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RaR: The Journey
Keen for this adventure, but not interested in doing the full route or riding solo? Sign up for the Journey version instead.
The RaR Journey is not for the faint hearted though!!! As a non-race option, The Journey is designed for those that have a passion for adventure, pushing themselves and enjoying the company of other like minded cyclists!
Participants will Journey a minimum of 575kms (see below for route options) of Rwanda taking in the Volcanoes to the North, Lake Kivu to the West and Nuwenge Forest to the South. In addition, during your Jou...
Once again, the Race Around Rwanda, is a self-supported bikepacking race, over 1.000km and a time limit of 6 days (but a finish party only on day 7, even if you miss cut-off, you can make that one).
40% of the race is over gravel roads, so a gravel bike and good tires is a requirement!
1.000 km15.000 m of elevation9 gravel sectors for a total of 400km gravel600 km of incredibly smooth tarmac roads
Join the Race Around Rwanda
Registration for the 2021 Race Around Rwanda is now open! Find route info and time table here.
The Race around Rwanda (RaR) is an ultra endurance cycling event that leads contestants over a spectacular route around the beautiful Rwandan countryside. It is a self supported, single stage race covering almost 1.000 km and 17.000 meters of elevation gain. About 40% of the race will be gravel roads, the rest is raced on perfect tarmac.
It is a self supported race, meaning that participants need to carry all their own luggage, cannot use outside support and are not allowed to draft (participants signed up as pairs can ride together). However, some of the checkpoints will have basic lodging optio...
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