Prize Money and Sponsor Prizes up for grabs at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Taking place at Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday 07 September 2019 and Sunday 08 September 2019, the 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge will offer prize money to the first three finishers (open male and open female category) in the Marathon (+- 60km) and Half Marathon (+-30km) while all entrants will stand a chance to take home spectacular sponsor prizes. 

“Mountain bikers taking part in the 2019 Fedhealth MTB Challenge will stand a chance to win their share in R13 000,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “The first male and female rider home in the Marathon will take home R3000, while second and third place will be rewarded with R1000 and R500 respectively.  In the Half Marathon the first male and female rider will earn R1000, with the second and third place rider taking home R600 and R400 respectively.  We trust that the added motivation will encourage some exciting racing on event day.” 

“Adding to the excitement, all riders will receive an exclusive event t-shirt when they enter, while medals will be awarded to all finishers,” continues Meyer.  “We also have beautiful trophies that will be up for grabs in the Marathon, Half Marathon and Fun Ride courtesy of our title sponsor, Fedhealth.  Sponsor prizes will include prizes from Specialized and THULE.  The team from EPT Recovery will offer free massages to all riders, while Falke will treat finishers to a free leg and foot massage once they’ve crossed the finish line.  The MTB routes on offer at Boschendal Farm Estate are guaranteed to be both challenging and rewarding.  Entrants can look forward to a memorable experience on and off the bike.”

EVENT INFORMATION:

One of South Africa’s oldest wine estates, Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat) will host the 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge on Saturday, 07 September 2019 and Sunday, 08 September 2019. 

Saturday, 07 September 2019 

A highlight on the SA mountain bike calendar, the kids event caters for ages 0 – 13 with junior MTB enthusiasts choosing between a:  500m (0-5 years), 1.5km (6-9 years) and a 5km (10 – 13 years) event. 

Event & Time: Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Eventnot 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, 08 September 2019

Time: 08:00
Event: +- 60km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Marathon)
Entry Fee: R375 per rider (excludes CSA License)
 
Time: 09:00
Event: +-30km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Half Marathon)
Entry Fee: R275 per rider (excludes CSA License)
 
Time: 10:00
Event: 15km Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Fun Ride)
Entry Fee: R175 per rider

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

CHARITY SUPPORT:  When entering online mountain bikers can choose to support one (or both) of the event’s:  1. the Stellenbosch Trail Fund and 2. Aitsa Aftercare Centre.

EXCITING NEWS All entrants will receive an exclusive event t-shirt (Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Event included) while medals will be awarded to all finishers!

Entries Close on Tuesday, 03 September 2019!

Facebook: Stellenbosch Trail Fund /Fedhealth Medical Aid / Stillwater MTB Events
Twitter: @FedhealthMTB / @Fedhealthmed / @Stillwater_MTB
Website: www.stillwatersports.com

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

ENDS

Issued by: NEWSPORT MEDIA

On behalf of: FEDHEALTH and STILLWATER SPORTS

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