BIG5

The 9th annual BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE, one of the highlights of the annual Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival, will take place again this year and include THE MOMENTUM KNYSNA CYCLE TOUR 80 KM MTB RACE.

If you are entering the BIG5, you need to complete only one online entry form for all 5 events. DO NOT ENTER ANY OF THE EVENTS INDIVIDUALLY/ SEPARATELY. 

One of South Africa’s top multi-sport events, the BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE has become a bucket list item on the international endurance and adventure race calendar. Athletes compete in five predetermined events and a points system is used to determine the winners.

Entrants to the BIG5 SPORT CHALLENGE enjoy a one-stop registration process, preferred seeding for all five events, and awards ceremonies for each stage and overall.

The 2018 event will have a limited field, with 125 entries.

Events to be confirmed.


The Big5 LITE offers athletes a reduced distance challenge and the option of choosing their five events from a number of disciplines, including mountain biking, road cycling, open water swimming, paddling, trail and road running.

The 2018 event will have a limited field, with 125 entries.

Events to be confirmed.


Big5 Junior

The 2018 event will have a limited field, with 125 entries.

Events to be confirmed.

Your age as at 31 December 2018 will determine which age category you should participate in.