Munnik Meerkat Mountainbike Challenge

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Welcome to the Munnik Meerkat Mountainbike Challenge

Everyone can get ready for the 2018 race, it will be held on Saturday the 24th of March!!

  • If you want to participate in the 70km race, you must have been 18 years or older on the 31st of December 2017
  • If you want to participate in the 35 km race, you must be a Sub-Junior or older
  • The 10km fun ride is open to all ages, however prizes will only be awarded to the following categories:
    • 12 and under - 1st , 2nd & 3rd boys and girls
    • Sub Juniors (13 – 14) - 1st , 2nd & 3rd boys and girls

 The prize list will also be available in the Munnik Hall on race day and can also be viewed under Prizes above. 

Pre-Registration in Polokwane will be at the Bicycle Company, Thornhill on Tues. 20th March 15:30 - 18:30.

Pre-Registration in Tzaneen will be at the Cycle Cafe, 22 Agatha Street on Tues. 20th March 15:00 - 18:00.

Pre-Registration in Louis Trichardt will be at the Cycle Centre on Tues. 20th March 15:30 - 17:30.

This race is presented by members of the Munnik Farmers' Association.

We are very proud to announce that our event is still a qualifier for Limpopo colours.  Only the 35km and 70km race will be used as Limpopo Colours qualifiers and will be timed races.

The 10km is a fun ride, as all rides less than 15km are considered fun rides and can not be seen or used as Provincial or National colours qualifiers.

Race Information

There are 4 race options available:

  • 70km marathon starting at 07h00 (R220 entry fee)
  • 35km half-marathon starting at 07h30 (R140 entry fee)
  • 10km fun ride starting at 08h00 (R60 entry fee)
  • 3km kiddies fun ride starting at 08h30 (R30 entry fee) payable on race day ONLY

PLEASE NOTE:  Registration closes half an hour before the race starts

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PLEASE NOTE: Cycling SA requires that each cyclist doing MORE THAN 20km PRODUCE A CYCLING LICENSE on registration for the race. A day license of R35 per participant can be purchased at registration.

Details can be obtained on Cycling SA's website:


(under Membership)

Timing will be provided by

 

THERE ARE SHOWERS AVAILABLE AT THE RACE!!

So please feel free to freshen up after the race and stay on to enjoy the atmosphere and relax in the

 
Beer Garden!

THERE WILL BE A JUMPING CASTLE AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENT FOR THE KIDDIES

A SPECIAL REQUEST!!

As this is a community initiative, we ask that each cyclist bring whatever they are able, to donate to a local charity. The following items will be welcome:

  • Tinned foodstuffs
  • Dry pasta or rice
  • Second hand clothes and shoes
  • Children's toys, new or used
  • School supplies: pens, pencils, crayons etc.
If there is anyone out there who has a 2nd hand bicycle lying around that they would like to donate to a good cause, then this too would be more than welcome.
 
Thank you!
Enter Online Now!!!
If you want to participate in 2018’s race, complete the Entry Form on our website.
Winners 2017
Congratulations to the 2017 Munnik Meerkat Mountainbike Race winners. Check out the Winners Page for more information.
Prizes
We offer exciting prizes! To see which categories qualify for prizes, visit our Prizes page for more information.