Adventure run, relay and MTB event

2016-11-24 06:01

What began as a few friends connecting the dots in 2013 is now set to become a real adventure to be remembered: the Dolphin Challenge!

Previously the event was known as Jbay2PE and saw friends running from Jeffreys Bay to Maitlands River Mouth. They did this for fun and as a training run.

This year the Dolphin Challenge will take place on Sunday, December 11th from 06:00 to catch the low tide at 07:30 in crossing the river.

Runners, both individuals and relay teams, are going to line up at the Kabeljous River start in Jeffreys Bay and make their way along the beach to Maitlands River Mouth. This includes the popular swim through the Gamtoos River where assistance will be provided by EC Coastal Water Rescue and residents with a boat.

The event has been renamed the Dolphin Challenge because the route looks like the back of a dolphin and Nelson Mandela Bay is the “Bottlenose Dolphin Capital of the world”. It is a challenge as runners are presented with support only at the start, Gamtoos River, Van Stadens River and the finish at Maitlands River Mouth.

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