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April 28 @ 9:00 am - April 29 @ 9:00 am

R500 - R1750


All the Recce Mission, Jammie and Light Duty events start at Fort Highland on the edge of the Eastern Escarpment near Dullstroom in Mpumalanga. All the events finish at Fort Mission at Dullstroom.

The Jammie events are support events on the Recce Mission routes. ‘Jammie’ is the terminology used for Special Forces support personnel that are not directly involved in a mission. The Light Duty events also support the Recce Mission events.

Event Distance Elevation Gain
MTB Mission
200 km 4000 m
MTB Jammie 150 km  3000 m
MTB Light Duty
40 km 1000 m
MTB Relay 55/60/85 km 1000/1400/1600 m



Mountain bikers can participate in the Recce MTB Mission in three categories:

  • Heavy’ or solo
  • Small Team’ of 2 mountain bikers
  • Assault Team’ of 3 or 4 mountain bikers

Mountain bikers can participate in the Jammie and Light Duty events in solo format only, or as a relay team in the MTB Relay event.


MTB Mission Mountain bikers will cover more than 200 km on tar, district, railway service, forest and farm roads, as well as Jeep track and single track.

The total elevation gain is approximately 4000 meters with the minimum altitude at 1200 meters ASL and the highest point at 2332 meters ASL. The route comprises three legs.

The MTB Mission route has several cut-offs along the route. To complete the Recce MTB Mission, mountain bikers need to:

–       Complete the physically and mentally tough Recce MTB Mission within the allocated time of 22 hours

–       Pass through several Check Points (called CPs) along the routes

–       Pass a number of strategic targets along the routes

MTB riders who do not make any of the time cut-offs have failed the mission. These MTB riders can continue as Jammies, or they will be extracted and Returned-to-Unit (RTU).

MTB Relay Mountain bikers will complete the Recce MTB Mission route in a relay team format with each member doing one leg of 55 – 85 km.

The MTB Relay route has two cut-offs along the route and mountain bikers have 24 hours to complete the relay.

MTB Jammie Mountain bikers will complete 150 km of the Recce MTB Mission route in solo format.

MTB Jammies have two time cut-offs and a section might have to be done in the dark.

MTB Light Duty
Mountain bikers will complete 40 km of the Recce MTB Mission route in solo format.

MTB Light Duties do not have any time cut-off and most riders should complete this leg during daytime.



April 28 @ 9:00 am
April 29 @ 9:00 am
R500 - R1750


Recce Inc.
+27 12 663 2211


Highland Gate Golf & Trout Estate
Kruisfontein Road
Dullstroom, Mpumalanga South Africa
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