Sappi Scottburgh MTB and Trail Run Weekend Media Release

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4 June 2019


Dates set for MTB and Trail Run Festival in Scottburgh


Scottburgh - The 11th edition of the popular Sappi Scottburgh MTB and Trail Run Weekend will draw athletes and their families to the KZN South Coast on Saturday  20 and Sunday 21 July.

The Saturday programme will be focussed on trail running, with a big field expected to support the Funky Pants Trails Runs, offering distances of 22km, 12km and 5km from the race base on Scottburgh's main beach.

On Sunday the well-established 45km Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race will form the second race of the South Coast Fever MTB Series and race seven of the Quattro ROAG Series.

The Wardkiss 28km Race and the Wardkiss 10km Family Fun Ride  ensures that the weekend is accessible to riders of all ages and abilities

The Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race will once again raise money for the Cycling For Mobility cause.

Funky Pants Scottburgh Trail Runs
Date:
Saturday 20 July
Start/Finish Venue: Scottburgh Main Beach
Distances:
08h00 Funky Pants 22km Trail Run 08:00
08h15 Funky Pants 12km Trail Run/Walk
08h30 Funky Pants 5km Family Trail Run/Walk
Registration :
Saturday 20 July 06h30 - 07h45 at Scottburgh Lifesaving Club clubhouse
Contact:
Billy Harker - 082 654 6542
Entries: ROAG https://www.roag.co.za/online-entries.aspx?EventID=2355

Sappi Scottburgh MTB Races
Date:
Sunday 21 July
Start/Finish Venue: Scottburgh Main Beach
Distances:
          08h30 - 45km Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race (Pre-entry - R160)
          08h45 - The Wardkiss 28km Race (Pre-entry - R120)
          09h00 - The Wardkiss 10km Family Fun Ride (Pre-entry - R50)
Registration: Sunday 21 July (06h30-08h30) at Scottburgh Lifesaving Club clubhouse
Contact:
Flavio Scarpa - 084 330 6029
Entries: ROAG https://www.roag.co.za/online-entries.aspx?EventID=2355

More info:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scottburgh-Mtb-Race/221420711386243

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
2018 Andrew Hill/Bianca Haw

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Riders will get to savour the unique single track and can roads of the South Coast at the Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race on Sunday 21 July.

Anthony Grote/
Gameplan Media

The Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race on Sunday 21 July will take riders through the plantations and sugar cane fields between Scottburgh and Umkomaas.

Anthony Grote/
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The 2019 Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race, will form the seventh leg of the Quattro ROAG series and the second leg of the South Coast Fever South Coast MTB Series on Sunday 21 August.

Bronwyn Jones/
Gameplan Media

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