Nedbank Swaziland's Imvelo MTB Classic is ideal for: • Mountain Biking Enthusiasts • Family day out • Personal fitness • Helping the local community • Enjoying nature
Nedbank Swaziland's Imvelo MTB Classic
#Imvelo16 Fast Facts
Race Date: 4th June 2016
Venue: Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary (S26° 28’ 47.4” E31° 11’ 46.6”)
Distance, Start Times & Entry Fees
- 64km - 8am (Classic Marathon) E375.00
- 35km - 9.15am (Challenge Half Marathon) E300.00
- 22km - 9.45am (Family Fun Ride) E200.00
- 12.5km - 9.50am (Hoglets Kiddies Ride) E175.00
Friday 3rd June 2016 @ The Gables (look out for banners)
2015 Race Results
Please click here for full 2015 race results.
Feedback on Imvelo 2015
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Follow our simple 6 step guide to entering a race at Imvelo here (From 12 April 2016).
There are four routes allowing cyclists of all abilities to enjoy Mlilwane.
Limited accommodation is still available at Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary during the Imvelo dates and there is still camping available.
Click here to view Imvelo's rules and regulations.
Health & Safety
Click here to learn about Imvelo Health & Safety.
Click here to find out about what support is offered cyclist during the day.
Discover what Big Game Parks hopes to achieve through Imvelo.
Races at Imvelo
Momentum Classic Race (64km)
The Distance for the Classic Race is 64km. Click here for further details.
Pure Joy Challenge Race (35km)
The Distance for the Challenge Race is 35km. Click here for further details.
Spur Swaziland Family Fun Race (22km)
The Distance for the Spur Family Fun Race is 22km. Click here for further details.
Milky Max Hoglet Race (12.5km)
The Distance for the Hoglet Race is 12.5km. Click here for further details
Imvelo 2016 Has 4 Race Categories
Click here for details of the 4 Race Routes.
Community at Imvelo
Hlabazonke Community Project
One of the most important aims of Imvelo is to raise funds for community and conservation projects. Your entry fee will greatly assist the community. Learn about what has been achieved so far as a result of Imvelo for Mlilwane North's neighbouring Hlabaz
Sponsors at Imvelo
Nedbank Swaziland is Imvelo's main event sponsor. Click here for further information.
Momentum Swaziland comes on board this year as the title sponsor for the 64 km classic!
Spur Swaziland is Imvelo's 22km Family Fun Race official sponsor, an official race shirt sponsor and the location of our registration! Click here to find out more about Spur Swaziland.
Sun International has very kindly sponsored money towards Imvelo's much anticipated race shirt.
The Swaziland Tourism Authority (STA)
The Swaziland Tourism Authority has generously provided sponsorship for this year's Imvelo.
Ngwenya Glass are a long-standing Imvelo Sponsor and generously donate the wonderful glass trophies awarded to winning participants each year. Click here for further information about Ngwenya Glass.
Swazi Trails have kindly donated adventure experiences as prizes for Imvelo. Click here for further information about Swazi Trails.
Foresters Arms have kindly donated a stay at their wonderful boutique hotel as a prize for one of our Imvelo winners! Click here for further information about Forester's Arms.
Mountain Inn has kindly donated a stay at its wonderful hotel for one of our lucky Imvelo winners. Click here for further information about the Mountain Inn.
Swazi Candles has generously donated some of their wonderful candles as prizes within certain Imvelo prize categories. Click here for further information about Swazi Candles.
Mantenga Lodge has kindly donated a night's stay for 2 for two lucky Imvelo Winners! Click here to find out more about Mantenga Lodge.
Gone Rural Swaziland has kindly donated the prize of a beautiful tableware set for one of our lucky Imvelo winners. Click here for more information about Gone Rural.
CleanTech has very generously given Imvelo a cash donation in addition to providing the bike cleaning and air freshener products for inclusion within the Imvelo goody bags. Click here for further information on CleanTech.
Tintsaba Master Weavers
Tintsaba Master Weavers have kindly donated their beautiful merchandise as a prizes for some of our Imvelo winners! Click here for further information about Tintsaba Master Weavers.
Sambane Coffee Shoppe
Sambane Coffee Shoppe has generously donated a meal at their restaurant for one of our luck prize winners. Click here to discover more about Sambane.
Swaziland Meat Wholesalers
Swaziland Meat Wholesalers have generously donated shopping vouchers as prizes for this year's race. Click here for more information on Swaziland Meat Wholesalers
Macmillan Boleswa, Swaziland
We would like to thank Macmillan Boleswa, Swaziland for their wonderful donation of books as prizes for this year's race. Click here for more information on Macmillan Boleswa.
Adventure Sport Cycles
Adventure Sport Cycles has kindly donated prizes for some of the lucky winners at Imvelo this year. They will also have a stand on site offering reasonably-priced technical support. Click here for further information about Adventure Sport.
Webster Print have kindly sponsored our printing for Imvelo together with pen & paper prize donations! Click here to learn more about Webster Print.
Phophonyane Falls Eco Lodge & Nature Reserve
Phophonyane Eco Lodge is one of our prize sponsors - sponsoring a magical night to spend in an exquisite location.
Heidel Eggs is a logistical supporter for Imvelo this year, providing eggs to be used in the preparation of dishes for cyclists. Click here for further information.
The Times of Swaziland
We thank The Times of Swaziland for their media support and coverage of Imvelo.
In 2001, the mining company that had built and operated Bulembu for more than 60 years, closed its doors and walked away. With no jobs the town was soon abandoned, even as Swaziland continues to be ravaged by the HIV/AIDS pandemic and the resulting orphan
Click here to download Prize Category Matrix.
Become a Sponsor!
Further details of all our 2015 sponsors will be added here soon. If you would like to become a sponsor and benefit from unrivaled PR opportunities click here for details.
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Results at Imvelo
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View Imvelo 2012 results here.