The Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit will play host to registration for the Jock Classic on Friday 10 July:
Jock Classic registration: 14h00 – 20h00.
Late entries will be available at registration.


This year you will have 3 options to choose from. You can do 1, 2 or 3 stages in this one day race.

Option 1:
3-stages; 1 day: R700
Start:    Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit.
Finish:  Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit.

Option 2:
2-stages; 1 day: R550
Start:    Rob Ferreira High School, Witrivier.
Finish:  Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit.

Option 3:
1-stage; 1 day: R270
Start:    Sabie Primary School, Sabie.
Finish:  Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit.


The Entry package includes:

  • Bag Transport between stages (needs to be dropped 15min prior to race start)
  • Breakfast and lunch for 2 & 3 stage riders
  • High 5 nutritional supplements
  • R200 cash voucher for all (non-elite) participants to be used on

“You can say that climbers suffer the same as the other riders, but they suffer in a different way. You feel the pain, but you’re glad to be there” – Richard Virenque, retired French pro racer


The cut-off in Nelspruit is at 17:30 and prize giving will take place at 16:00.


Tog bag vehicles will be available to transport rider’s tog bags between stages. Please note that riders are only allowed one tog bag. The tog bag vehicles will be parked adjacent to the Food Service area at every stage finish. Please note your tog bag has to be on the tog bag vehicles 15 minutes prior to each stage start.



For further enquiries email




A shuttle service can be booked for participants that are only doing the last two stages from White River or Sabie.
The Shuttle will run from Mbombela Stadium to Witrivier and Sabie for the start of Stage 2 (White River) and Stage 3 (Sabie).

Riders doing 2 Stages:
Shuttle: Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit —> White River
Time:    07h40
Cost:    R200

Riders doing 1 Stage:
Shuttle: Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit —> Sabie
Time:    10h40
Cost:    R250


When entering The Jock Classic, you will have the shuttle as an optional extra. 
Just select the shuttle and you are sorted for transport!
You can leave your vehicle at Mbombela stadium, Nelspuit and we will shuttle riders from there.


Starting Times for The Jock Classic 2020

Stage 1 – Start at Mbombela Stadium and Finish at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira

Prefix Start Time Category
$ 06h30 Elites and U/23  Men
VA 06h33  Vet Men (30-39)
VB 06h36      Vet Men (40-49)
VC 06h39      Vet Men (50-59)
06h42 Elite Ladies
TL 06h45 Tandem
TB 06h45 Tandem
AL 06h48 Open/Seeded
BL 06h51 Open/Seeded
CL 06h54 Open/Seeded
DL 06h57 Open/Seeded

Stage 2 –  Start at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira and Finish at Sabie Primary School

prefix start time category
$ 09h10 Elites, U/23 and Junior Men
VA 09h13 Vet Men (30-39)
VB 09h16 Vet Men (40-49)
VC 09h19 Vet Men (50-59)
09h22 Elite Ladies
TL 09h25 Tandem
TB 09h25 Tandem
AL 09h28 Open/Seeded
BL 09h31 Open/Seeded
CL 09h34 Open/Seeded
DL 09h37 Open/Seeded

Stage 3 – Start at Sabie Primary School and Finish at Mbombela Stadium

prefix start time category
$ 12h40 Elites, U/23 and Junior Men
VA 12h43 Vet Men (30-39)
VB 12h46 Vet Men (40-49)
VC 12h49 Vet Men (50-59)
12h52 Elite Ladies
TL 12h55 Tandem
TB 12h55 Tandem
AL 12h58 Open/Seeded
BL 13h01 Open/Seeded
CL 13h04 Open/Seeded
DL 13h07 Open/Seeded