Greytown MTB Festival 2016

2016-04-27 06:00

THE Greytown MTB Festival, hosted by the Greytown MTB Club, is a popular event throughout KZN and with some exciting new additions this year an even larger attendance is expected.

It takes place over the weekend of 7 and 8 May with the Beehive, Greytown, as the base for activities.

ROAG describes the Greytown MTB as "neither the biggest, the toughest or even the most lucrative, but it certainly is the best value for money”. The events cover all ages and abilities. On Saturday and Sunday there is a 10km family MTB fun ride and a three-kilometre fun ride for the littles one. A 10km trail run is also on offer on Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.

The main MTB events place on Sunday - a 25km ride and a more challenging 50km through spectacular scenery. In addition there two exciting new events on offer - a night ride on Saturday to start at 6pm with teams of three - cycling distance is 1.6km, most laps per team wins. There will be a junior (13 and younger) and senior category.

Second new event - 16km and 30km trail runs taking place at 7.30am and 9am respectively. These trails have been well planned and participants will definitely not be disappointed.

Food will be on sale both days, administered by one of the event's beneficiaries - Greytown Children's Home. Please come and support these family fun day events - enjoy a door in the country and lots of action.

For more information, visit or www.face (greytownmtb). Queries to Natalie­ Hechter on 082 800 4798 or Ankia Jonker on 082 875 4727.


Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.