On the weekend 25-27 February 2022 we will host the SA XCO CUP #1 at Koedoeslaagte Trail Park. Spectators are invited to come and see SA's finest mountainbikers in action while they scout the course on the Friday in preparation for the race on Saturday. The course for this event are challenging, designed to test the fittest and most skilled athletes. Courses and distances are age appropriate.

On the Sunday we will host the 8km, 21km and 40km Koedoeslaagte Classic Mountainbike Race - this race is for everyone; the 8km is a fun mountainbike challenge along the lower slopes of Witkop. The 21km visits the Ou-Plaas and includes a few challenging climbs. The 40km is very challenging and requires a good fitness and skill level. Contact the organisers via Whatsapp or call: Attie 082 335 3358 or Deon 082 320 8878

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Friday 25th Feb

Registration, XCO Course Practice, EXPO, Manager's Briefing

Registration at Koedoeslaagte Trail Park form 09:00-15:00

  • Registration for both for the SA XCO CUP #1 and the Koedoeslaagte Classic MTB Race

  • SA XCO CUP #1 - pre-entries only - no late entries

  • Late entries for the 10, 20 & 40km Koedoeslaagte Classic MTB Race (limited entries - please pre-enter to avoid disappointment)

XCO Official Course Practice from 10:00-17:00

  • XCO Riders will not be allowed on the course without an official race number

XCO Riders and Team Managers Briefing 16:00-16:30

  • Briefing by e-mail and posted online on this site

XCO Final Start lists posted online on this site 16:00-16:45

  • Riders and Team Managers to check Start Lists

EXPO: 09:00 - 16:30​

Saturday 26th Feb

Registration, XCO Racing and EXPO

XCO Registration at Koedoeslaagte Trail Park

  • XCO Registration 07:00-12:00. Number pick-up only up to one hour before your start

  • XCO Final Start Lists posted online for inspection 07:00-12:00

  • Koedoeslaagte Classic MTB Race Registration 09:00-16:00. Last chance to enter for Sunday's 10, 20 & 40km Koedoeslaagte Classic MTB Race (limited entries - please pre-enter to avoid disappointment)

EXPO: 07:00 - 16:00

XCO Racing Starts at 08:00 as per schedule:

  • 08:00 - Sprogs Boys followed by Spogs Girls (large numbers of Sprogs and Nippers could cause the organisers to split the 2 categories)

  • 08:02 - Nipper Boys followed by Nipper Girls (large numbers of Sprogs and Nippers could cause the organisers to split and reschedule the 2 categories' start times)

  • 08:00 - Youth Boys

  • 08:05 - Sub-Junior Boys

  • 09:30 - Elite (including U/23 Women)

  • 09:32 - Junior Women

  • 09:34 - Youth Women

  • 09:36 - Sub-Junior Women

  • 09:38 - Master Women 30+

  • 11:15 - Master Men 30+

  • 13:00 - Junior Men

  • 14:30 - Elite (including U/23 Men)

​XCO Awards Ceremonies - Podiums held directly after top 3 are determined

Riders must have current CycingSA Membership

Be at your race venue at least 1 hour prior to your start

Sunday 27th Feb

Number pick-up, Racing and EXPO

Registration at Koedoeslaagte Trail Park form 06:30 - 08:00

  • Number pick-up for the Koedoeslaagte Classic MTB Race

  • No late entries on race-day for 21km & 40km race, 8km late entries only

Racing and categories:

  • 21km - 07:30 (racing category for Sub-Juniors, Youth and Masters Women)

    • Route requires a moderate-high level of fitness and a moderate level of technical ability​

    • R200 online entry fee. R250 for late entry. No entries on the day of the event

    • Special sew-on badge to all finishers

  • 40km - 07:40 (racing category for Juniors, Elite & U/23, Vets and Masters Men)

    • Route requires a high level of fitness and a moderate-high technical ability​

    • Younger than Junior riders are not allowed to ride up in category and cannot participate in the 40km event

    • R280 online entry fee. R350 for late entry. No entries on the day of the event

    • Special sew-on badge to all finishers

  • 8km - 07:42 (Fun Ride - strictly no riders younger than 6yrs of age)

    • Route requires a basic level of fitness and a moderate level of technical ability​

    • R90 online entry fee. R100 for late entry. Entries on the day will be allowed

    • Medal to every finisher

Seeding: SA XCO riders from Saturday has seeding preference. Self seeding with rolling start

  • 25km/h+ group

  • 20+km/h+ group

  • 15km/h+ group​

​Prize Giving - 10:30

  • Unique gold, silver and bronze medals for podiums

  • R7 400 total prize money!

  • Prize money for Juniors, Over-all, Vets 30-39, Vets 40-49

  • KOM, QOM (40km route) first male and female to Koedoenek

  • Vouchers for Sub-junior, Youth and Masters categories

EXPO: 08:00 - 11:00