The Trans Enduro is an annual 10-day endurance race on land and sea where students from the Faculty of Military Science of Stelllenbosch University raise funds for charity.
On land the teams consist of cycling and running teams.
The Military Academy in Saldanha houses the Faculty of Military Science of Stellenbosch University. This is where junior officers of the South African National Defence Force receive their Professional Military Education before continuing with their military careers.
The Academy participates in the University’s student carnival held in Stellenbosch at the beginning of each year and helps with the fundraising efforts. The teams travel from Port Elizabeth to Saldanha.
George was one of the towns the students scheduled to change teams and to conduct community service before carrying on to Hessequa Municipality. Mr Trevor Botha, Municipal Manager of George received a letter of goodwill from the Mayor of Bitou Municipality and gave Brigadier General Lawrence Mbatha a letter to the Mayor of Hessequa.