B-well Around the Pot 2024 - Presented by SEESA
Fri 26 Jul - Sat 27 Jul 2024 @ Swellendam, Western Cape

Petrichor Events


Date: Saturday 26/ 27 July 2024

Distances: 200Miler | 100Miler | 60Miler | 25 Miler

Where: All 4 races will start and finish at the Swellendam Showgrounds.

GPS Coordinates: 34*   1.683' S  | 20* 26.546 E

Format: Solo, Teams of 2, Teams of 3 and Teams of 4


200MILER / 321KM

Solo  - R1450

Teams of 2 - R2600

Teams of 3 - R3900

Teams of 4 - R5200

The minimum age for the 200 miler event is 19 years old, in accordance with the Cycling South Africa MTB rules and regulations.

100MILER / 160KM

Solo  - R1150

Teams of 2 - R2100

Teams of 3 - R3150

Teams of 4 - R4200

The minimum age for the 100 miler event is 19 years old, in accordance with the Cycling South Africa MTB rules and regulations.


Solo  - R800

Teams of 2 - R1400

Teams of 3 - R2100

Teams of 4 - R2800

The minimum age for the 60 miler event 19 years old, in accordance with the Cycling South Africa MTB rules and regulations.


Solo  - R450

Teams of 2 - R800

Teams of 3 - R1200

Teams of 4 - R1600

The minimum age for the 25 miler is 15 years old, in accordance with the Cycling South Africa MTB rules and regulations.

Online entries will close at midnight on Wednesday, 24 July 2024, or when the event limit of 2000 riders has been reached.


- Around the Pot is a Cycling South Africa sanctioned event. Riders will need to purchase a R50 day license if they do not have a year license.

- E-bikes are permitted on all distances, there is no separate E-bike category and they will not be eligible for podium prizes.


- Registration for all four distances will take place on Friday, 26 July 2024 from 12:00 - 21:00 (Registration for the 200 miler closes at 20:00) at the Swellendam Show Grounds.

- There will be a late registration option available on Saturday, 27 July between 05:00 - 06:30 (100 miler/60 miler/25 miler ONLY).

- Each rider will receive a goodie bag at Registration

- Please collect and hand in your team support box at Registration

- Please make sure you have collected your support vehicle sticker with registration.


- All Entries and Garment sales will be open from 2 February 2024.

- All Garment sales and orders will Close on Sunday 30 APRIL 2024

- Garments will be available on race day to purchase.



- 95% if the event is cancelled due to Covid19 related issues if you have entered for the 2023 event.

- 75% of entry fee is refunded if cancellation is done in May and earlier;

- 50% of entry fee is refunded if cancellation is done in June

- 0% of entry fee is refunded if cancellation is done in July (if at this late stage your partner cannot participate anymore, you will be allowed to do a late substitution, or partake as a single rider. You will be allowed to collect your partners’ race pack. PLEASE hand in the unused bike number-board. Inform the entry office if you will be a single rider and with what other team you will slot in.

- Under no circumstances will an entry be rolled over.


- Substitutions can be done as follows:

- Email event management with existing and substitute participants ID No.

- Also add his/her name and new email address.

- The administrative cost of a substitution before closing date is R 150; and the substitution will not reflect until such payment has been made.

- Once you have made the substitution payment, you will receive a new email confirming the new rider. If you have not received the mail, contact the event management.

- Cyclists who have entered and paid, but cannot participate in the ATP Event, for whatever reason, must inform the Event Management. No cyclist is allowed to participate under the name of another participant. Such action will lead to immediate disqualification.

- Please note that all team participants, including the race organiser, will be notified of substitutions.

- Please note that once a substitution is completed, the original riders’ details will not be kept for future events.

- Please note that substituted team participants will receive the clothing size of the initial participant.

Please note ALL substitutions close on 30 June 2024 as well as changes in distances. Late substitutions/changes can then only be done at Registration @ R 200 per person.


- The race briefing will be done at the start line 15min before the race starts, and will be available in the Event Guide.

- All finishers will receive a race medal and a finish line hamburger.

- Post race massages can be pre-booked on EntryNinja @R300 for a 30 minute session. Om the day first come first served basis @R350 for a 30 minute session.


Prizegiving will take place on Saturday, 27 July 2024 at 15:00.


This route will mainly consist of fast flowing gravel/dirt roads through the rolling foothills of the Overberg.

More information: www.aroundthepot.co.za

Team information
This event supports team entries for certain classes. Team sizes range from 2 - 4 participants per team.
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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp) 2 person team (pp) 3 person team (pp) 4 person team (pp)
100MILER/160KM 160 km 07:00 R 1,150.00 R 1,050.00 R 1,050.00 R 1,050.00
60 MILER/98KM 98 km 07:30 R 800.00 R 700.00 R 700.00 R 700.00
25 MILER/40KM 40 km 08:00 R 450.00 R 400.00 R 400.00 R 400.00
200MILER / 321km
This entry includes a Live GPS Tracking device
321 km 24hr Cut-Off 21:00 R 1,450.00 R 1,300.00 R 1,300.00 R 1,300.00

Event location
Swellendam Showgrounds, Swellendam

Route information
Coordinates -34.028281081805, 20.442512415938
Address Swellendam Showgrounds
City Swellendam
Province Western Cape

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