1st & 2nd September 2017 - Lilyfontein Adventure Race

, East London, Eastern Cape
1 September 2017 - 2 September 2017,
Type: Sporting Event
Business Details
113 - Lilyfontein School
Farm 564, Brakfontein, East London 5259, Eastern Cape, South Africa
043 737 4258

Hello Adventurers - ENTRIES ARE OPEN!
Get your takkies out and dust off your bike - it's time to start training for the Adventure Race.

The 2017 Lilyfontein Adventure Race will be held at Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve during the Jikeleza Festival 

The race includes teams of four in the following categories: Corporate, Corpoprate Duo (2 people), Corporate Crocs, Family, U19, U15, U13, Grade 4&5 and Grade 1-3. All teams must consist of 4 members of which at least one member must be of the opposite gender.  Corporate Duo and Corporate Crocs Duo consist of 2 team members of any gender. Teams will be running, cyclng and completing various adventure based challenges along the routes.

This is the provincial qualifying race for the SA Schools Adventure Racing Championships.

There is a maximum of 30 teams per category.

Entries are open via ROAG -

EARLY ENTRIES CLOSE: Monday 14 August 2017
ENTRIES CLOSE: midnight Monday 28 August 2017

All participants of the Adventure Race will be given free access to the Jikeleza Festival (Start and finish of the Lilyfontein Adventure Race) on Saturday 2 September. Participants are able to order adult discounted tickets for their visitors for R30 (instead of R50) for a full day access pass to the Jikeleza Festival, Inkwenkwezi Private Game Reserve on Saturday 2 September. A maximum of 2 discounted tickets per participant is allowed. Children’s tickets will not be discounted and cost R25 at the gate. Discounted tickets will be handed out at registration on Friday 1 September. PLEASE NOTE: no visitors can be given access to the adventure race on Saturday 2 September without a festival entrance ticket.

There are goody bags for the first 450 participoants to enter and over R10 000 of prize money to be won. There will be trophy/medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed teams in each category and there will also be loads of Lucky Draw prizes.

All school teams (U13, U15 & U19) are required to camp on Friday 1 September – Camping fees are included in entry fees for these categories. All other participants and supporters are asked to support the accommodation venues on the Wild Coast Jikeleza Route – see for details

All participants are to bring an original, signed Lilyfontein Adventure Race Indemnity Form to registration. Download the form HERE! 
All School teams (U13, U15 & U19) are to provide a copy of ID at registration.

Route descriptions, registration and compulsory briefing details and start times can be found on our website

If you have questions about the race or are interested in sponsorship of this annual event that attracts nearly 450 adventure racers, please contact Margaret on 043 737 4258 or email

Join our facebook group to keep up to date with the latest information.

We look forward to adventuring with you on 1-2 September.


The Lilyfontein Adventure Team