CYCLE CHALLENGE: Follow the cyclists' route on their epic 606km challenge. Image: Tim Lubbe/ MRP Foundation
Follow the courageous cyclists as they ride from Secunda to Durban on December 2 to 3 for the challenging 606 km Ride for MRP Foundation.
Sunday, December 2 - Secunda to Ladysmith - 346km
04h30 Depart Graceland Hotel: Turn right onto Secunda Road, right onto the R546. Turn left onto the R547.
09h00 Arrive in Standerton in Krogh Street, right into Charl Cilliers Street and left into Prinses Street. Breakfast at the SPAR in Prinses Street.
09h30 Depart Standerton at 09H30 heading for Volksrust.
12h30 Arrive in Volksrust. Lunch at Laerskool Pioneer.
13h00 Depart Volksrust and head for Ladysmith.
18h00 Arrive in Ladysmith at the Royal Hotel in Murchison Street.
Monday, December 3 - Ladysmith to CMH Nissan - Durban 260km
04h00 Depart Royal Hotel Ladysmith from Murchison Street, for Colenso and Estcourt.
08h00 Arrive in Mooi River. Breakfast at the Mooi River SPAR.
08h30 Depart Mooi River for Nottingham Road, Midmar, Howick and Hilton.
10h30 Tea break at SPAR at the Quarry in Hilton. Escort by the Pmb Police from the SPAR at the Quarry in Old Howick Road and through Pmb to the top of Polly Shorts.
12h00 Polly Shorts. Lunch.
12h30 Depart Polly Shorts to Pot & Kettle.
14h00 Bothas Hill. Metro Police escort from Pot & Kettle, along Old Main Road toward M13. Continue on King Cetshwayo (Jan Smuts) Highway, left along N3 towards Tollgate. Continue upon Johannes Nkosi (Alice) Street, onto KE Masinga (Old Fort) Road right Right onto Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) Avenue, onto Walnut Road, right onto Monty Naicker (Pine) Street to finish at CMH Nissan Durban.
15h00 / 16h00 Arrive at CMH Nissan Durban 115 Monty Naicker Road.
How to enter the competition
SMS “MICRA” and your full name to 38417 at a cost of R20.00 per SMS (free SMS’s do not apply) or enter via Zapper (on your smartphone) at R20.00 per entry.
Competition runs from 20 September 2018 till 30 March 2019. Any entries received after the closing date will not be considered. Terms and Conditions apply.