THE KAROO DASH BLOEM – CAPE TOWN
Enter the Karoo Dash 2017
The Karoo Dash is an addition to the 1000 miler and will take place in July each year. The Karoo Dash is approximately 1000 kilometers in Length and is a self supported adventure cycle race.
The Karoo Dash will start in Bloemfontein and finish at Eden on the Bay in Blouberg Cape Town. Riders will have Eight and a half days to complete the distance. The entry fee is R1700.00 per rider for 2017.
The addition of the Karoo Dash Dash is to allow riders to race between two great cities in a shorter format, and to assist riders who want to ride our longer races but are not sure if they can manage the distances or the adventure.
Riders must comply and agree to the race rules, no outside assistance is permitted and resupply can only be by commercial means. This in basic terms means that you cannot uses any assistance or resupply that is not available to all riders. This ensures a level playing field.
Riders are self-sufficient and are responsible for their own food and accommodation requirements. The race office and Joint Operations Centre is mobile during the whole race. All riders have to ensure that they have the technology and means to charge their phones at all times. Tracking will be via the riders mobile phone and the rider must track at all times.
Riders are supplied with a suggested route to ride in the form of GPX tracks.