Sedgefield500 2022
Fri 14 Oct - Sun 16 Oct 2022 @ Sedgefield, Western Cape


Organiser
Outlaw Media

500km. Self-supported.


This means no aid stations and no route markings. You get a route gpx file and you ride it your way. The route file will be emailed to you once you complete your entry.


Do it over the full 60-hour cut-off and stop where you like, or test your mettle and ride it non-stop.


There is no prize money. You get a high five if you finish.


After the race had to start in Groot Brak in January because of the flood damage to the Seven Passes road, we are returning to a start/finish in Sedgefield in October 2022.


The route takes you through some of the best gravel roads in the infamous Garden Route area as well as through the Klein-Karoo towns of Uniondale, Oudsthoorn, and Calitzdorp.


Entries are limited to keep the event as 'uncommercial' as possible, we will only be taking 35 entries this year, so first come first served.


Race Info:

Start: 06h00 Friday 14 October 2022
Venue: Wild Oats Farmers Market
Cut-off: 16h00 Sunday 16 October 2022
Entry fee: R2250
Race Format: Solo (no teams – riders can however ride together if they wish. Drafting is allowed)


Route Info:
Distance: 503km

Elevation Gain: 6800m

Terrain: 36% on tar and 64% on gravel


Registration:


Registration will take place on Thursday 13 October 2022 at 18h00 at the Sedgefield Brewery, there will be food and drinks available to purchase so join us for supper and share stories with fellow riders.


As this is an unsupported race, you as the rider must be certain that you can cover the distance, there will be no vehicles on route to pull you off if you cannot complete the distance. This is a test of perseverance and character, anyone found to have a support vehicle on the route will be immediately disqualified. If you need to bail and someone comes to collect you, you will need to let the Race Medical Team know.


Riders who aren't tackling the route non-stop are free to stay in any hotel or B & B on the route and can resupply at any established shop that is available to the public. The beauty of this style of racing is, you have the fun part of planning your ride according to your goals, whether it be non-stop, over two days, or over the full 60-hour time limit.


It is compulsory to ride with a satellite tracking unit like the Spot Gen3 or Gen4, or the Garmin Inreach, if you don't want to purchase one, you can rent one at www.sat4rent.co.za


More information: outlawadventure.co.za/sedgefield500

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Price (pp)
500km 500 km 60 hour cutoff R 2,250.00

Event location
Sedgefield, Sedgefield

Coordinates -34.0226468, 22.807572
Address Wild Oats Farmers Market
City Sedgefield
Province Western Cape