SAC 24 Hour
Sat 23 Oct - Sun 24 Oct 2021 @ Madibeng, North West

Van Gaalen Trails

This will be the 9th year  that Van Gaalen Cheese Farm hosts one of the best family fun and team building mountain bike events in South-Africa.
The participants camp on Van Gaalen Cheese Farm and for 24 hours ride either as individuals or in teams of 2, 4 or 6 - 8 riders. The individual or team that rides the greatest number of laps in their category will be the winner. It is an event where young and old ride together with great comradery. At night there are campfires on route for atmosphere and safety.

Race Information:

Come join one of the most interactive and social MTB events of the year! The 24 Hour is a mountain biking event suitable for the whole family. 

The 24 Hour @ Van Gaalen race consists of a 12km lap route. Riders compete around the clock to ride as many laps as possible within 24-hours. Whether you are an experienced rider or a novice, this event is designed to accommodate all with a social flowing route!

Start Times:

24Hour MTB – Start Sat 12h00-Sun 12h00
6 Hour MTB- Start Sat 15h00 Finish 21h00 (Day/Night)

NEW!!! 6 Hour Trail run-Start Sat 15h00 Finish 21h00 (Day/Night)

24Hour & 6Hour Prize giving will start at 13:00pm on Sunday the 29th of November


24 Hour
Solo R 350
2 rider team R 650
4 rider team R 1200
5-8 rider team R 2200 (Social/Fun Category)
6 Hour MTB
Solo R 200

NEW CATEGORY!!! 6 Hour Trail run R170 (2km laps)

How to Enter:

Visit to enter. Online Entries Close 20 October 2021
Registration and Late Entries Open @ 9:00am Sat 23 October 2021
Free Camping facilities for all riders/Runners (First come first serve)
Restricted space for only 450 participants – social distancing must be strictly adhered to.
Food & Drinks available @ The Transition

Supplement table at the cross-over point.
Bathrooms and hot showers available for all riders.
Charging Station for Lights and Phones etc. @ Transition Zone


Be self-sufficient (no electricity points in the Campsite)
Responsible for your own lighting for both your bike and Campsite.
No open Fires please. Gas Braais are allowed.

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Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes. Team sizes range from 2 - 8 participants per team.

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
24Hour Solo MTB 12 km R 350.00
24Hour Team of 2 MTB 12 km R 325.00
24Hour Team of 4 MTB 12 km R 300.00
24 Hour Team of 8 MTB 12 km R 275.00
6 Hour Solo MTB 12 km R 200.00
6 Hour Trailrun R 170.00

Event location
Van Gaalen Cheese Farm, Madibeng

Coordinates -25.786835427849, 27.769932885742
Address Van Gaalen Kaasmakerij
City Madibeng
Province North West

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