 15th August 2019. There WILL BE NO MORE SUBS WHATSOEVER after this date.
Substitution

WATERPOINTS

There are nine points (including the finish point) on the 100km route. There will be food at the points from the Buffelsnek water point - which is approximately half way through the event. Please note that it is not guaranteed that all riders will receive food at points as it depends on the consumption by riders passing before them. There will be sufficient water and Powerade at all points for the 4500 riders. It is highly recommended that you also carry your own preferred snacks and liquids on your person on the day.

WHAT TO CARRY

Riders are encouraged to take sufficient energy bars/food for your estimated time in the saddle. Please carry at least two full water bottles with your drink of choice and preferably a full “Camelbak” if you have one. Riders should be able to fix a puncture and may want to carry their cellphones. If you are allergic to any medication etc – please indicate this on your person when riding. There will be 8 waterpoints on the route.
Still Unsure?