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ROUTE INFORMATION

Race to the Sun's 167-kilometre (100mile) route stretches from Hartbeespoort Die Oewer to Sun City. Riders will enjoy riding along some of South Africa's unexplored roads and places.

2019 ROUTE OVERVIEW

An indication of what the 2019 Race to the Sun route will look like.

Start & WP 1 at 45km

Starting point of Race to the Sun is at Schoemansville Die Oewer. This will be a neutral start for all riders and race timing will officially start at the dam wall. The first water & spectator point will be at 45-kilometres at NG Church Dalunie.  This water point will have food and drinks.

WP 2 & 3 | 66km & 85km

Riders will enjoy passing canals and farm roads on route. Water point 2 will be at Laerskool Sanddrift with only drinks. Water point 3 will be at Roodekopjes Dam, 85-kilometres in, which is also the relay team handover point. Roodekopjes water point will have food and drinks.

WP 4 & 5 | 112km & 132km

Water points 4 & 5 will be close to Mogwase at 112km and 132km. Water point 4 will only have drinks, where water point 5 will have food and drinks. Riding from Mogwase, riders will see the crater of Pilansberg and head straight to the finish at Sun City.

WP6 & Finish | 150km & 167km

The last water point will be at 150km with only drinks served. You’re so close to the finish now, only 17km to go from here to Sun City. Here spectators and teams will await their loved ones as they cross the finish line. Enjoy the day out with the family.

WP 4 & 5 | 112km & 132km

Water points 4 & 5 will be close to Mogwase at 112km and 132km. Water point 4 will only have drinks, where water point 5 will have food and drinks. Riding from Mogwase, riders will see the crater of Pilansberg and head straight to the finish at Sun City.

WP6 & Finish | 150km & 167km

The last water point will be at 150km with only drinks served. You’re so close to the finish now, only 17km to go from here to Sun City. Here spectators and teams will await their loved ones as they cross the finish line. Enjoy the day out with the family.

Follow Route

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Route Profile

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DOWNLOAD ROUTE FILES

We ask all riders to respect the route files, as they travel through many private owner’s properties. Race to the Sun’s route is only available for cyclists on race day and riders will not be able to go through these properties alone.

PLANNING THE ROUTE

Race to the Sun is going to be an epic adventure for mountain bikers. Click on the button below for a brief overview of the route.

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2018 RTTS STATISTICS

Some statistics of what riders experienced on the 2018 race day

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EXPECTED RIDERS

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