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Course Checkpoints 2016

Course Checkpoints 2016

May 10th, 2016

13 course checkpoints will be visited by the team over the course of the days charge. These 13 have to be visited in any order in the short distance between 07:30 and 19:00. Course checkpoint locations will be posted here shortly before the race on the 29th, Sunday evening Kenya time subject to availability of Internet at the venue. Please check back here then and follow our progress the day of the race! Use the link on the front page of this website again pasted below; https://go.spidertracks.com/public/car17rhinorouge How to follow car on Spider Track[...]

Course Checkpoints 2016

Written by David Carroll on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

13 course checkpoints will be visited by the team over the course of the days charge. These 13 have to be visited in any order in the short distance between 07:30 and 19:00. Course checkpoint locations will be posted here shortly before the race on the 29th, Sunday evening Kenya time subject to availability of Internet at the venue. Please check back here then and follow our progress the day of the race! Use the link on the front page of this website again pasted below; https://go.spidertracks.com/public/car17rhinorouge How Read more [...]

Follow Car 17 online during Rhino Charge 2016

Written by David Carroll on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

Rhino Charge 2016 is getting close! We are pleased to say that you will be able to follow Team Rhino Rouge online during this years event to be held between 07:30 EAT and 19:00 EAT on the 30th May by using the link below; https://go.spidertracks.com/public/car17rhinorouge   Also, Car 17 is coming on nice and steady . . . more reliable, safer, stronger and unmodified . . . nearly there . . . we are getting excited! Vroom vroom, beep beep! A reminder of what this great event is;   http://rhinocharge.co.ke/   http://www.rhinoark.org/   A Read more [...]

The boys are back in town . . . !

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

Happy New Year to all supportors and conservation lovers everywhere . . . The "boys reserve team" of Car 17 is taking part in 2016 Rhino Charge and we have our fudraising page set up at the following . . . please give generaously! More details and stuff to follow as plans progress . . . https://www.justgiving.com/Rhino-Rouge-Reserves-Car17 Read more [...]

THANK YOU TO OUR SUPPORTERS

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

https://youtu.be/axsRDgSXXI8 This years event was a long way north in the stunning foothills of the Matthews range, in the Kalepo hills. With dry sand rivers, thick thorn bush, and a backdrop of stunning hills, looking beautifully green after the rains. A total of 108 million shillings (US dollars $1.2 million) were raised by all the 65 teams who took part in this years event, which will be put towards the fencing of Mount Kenya and maintenance of the existing Abardare fence. Furthermore 4 Read more [...]

Latest From Rhino Rouge

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

This year is yet another record-breaking fundraising result in Rhino Charge 2015 - The money raised by all 65 teams amounts to 108,617,802 KES which is just over $1.1million. Amazing efforts and will the stunning work of Rhino Arc to continue to protect Kenya's water towers and their ecosystems. Unfortunetly official results are delayed but we will keep you posted as soon we hear anything. Good luck to the results team @Rhino_Charge - keep going . . we feel for you! Happy Madaraka Day . Read more [...]

. . sooooo close, another good result from RR . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . . . Update from the Girls . . . There were stuck for 3 hours due to an electrical fault on the car and very nearly retired after only a few kilometers but after some help from the Zambian team (arch rivals for the unmodifed class - indicating the spirit of the event yet again) they managed to get going and completed all but 1 checkpoint, An amazing come back . . . . looks like a great Rhino Charge result again from this team of amazing ladies . . . . now for some reflection, some fun, some beers Read more [...]

Progress . . .

Written by Louise Leakey on . Posted in Rhino Rouge Blog

. . the girls have had a reported electrical fault and suffered a painful delay, looks now like finishing will be a huge challange . . . task now is to get round as many as possible and enjoy taking on the challanging environment and beat as many of the many other none finishers as possible . . . . 6 posts done . . .GO GIRLS! Read more [...]

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