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Sanbona Wildlife Reserve Announces Dates for the ‘Forever Wild Weekend’

Date Added : 16 July 2013

After a successful ‘Wild Weekend’ in 2012, Sanbona Wildlife Reserve, together with RaceInterface proudly announces the 2013 ‘Sanbona Forever Wild Weekend’. The weekend includes mountain bike and trail run races starting from 13 until 15 September 2013.

A portion of all entry fees will be donated to Reach for a Dream and Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative. Participants must be 16 years or older to take part unless partnering with a parent or guardian. Entries open on May 22, 2013 and close on 23 August 2013 or when sold out.

All mountain bike and trail run races will take place on the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve and accommodation is available for participants. The following events will take place – Friday arrive at Sanbona, Saturday morning - 60, 30 or 15km Mountain Bike (MTB), Saturday Evening – 20 km MTB night ride, 10km night run followed by a spitbraai and social. Then on Sunday morning 21, 10 or 5km trail run, prize giving and check out.

There are three packages available to participants who wish to enter and take part – the ‘Day Visitor Package’ for those who simply wish to spend the day as a participant/spectator, the ‘Camping Package’ for participants wishing to camp on the reserve for the weekend and the ‘Premium Package’ for those that wish to spend two nights at Gondwana Lodge, which is ideal for families.

These accommodation and day packages are also available to spectators at a reduced rate who wish to support their partners entering the race. For more details and information on what the three packages include please visit

Entries are limited as there are only 200 places available. To enter simply go to on May 22, 2013 to complete the online entry form.

One of the many competitions taking place over the weekend is the chance to win a 2 night stay for 2 people in one of the 5-star luxury Sanbona lodges. This amazing package, complete with game drives and all meals is valued at over R18, 000. This lucky draw will take place on Sunday after the trail run and entrants must be present in order to claim the prize. T&C’s will apply.

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