Lusus: Cycling Events
Lusus: Cycling Events

Launch Event - Gravel Grand Prix Cycle Series

Location: Smiley's, Verkykerskop

Date: 26 October 2018 - 28 October 2018


The exclusive launch event of SA's very first gravel cycling series... The Gravel Grand Prix Series.

The launch ...Verkykerskop...where they farm, play and live free …Verkykerskop is the beautiful destination and host of the Gravel Grand Prix launch event and is only three hours’ drive from both Johannesburg and Durban, some 45km north of Harrismith on the R722, lies Verkykerskop Village, nestled among the table-top mountains of the Drakensberg escarpment. The village is surrounded by Aansluit Landgoed, a 700 ha working farm and conservation area. Verkykerskop offers peace, tranquility and adventure to families, friends, corporates and artists. The hospitality and the pleasures of the countryside will surely make you fall in love with Verkykerskop.​Event Date:27 & 28 October 2018​Format:2 Day Stage Race. Both days will start and finish in Verkykerskop​Route Distances and Elevations:Day 1 (Saturday, 27 October) - 70km | 1050m ascentDay 2 (Sunday, 28 October) - 56km | 880 ascent​Entry Fees and Options:Get all the options and entry fees HEREStart Times and Registrations:Registrations will be on Friday, 26 October from 17h00 to 20h00 as well as Saturday morning, 27 October from 06h00 to 07h30Race start will be at 8h00 on both mornings. ​Route details and profiles:Get all the route details HERENavigation:The route will be marked so a navigational device is not compulsory. The GPS route files will will however also be supplied to each participant closer to the time. ​Accommodation:Get all the accommodation options HERE