2022 Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal
Tue 17 May - Fri 20 May 2022 @ Mgazi, Eastern Cape

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Come join us for the 10th anniversary of the Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal, one of Southern Africa’s greatest MTB stage races. 

This unique event, which bases itself at the award winning Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa is not only a 3 Day MTB Stage race using some of the most free-flowing Single track around, but it also raises funds for the local schools along the race routes. 

Come join us in 2022 for an incredible experience!

Grindrod Bank Umngazi  Pondo Pedal Cost Details:

Team of 2 Entry Fee: R 18 700.00 (R9 350.00 per rider)

Single Entry Fee: R 9 850.00

Partners / Non Riders: R 7450.00 for the 4 Days & 4 Nights at Umngazi.

Included in the Riders entry: 

  • 4 Night's Accommodation at the Award Winning Umngazi River Bungalows & Spa (based on sharing and incl. all meals)
  • Race entry to 3 days of amazing MTB stage racing
  • Awesome Goodie Bags
  • Race Garment / Item for all Riders
  • Welcome drinks and race briefing each day
  • Refreshment table on route each day
  • Complimentary bike wash each day
  • Permits to enter the Silaka Nature reserve on route
  • Umngazana Ferry transport fees for on-route
  • Donation and support of Umngazi’ s local community upliftment projects
  • Bike Mechanic and servicing available each day.
  • Race Photographer on-route each day
  • Tea, Coffee, Snacks and all Meals included
  • Loads more extras

Excluded In Entry Cost

  • Spending money
  • Bike spares
  • Personal energy supplements
  • Transportation to venue

Refund Policy

  • More than 90 days prior - 50% refund
  • 89 - 60 days prior - 40% refund
  • 59 - 30 Days Prior - 15% refund
  • Less than 30 days - No refund

These percentages are calculated on the race costs spent per competitor prior to each event.

This is one event you will always remember!


More information: www.pondopedal.com/index.php

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes, but teams must consist of 2 participants per team.
2022 Grindrod Bank Umngazi Pondo Pedal

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 2 person team (pp)
Pondo Pedal Entry 102 km Over 3 stages 08:00 R 9,850.00 R 9,350.00

Event location
Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa, Port Sa, Mgazi

Coordinates -31.6733036, 29.4551715
Address Umngazi River Bungalows and Spa, Port Saint Johns, South Africa
City Mgazi
Province Eastern Cape