Funky Fynbos Festival - Day 1
Sat 22 Sep - Sun 23 Sep 2018 @ Gansbaai, Western Cape

Funky Fynbos Festival

FUNKY fynbos festival MTB

Funky Challenge 2 Day Stage Race

Event Date:  22 Sept – 23 September 2018

Distance:  Day 1: 50km (1,385m elevation), Day 2:  45km (1,094m elevation)

Categories:  Teams / Solo

Entry Fees:  R600 p.p. for the Stage race and R280 p.p. for one day options

Explore the magnificent Walker Bay Fynbos Conservancy by participating in this fun 2day MTB Stage race.   

This forms part of the Funky Fynbos Festival taking place over the long Heritage Weekend with a number of other activities also happening.  

The stage race is suitable for the fit and to those new to stage racing.

If you are not fit enough for both days, then you can choose to do one of the days or participate in the lap races happening on the Saturday.

Entry Fee includes:

  • Bottle of Lomond Wine (if you do both days)
  • Timing
  • Medical assistance
  • Finishers reward
  • Well stocked water points (2 WP’s on both days)
  • Great vibe at the finish line – suitable for the Whole family!
  • Awesome marked routes!
  • Land access / WBFC fees
  • KAUAI Meal for the Stage race participants!

Timing will be done by Live Time / Entryninja, so please bring your SAS timing chip with.   Alternatively rent one for R10 or buy one for R50.

Funky Lap Races:

Not keen on doing long distances, but rather shorter distances which will make you smile?  

  • 24km - R200
  • 16km - R150
  • 8km - R50


Friday 21 Sept 15:00 – 19:00 at the Gansbaai Harbour (there will be a tent with other festivities as well).

Saturday 22 Sept 06:30 – 08:00 at Lomond Wine Estate.

Starting Times:

Stage race or 1 day options:   08:00 on both days

Lap races:  08:30 on Saturday 22 September


Lomond Wine Estate, just outside Gansbaai

GPS Coordinates:  34°33’58.8″S 19°28’58.4″E

Other Sporting activities happening:

Sunday 23 Sept:  30km Trail Run / 12km Trail Run / 5km Farm Run

We are looking for our Ysterman / Ystervrou to participate in the MTB on the Saturday and the Trail Run on the Sunday!  Cash prizes up for grabs!  Please see “Funky Fynbos DUO” for more information.

For more information go to or contact us at 083 267 8164 or [email protected]

More information:

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 2 participants per team.

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Funky Fynbos Medium DUO 36 km 08:00 Free
Funky Challenge - Day 1 95 km 08:00 R 600.00
Funky Fynbos Long DUO 80 km 08:00 Free
Funky Monster Day 1 50 km 08:00 R 280.00
Funky Day 2 45 km 08:00 R 280.00
Funky Lap race - 3 laps - 24km 24 km 08:30 R 200.00
Funky Lap race - 2 laps - 16km 16 km 08:30 R 150.00
Funky Lap race - 1 lap - 8km 8 km 08:30 R 50.00

Event location
Lomond, Gansbaai, Gansbaai

Route information
Coordinates -34.5662819, 19.4828694
Address Lomond Wine Estate, Gansbaai
City Gansbaai
Province Western Cape