Rider Profile: William Cairns

Name & Surname
William Cairns

The race you’ll be taking part in?
The 1000 Miler

How many Massive Adventures adventure cycle races have you taken part in overall?
This will be my third (Free State Dash 2016, Durban Dash 2017)

What you’re most looking forward to on the race this year?
I have always been fascinated by endurance events. The Comrades Marathon was always the ultimate race until I realized I could do expedition adventure races. Now I’m pushing my limits even further with the 1000 Miler. I’m looking forward to seeing if I reach my limits.

Tell us your cycling story?
I was always a runner, but started adventure racing and needed to cycle. A few years later I found my arthritis was making running less fun so I do more cycling now. I enjoy going out on a short 20km breakfast ride with my wife, or a 300km ride on my own just because I can