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.
DATE : Friday, 29 September 2023 - Saturday, 30 September 2023
VENUE : Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith.
|MTB||29km | 43km | 85km|
|TRAIL RUN||10km | 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.
85km MTB - R550
43km MTB - R360
29km MTB - R240
10km FUN RUN - R50
29km Trail Run - R230
Goodie Bags for first 100 entries
|FRIDAY||29 September 2023|
|15:00-19:30||Registration||Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith|
|17:00||10km FUN RUN||Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith|
|SATURDAY||30 September 2023|
|06:30-08:00||Registration||Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar|
|07:45||85km Start||Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar|
|08:00||43km Start||Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar|
|08:15||29km Start||Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar|
|08:20||29km Start||Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar|
|12:00||Prize Giving 29km/43km||Showgrounds, Shalom Academy|
|13:00||Prize Giving 85km||Showgrounds, Shalom Academy|
Friday, 29 September 2023 - 14:00-19:30 : Showgrounds, Shalom Academy, Ladismith
Saturday, 30 September 2023 06:30-08:00 : Amalienstein Primary School, Zoar
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.
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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Accommodation in Ladismith
Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event
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|
Shalom Academy, Ladismith, Ladismith
|Address||Shalom Academy, Ladismith|