Adventure Events

Ezemvelo Ride-The-Ridge MTB Challenge

Ride the hills where the Wilge River cuts through the ‘rust pigmented’ sandstone formations to form spectacular cliffs made up of fossilised red sand dunes, an extension of the ancient desert landscape of the Magabeng Plateau.

Full information and online entries at:
Official event WEBSITE

Event Date: Saturday, 2 April 2016

Venue: Ezemvelo Nature Reserve, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng

Distances: 60km / 40km / 20km / 10km

Minimum age restrictions: 10km - 8 yo / 20km - 12 yo / 40km - 15 yo / 60km - 19 yo

Start times: 60km: 07h00 / 40km: 07h20 /20km: 07h40 / 10km: 08:00

Registration Times: 05h30 - 06h45
All particpants have to collect their race numbers at the registration table

Entry Fees: 10km - R100 / 20km - R130 / 40km -R160 / 60km - R190
R20 surcharge for on-the-day entries
If you don't have a CSA number, you will have to pay an extra R35 for a day lisence.

Route Description:
Each distance is a full circular loop (no laps) on mostly singletrack and jeep track. Trails will be marked so a GPS won't be compulsory but GPS route files will also be supplied closer to the time.

Route profiles:
Please note that these are the provisional route eleveations. Final route distances, maps and profiles will be published in January.

Age Categories:
Nipper (8-10 years old)
Sprog (11-12 years old)
Sub Junior (13-14 years old)
Youth (15-16 years old)
Junior (17-18 years old)
Senior (19-39 years old)
Veteran (40-59 years old)
Master (50-59 years old)
Grand Master (60 years old +)

Medals & Prizes: Results will be for all categories in all distances but there will only be prizes for the overall winners of the main race (the 60km marathon).
Medals to all finishers
Prize giving with loads of lucky draw prizes from our sponsors.

Timekeeping: This is a SA Seeding event. All riders will be timed by Racetime and results will be published on the WildTrail SA website.

Waterpoints: There will be 3 water points on the 60km route, 2 water points on the 40km route, 1 water point on the 20km route and no water point on the 10km route. We always advise riders to also carry water with them.

Products on display and for sale: Our sponsors and partners will have stands at the event where riders, family and friends can view and buy all the latest sport products.

Food & Drinks: Lovely food, beer and a great vibe can also be enjoyed afterwards so bring the whole family.
Last update on this event: 04/02/2016
Event added: 04/02/2016
General Event Details
Saturday, 02 April 2016
Gauteng Province, Bronkhorstspruit
WildTrail SA
Debbie Agenbag
Cell: 083 294 5260
Tel: 083 294 5260