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Varsity Mountain Bike Challenge launched


The inaugural Varsity MTB Challenge takes place between 1 and 2 October 2016 and will have a unique university flavour. The race is open to the general public, who will be able to race for their university of choice.


The aim behind the Varsity MTB Challenge is to create a platform where university alumni can compete in a unique race against each other, while also giving them the perfect opportunity to network and rekindle old friendships and camaraderie.

Apart from general public taking part, the Varsity MTB Challenge will also see Varsity Sports’ university mountain bike teams compete against each other. This section of the race is proudly sponsored by FNB. The five university teams competing for the Varsity Sports Mountain Bike title are determined by the USSA qualification and include Maties, UCT Ikeys, UP-Tuks, NWU-Pukke and NMMU Madibaz.

The public race is open to everyone and not just the alumni from the five universities competing for the Varsity Sports Mountain Bike title.

Entry fees include a race jersey, dinner on the Friday evening, lunch on both Saturday and Sunday, for the team. There are also various accommodation options available as add-ons.

FNB and RMB Private Bank cardholders will receive an additional 10% discount when booking online (terms and conditions apply). For more information, click on the link below: 



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