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2022 TRANS ELANDS MTB MARATHON

In 2021 we staged the 6th edition of the Trans Elands 160km “extreme” (“SA’s TOUGHEST 100 miler MTB marathon”), this despite the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations. On the same day we also successfully staged the Trans Elands 60km and 30km MTB Marathons.

With our 6th anniversary in 2021, three riders (Ian Moore, Gary Poisat and Jan Du Plessis) received the distinguished “Lex’s Big 5” award for having completed FIVE Trans Elands “extreme” events, which means that to date a total of nine riders have reached this remarkable milestone! Will you be the next one …?

The 2022 Trans Elands 160km, 60km and 25km is scheduled for 4 June 2022.

The Trans Elands 160km “extreme” was founded by Lex Holmes, who sadly passed away on 31 December 2016.  The great turnout of riders at the Trans Elands is evidence of firstly the influence that Lex has had over many years in mountain biking circles throughout the Eastern Cape and secondly the dedication and commitment of the new organising team to continue with and grow Lex’s legacy.

The 160km MTB marathon with 3000m of climbing, can be extremely tough to finish for those who haven’t put in the hard training miles, however it is very rewarding and satisfying to finish this “bucket list” event within the 12 hour cut-off time.

Riders also have a choice of two shorter race distances, the 60km which acts as a stepping stone for those who in future years would like to tackle the 160km, as well as the 25km family friendly event.

See our website 
www.transelands.co.za for more details.

The minimum age limit for the 25km is 8.
The minimum age limit for the 60km is 15.
The minimum age limit for the 160km is 19.

#LetsGetSomeAltitude

Trans Elands supports CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA, a non-profit organisation which aims to provide the best possible support for children and teenagers with cancer and life-threatening blood disorders and their families. See http://www.choc.org.za for more info.

#LetsMakeAdifferenceTogether

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160km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
R780,00 per rider

Limited Entries

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160km - Team of 2 to 4

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
R700,00 per rider

Please have all your teams details before registering

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60km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
  R370,00 per rider

Race Batch A, B or C

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25km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
  R210,00 per rider



In 2021 we staged the 6th edition of the Trans Elands 160km “extreme” (“SA’s TOUGHEST 100 miler MTB marathon”), this despite the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown regulations. On the same day we also successfully staged the Trans Elands 60km and 30km MTB Marathons.

With our 6th anniversary in 2021, three riders (Ian Moore, Gary Poisat and Jan Du Plessis) received the distinguished “Lex’s Big 5” award for having completed FIVE Trans Elands “extreme” events, which means that to date a total of nine riders have reached this remarkable milestone! Will you be the next one …?

The 2022 Trans Elands 160km, 60km and 25km is scheduled for 4 June 2022.

The Trans Elands 160km “extreme” was founded by Lex Holmes, who sadly passed away on 31 December 2016.  The great turnout of riders at the Trans Elands is evidence of firstly the influence that Lex has had over many years in mountain biking circles throughout the Eastern Cape and secondly the dedication and commitment of the new organising team to continue with and grow Lex’s legacy.

The 160km MTB marathon with 3000m of climbing, can be extremely tough to finish for those who haven’t put in the hard training miles, however it is very rewarding and satisfying to finish this “bucket list” event within the 12 hour cut-off time.

Riders also have a choice of two shorter race distances, the 60km which acts as a stepping stone for those who in future years would like to tackle the 160km, as well as the 25km family friendly event.

See our website 
www.transelands.co.za for more details.

The minimum age limit for the 25km is 8.
The minimum age limit for the 60km is 15.
The minimum age limit for the 160km is 19.

#LetsGetSomeAltitude

Trans Elands supports CHOC Childhood Cancer Foundation SA, a non-profit organisation which aims to provide the best possible support for children and teenagers with cancer and life-threatening blood disorders and their families. See http://www.choc.org.za for more info.

#LetsMakeAdifferenceTogether

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160km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
R780,00 per rider

Limited Entries

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160km - Team of 2 to 4

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
R700,00 per rider

Please have all your teams details before registering

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60km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
  R370,00 per rider

Race Batch A, B or C

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25km - Solo

Entry Fee
From 01 November 2021
  R210,00 per rider



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