Thundering Thorn Tree MTB Epic
This will be the first-ever epic ride held in Livingstone. This is truly going to be EPIC. The ride will be hosted by Thorn Tree House starting at Falls Park Mall towards Batoka Gorge and finishing at Thorn Tree House. All the routes have been mapped out to give you and your bike a good test. We expect you to see a lot of what Livingstone is known for along the way. You are expected to see lots of villages and their good people, experience tremendous gorge passes, dense forest filled with indigenous tree, steep hills for a bit of a challenge, some harmless herbivores (don’t worry, we have it covered 😉) and much more. The ride will be a mountain bike style race with 75km, 25km and 10km distances. We highly recommend the 10km for a fun ride with family! Are you in?
Date: 22 September 2019
Start: Falls Park Shopping Center
Finish: Thorn Tree House & Tented Camp
Time: 07:00 Hrs
Entry Registration Fee: K260
Baobab Trail Run
This will be an official national event. There will be a 10Km and 4Km trail running route at Baobab hill (In partnership with Baobab Trail Run). The route is right at the edge of the Mosi-oa-Tunya National park, promising unforgettable views of flora and fauna.
The event remembers in particular Yotam Muleya, a talented cross country runner from Choma, who famously beat the British Champion in 1958 but shortly after lost his life tragically in the USA before his career really took off.
Date: 21 September, 2019
Venue: United Air Charters Trail
Time: 07:00 Hrs
6 Prizes: 3 x Three Nights for family of four | 3 x One Helicopter Flight.
Entry Registration Fee: K250
Zambia v Zimbabwe - Rugby
Zambia and Zimbabwe will play an unofficial invitational match at the Acacia International School. The teams will be composed of current A team players and rising stars. Before the main game, there will be a series of tag rugby, touch rugby and 7s played by students from the local schools around Livingstone and Victoria Falls.
History: In 1949, a team composed of players from both sides of the Zambezi, beat the New Zealand All Blacks in a series. The Rhodesian team won the first match 10-8, and drew the second game 3-3, hence winning the series 1-0. On a historical basis therefore, a joint side of present-day Zambia and Zimbabwe remains the only non-test side in the world to win a game and a series against the All Blacks.
Date: 21 September 2019
Venue: Acacia School, Livingstone
Entry Fee: K20 Adults K5 Kids
ZESCO Falls vs ZAF Blue Arrows
The main event will be a local Derby between Zesco Falls FC and ZAF Blue Arrows. Four notable Zambian football icons, including Christopher Katongo, the captain of the Zambian team that won the African Cup of Nations in 2012, will feature in the two sides. The day of football pays tribute to the great Godfrey Chitalu who in 1972 scored 107 goals in a season, an unofficial world record.
Other events include matches between rural teams composing of both schoolboys and schoolgirls.
Date: 21st September 2019
Venue: Bharat Ground
Time: Main Event 14:00hrs
Charges: K20 Adults K5 Kids