The Nanaga MTB 2023
Sun 26 Mar 2023 @ Nanaga, Eastern Cape

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The primary goal of the Nanaga MTB is to raise funds to support the Sunshine Coast Charity Trust as well as provide a premier mountain bike event to riders within the Eastern Cape and South Africa as a whole. Come join us for some hard climbing and flowing single track through the beautiful Cacadu District.

Bring the family and enjoy the day at an event that caters to all types of people!  This is not just a ride, it’s all about coming together having fun and giving back at the same time.  The Nanaga MTB #Morethanaride

Entries open – 01 January 2023!

Pre-entries will be online only and will close 24:00 sharp on the 22nd of March 2023.

Distances and Costs: (Excluding Day License Fee for non CSA Members)

  • 50km – R280
  • 30km – R220
  • 15km – R180
  • 5km – R60

Event Schedule:

  • Pre-Entries Close - 22 March 2023 at 08:00am
  • Pre-Registration - 24 March 2023 from 16:00 till 18:00 at Action Cycles
  • *Late Entries are welcome, admin fee of R50 per late entry.

Race Day Schedule: 26 March 2023

  • Registration and Late Entries – Open at 06:00 closes 20min before your Race Start
  • Race Briefing – 10min before your Race Start
  • 50km E-Bike Start - 06:45am
  • 50km Race Start – 07:15am
  • 30km E-Bike Race Start – 07:30am
  • 30km Race Start – 08:00am
  • 15km Race Start – 08:15am
  • 5km Race Start – 08:30am
  • Prize Giving - 12:30pm

*Late Entries are welcome, admin fee of R50 per late entry.

*Cut Offs - We have no set cut offs in place, we do however reserve the right to remove you from the race if we deem it unsafe for you to proceed any further.


  • If you are not registered within the allocated time frame for Registration, you will not be allowed to race.  
  • Race briefing is important and should be respected and adhered to.
  • Tandems as well as E-Bike are welcome.
  • Make sure your sealant is topped up as this area is known for some thorns.
  • No refunds will be allowed.  If you can't participate in the event you agree to donate your entry to the event as well as your CSA Day License Fee if applicable.  
  • In the case of the event being cancelled (24 days prior to the event date) a refund of 50% will be allowed.
  • Weather is out of our control and in the case of the event being affected by bad weather, the necessary calls will be made to ensure the safety of all riders.

By entering The Nanaga MTB you warrant that you are in good health and have no physical condition that would endanger your life while on this experience.Whilst reasonable precaution will be taken by The Nanaga MTB Team to ensure your safety, you understand that as a participant, you take part at your own risk. The Nanaga MTB Team will not be held liable for any injury or death arising from participating at this experience or for any loss of or damage to your property occurring in the course of the experience.
In consideration of The Nanaga MTB allowing you to participate in the experience, you undertake that if, in the course of the experience, you deliberately or negligently cause any injury (whether fatal or otherwise) to any person or any damage to or loss of any property of any person, you shall indemnify The Nanaga MTB Team if that suffering person makes claims or takes actions against The Nanaga MTB Team or The Nanaga MTB Team has to pay for costs or expenses.
You represent that you are at least 18 years of age.

More information:

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 4 participants per team.

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 4 person team (pp)
50km School Entry 50 km 07:15 R 280.00 -
The big one! With a total elevation gain of 1306 meters you are guaranteed to go home knowing and feeling like you have accomplished The Nanaga MTB!
50 km 07:30 R 280.00 -
The Nanaga MTB is #Morethanaride so best you come and see what it is all about. The 30km Race is a good entry point for those looking to start taking their riding to the next level.

Corporate Challenge enter as team of 4

30 km 08:00 R 220.00 R 220.00
30km Schools Entry
Represent your school!
30 km 08:00 R 220.00 -
Starting out with the MTB and not sure whether it’s for you? Come and test the ‘dirt’ and see what MTB is all about with The Nanaga MTB 15km Race.
15 km 08:15 R 180.00 -
15km Schools Entry
Represent your School!
15 km 08:15 R 180.00 -
Looking for a fun little adventure for the little ones? You are at the right place! The 5km ride is a FUN RIDE and all finishers will be seen as winners!
5 km 08:30 R 60.00 -

Event location
Nanaga Farm Stall, Nanaga

Coordinates -33.6079702, 25.9199419
Address Nanaga Farmstall, Gqeberha, South Africa
City Nanaga
Province Eastern Cape

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