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Safire Baynesfield Classic MTB & Trail 2018

Safire Baynesfield Classic MTB & Trail 2018

The 2018 Safire Baynesfield Classic MTB & Trail event was held on Sunday 16 September, with riders of all ages and proficiencies taking to the scenic trails of Baynesfield Estate near Pietermaritzburg.

With an estimated 10% increase in entries this year, it is becoming one of the most popular events on the MTB calendar, appealing to both professional riders as well as those who see it as an ideal way to introduce younger members of the family and novices to a professional-level ride. There were also 5km and 10km trail runs for those who preferred to stay on their own two feet.

The 65km race winners were:

Male race:
1st – Stuart Marais
2nd – Tyronne White
3rd – Henry Liebenberg

Ladies’ race:
1st – Christie-Leigh Hearder
2nd – Andrea de Boer
3rd – Hayley Smith

The 10km trail run winners were (men’s) Nomore Mandivengerei (35:08) and (ladies’) Tarryn Botha (43:55).
Diarise this year’s event on 15 September 2019!