Pursuit Challenge #8 Buffelsdrift
Fri 13 Aug - Sun 15 Aug 2021 @ Wallmannsthal AH, Gauteng

Sox Footwear

Pursuit Challenge is back! In light of all the events cancelled throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and stricter lockdown, Pursuit Challenge continues to stay ahead of the game. We’re heading to Buffelsdrift Trail Park from 13-15 August 2021. 

You can pick any day to complete the challenge between the 3-day period. Start times are from 07h00 - 11h00, daily. This challenge is a self-paced event, you need to bring your own nutrition and hydration to the challenge. 


The event will be timed. Please bring along any SAS timing board. 

Also for backup timing, please follow the steps to our Strava group: 

  • Join our Strava group - @PursuitChallengeMTB 

  • Submit your ride. Make sure your profile is public and not private.

  • Live results on the website within 24 hours on the leaderboard.

  • Winners announced on the Monday after the event.  Winners will each receive a voucher code for cool prizes from Sox Footwear. 

We have a few basic rules all participants need to adhere to, read more here: https://pursuitchallenge.co.za/rules/

Route Markings & GPS Files

GPS files are available for download to all participants the week of the event, but the routes are well marked.  

What does my entry include?

  • Goody bags with socks, nutrition, and vouchers. Collect at the start

  • Two unique marked routes. Full distance (54km) and a half distance (21km). 

  • Timing and SAS race time update

  • Safe racing environment

  • Prizes for age categories and overall. View more detail here.

About the event

Pursuit Challenge is a series of timed challenges, we set a date and location for each course that challengers can take part in. Each challenger decides their own starting time, pace and strategy. A leaderboard is hosted on our website with prize money and prizes up for grabs in each winner’s nominated category.

More information: pursuitchallenge.co.za/

Pursuit Challenge #8 Buffelsdrift

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
Pursuit Challenger
The entry includes entry to trail park, goody bag, marked routes and prizes.
54 km 3-day race period R 349.00
Pursuit Challenger Half
The entry includes entry to trail park, goody bag, marked routes and prizes.
21 km Over three days R 349.00
Pursuit Challenger E-bike
The entry includes entry to trail park, goody bag, marked routes and prizes.
54 km Over three days R 349.00

Event location
Buffelsdrift Trail Park, Wallmannsthal AH

Route information From Johannesburg, take the N1 North

Take the Sefako Makgato (Zambezi dr) offramp, Turn Right.
Turn left on the R573 Moloto Road, drive 8km and take the Buffelsdrift Gravel road turn off.

Drive another 6km on the gravel road and turn into the venue on the right.

Coordinates -25.586714, 28.325142
Address Plot 52, Buffelsdrift Conservancy, Buffelsdrift St, Pretoria, 0130
City Wallmannsthal AH
Province Gauteng

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