New look Greyton Classic will entertain the whole family

Pennypinchers are proud to bring you the 9th edition of the Greyton Classic! The leap year in 2016 has brought with it the opportunity to offer our supporters a host of activities – yes we are bringing to you an Adventure Weekend that has something in it for the whole family! Thursday 16 June is Youth Day (public holiday) and Friday 17 June is an official school holiday!

Over and above the mountain biking and trail running that we have thrilled people with over the past 8 years, we have some exciting new events on this year’s menu:

New Event Distance Date
2 day MTB Stage Race 70km & 65km 17-18 June 2016
2 day kiddies MTB stage race 15km & 15km 17-18 June 2016
Night fun run* 5km 16 June 2016

*First prize goes to the most extravagantly dressed runner, ie the one that looks the most like a dressed-up and lit-up christmas tree.

You need to book your spot in Greyton now! Don’t be caught napping – adventure, fitness and fun for everyone has never been so close and easy!

Our first ever stage race

This year we also include a 2 day MTB Stage Race. The following is included:

  • Separate hospitality area
  • Free beer Day 1 & Day 2
  • Lunch on Day 1 and Day 2
  • Complimentary Bike wash Day 1 & Day 2
  • Dinner Day 1
  • Start at front of 65km race Day 2.

For those who don’t know, the picturesque and historic towns of Greyton and Genadendal is less than 2 hours’ drive from Cape Town, and are situated against the foot of the majestic Riviersonderend Mountains. The event has proved to be a strong drawcard for people wanting to take part in outdoor fun and fitness activities, in a pristine country environment that’s friendly, hospitable and warm, as well as being strong on recreation, relaxation and re-charging the batteries. The tranquil village provides lots of after-event fun and entertainment in a warm, country atmosphere.

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