5 Training Tips For A 100-Mile Race

5 Training Tips For A 100-Mile Race

Training for a 100-mile race can feel like a daunting task. Kevin Benkenstein shares his top 5 training tips to help you ease into it and conquer race day.   Mostly easy, a little really hard Training should be done 80% below heart rate and 20% as hard as you can go,...
2018 Race to the Sun Statistics

2018 Race to the Sun Statistics

Official race statistics for 2018 Race to the Sun. Average Speeds Average speed 22,10 km/h of Race to the Sun riders   Gender of race field Race to the Sun’s racing field was predominantly male with 85% Age of Race to the Sun riders 43 is the average age of Race to...
Press Release: Dawn of a new race

Press Release: Dawn of a new race

Saturday, 04 August 2018 As the sun rises on the African plains, so does the dawn of a new race; Race to the Sun. A thousand elite riders gathered at the start of the first event to endure the 100-mile (162-kilometre) journey set out in front of them. The exhilarating...
2018 Race to the Sun: Relay Teams

2018 Race to the Sun: Relay Teams

Race to the Sun is just a few days from now and everyone is prepping for the amazing 162-kilometre journey from Hartbeespoort to Sun City. Here’s a few final arrangements before the event for Relay Teams: The relay team transition point is at Roodekopjes Dam. Relay...
2018 Race to the Sun: Spectator Route

2018 Race to the Sun: Spectator Route

Spectators are in for a treat! Race to the Sun does not only cater for the cyclist, but also their super-fans! There are two spectator points on route, namely NG Church Dalunie and Bavaria Roodekopjes Dam water point. Family and friends will not be able to follow...