Savanna Origin of Trails

R1,400.00R1,600.00

Affectionately dubbed “SA’s MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience is an individual 2-day MTB Stage Race.

Be sure to take in the scenery and enjoy the routes while experiencing on-route offerings that go against the norm at SA’s “MTB Party of the year”! The Race Village will be buzzing with excitement, live music, mouth-watering food, drinks and more.

Marathon

Distance Day 1: +-45km
Distance Day 2: +-40km

Half Marathon

Distance Day 1: +-30km
Distance Day 2: +-30km

Start date: 19 Nov 2022
End date: 20 Nov 2022
Start time: Marathon – 08:00 a.m, Half Marathon – 08:30 a.m.
Venue: Coetzenburg, University of Stellenbosch

Please note that a CSA licence is required to take part in this event. If you do not have one, you can purchase one from us below.

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Affectionately dubbed “SA’s MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience is an individual 2-day MTB Stage Race.

Founded in 2013, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience routes highlight the beauty and splendor of Stellenbosch, and mountain bikers can look forward to experiencing a vast network of world-class trails while celebrating the origin of SA mountain biking.

Be sure to take in the scenery, enjoy the routes while experiencing on-route offerings that go against the norm at SA’s “MTB Party of the year”! The Race Village will be buzzing with excitement, live music, mouth-watering food, drinks and more.

2022 will see a host of exciting innovations, both on and off the bike including a Tented Village, marked warm up route on Friday, Pub Ride through Stellenbosch and other unique experiences which will make the “MTB Party of the Year” a MUST DO event!

What better way to rekindle your love for the sport and end the year on a high than by taking part in the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience!

EVENT FAST FACTS

Date 19 & 20 November 2022
Venue Coetzenburg, University of Stellenbosch
Format Individual 2-day MTB Stage Race

Distances Marathon

Distance Day 1: +-45km
Distance Day 2: +-40km

Half Marathon

Distance Day 1: +-30km
Distance Day 2: +-30km


Entry Fees Marathon

Standard Entry: R1 600

Tented Village Party Package: R1300, which includes over and above the Standard entry:

  • Individual First Ascent Tent
  • Complimentary drinks throughout the weekend
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday Night
  • A ticket to the Pub Ride through Stellenbosch, which includes drinks, dinner and entertainment
Half Marathon

Standard Entry: R1 400

Tented Village Party Package: R1300, which includes over and above the Standard entry:

  • Individual First Ascent Tent
  • Complimentary drinks throughout the weekend
  • Dinner on Friday and Saturday Night
  • A ticket to the Pub Ride through Stellenbosch, which includes drinks, dinner and entertainment

Standard Entry Includes Marathon

  • Exclusive First Ascent event rider jersey (only to riders that enter and pay by Friday 28 October 2022)
  • Exclusive event T-shirt
  • Spectacular on route experience
  • Access to world class routes that are usually not open to the public.
  • A light breakfast pack with coffee on both days
  • A scrumptious lunch on both days
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Well stocked water points
  • A finisher medal
  • Entertainment on route and in the race village
  • Trail access fees
  • Additional sponsor prizes
Half Marathon

  • Exclusive event rider jersey (only to riders that enter and pay by Friday 28 October 2022)
  • Exclusive event T-shirt
  • Spectacular on route experience
  • Access to world class routes that are usually not open to the public.
  • A light breakfast pack with coffee on both days
  • A scrumptious lunch on both days
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Well stocked water points
  • A finisher medal
  • Entertainment on route and in the race village
  • Trail access fees
  • Additional sponsor prizes

Start Time Marathon: 08h00 Half Marathon: 08h30
Entries Open Friday 05 August 2022
Entries Close Sunday, 13 November 2022 (or once full capacity has been reached)

 

All riders who enter and pay before the 31st October 2022 will receive this AWESOME First Ascent Rider Jersey:

WITHDRAWALS, SUBSTITUTIONS AND ROLL-OVERS

Refunds are permissible, based on medical grounds only, until 31 October 2022. An administration fee of 10% will be applicable

Roll-Overs are permissible, based on medical grounds only, up to a month prior to the event (19 October 2022). An administration fee of R250 per person is applicable. Please note the following conditions regarding Roll-Overs apply:

  • Participants will be liable for any change in entry fee from one year to the next
  • Roll-Overs are valid for ONE year only. If the participant does not, for any reason, participate in the event in the year they have entered for or the year there after their entry fee will NOT be refunded
  • The event organisers are entitled to make venue and/or date changes and will not be held liable for roll-over entries that cannot be used as a result.

Substitutions are permissible however, an administration fee of R250 per person will be applicable. Substitutions are only available online, please use your ID number and login to complete the process.

Start date: 19 Nov, 2022

End date: 20 Nov, 2022

Start time: 08:00 a.m.

End time: 15:00 p.m.

Venue: Coetzenburg, University of Stellenbosch

Email: [email protected]