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The Race

Finovo Jakkalberry Extreme Gravel/MTB Race 2023

Saturday 16 December 2023

From Redberry Farm to Jakkalsvlei Winery

Jakkalberry Extreme - 108km R 950.00
HalfJakk - 47km R 450.00
HalfJakk Junior Riders - 47km (ages 15-18 years old) R 225.00

(ages 15-18 years old)

(Entries open 28 July 2023)
Jakkalberry Extreme - 108km R 950.00
HalfJakk - 47km R 450.00
HalfJakk Junior Riders - 47kmR 225.00

(ages 15-18 years old)

(Entries open 28 July 2023)

The planned route runs from Redberry Farm, along the Outeniqua Mountains, mostly
on district gravel roads, here and there moving to Jeep tracks, through Herbertsdale
until reaching the finish line at Jakkalsvlei Wine Cellars.

There will be prizes for all categories.

George Vryburgers food for kidz

The “Food for Children” is our national project established in 1999 by the Vryburgers, a South African service organisation. A need was identified to financially support schools in the different communities that do not receive any funds from government towards their feeding scheme/projects.

Children of all walks of life, that has a basic need of food are identified by the educators and teachers in the schooling system on a quarterly basis. These children are then provided with a nutritious food parcel daily which typically consist of a sandwich or bread roll (healthy filling), fruit and yoghurt or juice.

The benefits within the schooling system are enormous and impacts the community directly and indirectly. Directly, it ensures that children receive at least one healthy meal per day. Consequently, it improves their ability to concentrate in the classroom and enough energy to participate in physical activities. Indirectly, it motivates them to attend school.

Even in the midst of the pandemic The George Vryburgers are still as motivated and still drives the project as strongly and passionately as they have always done. The need for support to our children in these communities are only getting bigger, especially in these trying times!

In the past, funding for the project used to be raised through sponsorships, donations and events such as the annual “Food for Children Festival” (also known as the “Vryburger Dance”), wine auctions, golf days and other events.

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated restrictions forced the George Vryburgers to rethink the way funding is generated to be able to guarantee the sustainability of the project. We had to come up with new creative ideas, as regular fundraising events will most probably not be able to continue in the foreseeable future. The Jakkalberry was established in 2021 to fulfil this need.

George Vryburgers food for kidz

The “Food for Children” is our national project established in 1999 by the Vryburgers, a South African service organisation. A need was identified to financially support schools in the different communities that do not receive any funds from government towards their feeding scheme/projects.

Children of all walks of life, that has a basic need of food are identified by the educators and teachers in the schooling system on a quarterly basis. These children are then provided with a nutritious food parcel daily which typically consist of a sandwich or bread roll (healthy filling), fruit and yoghurt or juice.

The benefits within the schooling system are enormous and impacts the community directly and indirectly. Directly, it ensures that children receive at least one healthy meal per day. Consequently, it improves their ability to concentrate in the classroom and enough energy to participate in physical activities. Indirectly, it motivates them to attend school.

Even in the midst of the pandemic The George Vryburgers are still as motivated and still drives the project as strongly and passionately as they have always done. The need for support to our children in these communities are only getting bigger, especially in these trying times!

In the past, funding for the project used to be raised through sponsorships, donations and events such as the annual “Food for Children Festival” (also known as the “Vryburger Dance”), wine auctions, golf days and other events.

The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and associated restrictions forced the George Vryburgers to rethink the way funding is generated to be able to guarantee the sustainability of the project. We had to come up with new creative ideas, as regular fundraising events will most probably not be able to continue in the foreseeable future. The Jakkalberry was established in 2021 to fulfil this need.

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