Event 2 – Trail Run/Obstacle Course to the Fort Frederick
Summarised Details and Instructions for the Route:
NB Follow NECC Markers (Until the bridge follow the luminous orange markers, after tyres follow NECC markers)
Run out Tramways, turn Right,
Run to end of Tramways property, turn Right down stairs towards canal,
Turn left along canal grassy embankment
Turn Right over Bridge, crossing canal
Arrive at Tyres…Men climb over big tyres, Women over smaller tyres (anyone can assist anyone, once you have cleared the obstacle)
Take left fork in road, 80 m later turn Left towards SA Canvas
At top of road turn left, at Steep Rocky Dangerous Hill, turn Right
Climb up the hill (Watch for falling rocks, thorns, sharp rocks, snakes! Stay on pathway to stay away from cliffs!!)
Keep climbing up steep hill until you reach a fence (corner of fence) – climb this obstacle (team mates can assist each other)
Run straight to the Cargo Net covering Fort Frederick, climb up and over the Fort! NB – ensure that you lean forward and hold tight at the top to ensure you do not fall backwards!! There will be marshals assisting you at the top to ensure you do not fall backwards!)
Follow the tape way in the Fort, to the Right,
Go down the stairs and enter the DARK Fort Room – navigate over tyres,
Exit the DARK Fort Room and crawl through A-Frames, follow tape way up stairs, down stairs, exiting the Fort!
Cross the finish line!
Finish with all Team Members sitting together (Time taken when all teams mates lying next to each other – last sitting is when time stops)!
NO ONE IS ALLOWED TO RETURN DOWN THE PATHWAY!…YOU MUST ORGANISE VEHICLE TRANSPORT BACK WITH A SPECTATOR!!
1st come first serve at obstacle (2 potential bottle necks Tyres & Fence)
If you cannot complete the Tyre obstacle in 1.5 minute – that person does 15 burpees after attempting obstacle a number of times! (if more than 1 cannot complete, perform synchro burpees)
Hill, Fence & Cargo net obstacles are compulsory! If a team member cannot finish the event, no matter where they stop, that team has 8 minutes added to their score, if 2 members then 16 min, if 3 members then 24 minutes, if 0 finish….DNF