JAVA MTB & TRAIL Challenge 2022
Sat 1 Oct 2022 @ Langeberg Local Municipality, Western Cape

Van Loveren Family Vineyards

This family-friendly Trail and MTB event showcases the unique beauty of the wine lands and is recognized for its great vibe as well as top routes & trails which come highly recommended by riders & runners.

This year we are doing things a bit differently, we are going back to basics. Stripping away all the fuss to focus on mountain bike cycling at its best – raw, sweat and nature. Starting and ending at Van Loveren, the three trails vary in technicality and offer riders of all fitness levels a great workout.

When entering, you will also be able to order your Van Loveren branded cycling top. See merchandise details - Order deadline: 12-Sep-2022

From 12-Sep-2022 - Cycling shirt pre-orders will be closed, but there will still be some stock to purchase on the day of the event @ R550 each


Get your entry in early!: MTB & Trail Run Entries Close 22:00, Wednesday 28th September 2022, Please Note: Online Pre-entries ONLY: ENTRIES CLOSE WED 28th September 2022 at 22:00 - NO late entries at the venue

Race Numbers can be collected on the 30th Sep 2022 at the Van Loveren tasting room between 14:00 and 18:00 or on the day of the event, 1 hour before your race starts.

MTB Entry Fees and Info - see the route profiles below

Route       Entry Fee      Min Age     Start Time          Extras

20km           R 300            6 yrs             08:30           Goody bag + medal + free cappuccino

45km           R 400           15 yrs            08:15           Goody bag + medal + free cappuccino

65km           R 400           19 yrs            08:00           Goody bag + medal + free cappuccino

Please Note: Riders under 11 yrs on the 20km must be accompanied by an adult

eBikes welcome on the 45km & 65km routes, but will start 5mins behind the normal bikes

MTB: Medals to all riders

TRAIL RUN Entry Fees and Info - see route profile below

10km           R 150            8 yrs             07:30           Medal + free cappuccino

2.5km          R 100            6 yrs             08:30           Kiddies & Family Fun Run

Please Note: Runners under 11 yrs must be accompanied by an adult

Trail Run: Medals to all runners

Timing and Race Number Boards

Timing will be conducted by Great-Time. Participants will be issued with a returnable JAVA specific race number. Race numbers must be returned at the end of the race.  All events (MTB & Trail) will be timed.

Lucky draw starts at 12:00 pm

Programme for the Day

06:30:     On day Registration up to 1 hour before your event

07:30      10km Trail Run start

08:00      65km MTB start

08:15      45km MTB start

08:30     20km MTB start

08:35    2.5km Fun Run start

12:00      Prize-giving starts

Staggered start per event

Medals to all participants

COVID-19 Safety

Any Covid-19 safety protocols that may be in place by the event date, must be followed at all times

Route Profiles

65km MTB

45km MTB

20km MTB

10km Trail Run

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
10km Trail Run
10km Run with a 200m elevation, takes place over rugged, yet scenic terrain, crossing the confluence of two rivers
10 km Runners <11yrs to be accompanied by an adult R 150.00
65km MTB Marathon
The 65km is a gruelling route for the adrenalin seekers. The 1400m elevation will excite even the most seasoned rider and is perfect training for the upcoming Wines2Whales and To Hell and Back MTB events.
65 km R 400.00
45km MTB Half-Marathon
The 45km route is suitable for intermediate riders with an elevation of about 850m
45 km R 400.00
20km Family Ride
The 20km route is ideal for beginners. It consists mostly of jeep tracks with some single tracks, and is not very technical, with only 232m elevation
20 km R 300.00
Fun Run 2.5km
Short Family Fun Run
2.5 km R 100.00

Event location
Van Loveren Family Vineyards, Robertson, Langeberg Local Municipality

Coordinates -33.875368, 20.002745
Address Van Loveren Family Vineyards, R317, Robertson, South Africa
City Langeberg Local Municipality
Province Western Cape

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