Calling all junior mountain bikers

Seen here:  Junior mountain bikers in action during the 2016 Fedhealth Kids MTB Events. 

Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Franschhoek – Junior mountain bikers are in for a treat at the 3rd annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 September 2017.

A mountain biker’s dream come true, Boschendal boasts well-designed, unspoilt mountain bike trails, gorgeous scenery and an array of activities that cater for the entire family.

The activities will kick off on Saturday with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events. Catering for ages 0 – 13, junior mountain bike enthusiasts can choose between a 500m, 1.5km and 5km event. After each event, riders can relax in the Fedhealth Kids Zone that will feature a jumping castle, movies, child minders and a Fedhealth Kids Zone water bottle.

Says Jeremy Yatt, Fedhealth Principal Officer: “Fedhealth is all about family, and as such it’s only fitting that the Fedhealth MTB Challenge offers a whole day dedicated to the younger riders of the family. So get those entries in – and remember that entry is free to Fedhealth members!”


Saturday, 16 September 2017 / Fedhealth Kids MTB Events

Time: 11:00

• 500m / 0 – 5 years of age / 11:00
• 1.5km / 6 – 9 years of age / 11:15
• 5km / 10 – 13 years of age / 11:30

Entry Fee: R100

The excitement continues at Boschendal Wine Estate on Sunday, 17 September 2017 when mountain bike enthusiasts take on the more serious +- 60km (Marathon), +- 28km (Half Marathon) and 15km (Fun Race).

Sunday, 17 September 2017 / Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Time: 08:00
Event: +- 60km (Marathon)
Entry Fee: R350 per rider (excludes CSA License)

Time: 08:30
Event: +- 28km (Half Marathon)
Entry Fee: R250 per rider (excludes CSA License)

Time: 09:00
Event: 15km (Fun Race)
Entry Fee: R150 per rider

With plenty of mountain biking challenges, heaps of family fun and a scenic day out of the city, the Fedhealth MTB Challenge is a not-to-be-missed event on the 2017 fitness and social calendar.

Fedhealth members can enter free of charge – simply by typing in their membership number when entering online! Fedhealth members will also have access to the Fedhealth VIP Zone where complimentary drinks and snacks will be on offer.

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For more information or to enter the Fedhealth MTB Challenge, contact Stillwater Sports on 082 991 0045 or email


Issued by:                        NEWSPORT MEDIA

On behalf of:                  FEDHEALTH and STILLWATER SPORTS


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