330km Waterberg Extreme MTB
Fri 22 Sep 2017, 10:00 @ Brits, North West


Waterberg Extreme MTB Race - www.waterbergextreme.co.za

Type: Mountain Biking

Date: 22-23 September 2017

Venue: De Wildt Adventures, Brits

Distance: 330km | 26 hours | 2,300m

About the Waterberg Extreme MTB Race

The Waterberg Extreme mountain bike event will take riders and their support crews over 330km of farm and district roads from the rural Brits area in North West to Thabazimbi, through the scenic Waterberg Mountains.

The race offers everyone who enjoys cycling a chance to participate in the ultimate single-stage mountain bike race in South Africa. For those new to mountain biking who want to enter as a relay team, or endurance athletes who enjoy the long-distance challenge, this event caters for you.

The proximity of the start is within a 70km radius of Johannesburg, Krugersdorp, Pretoria and Rustenburg, making it an accessible location for Gauteng and the North West MTB enthusiasts to join this wonderful new event.

Riders can enter a solo rider, two person relay team, or four person relay team. With the relay team strategy will be important to determine which stages should be completed by stronger/weaker riders. With that said, it is important to note that a rider in the 4 rider relay will still complete at least 145km, and in the 2 rider relay at least 200km. The event takes place on farm- and district gravel roads, with no real technical riding involved, some sections of the route does however comprise very thick sand and loose stones.

The event will kick off the September long weekend, providing sufficient recovery time afterwards, before you need to return to work. Bring the family along and make a long weekend of it by staying over ‘till the Monday at one of the lodges near the finish in the surrounding Waterberg Mountains.

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Race Detail


Where: De Wildt Adventures, Brits or check on Google Maps

When: 22 September 2017 (on race day)

Time: 10:00 – 12:00


Where: De Wildt Adventures, Brits or check on Google Maps

When: 22 September 2017

Time: 13:00


Where: Bosveld Akademie, Thabazimbi or check on Google Maps

When: 23 September 2017

Time: 15:00


Categories are Solo, 2 Rider Team and 4 Rider Team. No late entries accepted

  • Entries open: 10 April 2017 (limited to 60 entries per category)
  • EFT’s: Entries close Friday, 30 July 2017 at midnight (Please provide Proof of Payment)
  • Online entries: Entries close Saturday, 1 August 2017 at midnight
Entry categories:
  • Solo Riders (Men, Woman) R2350
  • Two Person (Men, Woman, Mixed) R4100 per team
  • Four Person (Men, Woman, Mixed) R7000 per team

Route Details

330km Route Map

Route Profile

Stage Distances

SA Seeding

Your entry will include the following

  • A picturesque route through the Waterberg Mountains with ample opportunity to encounter various big game species
  • Goody bag
  • Full water point support, including water, coke, sports drinks, yummy food, and some lovely bushveld hospitality
  • Medical support services
  • Sweeper vehicles
  • Race medal
  • Prizes for category winners
  • Lucky draw prizes
  • BoutTime will ensure for instant results on your phone, website and on our electronic result boards at the finish. No more waiting.


More information: www.waterbergextreme.co.za/

Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Solo Entry   330 km 13:00 R 2,350.00
2-Team Relay   330 km 13:00 R 1,475.00
4-Team Relay   330 km 13:00 R 1,037.50

Event location
De Wildt Adventures, Brits

Route information
Coordinates -25.588839, 27.818756
Address De Wildt Adventures
City Brits
Province North West

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