Adventure Events

Deelfontein MTB Race 40, 20 & 10km

The Deelfontein MTB race in the Vredefort Dome Heritage Site near Parys in the Free State, 140km from Johannesburg, takes place on challenging mountainous terrain, in near-pristine bush - and grassveld. The route includes dirt road, farm tracks and single track sections. The grading varies from easy to highly technical

Event Date: 14 Sep 2014
Province: Free State
Venue: Deelfontein, Vredefort Dome
Online Start Date: 18 Aug 2014
Online End Date: 12 Sep 2014
Contact: Gerhard Benade
Contact Number: 083 280 9784


Distance & Entry Fee
Late Entry Fee + R20

Start Time

Deelfontein, Vredefort Dome

On the day of the race from 07h30 to 08h30

General Information
Coffee, cooldrinks, and food for sale
Ablution faciities and swimming pool available
Accommodation available
Cash prizes for category winners, prizes for first three positions, medals for all finishers
Information on:

Route Description
40km: 9km gravel road, 18km farm track, 13km single track (partially steep and technical)
20km: 9km gravel road, 8km farm track, 3km single track
10km: 6km ffarm track, 4km single track

The 40km race includes steep mountain climbing and downhill sections, providing technical challenges to the most able riders. These sections are omitted from the 20km race, however, it remains very challenging, as can be seen from the race times. The 10 km race follows picturesque farm roads and single track sections in the Dome bushveld.
Last update on this event: 29/08/2014
Event added: 29/08/2014
General Event Details
Sunday, 14 September 2014
Free State Province