Win with Specialized at the Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Seen here:  The Specialized Kids Riprock 20 mountain bike that is up for grabs at the 2019 Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Event.

Specialized South Africa will be giving away a stunning Kids Bicycle to the value of R6000 as well as a whopping R10 000 voucher at the 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge this coming weekend (Saturday 07 September 2019 / Kids Event and Sunday 08 September 2019 / Main Event) at the Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat).

“The Fedhealth MTB Challenge brings riders of all levels, ages and backgrounds together to celebrate a shared love of cycling,” says Kylie Hanekom, Marketing Specialist & SBCU Manager Specialized Bicycles South Africa.  “The event offers something for everyone to enjoy, from a tough and scenic marathon route, to a more-mellow half-marathon distance, e-bike categories and kids events. Set on some of the most beautiful trails in the Stellenbosch area it is an event not to be missed.”

“Mountain biking is a sport that everyone can enjoy, and our product range caters to riders of every level,” continues Hanekom.  “This year we will give away a Specialized Kids Riprock 20 mountain bike.  To qualify for the prize junior mountain bikers must enter the Fedhealth MTB Challenge Kids Event and sign up to the Specialized Bicycles SA newsletter via  The draw will take place on Monday 09 September and the winner will be notified by email.  To qualify for the R10 000 voucher mountain bikers need to enter the 2019 Fedhealth MTB Challenge (Marathon, Half Marathon or Fun Ride) and sign up to the Specialized Bicycles SA newsletter via  The lucky draw will take place at Prize-Giving on Sunday (08 September).  The winner must be present to claim his/her prize.  We value the opportunity to be involved with a family event like the Fedhealth MTB Challenge and cannot wait to be part of the 2019 experience.”

EVENT INFORMATION:  2019 Fedhealth MTB Challenge 

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

E-BIKE CATEGORY:  The 2019 Fedhealth MTB Challenge welcomes E-Bike riders.  Enter the Fedhealth MTB Challenge Marathon or Half Marathon E-Bike Category and be part of the action.

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 charities:  1. The Aitsa! Aftercare Centre and/or 2. The Stellenbosch Trail Fund.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT:  Local folk band, Newton & Co will entertain mountain bikers on Sunday 08 September 2019.

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!

SPONSOR OFFERINGS:  All entrants are invited to visit the Falke Foot Zone once they’ve crossed the finish line for a free Falke leg and foot massage.   The team from EPT Recovery will be on hand offering free massages to all riders, while exciting prizes from Specialized and THULE will be up for grabs.

Facebook: Stellenbosch Trail Fund /Fedhealth Medical Aid / Stillwater MTB Events
Twitter: @FedhealthMTB / @Fedhealthmed / @Stillwater_MTB

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




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