JAVA MTB & TRAIL CHALLENGE
Sat 9 Oct 2021, 07:30 @ Langeberg Local Municipality, Western Cape


Organiser
Van Loveren Family Vineyards

We missed you last year! This family-friendly Trail and MTB event showcases the unique beauty of the wine lands and is recognized for its great vibe as well as top routes & trails which come highly recommended by riders & runners.

This year we are doing things a bit differently, we are going back to basics. Stripping away all the fuss to focus on mountain bike cycling at its best – raw, sweat and nature. Starting and ending at Van Loveren, the three trails vary in technicality and offer riders of all fitness levels a great workout.

When entering, you will also be able to order your Van Loveren branded cycling top. See merchandise details - Order deadline: 22-Sep-2021

23-Sep-2021 - Please Note: Cycling shirt pre-orders are closed but there will still be to purchase on the day of the event @ R550 each

Entries

Get your entry in early!: MTB & Trail Run Entries Close 22:00, Wednesday 6 October 2021, and are limited to 500 MTB riders and 250 Trail Runners. Please Note: Online Pre-entries ONLY: ENTRIES CLOSE WED 6th Oct 2021 at 22:00

Race Numbers can be collected on the 8th of October at the Van Loveren tasting room between 14:00 and 18:00 or on the day of the event, 1 hour before your race starts.

MTB Entry Fees and Info - see the route profiles below

Medals to all participants - No prize-giving Please Note: Riders under 11 yrs on the 20km must be accompanied by an adult


TRAIL RUN Entry Fees and Info - see route profile below

Please Note: Runners under 11 yrs must be accompanied by an adult

Fun Trail Run: Medals to all runners - No goodie bags - No prize-giving

Timing and Race Number Boards

Timing will be conducted by Great-Time. Participants will be issued with a returnable JAVA specific race number. Race numbers must be returned at the end of the race.  All events (MTB & Trail) will be timed. No prize giving will take place.

Lucky draw starts at 12:00 pm

Programme for the Day

06:30:     On day Registration up to 1 hour before your event

07:30      10km Trail Run start

08:00      65km MTB start

08:15      45km MTB start

08:30     20km MTB start

12:00      Lucky draw starts

Staggered start per event.

No Prize giving

Medals to all participants in the MTB events

COVID-19 Safety

Please Note: You must please print and complete the Covid-19 Screening Questionnaire, and bring that with you to registration.

This must be handed in before you enter the registration venue to collect your number. 

Download the Covid Questionnaire:> here

Covid-19 safety protocols must be followed at all times


Route Profiles

65km MTB

45km MTB

20km MTB

10km Trail Run

JAVA MTB & TRAIL CHALLENGE

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
10km Trail Run
10km Run with a 200m elevation, takes place over rugged, yet scenic terrain, crossing the confluence of two rivers
10 km Runners <11yrs to be accompanied by an adult R 120.00
65km MTB Marathon
The 65km is a gruelling route for the adrenalin seekers. The 1400m elevation will excite even the most seasoned rider and is perfect training for the upcoming Wines2Whales and To Hell and Back MTB events.
65 km R 300.00
45km MTB Hlaf-Marathon
The 45km route is suitable for intermediate riders with an elevation of about 850m
45 km R 300.00
20km Family Ride
The 20km route is ideal for beginners. It consists mostly of jeep tracks with some single tracks, and is not very technical, with only 232m elevation
20 km R 250.00

Event location
Van Loveren Family Vineyards, Robertson, Langeberg Local Municipality

Coordinates -33.875368, 20.002745
Address Van Loveren Family Vineyards, R317, Robertson, South Africa
City Langeberg Local Municipality
Province Western Cape