Chain Gang Events

This blog is about news, results and photos of events hosted by Chain Gang Events.

Wild Flower Weekend – 13 October 2012

The weekend of the 13th of October 2012 was the inaugural Wild Flower Weekend event that consisted out of 3 MTB distances (20km, 40km and 80km) and a Trail run (16km).

The event coincided with the Nieuwoudtville Agriculture show and featured a variety of animals on display as well. The turn out for the first time event was fantastic and well supported by the local community. This despite the fact that this specific date is overcrowded on the cycling calendar. We like to thank all the different product sponsors (Squirt, Spur, Built It, Namaqua wines and Wimpy).

The support that we received from the Nieuwoudtville town people and the farmers are greatly appreciated and we hope that we managed to surpass the expectations that you had in regards to the event.

In short the results:

MTB Results:

Men – 20km Winner: Aidan Tromp 0:55:46
Female – 20km Winner: Mandy Schumann 1:01:14

Men – 40km Winner: George Diener 1:52:05
Female – 40km Winner: Marguerette McGregor 2:11:00

Men – 80km Winner: Abrie Fouche 3:59:47

Trail Run results:

Men – 16km Winner: Andre van Wyk 1:04:20
Female – 16km Winner: Elmarie Rheeder 1:28:28

Complete results can be found at the following link: Results

Here are links to Facebook Albums with photos of the event: Chain Gang Album   and Die Drie Fiets Ritte

Thank you to everyone that took part, helped and supported during the event and we hope to see you all again next year.

The Chain Gang Events Team

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