ROUTE INFORMATION

Race to the Sea's 162-kilometre (100mile) route stretches from Franschhoek to Hermanus. Riders will enjoy riding along some of South Africa's unexplored roads and places.

2020 ROUTE OVERVIEW

An indication of what the 2020 Race to the Sea route will look like.

Start & WP 1 & 2

Starting point of Race to the Sea is at the Huguenot Memorial Museum in Franschhoek. The Franschhoek Pass will be the highlight of the day as riders will endure the climb first thing in the morning.  The first water point will only be a drink station. As riders approach water point 2 they can expect scrumptious food and drinks.

WP 3

Water point 3 will be at the halfway mark for riders. This is also a spectator point with music, food vendors, coffee and much more to keep them entertained. Riders will be greeted with pancakes, pumkin fritters, Specialized Tech Zone, massages, medics and delicious treats for the second half of the race.

WP 4 & 5

Water points 4 & 5 will also be feeding and drink stations. This will be the home stretch for all riders and you will need to nourish here as the second part will have a few tough climbs ahead. 

Finish

The finish will be at Benguela Cove where spectators and teams will await their loved ones as they cross the finish line. Enjoy the day out with the family.

WP 4 & 5

Water points 4 & 5 will also be feeding and drink stations. This will be the home stretch for all riders and you will need to nourish here as the second part will have a few tough climbs ahead. 

Finish

The finish will be at Benguela Cove where spectators and teams will await their loved ones as they cross the finish line. Enjoy the day out with the family.

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PLANNING THE ROUTE

Race to the Sea is going to be an epic adventure for mountain- and gravel bikers. Click on the button below for a brief overview of the route.

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