first published www.100milerseries.co.za
100 Miler event organizers in South Africa have come together to present the first ever 100 Miler series in South Africa. Races forming part of the series that kicks off in 2020 are:
- Ride The Karoo
- Swartberg 100 Gran Fondo
- Race To The Sun
- Trans Elands
- Around the pot
- Maloti 100 Miler
- Race To The Sea
The series will be based on a points system through SA Seeding where a riders top four (4) results will count towards his/her final series standings. Seven (7) unique 100 miler events will showcase tough yet spectacular routes all over South Africa. Using some the best gravel & jeep track roads in SA this will be a series for all to enjoy. The series winner will walk away with massive bragging rights, get their name engraved on the coveted “100 Miler series” trophy and take home a pay check from the pot of R50 000 up for grabs.
The series kicks off on 22 February 2020 with Ride The Karoo event close to Middelburg (Easter Cape Province) on Fairview Guest Farm, experience the beautiful Karoo. After a hot start the series moves to Prince Albert for the Swartberg 100 Gran Fondo on 25 April 2020, where gravel and tar meets up and beautiful views can be expected as you crest the Swartberg pass.
As the series continues to evolve we hope to grow and build on its success. Our primary goal is to further the growth of gravel & endurance cycling in South Africa by providing fun, safe and beautiful events that appeal to all.
- 22 Feb: Ride The Karoo
- 25 April: Swartberg 100 Grand Fondo
- 25 May: Race To The Sun
- 6 June: Trans Elands
- 18 July: Around The Pot
- 26 Sep: Maloti 100 Miler
- 17 Oct: Race 2 The Sea
More details can be found at http://www.100milerseries.co.za/
image Jacques Marais Around the Pot