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). The 2022 course will be largely the same as the 2021 one. But who knows

2021 course for reference below:

  • 1.000 km
  • 15.000 m of elevation
  • 9 gravel sectors for a total of 400km gravel
  • 600 km of smooth tarmac roads

Gravel Sectors

nrNameStart (km)Dist.(km)Elevation +Difficulty
1Akagera park10579852****
2Lake Muhazi19550534**
3Twin Lakes317531057****
4Volcanoes Edge39130330*
5Gishwati Forest42728789****
6Congo Nile Debut4999520**
7Gisovu Tea & Forest637762419******
8Kibeho Holy Land72924420***
9Rwabusoro Bridge826701015***

Provisional schedule:

Friday January 28Registration and rider briefing
Saturday January 294am: race start
Sunday January 30Closing of CP1
Monday January 31Closing of CP2
Tuesday February 1Closing of CP3
Wednesday February 2Closing of CP4
Thursday February 3Midnight: Time limit at finish
Friday February 4Finish party