01 April 2017

Forever Resorts Isiyala MTB Challenge 2017

Event date: 01 April 2017
Start: Isiyala, A Forever Lodge
Start time: 9:00 am
Distance: 40km & 20km
Entry fees: 40km (R150) & 20km (R80)

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Isiyala, a Forever Lodge   

The Forever Resort Isiyala mountain bike challenge is taking place on Saturday 1 April 2017 at Isiyala, a Forever Lodge. This race forms part of the Forever Resorts Mountain bike series, taking place at a number of Forever Resorts around Mpumalanga.

Cyclists have the option to enter for a 20km or 40km race. Both routes start and end at the game lodge. The 40km route initially follows the same route as the 20km route, and then continues for an additional 20km thereafter.

About the venue: Isiyala, a Forever Lodge is one of venues in the “Forever Resorts Loskop Country”. This 3-Star lodge is located in 780 hectares of bush and tranquillity, situated between Middelburg and Loskop Dam in Mpumalanga. Perfect for guests looking for either a leisure or corporate breakaway, with a variety of action on-site.

On-site activities and facilities include Bird watching, Guided Horse Rides, Hiking Trails, Pooldeck with cozy bar&Swimming pool.

Other activities and facilities in close vicinity include the following:

  • Fishing
  • Game viewing by Boat
  • Tennis courts
  • Mini golf
  • Paintball
  • Holiday Entertainment Program
  • Mpumalanga Tourism & Parks Agency
  • Loskop dam wall (historic value)
  • Golf courses x 3
  • Mountain bike trails

Online entries Close: 27 March 2017 at 23:00

Late entries will be accepted at Registration.

Number Collection, Registration & Prize Giving:

Registration and Late entries: Saturday 1 April 2017 6:30 am to 7:30 am 

Prize giving: Saturday at 1:00 pm.

Non-licenced riders participating in the 40km race are required to purchase a day license at registration (R45).

For all current CSA Racing and Licensing Rules and Regulations please visit the CSA website www.cyclingsa.com.

The event will start at 8 am on Saturday 1 April 2017 at Isiyala, a Forever Lodge


Directions to start & finish:

From Middelburg: Travel approximately 33 km from Middelburg to Loskopdam. Turn left to Ruby Cliff, a Forever Retreat. Follow the directions to Isiyala, a Forever Lodge.

From Groblersdal: Travel past Loskopdam, a Forever Resort. Approximately 2 km after De Voetslaankloof, turn right to Ruby Cliff, a Forever Retreat.  Follow the directions to Isiyala, a Forever Lodge.


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Isiyala, a Forever Lodge offer a 20% discount on accommodation to all riders participating in the event. Please ensure that make specific mention in your booking request that you will be participating in the cycling event, to qualify for this amazing offer.

Isiyala, a Forever Lodge