26 April 2016, Manzini, Swaziland.Cycling enthusiasts of all ages can register from 2nd of May 2016 for the annual Inyatsi Nkonyeni G2G MTB Classic that will take place on 13th of August 2016 at the Nkonyeni Golf Estate in Nkonyeni, Swaziland.
The race, sponsored by Inyatsi Construction and Nkonyeni Golf Estate, is one of the top races on the local racing calendar and offers cyclists of any fitness level the opportunity to participate in races over 10, 20, 35 and 65 km, starting and finishing at Nkoyeni. Entry fees are E60.00, E100.00, E160.00 and E200.00 respectively. Entire prize money this year is E 20,000.00.
The Manzini Lions Club will benefit from the funds raised through the race, while the race will also be used to educate cyclists about safe cycling by enforcing the “No helmet – No ride” rule and to promote and develop Swaziland as a tourist destination.
“Inyatsi Construction is proud of its involvement in promoting healthy lifestyles through involvement in various sport sponsorships for cycling, golf, netball and soccer. Our sponsorship extends from supporting big league team, Mbabane Swallows, to sponsoring local soccer academies and first division soccer teams,” says Vitor Oliveira, Chairman of Inyatsi Cycling club.
He emphasises that sport sponsorships is part of Inyatsi Construction’s investment in communities close to its construction projects to encourage people to stay healthy by being fit and participating in sport. Young people also learn the important life skill of working in a team when they participate in sport, which stands them in good stead when they are employed as adults.
“Sport is also a unifying force and offers employment and skills development, not only for participants, but also for referees and coaches.”
Cyclists can register online at www.cyclevents.co.za or on forms available at Adventure Sport in Manzini and Mbabane, Nkonyeni Golf Estate or Inyatsi Construction at Inyatsi House in Manzini. Everybody who registers for the 65 km race before 20 May 2016 will receive a free cycling shirt and those registering for the 35 km before this date, will receive free arm warmers.