The MTB route traverses 9 farms and the route design focuses on enjoyment with spectacular views from the escarpment. Runners and walkers come back every year to enjoy great hospitality and beautiful scenery along the Van der Stel Pass in Botrivier. Select an event below to learn more.
Sport + Spitbraai = Yes
Welcome to the only event of it’s kind in South Africa. That’s right…
This is a true community driven sporting event and festival and this year we celebrate our 14th year of education support. The event features: MTB cycling; Running and Walking; Trail Running; A Cultural walk; Spitbraai festival and a potjiekos competition.
Fifteen (15) community organizations man water stations and 120 marshals are on the routes. With 80 participants in 2005 we have grown to 2200 in 2017. We expect 2600 participants in 2018.
BEF and the community of Botrivier are very proud of this race which is the only of its kind in South Africa – fully organized and presented by a developing community in a highly professional manner.