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After 8 days of battling the elements and screaming legs, the #Untamed African MTB race culminates at the pristine Val de Vie Estate. Besides supporting the finishers, it is a great day out for the whole family.  Plenty of safe parking and a whole day of great activities ensure a great day out. Make sure to grab a prime spot on the finish line and watch your mountain biking heroes celebrate as the champagne flows. There is plenty to do and lots of action on the wonderful Val De Vie estate. 

There are a range of activities for the whole family, including the dedicated Virgin Active Club-V Kids Zone where there will be Swing Ball, Soccer and a Mini Obstacle Course amongst other activities! The more energetic youngsters can expend some of that energy at the kids pump track, for future Absa Cape Epic riders. 

Relax and enjoy refreshments in the Edge Chill Zone on the finish line, where cover band, The Professors will play from 12:00 onwards to celebrate the end of the 2019 race. Grab a bite to eat at one of the many food trucks in the race village and make sure to get your favourite memento from the race at the Epic logo store. A wonderful way to enjoy the race festivities is from the luxurious Absa Epic lounge with an all-inclusive package to make you feel like a winner yourself on the day. 

Parking and entrance is free



Watch the Racing

World Champions, Olympic medallists and courageous amateurs will finish the 2019 Absa Cape Epic in triumph and celebration at the Grand Finale at Val de Vie Estate on March 24. You can watch them from the comfort of the shaded grandstands at the finish line, the big screen in the race village or at Vantage Points on the route. Winners are expected at 10:30 so allow yourself plenty of time to arrive and pick the perfect viewing spot. 

 

Chill zone and food vendors

Relax and enjoy a drink in the shaded Edge Chill Zone while watching the action live on television or the big screen. There will also be a range of food trucks in the Grand Finale race village at Val de Vie so all tastes will be accommodated. Grab a bite before you settle down to enjoy the drama of the finishing line.

 



Entertainment

Be entertained by DJ's and entertainment in the Edge Chill Zone to celebrate the closing of the 2019 event. A festive and fun end to an epic eight days of riding. 

 

Virgin Active Club V & Pump track

Kids of all ages can have tons of fun in the Virgin Active's kids-only offering, Club-V which is designed to inspire, educate and make it fun for kids to get active.

Supporters can safely leave their children between the ages of 3 and 13 in the hands of the capable Club-V team. Children will have loads of activities to choose from, including Swing Ball, Soccer, Cricket, Active Play, Skills and Drills, Free Play a Mini Obstacle Courses and more. Many of the little ones will be inspired to emulate their heroes. We have just the forum for them to do so: there will be a kids’ bike fun race and a pump track to expend some energy.



 

Absa Cape Epic Merchandise Store

Browse and purchase all of the Absa Cape Epic merchandise within the store at the Grand finale. A range of items including lifestyle, on-the-bike items and a range of accessories will be available for purchase at the pop-up store within the race village at Val De Vie. Any orders placed after the 13 March 2019 from the online store can be collected at the Grand Finale . 

 

Absa Hospitality Lounge

The Absa hospitality lounge is a raised area overlooking the finish straight with the perfect view of the finish arch at the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. 

They provide an all-inclusive package in a shared bespoke environment of comfort and shade with luxurious décor, fine foods and live TV broadcast provides the perfect venue for friends and family to see the riders cross the finish line at the end of their Epic experience. Rub shoulders with the riding world as elite and celebrity riders share their epic journey with you throughout the day. In the programme for the day, Dan Nicholl will host and interview special guests including the overall 2019 Absa Cape Epic Winners, celebrity finishers and the pro's who will provide some insights into the race. 

For bookings and corporate hosting opportunities please contact:

Jana Rosslee |hospitality@cape-epic.com | +27 (0) 21 426 4373



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