Entries are officially open for the 2019 Race to the Sun event, taking place on Saturday, 16 February 2019. The event will kick off at the same venue as 2018, from Schoemansville Die Oewer at Hartbeespoort Dam. The route will wind along farm roads, canals and tar roads through Brits, Rustenburg and Pilansberg, to ultimately finish at the palace of dreams – Sun City.


The race is known to test the endurance of many athletes and challenge them in many ways along the route. You can either do the race as a solo rider, team of two/four or as a relay team (84km each).

Here’s what to expect in 2019:

  • 167-kilometres of gravel bike racing
  • 7 Water points (47km, 66km, 84km, 112km, 132km, 150km and 167km)
  • Massive prize money
  • Safe routes
  • 3x Sun City Valley of Waves entries (who will you bring along?)
  • Discount to accommodation at Sun City
  • Finisher t-shirt
  • Official race Sox
  • Entries are limited to 2000 riders.

Watch the recap from this year’s event


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