7Weekspoort MTB and Trail Run Challenge 2023
Sat 30 Sep 2023 @ Ladismith, Western Cape

Chain Gang Events (Pty) Ltd

7Weekspoort MTB and Trail Run Challenge 2023

7Weekspoort MTB and Trail Run Challenge, is sponsored by Ladismith Cheese, in the beautiful town of Ladismith, in the Western Cape. The event is a community project where locals are eager and ready to welcome cyclist and runners from all over the province.

MTB Event forms part of the Eden XCM as well as Western Cape XCM Championships.

MTB distances 29km, 43km and 85km and the Trail Run distances 10km and 29km.

Event Information

DATE : Friday, 29 September 2023 - Saturday, 30 September 2023

VENUE : Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith.


MTB29km  |  43km  |  85km
TRAIL RUN10km  |  29km

Please note : if you want to enter for the 10km on Friday as well as participate on Saturday, you need to first enter for your Saturday event, and then add the 10km under MERCHANDISE.

Entry Fees

85km MTB - R550
43km MTB - R360
29km MTB - R240
10km FUN RUN - R50
29km Trail Run - R230

Goodie Bags for first 100 entries

Event Programme

FRIDAY29 September 2023
15:00-19:30RegistrationShowgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith
17:0010km FUN RUNShowgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith

SATURDAY30 September 2023
06:30-08:00RegistrationAmalienstein Primary School, Zoar
07:4585km StartAmalienstein Primary School, Zoar
08:0043km StartAmalienstein Primary School, Zoar
08:1529km StartAmalienstein Primary School, Zoar
08:2029km StartAmalienstein Primary School, Zoar
12:00Prize Giving 29km/43kmShowgrounds, Shalom Academy
13:00Prize Giving 85kmShowgrounds, Shalom Academy

Registration Venues

Friday, 29 September 2023 - 14:00-19:30 : Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith

Saturday, 30 September 2023 06:30-08:00  : Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar

Start Venue

Friday, 29 September 2023 - Start and Finish of the 10km Fun Run, will be at Shalom Academy, Showgrounds

Saturday, 30 September 2023 - Start of all MTB and 29km Trail Run, will be at Amalienstein, Zoar.  

Finish Venue

The Ladismith community  will create an amazing vibe with beer tent, coffee corner, exciting stalls, delicious foods and much more, at the Finish.  Bike wash will be available at the finish.

Vehicle Shuttle Service

The Start and Finish is two different venues and there will be a Shuttle Service available at R150 per vehicle.  How it works : you drive your vehicle with your bike to the DROP OFF POINT - On the R62, at the Seweweekspoort turn-off, across from Amalienstein.    The Shuttle Crew will meet you there and ensure your vehicle is taken back to the Finish (Show Grounds).  You can book this shuttle with your entry.  

To book your shuttle, contact :

Elsabe Theron (074 8888 000)  /  [email protected]


eBikes only on 43km!  No eBikes will be allowed on the 85km. Please indicate that you will be riding an eBike, at Registration.

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Event Partners

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
MTB - 85km
Minimum age 19 / Eden MTB League distance for: Elites (19+) ; Seniors (19-29) ; Sub Veterans (30-39) ; Veterans (40-49) ; Master Men (50-59)
85 km R 550.00
MTB - 43km
Minimum age 15 / Eden MTB League distance for: Youths (15-16) ; Juniors (17-18) ; Grand Master Men (60+) ; Master Women (50-59)
43 km R 360.00
MTB - 29km
Minimum age 13 / Eden MTB League distance for: Sub Juniors (13-14) & Grand Master Women
29 km R 240.00
Trail Run - 29km
Trail Run - 29km - minimum age 16
29 km R 230.00
Fun/Trail Run - 10km
Trail Run - 10km - minimum age 8
10 km R 100.00 Early Bird

Event location
Shalom Academy, Ladismith, Ladismith

Coordinates -33.501085, 21.2631257
Address Shalom Academy, Ladismith
City Ladismith
Province Western Cape

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