Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race Diary Note


28 May 2018

Scottburgh - The 10th anniversary of this popular mountain bike race will see the offering boldly expanded to a whole weekend of family fun with the addition of a variety of trail running events to supplement the well-established MTB options on the weekend of 21 and 22 July.

Now under the umbrella title of the Sappi Scottburgh MTB and Trail Run Weekend, the Funky Pants Trail Runs of 16km, 10km and 5km will take place on Saturday 21 July while the choice of 45km, 28km and 10km Sappi Scottburgh MTB races will take centre stage on Sunday 22 July.

The Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race will once again raise money for the Cycling For Mobility cause, and will form the second leg of the South Coast Fever MTB Series, and the sixth event of the Quattro ROAG Series.

Funky Pants Scottburgh Trail Runs
Saturday 21 July
Start/Finish Venue: Scottburgh Main Beach
08h00 Funky Pants 18km Trail Run 08:00
08h15 Funky Pants 10km Trail Run/Walk
08h30 Funky Pants 5km Family Trail Run/Walk
Registration :
Saturday 21 July 06h30 - 07h45 at Scottburgh Lifesaving Club clubhouse
Billy Harker - 082 654 6542
Entries: ROAG
More info:

Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race
Sunday 22 July
Start/Finish Venue: Scottburgh Main Beach
          08h30 - 45km Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race (Pre-entry - R170, Late Entry - R195)
          08h45 - 28km Dash & Splash (Pre-entry - R130, Late Entry - R155)
          09h00 - 10km Family Fun Ride (Pre-entry - R60, Late Entry - R85)
Registration: Sunday 22 July (06h30-08h30) at Scottburgh Lifesaving Club clubhouse
Flavio Scarpa - 084 330 6029
Entries: ROAG
More info:

Previous MTB winners
Year  Men's winner/Women's winner
2008 Cancelled due to flooding
2009 Shaun Peschl/Jacky Church
2010 Andrew Warr/Brenda Potts
2011 Nick Porteous/Bianca Haw
2012 Burry Stander/Cherise Stander
2013 Evan Van Der Spuy/Haley Smith
2014 Tyrone White/Haley Smith
2015 Brendon Davids/Candice Parker Dennison
2016 Andrew Hill/Candice Parker Dennison
2017 Andrew Hill/Bianca Haw

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Riders will get to savour the beautiful tracks of the South Coast at the Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race on Sunday 22 July.

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The Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race on Sunday 22 July will take riders through the plantations and sugar cane fields between Scottburgh and Umkomaas.

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The 2018 Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race, will form the sixth leg of the Quattro ROAG series and the second leg of the South Coast Fever South Coast MTB Series on Sunday 22 August.

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