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The Momentum BIG5 Challenge is a multisport stage race hosted in scenic Knysna. It takes place during the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, between 29 June and 8 July 2018. The Momentum BIG5 Challenges offers two different races, giving everyone the opportunity to take on this incredible event.

BIG5 Challenge Race InfoThe Momentum BIG5 is the full distance event, designed to push even the fittest athletes to their limits. The Momentum BIG5Lite is the shorter distance race which also gives athletes the option of switching the swim for a cycle or paddle.

The 2018 event sees the Momentum BIG5 Challenge capped at 100 athletes per race so we urge you to enter as soon as possible in order to avoid missing out!

Value Proposition

Race Pack

  • Momentum BIG5 Challenge T-Shirt provided by Salomon.
  • Momentum BIG5 Challenge wet bag provided by Ciovita.
  • Hospitality Wristbands – giving you and your +1 access to the Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Zone at Cruise Café
  • Momentum BIG5 Race Pack, One stop registration process – Enter and register once for all 5 events
  • Momentum BIG5 Challenge Race number
  • Preferred start groups at select events
  • Discount Vouchers + Product from our partners


  • Access to the Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Zone at Cruise Cafe
  • Complimentary massages at the Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Zone on race days compliments of DeepHeat/EPT
  • VIP access for family members (1 adult + kids)
  • Complimentary hot meals at Cruise Café on 3 of the 5 BIG5 event days for all athletes
  • Limited complimentary snacks and drinks at Cruise Café on event days
  • Complimentary Ferry Cruise to the Knysna Heads courtesy of the Featherbead Co.
  • Race/dry bag drop-off at the Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Zone before each event
  • Complimentary recovery shakes and snacks by Rush Nutrition
  • Secure Bike Park on Cycle days conveniently located within the BIG5 Hospitality Zone provided by Squirt.

Added Value

  • Priority access to athlete services such as travel, accommodation, massages, excursions etc.
  • Momentum BIG5 Challenge Apparel Ranges – Provided by Ciovita
  • BIG5 Athlete acknowledgements on start line of select events
  • BIG5 Dedicated Timing & Live Results system for all races with Real Time Leaderboard in Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Zone.
  • Momentum BIG5 Challenge Medal to all finishers
  • Individual Prize givings after each event + Finale Prize-Giving Function
  • A host of prizes up for grabs courtesy of our partners including cash prizes for overall Podium Winners.

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All of the Momentum BIG5 Challenge athletes enjoy a one-stop registration process, preferred seeding, and separate awards ceremonies. Momentum BIG5 Challenge participants, and their families, will also have access to the exclusive Momentum BIG5 Hospitality Area.