8 Hour MTB Challenge 2019
Sun 28 Apr 2019, 06:30 @ Wellington, Western Cape


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8 Hour Challenge

WELLINGTON SPORTS WEEKEND

8 Hour Challenge 2019

This is an amazing 3 days of great sportsmanship to be shared with legendary friends and family

(Cash prizes for Solo entry winners ONLY and hampers for Extreme Team entry winners)


Sunday 28th April 2019 - MTB

ONLY 500 ENTRIES A DAY MAX


SOLO MTB: 300 ENTRIES MAX

How many 10km laps can you do in 8 hours

Start: 8h00 and cut of time for last lap is 7h30min

To qualify for a Medal you need to do 5 laps

Entry Fee – Solo MTB

Phase 1 until 1 st Jan R250 pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 75 entries

Phase 2 until 15 th March R300pp ,T-shirt R80 pp for second 75 entries

Phase 3 until 24 th April R350pp, T-shirt R100 pp for last 150 entries


EXTREME 2 MAN MTB TEAM RELAY: 50 RELAY TEAMS MAX

MTB Rider 1 do 2 laps follow by MTB Rider 2 do 2 laps repeat 1 more time. Final 9th lap

both MTB riders together. Total of 50km per cycle’s as Team 100km

Time to finish is 6 hours

Start 10h00

Entry Fee – Extreme 2 Man MTB Team

Phase 1 until 1 st Jan R250 pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 15 Teams

Phase 2 until 15 th March R300pp, T-shirts R80 pp for second 15 Teams

Phase 3 until 24 th April R350pp, T-shirts R100 pp for last 20 Teams


FUN 2 MAN MTB TEAM RELAY: 50 TEAMS MAX

MTB Rider 1 does 1 lap follow by MTB Rider 2 - 1 lap

Repeat 1 more time then finish

Each rider does 20km total Team 40km

Start 12h00

Entry Fee – Fun 2 Man Team

Phase 1 until 1 st Jan R150 pp, T-shirt R60 pp for first 15 Teams

Phase 2 until 15 th March R200pp, T-shirts R80 pp for second 15 Teams

Phase 3 until 24 th April R250pp, T-shirts R100 pp for last 20 Teams


After every day the kids do a short race of the course done on the day and it’s for free with

parents that have competed. Yes we give them a medal, we know how they love it.

Prize giving 16h15 after kids race


CAMPING FOR THE LONG WEEKEND

26TH TO 29TH APRIL

ONLY FOR 200 PEOPLE

R200.00 pp, KIDS UNDER 6 FREE


  • Friday from 14h00, everyone can come and set up their tent 
  • Vehicles not allowed on camping site so after you drop of all you gear, park your car in parking area.
  • If you have a RV or Caravan, park and stay for the weekend.
  • We have braai locations in the evening with tables and chairs and a bar facility.
  • Braai packs will be for sale but bring your own grids, cutlery etc.
  • If you have a look on our fb page you will see that this is one of the best venue’s in Western Cape loads of space for kids to play and we make sure they have a lot of entertainment.   Please leave iPad at home we want kids to PLAY.
  • COLD showers Free VIP Showers R100 for weekend.
  • CAMPING minimum 2 nights same price for 3 nights.
  • Dam to swim in.
  • Storage for MTB
  • Security
  • Free Wi-fi to share photos of your race with friends
  • 22h00 all quite to get ready for race day.


Purchase tickets here: https://events.computicket.com/events/2942


Over the last 2 years we listened to our runners and cyclists. This is a weekend of sport, fun with family and friends and for everyone to meet more like minded people. Let your friends know, even if they don’t run or cycle, to come and support you.

More information: 8hourchallenge.co.za

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes. Team sizes range from 2 - 4 participants per team.
8 Hour MTB Challenge 2019

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 2 person team (pp)
Solo MTB 10 km How many laps can you complete? 08:00 R 300.00 Early Bird R 0.00
2 Man Extreme MTB 50 km Each member does 50km 10:00 R 0.00 R 300.00 Early Bird
Fun 2 Man MTB 20 km Each member does 20km 10:00 R 0.00 R 200.00 Early Bird

Event location
Welbedacht Wine Estate, Wellington

Route information
Coordinates -33.5778, 19.020209
Address Welbedacht Wine Estate/Schalk Burger & Sons, Wellington, South Africa
City Wellington
Province Western Cape