Big names gather for Clarens National MTB series showdown

April 20, 2015

After a short break, the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series resumes on Saturday with Round 3 in Clarens, in the Free State province. The event also doubles as a round of the UCI Marathon World Series and has attracted a strong field. After two rounds, South African Waylon Woolcock (Red-E Blend) leads the prestigious national MTB series in the ultra-marathon category where the Elite and Under-23 men do battle. He…

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Race report – Monzi Hippo Challenge 2013 (MiWay Big 5 MTB Series #4 of 5)

The Monzi Hippo Challenge saw almost 900 riders having to contend with hot and windy conditions at the Monzi Country Club on Sunday, 8 September. What an introduction to Spring! With temperatures soaring into the forties, the track that usually provides the easiest and fastest route of the Series, instead tested the riders and organisers to the max! Luckily, thanks to great organisation skills and fully prepared emergency resources, dehydrated…

September 12, 2013
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Race report – Hluhluwe Rhino Charge (MiWay Big 5 MTB Series #3 of 5)

Riders rode through the pineapple fields in the Hluhluwe Rhino Charge on Sunday, 21 July 2013. Hluhluwe produces 95% of the country’s pineapples! Photo: Nadine Matthew The 3rd race in the MiWay Big 5 MTB Series proved to be a ride to remember with over 800 participants showing up for race day! The amazing feedback and 20% increase in participation has resulted in the Hluhluwe Rhino Charge being hailed the…

July 25, 2013
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Race report – Zini Buffalo Classic 2013

  The first race to kick off the 2013 MiWay Big5 MTB Series got under way in windy and cold conditions on a crisp Sunday morning on the KZN north coast. Beautiful Mtunzini Country Club was the host for the race venue yet again, with the superb course of sugarcane single-track, dense indigenous forest and boardwalks of mangrove swamp treating all riders who took part! With the worst weather in…

May 7, 2013
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2013 results, photos & more – MiWay Big5 MTB Series

Overall Series Results 2013 Well done to all who took part and thanks for being part of a fantastic Series.   Kwambo Lion MTB Race – 29 September Wow! The final race in the MiWay Big 5 MTB Series took place in cold, wet and muddy Kwambo!  The brave 500 riders who joined us for the last race in the Series were as enthusiastic as ever, and didn’t let the…

May 6, 2013
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Mountain biking heaven in Zululand, KZN

KwaZulu-Natal mountain biking enthusiasts are gearing up for the MiWay Big 5 Mountain Bike Series. Launched in 2006, the annual challenge sees riders competing in five races taking place in Zululand’s top trails over a period of five months. MiWay’s sponsorship has helped grow the series and encouraged participation for the sport in KZN, believes Shane Webster, marketing manager of Big 5 Marketing. “Everyone talks about the growth in interest…

April 30, 2013
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MiWay Big5 MTB Series 2013 spit-braai & prize-giving

Come and join us for a relaxed morning and afternoon prize-giving and spit-braai. There’ll be kids entertainment, a big screen for the rugby at 5, and winners eat for free at the spit-braai. All info below! When: Saturday, 5 October 2013 More info to follow soon. Email info@big5mtb.co.za for bookings Click here to return to the 2013 Series home page.

April 15, 2013
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MiWay Big5 Series – Outdoor & Fitness Expo

Get on down to the Umfolozi Casino on Saturday, 4 May to check out the Outdoor & Fitness Expo! This is also an ideal opportunity for you to register for the MiWay Big5 MTB Series Challenge and collect your Challenge goody bags! All info in the 2013 Series can be found by clicking here.

April 15, 2013
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MiWay Big5 MTB Series 2013: Kwambo Lion MTB Race (Race 5/5)

ENTER NOW THROUGH ROAG. Online entries close 27 September 2013. All event info Date: Sunday, 29 September 2013 Time: From 08h00 – 13h00 Venue: Kwambonambi Golf Club, Kwambo, KZN (start and finish) Race distances: 10km Challenge, 25km and 50km New this year We’re timing the 10km Challenge in the series this year, making this race the ideal one for beginners or enthusiasts looking to start mountain biking and keep track of their…

April 15, 2013
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MiWay Big5 MTB Series 2013: Monzi Hippo Challenge (Race 4/5)

ENTER NOW THROUGH ROAG. Online entries close 6 September 2013. All event info Date: Sunday, 8 September 2013 Time: From 08h00am – 13h00 Venue: Monzi Golf Club, Monzi, KZN (start and finish) Race distances: 10km Challenge, 25km and 50km New this year We’re timing the 10km Challenge in the series this year, making this race the ideal one for beginners or enthusiasts looking to start mountain biking and keep track of their…

April 15, 2013
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