MTB Race

Winter Festival Newcastle show grounds . This year’s annual braai/potjiekos forms part of our unique 3 hour mountain bike lap race. Riders can spend time inside our pit zone (the braai/potjie event) for as long as they want given there fitness level/competitive feel. Riders and spectators can be part of each lap passing.

Bookings for the braai/potjie stall for your corporate team/individuals can be booked separate at the Winter Festival.

Race entries include a ticket for a full line up for Friday 1 May. Team entries includes 4 tickets.Line up incl Leah,Tatum,Biggy,Jan Bloukaas and Timo ODV


Friday 1 May 2020 Start: 10:00 (Le Mans-style start with 100m run) Most laps in 3 hours will award the first male R1000 and R1000 for the first female rider!

Number pick-up:Fri 1st of May at venue -07:00- 09:30

Format: Cross country/lap racing (±5 km). Most laps/shortest time within the allotted 3 hours

Cut-off times

No rider will be allowed to leave the pit zone at 12:30 for a complete lap, instead they will be guided to the finish line. To be in line for a finisher medal a rider/team not busy with the last lap, has to ride over finish line after 12:30.

Yes this means you can ride one lap, have a few refreshments and get your medal.


Opposite the venue, with spectators in mind, the old motocross track on the hill will be utilized and riders will move to the oval track and then move back into the main arena and finish in the braai/potjiekos area. The track has fun and safety in mind, the route is ideal for wet or dry conditions alike, the route is fairly challenging and medium level of fitness and skill is required, the route is fair with ample opportunity to pass, the route and venue is secure.

Route opens for training Thu 30 April 15:00

Prize giving:

Fri 1 May @ 13h30


Age is determined by the age you will become/have become in 2020


Business league Teams:

Strictly no team riders younger than 13 years and no more than four riders per team.

Entry Fees (First 50 to enter receives a goodies bag )

R 1000/ team entry (minimum 2 riders and maximum 4 riders relay).

A solo rider, male or female: strictly age 13 or older, R 250 per entry.


Maine du Preez 082 468 2549

Kevin White 082 800 3028


Business league Relay Team of 4:

1st – R2000
2nd – R 1600
3rd – R 1200

Best dressed Relay Teams

1st – R 1000
2nd – R 800

High School Team of 4

 1st – R 2 000
 2nd – R 1600
 3rd – R 1200

Solo Male and Female

 1st – R 1000/ R 1000
 2nd – R 800 / R 800
 3rd – R 500 / R 500 

40-50 years – R 400
50-60 years – R 400
60-70 years – R 400

Best dressed Male and Female

1st – R 250
2nd – R 200

Additional prizes: You are eligible for all kinds of lucky draw prizes!

    WF MTB – 1 May 2020

    Registration & Indemnity Form

    Please Note : This page needs to be completed by each rider / lift.

    Copy needs to be shown at the entry gate

    Personal Details

    Riding Details : Mark With “X”

    Name & Surname




    Business relay team (4)



    High school team(4)


    Cellphone NR:


    Solo male


    Email Address:


    Solo female


    Emergancy Contact Name :


    Kids u/12


    Emergancy Contact NR:

    Entry fee is R250 per rider and incl entry to the festival

    Team name

    Team members names





    Banking details on request.

    Event Organisers:

    Manie 0824682549

    Kevin 0828003028

    Yes, I agree

    Yes, I agree

    (Full name & surname)

    (Parent / guardian name & surname if rider is a minor)

    Will willingly be participating in the WF MTB RACE

    I acknowledge that in participating in these activities I shall be subjecting myself, family, passengers and my bike to danger and the possibility of personal injury , loss of support and or the loss of my life or family or passengers lives and / or the loss or damage to personal possessions during this event.
    Therefore , I do hereby acknowledge that I have freely and voluntarily and fully accept the risk to myself and my minor dependents and do hereby on behalf of myself absolve the organisers of the WF MTB RACE , their committee , land owners and any other person involved in the organisation of this event even where such activities constitute a negligent act or omission on the part of the WF MTB RACE from any claim or claims whatever the nature prior to and including the day of the event and particularly as a result of any activity which the WF MTB RACE is in anyway party to.
    I acknowledge the WF MTB RACE event and I do further indemnify the Winter festival
    against any claim or claims , which may be brought against them by any other person
    arising out of my actions aforementioned , and in particular against claims made against the WF MTB RACE for any claim or claims preferred against them by my dependents.

    Yes, I agree

    Yes, I agree

    (Full name & surname)

    (Parent / guardian name & surname if rider is a minor)