Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, substitutions will be allowed until midnight on 15 June 2024. Rotary must be notified and the substitute must complete the information questionnaire and indemnity forms etc.  

Substitutes will be provided with cycling jersey and jacket which will have been ordered by 15 June 2024.

For security purposes, the reserves require all cyclists to wear the K2C 2024 branded event jersey and jacket for identification purposes.

Entries will be paid for online via a credit card or bank transfer.

2024 will see a repeat of the popular circular route from 2023 which traverses Timbavati, Kapama and Thornybush.

The start and finish will be on Timbavati and the breakfast and lunch sites have been specially chosen – as have the water points along the route – to see as much game as possible.

100 km (60 miles) 

There are strict rules on how and where entrants ride and we group riders into pelotons each escorted by armed rangers and a back-up vehicle.  All participants wear K2C branded cycling apparel so that they are easily identified by the support staff.

A doctor and paramedics will be in attendance.

All participants will be required to attend a pre-race compulsory briefing.

Timbavati Private Game Reserve.  Details of how to get there can be found here.

This is not a race so your lead guide will control the times you ride and rest.  The destination must be reached by sunset. (For safety reasons the ride should be completed by 16h00)

For most riders, general cycling fitness will be enough to finish within daylight hours.

E-bikes are permitted in accordance with event rules.

No children under 16 will be allowed to cycle on the tour due to the dangers that could be encountered on the reserves.

All participants will be encouraged to carry sufficient water/energy drinks with them where possible, by using water bottles and hydration packs. There will be adequate water tables along the route.

Finisher mementos will be given to all participants completing the event.

  • Each peloton will stop for breakfast and lunch which will be provided by Rotary
  • Compulsory briefing and with a hot meal on Friday night
  • Dinner provided at and prize giving on Saturday night

Yes, you can view recommended accommodation here and download the list here. 

25 to 28 kms

It will take you about 30 minutes.

Yes – that is one of the main attractions of this event.

There is strict access control at the event and so is completely safe.

There will be swimming and other fun things to do.

Alternatively, Hoedspruit has a wide range of activities, shops, restaurants, game drives etc

Unfortunately, safety considerations preclude this. Family and friends are welcome to attend the briefing, start and finish and of course the prize giving event afterwards.

Average lows for August are 13 °C / Average highs are 27 °C

Chilly mornings for the start but riding jacket provided. It should soon warm up. Store excess clothing on bikes/goodie bags.

Yes. Amazing prizes to be won and tickets will be on sale at the briefing and the finish.

Yes! See the stunning Pangolin Collection designed by Lowveld artist Warren Cary.

Also a beautiful collectors’ pangolin poster will be for sale on the website to take home as a memento.

The route will take you through three stunning reserves in the Lowveld; Kapama, Thornybush and the Timbavati.