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Willie Smit Gran Fondo

November 02 2024
Pretoria South Africa
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Distances: 500 km
Difficulty: Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles

Longest gran fondo in South Africa. A day to be filled with cycling enthusiasts, fun and laughter!! We are hosting it at the best possible venue in Pretoria for everyone to challenge the distance they are able to ride, to enjoy cycling and to share the day with loved ones and friends!!!

Entries are not officially open yet- but there is a registration list up and running, so if any way you can get your email address to us- be sure to find out about the entries as soon as it opens!!

Amidst all the chaos and uncertainty during 2020 you/ we deserve a fun filled day, doing what we love, challenging our own personal abilities while enjoying the day with friends, loved ones and other like-minded cyclists!!!

The 500km (FULL gran Fondo) will start at 1h00 on 12 Dec

There will be "starting" times along the route, should you wish to join a bit later.

The 250km/ laps at Boschkop will start at approximately 5h00.

Apart from the distance/ gran fondo challenge there will also be:

- "Dash for cash"- R10000 winner takes all for the Pro-ladies and Pro-men.

- Cycling club challenge to challenge the furthest distance of 3 riders from each club.

- Corporate challenge (enter your company- team of +- 10 riders)- if you are interested in doing the corporate challenge, please send me an email to provide you with what we are having in mind- but definitely more information and details to follow.

Entry fee will be R450, including:

- A pair of limited edition Smurfy socks (which will be your race number on the day)

- A safe as possible environment to ride your bike- with the help of the amazing Road rangers!

- A venue that caters for your family and loved ones while you cycle, to share in all the fun on the day! We are also organising a kiddies area with a possible area for the kids to also cycle and have fun on the bike).

Send your email address and keep an eye on Willie Smit Facebook page as well as youtube!! We will have weekly youtube Live sessions to discuss everything Smurfy-500- related!!!

Willie Smit Gran Fondo

Start Located At: Fire And Wine Venue, R631, Plot 43, Zwavelpoort, Pretoria, 0040, South Africa
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