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When: Saturday 23 July 2016
Time: 08h00
Venue: Boschendal (Rhone)
Status: Passed

The Standard Bank Duo Challenge takes place on 23 July at Boschendal Estate. If you missed the first event at Banhoek, the Boschendal Standard Bank Duo Challenge, is your chance to find out what all the excitement is about.

The Duo Challenge will test your proficiency at both mountain biking and running to the max. If you are a specialist at one or the other, you also have the option of entering as a team. For a third option, you have the choice of entering the trail run only event, also offering various distances. The long Duo Challenge offers two age group race categories, Open (18-39) and Vets (40+), so you can compete against your peers for a prestigious podium spot.

Trail Challenge: 25km (9:20am), 10km (9:30am) & 5km funRun/walk (9:35am)
Duo Challenge: 10km MTB & 5km trail Run, 25km MTB & 10km Trail Run

Starting time: 8am.

Entries, available on You can also enter on race day (for an additional R30), from 7:30am if event capacity has not been reached. We recommend you check with the race organisers before attempting a late entry.

Head on down to Boschendal and enjoy a day of outdoor adventure, farm-to-table dishes and award-winning wines.

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Explore The Boschendal Estate

The Farm

Agriculture and a simple farm lifestyle is at the heart of Boschendal. One of the oldest farms in South Africa, founded 1685, the farm has grown with the passing centuries into a cherished source of wholesome produce, great wines and happy memories.

Weddings & Functions

Boschendal provides an idyllic natural setting for large and small functions. The Boschendal Manor House, Rhone Homestead, The Olive Press, the Werf Restaurant and the beautiful gardens are available to host an array of celebrations or events in a relaxed and tranquil environment.


Guest accommodation is a recent addition to the farm with luxury accommodation ranging from the historical Herbert Baker designed Rhodes Cottage to beautifully restored farm labourer cottages. With emphasis on stylish simplicity the guest cottages are authentic, rural yet contemporary in character.