Cyclists, are you ready to put your peddle to the metal? Or should we say dirt road? The Safire Berg 100 MTB race is back for a 5th spin around the Southern Drakensberg!
Date: 19 March 2016
Venue: Nottingham Road Primary
Start Time: 07h00
Safire Berg 100
Established in 2011, the Safire Berg 100 is pegged to be one of South Africa’s toughest single-day MTB race events. It gets its name from the length of the route, which is an impressively daunting 100kms long – not for the feint hearted. Despite, garnering stripes for toughness, the Safire Berg 100 organisers still reckon it’s not so hectic, with long, steady climbs and descents, the route is designed to make for a fast ride.
Entering the Drakensberg MTB Race
Entering the 2016 event will run you up an affordable R350 and entrants will be timed according to the following categories: Senior, Sub Vet, Vet, Masters and Grand Masters. Alternating every year, this year sees the race going from Bellwood stud farm on Nottingham Road to Moorcroft Manor in Himeville. Cyclists can enjoy a pre- and post ride snack of tea, coffee and muffins, and boeries, steak rolls, and cold drinks respectively.
Stay at Oaklands Country Manor
With more than 600 cyclists billed to enter the Safire Berg 100 MTB race, don’t get caught without accommodation (late entries, we mean you!) Oaklands Country Manor offers stylish, yet homely suites with breakfast included. Our grounds also boast polo fields, a tennis court and a pool (perfect for soaking tired limbs).
Think you can rack up 100km in a day? Book your spot and challenge your endurance today! Entries close on 15 March 2016.