Cycling Team Names

Cycling Team Names

The 2018/2019 competition team names were so creative and witty, we couldn’t help but to share our top 10 favourite cycling team names. Race to the Sun can be done as a solo participant or as a team of two or four. For those who would like to experience the journey as...

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Ride for a cause

Ride for a cause

We all have our reasons for entering the 2019 Race to the Sun event, whether it is to test our endurance, having fun with friends, break 2018’s record or take on a new challenge. At the end the goal is to complete the 167km no matter what the reason....

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2019 Race To The Sun

2019 Race To The Sun

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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