Riders Explore Jo’burg’s Underbelly At JUMA

Over 3,000 cyclists converged on Marks Park on Sunday, 28 May 2017 to explore and race through the underbelly of Johannesburg for the Hollard JUMA.

The Hollard JUMA is not your average mountain bike race, with 5km of storm water drains, two 120m floating bridges, sky-high scaffolding and a 700m Anatomic tunnel, with much more to explore. The course build project was worth over R1.5 million.

This year there were also fewer road crossings, more urban sections, and many new surprises along the route.

After riders completed their adventure cash prizes were awarded for the traditional competitive categories, as well as prizes for more fun categories from BMX, and best dressed.

All the latest images from the weekend can be viewed on social media by following urbanmtb on Facebook or @JUMAMTB on Twitter. Images can be purchased from www.jetlineactionphoto.com. To view full results, visit Jumpertrax.com.

RESULTS

54km Overall – Women

  1. Amy Beth McDougall 02:17:32

  2. Theresa Ralph 02:23:48

  3. Vanessa Bell 02:25:31

Open Women

  1. Amy Beth McDougall 02:17:32

  2. Sarah Hill 02:32:49

  3. Monique Van Wyk 03:29:53

Sub Vets Women

  1. Vanessa Bell 02:25:31

  2. Nadine Visagie 02:44:21

  3. Nicole Murphy 02:49:26

Vets Women

  1. Theresa Ralph 02:23:48

  2. Sunette de jong 02:47:31

  3. Laura Beth Eicker-Harris 02:52:49

Overall Women – 22km

  1. Shirley Tefu 01:02:16

  2. Somien Botha 01:06:05

  3. Chene Niemand 01:08:33

Author: Pedro van Gaalen