LILYFONTEIN SCHOOL ADVENTURE RACE
2 SEPTEMBER 2023
Lilyfontein school proudly hosts fundraising and sporting events for the local and regional community each year. These events cater for all fitness and skill levels. Lilyfontein encourages participation and provides the opportunity for everyone from all ages to get involved and enjoy the great outdoors. These events truly speak of the ethos of the school.
Lilyfontein Tomato Trot & Cycle (est. 1995)
The 27th Annual Tomato Trot & Cycle takes place this year on 23 April. The TROT is Lilyfontein School’s biggest fundraiser, and we’re excited to host the TROT again on our beautiful school campus. Spread the word and bring your friends and family for a day out in Tomato Country.
Lilyfontein Founders Day
Takes place in May each year. This weekend celebration is a culmination of a formal Founders Day assembly, the honouring of our past pupils, a derby day of sport, an art collaboration, ECO displays, adventure displays, a games day and plenty of delicious food. Lilyfontein celebrates its history and respects its traditions.
Takes place on the first weekend in June each year. Lilyfontein Funduro provides an opportunity for motorbike and quad biker riders, to spend a day doing what they love in an informal fun environment that is suitable for the whole family. This event attracts 400 participants and 600 spectators.
The 2021 Funduro was well supported by the local Enduro community. Read more below.
Lilyfontein 7-a-side Rugby & Netball (est. 1994)
Takes place in August each year. Lilyfontein 7-a-side Rugby and Netball tournament attracts numerous participation from surrounding schools from the Buffalo City area. This fast-paced action-packed event ensures that there is sport on every rugby field and netball court. It is run like a well-oiled machine and very entertaining to watch. Teams from u11, u13, u16 and firsts participate.
Lilyfontein Adventure Race
Takes place over the first weekend in September each year. This event caters for adventure seekers that enjoy working in teams and enjoy cycling, kloofing, paddling, running, orienteering and more. This event attracts over 120 teams of 4 and 800 spectators.
This year’s Lilyfontein Adventure Race takes will run in a hybrid/virtual format, taking place partly at Lilyfontein School (for Lilyfontein learners) and at Emerald Vale Breweries for members of the public. Teams taking part at Emerald Vale will participate in a virtual format, whereby participants will be able to complete a running and cycling leg over the course of a weekend, and will record / submit their distances using Strava or any other GPS recording app.
Click the link below to find out more and enter your team.
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RACE DETAILS “Adventure Racing is a true test of the human condition and spirit and one of few extreme sports that showcases the extraordinary power of teamwork.” Says Mike Clarke Lilyfontein...
On the 12th of June 2021 Lilyfontein School proudly hosted the 11th Lilyfontein Funduro, with petrol heads from the local Enduro community turning out for a day of fun riding in the bush. The...
Lilyfontein School celebrated Founders Day this year in a burst of colour, imagination, art, music and sport. As is tradition, the theme for the day was based around our annual Eco theme, which for...
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