Dear Friend of the Groot Marico,



Entries for the

Groot Marico Rotary MTB Race

on 30 July 2016 are now open.


Groot Marico is situated on the Groot Marico River in the North West Province, only 2 hours drive from Johannesburg, Pretoria and the Kosh area. Here is an excellent mountain bike route that offers a variety of challenges in the 60km and 50km routes, while the 20km and 5km routes are more suitable for fun ride.


The venue is at the HC Bosman Living Museum next to the NG Church in Kerkstraat.


Registration is on the Friday evening 29 July from 6pm to 8pm and on the Saturday morning, the 30th July, from 7am. Online entries can be done on


The distances and entry fees:


60km R160

50km R160

40km R110

20km R110

5km R60 (children under 12 years can do a line entry as they ride free of charge on the 5km).


Starting times:


60km 09:00

50km 09:10

40km 09:20

20km 09:30

5km 09:40



The organiser of the event is Rotary Rustenburg and the contact persons are :


Christo Pretorius (082 856 1673) and

Ronnie Schield (082 655 4053).


The proceeds of this race contributes towards community projects in Groot Marico. During the day there will be traditional fare like roosterkoek and potjiekos, as well as coffee on the fire.




For  accommodation bookings  :  E-mail address is and contact details are 014 503 0085 or 083 2722 958. Speak to Santa or Ilonka .



Santa van Bart

Groot Marico Visitors Information Centre


GPS Co-ordinates: 2535'43.37"S  2624'48.85"E

Cell :                     083 272 2958

Tel :                      014 503 0085

Email :       



We do accommodation bookings, organise Marico and Bosman tours -

We want you to enjoy the natural and unspoilt nature and hospitality of the Marico.






Please contact the for more information.


A Row of pebbles


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