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#1 Banhoek FORD trailseeker

Immerse yourself in the thrill of mountain biking with our conveniently close event locations, affordable participation, and exceptional value for money with South Africa’s largest and most prestigious mountain bike series

WORLD-CLASS
ELITE LINE-UP

Banhoek is known for hosting world-class riders

prime time
OF THE YEAR

Banhoek falls over a Prime time of the year to train for upcoming races.

BEST TRAILS
IN SA

Banhoek has the best trails in South Africa with stunning scenery and mountainous landscapes

WHY ENTER
#1 Banhoek

The Ford Trailseeker Series kicks off with #1 Banhoek, a mountain biking experience set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Banhoek Valley Conservancy. Plaisir, a picturesque wine estate at the foot of the Simonsberg Mountain, serves as the starting and finishing point for this thrilling adventure.

Known for hosting world-class riders, Banhoek boasts the best trails in the country, providing participants with a unique opportunity to challenge themselves. Taking place at a prime time of the year, this event allows riders to prepare for upcoming challenges while soaking in the beauty of the Cape with its stunning scenery and mountainous landscapes.

Following the race, indulge in a warm hospitality experience with wine tasting and a vibrant atmosphere, making #1 Banhoek not just a race but a celebration of the mountain biking spirit.

Join us for a day of thrilling trails, camaraderie, and the promise of an unforgettable start to the Trailseeker Series.

VALUE

Best trails

Best trails in the country

Medal

High quality finishers medal

TOP RIDERS

Ride amongst some of the world's best riders.

Beer Tent

Relax and refresh after your race

FOOD VENDORS

Great variety of food vendors.

Water Points

Well stocked water points

Photo Pack

Photo pack worth R328 per participant

Specialized voucher

Specialized retail voucher worth R300

Event Pricing

Choose your race category and experience the best value available in the industry. 
Late entry fees apply from Thursday before the race and on race day.

10 KM

R 210 Fun Ride
  • For All ages

20 KM

R 265 Fun Race
  • For All ages

40 KM

R 370 Half Marathon
  • Ages 15 years and older

70 KM

R 445 Marathon
  • Ages 19 years and older

40 KM E-BIKE

R 370 E-Bike
  • Ages 15 years and older
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Elevation profiles

GET YOUR
PHOTO PACK

Download your complimentary photo pack after the race.