As a primary charity of the ABSA Cape Epic 2021, the Anna Foundation is proud to show our support of the Virtual Absa Cape Epic on Zwift, the first mountain bike stage race ever to be hosted on Zwift. Taking place between 7 and 14 March 2021 the event will be presented by key sponsors Oakley, Dimension Data, ABUS and Assos.
Foundation director Anna Brom is riding all four event stages, covering a total of 73.4km and 788m of climbing – this is no mean feat for Anna, who is the runner of the duo and relatively new to cycling! What’s more, we are delighted to offer an opportunity to several budding cyclists from our after-school projects at Kanonkop and Neethlingshof, who are keen to jump in the saddle and test their skills and stamina over the course of Stage 2 and Stage 3 respectively. It will prove to be a great opportunity to put into practice the bike skills learned with our Sports Manager Fa-Eez at our regular bike park sessions!
Join Us and Enter the Race
The Virtual ABSA Cape Epic is open and free to all riders with access to Zwift and a smart trainer and the Anna Foundation encourages and challenges all of our loyal supporters who cycle to join in what is going to be a truly ‘epic’ event! Mere participation in two or more stages can earn riders virtual prizes along the way, but those who complete all four stages stand the chance to win a very special prize, a custom-painted Scott Spark RC 900 Team, kitted out with SRAM AXS!
Sign up for the Virtual Absa Cape Epic here or learn more about the race by visiting the dedicated Virtual Absa Cape Epic website.
Support Our Cyclists
The ABSA Cape Epic plays a significant role in raising funds to cover the Foundation’s annual operations budget. This budget is used to pay facilitator salaries and scholarship students’ school fees, as well as for the purchase and maintenance of educational and sporting resources. Changes to the way events are being run as a result of COVID-19 are sure to have a future impact on our ability to raise much-needed income. This is due to a variety of factors that are unlikely to change in the short-to mid term, such as number restrictions on spectators and participants at events, which reduces brand exposure and footfall.
To help us in our fundraising goal, please visit our ABSA Cape Epic 2021 fundraising page on GivenGain, where you can show your support of the Foundation and our Virtual riders by sending your best wishes for the race! No donation is too small; we truly appreciate any help you can give us.
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