Dis-Chem Ride for Sight

Club Contacts Rated Race
Date: 18 February 2018
Time: 06h15
Organisers: Springs Wheelers Cycle Club
Distance: 116; 62
Province: Gauteng
Start: Boksburg City Stadium
Jubilee Road
Race Changes 27 Nov 2017
Race Date changed changed from 2018/02/18 to 2018/01/01.
Race Date changed changed from 2018/01/01 to 2018/02/18.
Race Date changed changed from 2018/01/01 to 2018/02/18.
Contact 1: Claudette Medefindt
(Home) 011-8493301
(Cell) 083-3065262
Entry Details:

Pre-entries: Late entries are accepted at the start from 05h00 onwards.

Route Description:
Difficulty Rating: 0. Route Type: Circular

This is a fast, moderately undulating route. The race begins with a quick downhill ride. You will find the going to the halfway mark a combination of both fast and flat sections. Keep something in reserve for the second half is demanding and hilly. There is a slight uphill and steady climb to the finish.

Dis-Chem Ride for Sight 116 km
Prizes and Give-Aways:

A superior Dis-Chem goodie bag goes to each pre-entrant regardless of distance. All pre-entries are eligible for the lucky draw. There are also other lucky draw prizes for entrants who attend the prize-giving.

Course Records:
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Editor's Notes:

This is a seeding race for the Cape Town Cycle Tour and will be staged for the30th time in 2018. The 116 kilometre event carries the Ernest Hunt Trophy, the oldest cycling trophy still in use in South Africa. Many top local cyclists have competed and won this race including Malcolm Lange, Andrew McLean, Jacques le Roux, Robbie Hunter, Ian McCleod, Jeremy Maartens, Jacques Fullard and James Ball. A 50 kilometre fun ride will also be held. All proceeds go directly to Fighting Retinal Blindness 'A Cure in Sight' and not to a professional event organiser.

Finishers: 5000 Time Limit: 06:00
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