10 08, 2022

Fierce Racing and Chilly Conditions Expected at the 2022 Trans Baviaans Race

By |2022-08-10T17:46:47+02:00August 10th, 2022|News|0 Comments

The 2022 edition of the Trans Baviaans Race takes place on Saturday, the 13th of August. Starting in Willowmore and finishing in Jefferys Bay, the 230 kilometre traverse of the Baviaanskloof is one of South Africa’s most iconic mountain bike races. Over 1 000 riders, competing in teams of two to four, will take on the [...]

19 06, 2022

Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

By |2022-06-19T09:21:46+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Locals Dominate Discovery George MUT 100km

The inaugural 100 kilometre race in the Discovery George MUT was dominated by George locals with three of the six podium places filled by men and women from the Garden Route. Trail running legend Bruce Arnett set the benchmark time for the new route, at 12 hours, 40 minute and 59 seconds. He was followed [...]

19 06, 2022

Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

By |2022-06-19T07:43:32+02:00June 19th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Records Tumble, Thanks to Reilly and Greyling, at the Discovery George MUT

Kane Reilly took exactly 7 minutes off his 60 kilometre course record at the 2022 Discovery George MUT, on Saturday, 18 June. Landie Greyling, a former Garden Route resident, bettered her 42 kilometre course record by a staggering 20 minutes and 35 seconds. While Bruce Arnett and Tarrin van Niekerk wrapped up the inaugural 100 [...]

13 06, 2022

Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

By |2022-06-13T13:12:31+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Festival of Trail Running Taking Place This Long Weekend

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distance 42-, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

13 06, 2022

Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

By |2022-06-13T12:30:08+02:00June 13th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Discovery George MUT Brings a Trail Running Festival to the Garden Route

The 2022 Discovery George MUT is more than just a trail run. Taking place from the 16th to the 19th of June it is a true festival of trail running. Starting with a Vertical Kilometre competition on Thursday morning and ending with prize giving, for the longer distances 42, 60- and 100-kilometre events, on Sunday [...]

20 04, 2022

Discovery Re-Establishes Support for George Mountain Ultra Trail

By |2022-04-20T13:46:23+02:00April 20th, 2022|News|Comments Off on Discovery Re-Establishes Support for George Mountain Ultra Trail

From 2022, the George Mountain Ultra Trail will once again be known as the Discovery George MUT. And as in-person events make a much-awaited comeback, Discovery has re-established its support for the trail run and affiliated events in the Garden Route. The 2022 Discovery George MUT is scheduled to take place on the 18th of [...]

8 09, 2021

Trans Baviaans Repeating the Race Success

By |2021-09-08T18:03:21+02:00September 8th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Trans Baviaans Repeating the Race Success

The second event of the 2021 Trans Baviaans is dubbed the Repeat. While the Race attracts a more competitive field the Repeat blends racing with riding for the challenge, the scenery and the pleasure of traversing the Baviaanskloof. It was fitting then that the icy conditions were not repeated for the less serious riders. They [...]

29 08, 2021

Young Guns Upset Experienced Favourites in 2021 Trans Baviaans

By |2021-09-08T18:09:43+02:00August 29th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Young Guns Upset Experienced Favourites in 2021 Trans Baviaans

The 2021 Trans Baviaans was held in unusual conditions, imposed by Covid-19 restrictions, and in difficult weather; on Saturday, 28 August. Teams were able to start, in self-seeded start times, from 05h00 in order to beat the 22h00 curfew. The early start and a late winter cold front, lead to sub-zero temperatures, with brief flurries [...]

23 08, 2021

It’s Trans Baviaans Time

By |2021-08-23T12:37:32+02:00August 23rd, 2021|News|Comments Off on It’s Trans Baviaans Time

There are few mountain biking events in South Africa which better encapsulate the nation’s cycling spirit than Trans Baviaans. In a country obsessed with ultra-endurance events Trans Baviaans long ago became the Comrades Marathon or the Midmar Mile of mountain biking. Its 230-kilometre route, through the largest wilderness area in the country, provides a challenge [...]

28 06, 2021

Reilly and King Crowned George Mountain Ultra Trail Champions

By |2021-06-28T09:37:05+02:00June 28th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Reilly and King Crowned George Mountain Ultra Trail Champions

The 2021 George MUT was won, on Saturday 26 June, by Kane Reilly and Taryn King. Both the men’s and women’s champions led from the front, but still managed to pace their efforts across the challenging 60-kilometre course to perfection. They and their fellow athletes were treated to superb winter weather, as the city of [...]

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