New year, new challenges, new Series! The Nissan Trailseeker Series is proud to announce the official dates for the Mountain Bike and Trail Run Series for 2019. It’s going to be a year packed with epic trail experiences and new adventures for all.

“Every year we strive to improve our routes and venues, to give only the best quality events to all the athletes attending. It is important to stay up to date with the latest mountain bike and trail running trends and always evolve as a brand.” Francois Theron – Race Director

Entries open 01 December 2018:


Legends MX Gauteng 11 & 12 May 2019
Buffelsdrift Gauteng 29 & 30 June 2019
Hemel & Aarde Western Cape 06 & 07 July 2019
Wellington Western Cape 17 & 18 August 2019
Van Gaalens North-West 14 & 15 September 2019
Cullinan Gauteng 9 & 10 November 2019

#1 Legends MX

The Series kicks off with the legendary trail at Legends MX near Pretoria East. Riders can enjoy several river crossings, scenic views and farm roads, while training for the SA XCM Championships at Buffelsdrift the next month.

#2 Buffelsdrift SA XCM Championships

The 2018 SA XCM Championships as part of the Nissan Trailseeker Series will continue in Buffelsdrift in 2019, after hosting a successful event in Grabouw this year. We’re expecting a huge turnout at Buffelsdrift, with loads of new talent and riders from all over South Africa.

#3 Hemel & Aarde

The renowned Hemel & Aarde event is back! Surrounded with majestic views of the vineyards and coastline, it is no wonder that the area seems like it’s heaven on earth. This is one picturesque race that you don’t want to miss!

#4 Wellington

The Bosman Family Vineyard is an amazing host for the Nissan Trailseeker Series family. The routes winds along our countries most beautiful orchards and vineyards, whilst surrounded with breath-taking views of mountains.

#5 Van Gaalens

Van Gaalens is known for its technical terrain and tough routes, but we’re changing up to make it more “fun Gaalens” for all. The 2019 event will have new and improved routes, ensuring a fun day out on the trails for any fitness level.

#6 Cullinan

Cullinan is always the last event on the calendar, to celebrate the amazing summer atmosphere in the bushveld and end of the year with fun vibes. Better known as the Diamond Rush event, riders can look forward to riding through caves, wildlife sightings, river crossings and dual tracks.

Trail Meraki

Complete 4/6 events during 2018 and you will receive 20% discount to all events throughout 2019. Read more about the perks here: Trail Meraki