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Held yearly on the Wednesday preceding the start of the Absa Cape Epic, The Champions Race has become a firm favourite amongst local and international Mountain Bike professional athletes. It provides riders with opportunity to stretch their legs prior to the prologue, taking them through the streets and community of Kayamandi for a uniquely local, goose bump, racing experience.

The spectator friendly, short course format, allows for intense racing though a community which is not ordinarily exposed to professional bike races.


Join us to cheer on the worlds best mountain bikers riders as they race through the streets of Kayamandi in support of

  • Date: Wednesday, 14th March 2018
  • Venue: BMX Track, Kayamandi, Stellenbosch
  • To Enter: Email Christoph:
  • Entry Fee: R200 (pay on the day at registration)
  • Race numbers to be collected at registration
  • Registration opens: 3pm
  • Spectators entry FREE
  • Secure parking available
  • Cool Drinks & kit for sale
  • Toilets available

Contact: Kathy - for queries.


Race details:

future Champions Race:

  • Start Time U14 Girls & Boys: 4:00pm
  • Start Time U18 Girls & Boys: 4:30pm
  • Duration/Distance: 20min + 1 Laps
  • Route: Contained to field & BMX track BMX exhibition Race:

  • Start Time: 5:00pm

Women’s Champions Race:

  • Course opens: 5:00-5:30pm
  • Start Time: 5:30pm
  • Duration/Distance: 20min + 1 Lap
  • Route: Tour d’Kayamandi

Men’s Champions Race:

  • Course opens: 5:00-5:30pm
  • Start Time: 6:00pm
  • Duration/Distance: 30min + 3 Laps
  • Route: Tour d’Kayamandi

Prize Giving

Price Giving take place immediately after the Men's Race.

Directions and Parking

From the R304 turn left (Stellenbosch) / right (from N1) into Mjandana St.
At the circle turn left into George Blake Street. Drive 30m down the road, turn right between the houses and follow the signs.

**Note: parking access has changed from last year.**

We look forward to welcoming you to our home. 

Thank you for your support!