The greatest mountain biking spectator event, the Champions Race is back from a three-year hiatus, with fibertime™ as the new presenting sponsor. As ever the event will be staged in Kayamandi on the Wednesday before the Absa Cape Epic and some of the world’s best MTB racers will turn out to hone their skills and support the charity. Mountain biking fans are invited so come watch the action at the Kayamandi Sports Fields, below the clubhouse, on Wednesday, 13 March 2024. Champions Race Presented by fibertime™️

When: 13 March 2024

Time: 16:00 – 19:00

Where: Kayamandi Sports Fields 

Events: E-Bike, Elite Women’s and Elite Men’s Races

Format: 20 minutes plus 1 lap

Spectator Entry: Free (R20 donation via SnapScan or Zapper per car for Parking)





Course Practice


E-MTB Champions Race

20 min + 1 Lap


Women’s Champions Race

20 min + 1 Lap


Men’s Champions Race

20 min + 1 Lap


Prize giving


Join the E-Bike Race

The elite men’s and women’s races in the event are invite only affairs, but E-Bikers can pit themselves against one another and the thrilling 2.5-kilometre urban course at the Champions Race, presented by fibertime, for the first time in 2024. Entries are open to the general public and can be purchased through Quicket, for a R350 donation, here. The E-Bike race will follow the same 20 minutes plus 1 lap format of the elite men’s and women’s competitions.

Champions Race

The race will once again attract reigning and former World Champions, Olympic medallists and aspiring stars of the sport. Photo by Mark Sampson.

Watch it on

The 2024 Champions Race, presented by fibertime, will be broadcast live on Tune in from 16:30 to watch the build-up and follow the racing action from 17:00. Further excitement from the event will be captured on the social media handles, with stories on Instagram and Facebook. Be sure to follow @songoinfo on Instagram and like the Facebook page.

For more information visit the website or read the full story on the return of the event here.