For those not so keen to race a 1000km
Keen for adventure, but not interested in doing a 1000km, chasing time limits or riding solo? We've got some alternatives for you
In the past, we have run a Journey Around Rwanda in parallel with the race, however, in order to make sure the race goes as smooth as possible, we are changing it up this year, and actually give you several options for 2023
The Silverback - EXPEDITION
The Silverback is a gravel race which happens a month after the Race Around Rwanda, on the first weekend of March. The week before, we host a gravel expedition around the country, 4...
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 2023 course will be similar to the draft version below. But a final version will not be released after the ultimate recce early January 2023
1.000 km15.000 m of elevation9 gravel sectors for a total of 400km gravel600 km of smooth tarmac roads
Join the Race Around Rwanda
Race Around Rwanda 2023 starts on February 5th at 4am
RaR has moved back to the original date in the first week of February. Tickets now sold out, see below for waiting list.
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 smooth 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 o...
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