2018 Fedhealth MTB Challenge entries open

Seen here:  Klara du Plessis at the start of the 2017 Fedhealth Kids MTB Events.

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries are open for the 4th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 and Sunday, 16 September 2018.

“We are excited to host the Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the magnificent Boschendal Wine Estate for the second consecutive year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “This year, however, the Festival Village will be hosted on The Retreat side of the picturesque estate.  Mountain bikers of all ages and skill sets can look forward to spectacular, well-designed mountain bike tracks and gorgeous scenery that are guaranteed to leave a lasting impression.  With plenty of mountain biking challenges and heaps of family fun on the cards, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge is a not-to-be-missed event on the 2018 fitness and social calendar.”

Jeremy Yatt, Fedhealth Principal Officer, says: “As a medical scheme that puts family at the heart of all our activities, we cannot wait for the family-friendly Fedhealth MTB Challenge in September. We hope Mom, Dad and the kids will come show off their mountain biking skills in the various races, and enjoy quality family time afterwards in a truly beautiful setting. Once again, we’re giving free entry to all Fedhealth members and their families – which will hopefully inspire more members to enter!”

EVENT INFORMATION:

The MTB action will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events on the Saturday.  Junior MTB enthusiasts between 0 – 13 years of age can choose between a 500m, 1.5km and 5km adventure.

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Event & Time: Fedhealth Kids MTB Events:  not timed

·         500m / 0 – 5 years of age / 10:30

·         1.5km / 6 – 9 years of age / 11:00

·         5km / 10 – 13 years of age / 11:30

Entry Fee: R100

Sunday, 16 September 2018

The action continues on Sunday when the more senior mountain bikers can choose between a +-15km, +- 28km or +-60km route.

Time: 08:00
Event: +- 60km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Marathon)
Entry Fee: R350 per rider (excludes CSA License)
 
Time: 08:30
Event: +- 28km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Half Marathon)
Entry Fee: R250 per rider (excludes CSA License)
 
Time: 09:00
Event: 15km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Fun Race)
Entry Fee: R150 per rider

REMEMBER: Fedhealth members can enter free of charge – simply by typing in their membership number when entering online!

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For more information or to enter the Fedhealth MTB Challenge, contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045, email entries@stillwatersports.com or visit www.stillwatersports.com

ENDS

Issued by:                       NEWSPORT MEDIA

On behalf of:                  FEDHEALTH and STILLWATER SPORTS

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