Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
The Spur Lourensford Mountain Bike Classic is an annual event which takes place at the Lourensford Estate in Somerset West in the Western Cape, South Africa. It is a well organised event and is also a seeding event for Die Burger MTB Challenge 2013. The MTB Classic was started in the early 1990's and has grown bigger and better each year with locals and visitors from around the country enjoying the festivities of the day.
There's a variety of long distances to choose from, 57km, 38km, 27km and 15km. All finishers will receive a medal. The race will take place on the 30th September 2012 (Dates for 2013 are to be confirmed). The closing date for entries is the 21st September 2012. All pre entries will receive a goodie bag.
The race offers spectacular views on the Lourensford mountain and the shorter distances which are better suited for the children are flat routes. The shorter route distances which are suitable for children 10 years old and younger are 0.5km, 1.5km and 3km. The whole family will enjoy the day and everyone can take part. Parents are welcome to run or ride along side their children as they participate and enjoy the fun too.
The day is fun filled with lots to see and do from jumping castles, live entertainment, lucky draws throughout the day and great prizes. Relax on the lawn with friends and family and enjoy the atmosphere. There will also be a number of stalls with delicious foods and drinks for sale as well as Lourensford wines available for purchase.
Directions to Lourensford from Cape Town
Take the N2 towards Somerset West from Cape Town. Take exit no 43 to Somerset West/Stellenbosch. At the traffic light at the Lord Charles Hotel, turn right into Somerset West Main Road. Continue through three sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set of traffic lights, take a left turn into Lourensford Road (Land and Zeezicht). Follow Lourensford Road for approximately 4km past Erinvale Golf Estate and Hotel on your left hand side. Past Erinvale Golf Estate, turn left and follow the road to the Lourensford main gate.
You don't want to miss out on this event. The whole family will enjoy it and the children can also receive great goodie bags and prizes for their races. For more information contact Dirtopia Trail Centre on 021 884 4752 or visit www.dirtopia.co.za
Accommodation Near Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
1.0km South West of Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
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3.4km West of Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
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4.0km West of Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
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4.3km South East of Spur Lourensford MTB Classic
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