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Freedom Challenge (Race to Rhodes)

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Location:
South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal
Event type:
MTB Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 1 Jul 2018
Event dates:
11 Jun 2019 - 6 day event
± 29 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Freedom Challenge
Race Director:
Chris
Email:
chris@freedomchallenge.org.za

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WHEN IS IT?

The Race to Rhodes takes place in June each year.

WHAT IS IT?

A 475 km non-stop, limited support, mountain bike race.

A taste of the Freedom Challenge Race across South Africa.

Some of the most spectacular parts of rural South Africa on single track, cattle tracks and dirt roads.

A chance to push your limits, physically and emotionally.

Weather conditions

Cold

Season: Winter

Route Information

Distance:
475km
Ascent:

Terrain

mountainous, cattle tracks, footpaths, wild

Technical Rating: 8

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R9000 to 9500

The 2019 Entry fee is R9500 (NO VAT). Your entrance fee covers the following:

  • Accommodation at start and finish (1 night each)
  • Pre-ride dinner in PMB
  • All meals during the ride
  • End of ride dinner in Rhodes
  • Accommodation for 7 nights including Pietermaritzburg and Rhodes
  • Official riders garment
  • Finisher’s prize: a handmade herdsman’s whip
 

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