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3 Day MTB Stage Race

Number Collection will take place at Sondela Nature Reserve on Friday 25 November 2022 from 14:00 – 16:30. You will be required to produce your valid CSA license or proof of provincial affiliation at registration or you will be required to purchase an event license.

November 25 - November 27

For all the new CSA Racing and Licensing Rules and Regulations please visit the CSA website below.
Day licenses are R50 per day.

We Take Care Of You!

Get those legs warmed up for your ride at our 3 Day Stage Race, the most exciting race with a lot of extras in store. Beautiful scenery, great atmosphere and entertainment for the whole family all wait for your arrival!


An Ice cold beer, cider or cold drink at the end of stage 1 on the Finish line

Branded Cap

Sondela Branded cap for Stage 2 on Finish line

Branded T-Shirt

Sondela branded T-shirt for Stage 3 on Finish line

Potjie Kos

Free Potjie for each entrant on Friday Night after 20km Stage 1

Fantastic Accomodation Options

Sondela Nature Reserve ranks as one of the best Bela-Bela resorts with its array of bushveld accommodation options. Choose to truly unplug in the remote Tambuki campsite or glamp it up in the Moselesele Tented Camp. The 4-star chalets provide the perfect Bela-Bela accommodation for those looking for self-catering accommodation outside Pretoria or enjoy the ultimate experience with our 4-star, up-market butler serviced Country House.


3-Day stage race Race:
Solo Entries – R1050 pp
Team of 2 – R2100 (R1050 pp)
Please note, if you do not have a CSA membership you will need to pay R50 day license per day (R150 total) for the 3 Day event!

Single Day Entries:
Friday 20km MTB Race only – R300 pp
Saturday 60km MTB Race only – R450 pp
Sunday 40km MTB Race only – R350 pp

a. 1 rider (Single riders only qualify for overall price)
b. 2 riders (Team riders qualify for stage – and overall prizes)
Sub categories:
1. Men
2. Ladies
3. Mixed
4. Masters
5. Parent and child (16-18 years)

Event Program


Friday 25 November 2022 : 20km TRAIL

• 16:30 -17:45 Registration on Farmyard
• 18:00 20km Race Start (Day/Night ride) Lights required during race – No lights / No ride
• 18:10 Special Kiddies Race, 1km (4 – 8 Years, all is winners)
• 19:00 Potjiekos (Free for entrant, and special price for the rest of the family)

Saturday 26 November 2022 : 60km TRAIL

• 06:45 Race Briefing
• 07:00 60Km Race Start
• 08:00 Special Kiddies Race, 2km (4 – 8 Years, all is winners)
• Entertainment Village at Start / Finish line including Coffee Shoppe, Restaurant and ample cold beverages

Sunday 27 November 2022 : 40km TRAIL

• 06:45 Race Briefing
• 07:00 40Km Race Start
• 07:15 Special Kiddies Race, 2km (4 – 8 Years, all is winners)
• 11:30 Prize giving
• Entertainment Village at Start / finish line including Coffee Shoppe, Restaurant and ample cold beverages

So Much More Than Just A Race

Fantastic Accomodation

One of the best Bela-Bela resorts with its array of bushveld accommodation options.

Timing Solutions

Accurate timing of your ride through nature! Track your progress and take your riding to the next level.

Fantastic Prizes

Over and above our rewards for ending the day, we have great prizes per category.

Routes Through Nature

Enjoy the beautiful routes with some of the best wildlife that Gauteng has to offer!

Water Stops

We provide drinks and snacks along your ride to ensure you stay hydrated and can manage your energy levels.

Family Orientated

Apart from the actual race, Sondela has fantastic facilities and activities to entertain the entire family.


Our restaurant offers only the finest. Enjoy a great meal after you've left it all on the trails.

Swimming Pools

Cool down in our swimming pools and just relax with the beautiful scenery that Sondela has to offer.

Support Services

We offer support services along the route to ensure your safety and well-being.

Emergency Services

Should there be an emergency, you can rest assured knowing that we are just around the corner to take care of you.

Race Results

We had an incredible time with all of you! Thank you for all the support and showing up with a smile.

Below are the winners for every category. Congratulations to these participants!

Men: John Doe
Ladies: John Doe
Mixed: John Doe
Masters: John Doe
Parent and child (16-18 years): John Doe

One For The Books


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