Varsity MTB Challenge

Dates: 30 September – 1 October 2017

The Varsity MTB Challenge is a 2-day stage race which takes place annually at the Nederburg Winery, located in the beautiful Paarl Valley in the Cape Winelands. The popular event sees a host of Varsity Alumni gather once a year to rekindle friendships at the vibey Nederburg race village and tackle some of the trails finest trails on offer in South Africa. 

The event also caters for active students and the general public – the inaugural Varsity MTB Challenge attracted riders from across South Africa, racing for their alma mater or university of choice or simply just having fun as non-aligned teams. Visit varsitymtbchallenge.co.za for more info or to enter.

Author: Pedro van Gaalen

When he’s not writing about sport or health and fitness, Pedro is probably out training for his next marathon or ultra-marathon. He’s worked as a fitness professional and as a marketing and comms expert. He now combines his passions in his role as managing editor at Fitness magazine.