FarmStrong MTB Challenge
Sat 14 May - Sun 15 May 2022 @ Setsoto Local Municipality, Free State

Wildtrail SA

The FarmStrong 2-day MTB stage race and single day race will let you experience real farm life, incredible trails and spectacular Eastern Free State beauty. This is truly an event for every single mountain biker who wants to enjoy the true pleasures of mountain biking paired with the perfect breakaway weekend at a superb race village set up under the large oak trees around a majestic and historical sandstone house at the foot of the Marabeng Mountain.


The FarmStrong MTB Challenge will offer the following options:
STAGE RACES (including an event t-shirt and goodie bag) 
  • Die Kalfie 20km & 10m - R400.00 
  • Die Koei 40km & 20km - R600.00 
  • Die Bul 60km & 40km    - R750.00 

SINGLE DAY RACES - Saturday (goodie bag included)
  • 10km - R120.00 
  • 20km - R230.00 
  • 40km - R280.00 
  • 60km - R350.00 

MEAL PACKAGE - R650.00 p/p
(All meat are from own pasture raised herd & all eggs are from our  pasture raised chickens)
  • Friday Night dinner 
  • Saturday Light Breakfast 
  • Saturday Lunch
  • Saturday Dinner (Pasture raised Lamb on Spit)
  • Sunday Breakfast

CARAVAN STAND (6 available ) - R600.00 per stand - 2 nights - Max 4 people per stand

TENTED ACCOMMODATION: R400.00 p/p sharing (R800 per tent for 2 people) - 2 nights

  • 3mx3m tent with 2m Mattresses

 The camping area has lovely new ablution facilities, a boma area, a kitchen and a bar area

CAMPING (YOUR OWN TENT) - R200 p/p for two nights

LUXURY ACCOMMODATION OPTION at Imla Guest Farm to be booked with them directly. 

CHILD-MINDING FACILITIES - R400 for the two days
This will be while the parents are riding at the event. Activities will be under full adult supervision and will include a kiddies obstacle course, petting zoo, farm pool swimming, hiking, jumping castle, etc).  

THE RACE VILLAGE will have a free bike wash area, big open space under the trees to relax, a fully licensed cash bar, charging station, a chill zone. and much more.

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
Single Day 40KM 40 km R 280.00
The Bull Two Day Stage Race
Day 1 - 60km | Day 2 - 40km
100 km R 750.00
The Calf Two Day Stage Race
Day 1 - 20km | Day 2 - 10km
30 km R 400.00
Single Day 20KM 20 km R 230.00
Single Day 60KM 60 km R 350.00
The Cow Two Day Stage Race
Day 1 - 40km | Day 2 - 20km
60 km R 600.00
Single Day 10KM 10 km R 120.00

Event location
IMLA Guest Farm, Setsoto Local Municipality

Route information


Coordinates -28.778308975852, 27.709636827087
Address Imla Guest Farm
City Setsoto Local Municipality
Province Free State