King Price Race to the Sun

Designed to challenge the inner adventurer in every rider. The King Price Race to the Sun is a 167km (100-mile) journey starting at Hartbeespoort Die Oewer, stretches the imagination by taking the racers through picturesque landscapes and challenging terrains to the finish at Sun City, ensuring a true Mzanzi magic experience.

Gravel bike journey from Hartbeespoort Dam to Sun City
Race to the sun
Hartebeespoortdam | 6 MAY | ENTER

Race to the Sun - Gravel Bike journey
Race to the Sun - Gravel Bike journey


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    King Price Race to the Sea

    After the runaway success of the King Price Race to the Sun in 2017 and 2018, the team at Faces could not resist the introduction of another 100-mile gravel bike race. This time in the beautiful province of the Western Cape.
    A 164 km mountain and gravel bike journey from Franschhoek to Hermanus.
    Race to the sun
    Franschoek | 2 SEPT | ENTER
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      King Price Trailseeker
      MTB Series

      The King Price Trailseeker, the biggest mountain bike series in the world, caters for both novice and pro athletes across South Africa. This series of events is the perfect outdoor experience with world-class routes at family-friendly venues that offer superb value for money. Created by real mountain bikers for real mountain bikers.
      trailseeker events by king price

      #1 Banhoek | 28 JAN | ENTER
      #2 Buffelsdrift | 11 FEB | ENTER
      #3 Van Gaalen | 10 JUNE | ENTER
      #4 Sondela | 1 JULY | ENTER
      #5 Prime View | 29 JULY | ENTER
      #6 Wellington | 9 SEPT | ENTER

      2023 Leader Board

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        Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg
        Road Events

        Established in 1997, the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg is held annually over an eight-day period in November and is South Africa’s ultimate celebration of cycling. It includes the Children’s Cycle Challenge, 947 Virgin Active Ride Joburg MTB Challenge, a high-profile expo and the Cycle Challenge that draws upwards of 20000 participants to enjoy riding through the closed-to-traffic streets of Johannesburg. Ride Joburg is South Africa's second-largest timed events.

        Ride Joburg presented by 947
        FNB Stadium | 19 NOV | ENTER
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          Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg
          MTB Events

          The Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg MTB is divided into three distances of 10 km, 25 km and 50 km mountain bike trails constructed inside the estate walls normally reserved exclusively for Steyn City residents.

          Ride Joburg presented by 947
          Steyn City | 11 & 12 NOV | ENTER
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            Sanlam Cape Town Marathon

            Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is Africa’s only World Athletics Gold Label Status Marathon. It is managed by a partnership between WPA, the City of Cape Town and ASEM Running and is endorsed by two of South Africa’s sporting greats, Elana Meyer and Francois Pienaar. The Cape Town Marathon has a vision of becoming one of the only African Abbott World Marathon Majors. We believe that the Mother City, Cape Town, is the ideal host for an iconic African city marathon that showcases Africa's remarkable talent for winning every marathon major around the world.
            Abbott World Marathon Majors Candidate
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            Cape Town | 15 OCT | ENTER
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              Otter Trail Run

              Marathon distance. Four river crossings. Over 2600 meters of elevation gain and 11 significant climbs. This is what makes The Otter - Grail of Trail. Participants are transported to the Start of the Otter Run at Storms River Rest Camp on the morning of race day. The Cut-off for an official finish of the Otter Run is 8 hours and of the Otter Challenge is 11 hours. There are 3 cut off points en route where participants failing to arrive on time will be removed from the course. The Otter is run along a section of near-pristine coastline and we want to keep it that way.

              Africa's Grail of Trail
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              Natures Valley | 4-7 OCT | ENTRIES CLOSED
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                TransCape

                TransCape is an iconic seven-day South African mountain biking journey over 591km taking intrepid adventurers over seven incredible stages from the picturesque town of George to Franschhoek. It’s an all-inclusive, unforgettable luxury off-the-bike experience and an incredibly rewarding on-the-bike journey over some of the finest mountain-biking terrain in the country.

                Iconic seven-day South African mountain biking journey
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                George to Hermanus | 4-10 March | ENTER
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                  Virgin Active Warrior Series


                  The Virgin Active Warrior Race is about perseverance, determination, and grit.
                  It is about the collective tenacity of South Africans to endure and to emerge stronger.
                  Bravery is what defines us. Our courage is our armour.
                  South Africa’s largest obstacle course racing series
                  Race to the sun

                  #1 Gauteng | 25 MARCH | ENTER
                  #2 KwaZulu-Natal | 15 JULY | ENTER
                  #3 Cape Town | 30 SEPT | ENTER
                  #4 Gauteng
                  | 2 DEC | ENTER

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