The first album of images from #HMC2017 has been loaded to our Mountain Challenge Series page on Facebook. Hop on over and relive a massive day! Thank you to @marksampsonct for capturing it all so beautifully
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@bos_sport @raidlightza Can you sum up your #HMC2017 in one word? Oliver Kopp gave us a few 😆
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@bos_sport @raidlightza Female winner of the long course of the #spurpetrailseries 
@spursports @spursteakranches @raidlightza @steenberg_farm Male long course winner of the #spurpetrailseries 
@spursports @spursteakranches @steenberg_farm @raidlightza Short course winner of #spurpetrailseries 
@spursports @spursteakranches @raidlightza @steenberg_farm And they're off!! Race 4 of the #SpurPETrailSeries us underway 
@spursteakranches #raidlightza @steenberg_farm Star of the 24km women's field today, the highly accomplished multi-sporter @carla.vh1 .
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#GoAboveAndBeyond The winner of our 24km is Robert Rorich. We're reporting on all 3 #HMC races via Twitter this morning 
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@bos_sport @raidlightza Fantastic morning for the last race of the #SpurPETrailSeries! Late entries still available 
@spursteakranches @raidlightza @steenberg_farm The 15km crew is out on the course. We'll share leader info on Twitter shortly
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@bos_sport @raidlightza The 15km runners are lining up. A tough but beautiful race lies ahead. Record to the top is 45min. Will it fall today? #GoAboveAndBeyond #HMC2017 @bos_sport @raidlightza One of the many views awaiting our #HMC2017 runners 📸 @marksampsonct
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Categories

SHORT ROUTE (CHALLENGE) CATEGORIES

Category

Age on the day of the first race

Senior (Men & Women)

17+ years

Veteran (Men & Women)

40-49 years

Master (Men & Women)

50+ years

Junior (Boys & Girls)*

15-17 years

Minimee

11-14 years

Peewee (NB see below)

6-10 years

 

  • Boys and girls will only be separated in the Junior category and only if there are at least five of each gender running in this category. If there is not at least five boys or five girls running a particular race then these boys and girls will race in one category.
  • The Minimee and Peewee categories will not be separated according to gender.
  • Series category prizes will only be awarded if there is a minimum of five entries in any particular category at the start of the Series.
  • We strongly advise that children between 8 - 11 years be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
  • Kids under 6 MUST run with a parent or guardian and will not be allowed on the course without supervision.
     

LONG ROUTE (CHAMPIONSHIP) CATEGORIES - PRIZE STRUCTURE

Category

Age on the day of the first race

Senior (Men & Women)

17+ years

Veteran (Men & Women)

40-49 years

Master (Men & Women)

50+ years

 

XL ROUTE CATEGORIES

Category

Age on the day of the first race

Senior (Men & Women)

20+ years

Veteran (Men & Women)

40-49 years

Master (Men & Women)

50+ years

 

GLB46 ULTRA & SILVERMINE MOUNTAIN XL ROUTE SOLO CATEGORIES

Category

Age on the day of the first race

Senior (Men & Women)

20+ years

Veteran (Men & Women)

40-49 years

Master (Men & Women)

50+ years

 

RELAY CATEGORIES (SILVERMINE MOUNTAIN XL ONLY):

Category

Age on the day of the first race

Senior (Men, Women & Mixed)

17+ years

Veteran (Men, Women & Mixed)

40-49 years

Master (Men, Women & Mixed)

50+ years

 

  • Any runner found to be falsifying information to gain a competitive advantage (for example lying about age) will be disqualified.
  • Race category prizes will only be awarded if there is a minimum of five entries in any particular category.
  • Series category prizes will only be awarded if there is a minimum of five entries in any particular category at the start of the Series.
  • With the exception of Juniors, Minimees and Peewees, category prizes will only be awarded to Series winners and not on a race-to-race basis. Only the first three male and female runners across the line will receive prizes at every individual race.
  • Runners who are 17 years old will be entered into the JUNIOR category by default. However, they may choose to compete in the SENIOR category upon entering their first race by informing the organisers at registration.
  • Peewees, minimees and juniors under the age of 17 are NOT allowed to compete in the Senior category.
  • Veterans and masters will be entered into their specific age categories by default. However, they may choose to compete in the SENIOR category upon entering their first race by informing the organisers at registration. You will not be allowed to change your category after the race.
  • No-one will be allowed to change to a different category during the Series, i.e. after running one race in a specific category. If you start off in the SENIOR category, you have to finish the Series in the same category.
  • Age categories are determined by your age on the day of the first race that you run. If your birthday occurs during the Series you cannot choose to run one of the later races in an older category.
  • JUNIOR category entry is subject to the indemnity being signed by a parent or guardian. No junior under the age of 17 will be allowed to enter the long route.
  • We strongly advise that children between 8 - 11 years be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Kids under 6 MUST run with a parent or guardian and will not be allowed on the course without supervision.