Safire events

  • We are proud sponsors of the Safire Berg 100, billed as one of the most challenging one day races in SA. This exciting and much-anticipated 100km MTB race took place on a wet and chilly Saturday 17 March, with hardy riders setting off for Himeville from Nottingham Road in the KZN Midlands. The race is hailed as being the perfect...

  • This event, a hot favourite for families and professional MTB riders alike, is held at the historic Baynesfield Estate outside Pietermaritzburg in the beautiful fertile valley once owned by agriculturalist Joseph Baynes.

  • The eager competitors took advantage of the calmer seas on Sunday to bring in some impressive catches.

  • The Safire Baynesfield MTB Classic was held on Sunday 17 September, with riders of all ages and proficiencies taking to the scenic trails of the Baynesfield Estate near Pietermaritzburg for this fun, family-focused event.

  • On Thursday 15 June, golfers took part in the annual Safire Golf Day at Victoria Country Club in Pietermaritzburg.

  • Saturday 18 March saw over 750 cyclists lining up to take part in the annual Safire Berg 100 MTB race, a significant increase from 584 riders last year.

  • The Safire King of the Sea Classic fishing competition was held on 27-28 May at the South Coast, centred around the Pumula Beach Hotel.

  • Over the weekend of 20-22 May, jetski, kayak and skiboat fisherman took to the sea south of Durban to fight it out for the inaugural title of Safire Insurance King of the Sea.

  • The annual Safire golf day was held recently at Victoria Country Club in Pietermaritzburg.

  • The 2016 Safire Baynesfield MTB Classic took place at the scenic Baynesfield Estate south of Pietermaritzburg on Sunday 12 June, on a weekend when icy winter temperatures had most folk heading for the woolly clothing drawer. The intrepid riders took on the chilly air and tackled the rolling trails with options of 10/20/45 and 65km routes to suit riders of...

  • Pietermaritzburg is becoming the MTB hot spot for SA, what with its world class MTB track at Cascades and numerous scenic and fun MTB events taking places in and around the city.