Big 5 Sport Challenge

Big 5 entries close on Friday

2011-03-08 17:55
Nedgroup Investments Big5 Sports Challenge presented by Sport24
Cape Town - The Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival is South Africa’s premium sporting event, with athletes testing their endurance at some of the most anticipated events in the Western Cape sporting calendar.

The challenge was brought to a new level in 2010 when the festival introduced the Nedgroup Investments Big 5 Challenge - Now presented by Sport24 - for the brave and daring.

To participate in the Big 5 Challenge you have to take part in the following compulsory events:

• 80km Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna MTB race
• 15km Coelcanth Salomon Featherbed Trail Run
• Full Duesouth XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® Sport
• 21km Pick n Pay Cape Times Knysna Forest Half Marathon
Plus an option of either
•    The 100km Pick n Pay Weekend Argus Rotary Knysna Road Race
•    The FHM Knysna Lagoon Challenge

Participants will be scored on the compulsory events only but have to participate in five events to qualify for the Big5 Challenge.

This one-of-a-kind challenge will not only challenge you beyond your comfort zone, but also brings with it plenty of other benefits. All participants will receive a 10% discount on race entry fees as well as discount vouchers for certain restaurants, activities and shops in town for the duration of the festival.

Take on the challenge and enter the Big 5 to experience adventure in one of the top 100 destinations in the world.

If you already have entries to individual events, but want to participate in the Big 5 without duplicating entry fees, we can assist you, please email Stephanie –

The Knysna Oyster Festival takes place from July 1-10, 2011.

Click HERE for the full registration process

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