It is the final countdown to the annual Makhulu 5 Mall of the North Mountain Bike Challenge to be held this Saturday.
Online entries closed on Monday but late entries can still be made tomorrow (Friday) at the restaurant entrance of the mall from 17:30 to 19:00 and on Saturday from 06:00 to 07:00 at the same venue.
The exciting race will test bikers’ skill on tar, gravel, mud and sandy terrain as well as narrow footpaths. This is the second time year that the race, organised by Polokwane Pedallers Cycling Club, is hosted at Mall of the North.
Riders making it to the podium in the 64, 37 and 15 km items can look forward to some awesome prizes. There will also be a kiddies’ race starting at 11:00. Entry is free and children aged three to seven are allowed to participate.
The 64 km race will start at 07:30 followed by the 37 km at 07:45. The 15 km fun ride is scheduled to start at 08:00. Entry fees are R220, R180 and R60 respectively.
Online entries can be made at www.mallofthenorth.co.za and the first 200 entries will receive goody bags.
For more information contact Ronel Delport on 084 515 7739.
Story: RC Myburgh