Adventure Events

The Buffet Olives MTB Classic

The Buffet Olives MTB Classic is a race for all MTB enthusiasts, from rookies to veterans, to weekend warriors.

This spectacular event will take place at the Buffet Olives estate, situated at the foothills of the Du Toit’s kloof mountains in Paarl.

The course is challenging yet exhilarating, with a choice of a 14km, 25km and 45km route, as well as a 5km kiddies race. Spectators and families can enjoy walks around the farm and a picnic under the olive trees.

Lucky draw prizes include olive hampers, wine, bicycle accessories and a weekend away at Cascade Country Manor.

A prize of R 1500 for the Men’s and Lady’s winners of the 42km Route is up for grabs.

Online entries are open at: https://www.entrytime.com/event-details/?EventId=4761

The first 200 pre-entries will all receive a goodie bag

Event is limited to 1000 participants

Enquiries:

General info:  076 709 6487 / (021) 876 3934 / sharonhart@telkomsa.net

Websites: www.facebook.com/buffetolivesmtbclassic  www.buffetolives.net

Route Description

Short Route: 14KM
The first 6km are on easy farm roads and you will be well warmed up before the serious climbing starts on this tough but rewarding course. After reaching the top you are rewarded by a series of spectacular downhill runs with one final small hill to climb before the finish.

Long & Medium Route: 42KM & 25KM
The Long & Medium Routes continue on forest roads with spectacular views and down hills with good doses of single track. The Medium Route returns to the finish, whereas the Long Route continues along the Klein Drakenstein mountain slopes before heading home on this challenging, but captivating course.

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There is also an easy 5km loop amongst the olive groves.

Spectators are welcome to picnic under the trees and watch the fun.
Last update on this event: 03/06/2016
Event added: 03/06/2016
General Event Details
DATE:
Sunday, 23 October 2016
EVENT TYPE:
PROVINCE / AREA:
Western Cape, Paarl
Map of Event Start