Oakhill Event
Tyres & Takkies

Tyres & Takkies


The Oakhill Tyres and Takkies Challenge

Saturday 4th August 2012 @ Sassenheim Estate, Harkerville

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Directions to Sassenheim Estate: On the N2 between Plettenberg Bay and Knsyna, next to the Harkerville Market.

We are thrilled to be using this beautiful and exciting new venue. Remember to buy your fresh flowers at Sassenheim Estate every week day! There will be ample parking and security and medical personnel will be on duty.

Race Categories
Participants in the Tyres and Takkies Challenge can choose from 5 Races, each race catering for different categories, ages and levels of physical fitness. There is a race for everyone!  Please note the start/ cut-off times and the times for the prize givings.

Race 1 – 10km – Run
Start time: 09h00 • Cut off 11h00 • Prize giving 11h15
Nipper (10 -12 yrs) Cost: R60
Junior (13 – 15 yrs) Cost: R60
Senior (15 – 18yrs) Cost: R60
Open (19yrs + ) Cost: R60
Race 2 – 5km – Run/Walk
Start time: 09h15 • Cut off 11h00 • Prize giving 11h15
Nipper (10 -12 yrs) Cost: R40
Junior (13 – 15 yrs) Cost: R40
Senior (15 – 18yrs) Cost: R40
Open (19yrs + ) Cost: R40
Race 3 – Little Oaks – Fun Race
NO HELMET – NO RIDE! – Run, walk, bike, trike or push a pram, this is a fun family race.
Start time: 10h45 • Cut off 11h45 • Prize giving 12h30
A (0 – 2yrs) Cost: R50 / pair
B (3 – 5yrs) Cost: R50 / pair
C (6 – 7 yrs) Cost: R50 / pair
D (8 – 9 yrs) Cost: R50 / pair
Maximum age of child is 9 yrs. All children must be accompanied by an adult Race 4 – MTB Lap – Individual NO HELMET – NO RIDE! – One lap equals approximately 5km. Start time: 12h00 • Cut off 15h00 • Prize giving 15h30 Nipper (10 -12 yrs) Cost: R40 – 2 Laps Junior (13 – 15 yrs) Cost: R60 – 3 laps Senior (15 – 18yrs) Cost: R80 – 4 laps Open (19yrs + ) Cost: R100 – 5 laps Race 5 – MTB Lap – 2 man team NO HELMET – NO RIDE! – Team category determined by youngest participant. Team members to finish together. Start time: 12h00 • Cut off 15h00 • Prize giving 15h30 Nipper (10 -12 yrs) Cost: R60 /team – 2 laps Junior (13 – 15 yrs) Cost: R80 /team – 3 laps Senior (15 – 18yrs) Cost: R100 /team – 4 laps Open (19yrs + ) Cost: R150 /team – 5 Company / Teachers Cost: R150 /team – 5 laps


Please complete the online entry form, submit and pay by EFT.  Entry Forms are also available from the Oakhill School reception.  Hand in a completed form together with cash payments at the Oakhill School Reception.

Entries close 27 July 2012. Late entries on the day will be charged an extra R20 per race.

EFT Details
Account: Oakhill School
Bank: First National Bank, Knysna
Branch No.: 210214
Account No: 62 00 20 99 605
Entrants MUST use reference: TT + Surname


By entering or participating in this event you will automatically indemnify all parties involved.
All entrants participate entirely at their own risk and agree that they shall have no claim whatsoever against the organising body, sponsors, helpers or support services in the event of an injury, loss or damage that a participant may suffer personally or to property caused directly or indirectly due to negligence, accidental or otherwise, by anyone of the abovementioned parties or any third party not associated with the races.


There will be loads of prizes to be won, including for the ‘Best Dressed’ and for the participants and teams who show the most spirit.  Enter more than one race and win big!

Fun for the whole family

Tyres and Takkies is not only about the races – there will be plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy.  Bring your friends and relax at The Food Market selling a large variety of delicious foods and sweets.  Enjoy a cup of coffee while watching the races and shop at The Craft Market.  There will be a secure Kiddies Play Area with activities such as jumping castles and face painting.  An entrance fee will be charged for “day passes” into the play area.  After your race, enjoy a beer or a glass of wine at The Beer Garden or cool down with a colddrink.

After your race enjoy a soothing leg massage provided by Body Essence.

For more information please contact:

Race Director: Dave Pryke – 083 400 3208 – email: [email protected]
Event co-ordinator: Susan Kotze – 083 628 8732 – email: [email protected]

In order to make this event a success, the Oakhill School PTA is appealing for lots of prizes.  We would greatly appreciate donations of any prize items, large or small.  If you are able to help in any way, please contact either:

Nathalie Belet on (072 455 2389) or at [email protected];  or

Linda Lifson on (083 680 9620) or at [email protected].

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