Cowhouse Summer MTB Race 2019

Distance: 65, 40, 20 & 5km (Mountain Biking)

19 Jan 2019, Sat @ 05:00, Hazeldean Valley Trails

Some jeep track and a lot of sinlge track on Hazeldean Valley Trails and surrounds. Mostly flat.
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Online entries are closed for this event

A family day of MTB riding at Hazeldean Valley Trails 

We invite clubs, friends & individuals to join & compete in this awesome MTB Event!

The routes have been well designed to have a good balance of jeep track and single track. The profiles are mostly flatish with a small amount of climbing on the longer distances.

Event Information

When: 19 January 2019, Saturday
Premises will open at 05h00 , 65km will start at 7h00 SHARP

Late Entries & Number Collection:

Friday: @ Bruce Reyneke Cycles Shere between 13h00 and 15h00

Friday: @ Cowhouse Market between 18h00 and 20h00. There will be boerie rolls and craft beer for sale

Saturday: @ the venue between 05h00 and 07h00. (Credit Card, Cash, Zapper & SnapScan). R30 Surcharge on Late Entries

Where: Hazeldean Valley Trails

Route options (NO LAPS)

  • 65km – R200 - 07h00 - 3 x WaterPoint
  • 40km – R180 - 07h30 - 2 x WaterPoint
  • Kiddies 5km MTB – R80 - 07h40
  • 20km – R150 - 08h00 - 1 x WaterPoint

Your entry will include the following

  • Goodie bag to all pre-entries (online entries)
  • Beautiful, well-marked routes
  • Well stocked water points
  • Water and recovery drink from Back to Basics at the finish line
  • All finishers get a choice between a medal or a free craft beer (or equivalent beverage) from Hazeldean Brewing Co.
  • Medics on Standby
  • This event is an official Vitality Racing Event, your points will be rewarded automatically
  • BoutTime will ensure for instant results on your phone, website & on our electronic result boards at the finish, no more waiting
  • Bruce Reyneke Cycles will be sponsoring prizes.  There will be a combination of cash, Cowhouse vouchers and cycling gear.
  • There will also be prizes sponsored by Hazeldean Brewing Co, Ecologic, Craft Homes and Abland.
  • There will be prizes to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th overall for each distance and gender and also 1st place for each age category
  • Age categories are: Nippers(1-10), Sprogs(11-12), Sub-junior(13-14), Youth(15-16), Junior(17-18), U23 Elite(19-22), Elite(23-29), Sub Veteran(40-49), Veteran(40-49), Masters(50-59), Grand Masters(60+)
  • You have to be present at prize giving to claim your prize.

What else will be there:

  • Free Parking
  • Ablution facilities
  • Free kids play area (but regrettably no childminding facilities)
  • LIVE MUSIC from 11h00
  • Plenty of food and drink stalls
  • Crafts for sale
  • Entertainment - Zipline, pony rides and more
  • Hazeldean Brewing Co Craft Beer on tap
  • Ecologic will be offering bike wash for R40 (Payment at Hazeldean ticket office)


Route Profiles

65km Route

40km Route

20km Route

5km Route