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Race to the Sun
Oct 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Race to the Sun is taking place on 3 October 2020. With a few adjustments to the current race format, this event can be hosted by then within the COVID-19 regulations as published by the government recently.
The 167km (100-mile) journey starting at Hartbeespoort Die Oewer, stretches the imagination by taking the racers through picturesque landscapes and challenging terrains to the finish at Sun City, ensuring a true Mzanzi magic experience.
The kick off starts at the notorious Hartbeespoort Die Oewer and winds alongside the well-known Brits canals and route passing through farming communities and townships toward Rustenburg. Experience the joy and laughter from children running along with the bikes, supporting cyclist, whilst you are filling your lungs with much needed fresh air and experiencing nature in all its extended glory. Race to the Sun boasts with rich cultural and scenic mountain bike routes, ensuring this journey is unforgettable.
This tough route is designed to challenge your inner adventurer, seek the path ahead and race towards the sun. Technical terrains included, but are not limited to gravel, dirt, mud pools and tar roads are evident throughout the race. This race makes provision for dedicated individuals, enthusiastic teams and keen relay teams, guaranteeing satisfaction for everyone that love to participate but finding the total distance a tad to challenging.