35km Did You Know?

35km Fun Ride

Date: Sunday 22nd October 2017
Time: 05h30
Start: Old Main Road, Lillies Quarter, Hillcrest
Finish: Suncoast, Durban
Distance: 35km with full road closure
Late Entry Cost: R220
Online entries: 9th March 2017
Online entries close: 21st September 2017
Please note the age restriction for the 35km is 10 years old

Online entries are closed. You can still enter at registration as a late entry – late entries are not seeded. Please see registration dates and times below.

Registration dates and times
Venue: Garden Court Marine Parade

Thursday 19th October – 13h00 to 18h00
Friday 20th October – 09h00 to 18h00
Saturday 21st October – 09h00 to 16h00

Approach to 35km Start

Coming from Durban – Drop-Off Option 1: Park and Watch start

Old Main Road/Hillcrest Exit from M13 Exit 31

You can only leave once everyone has left the start area approximately 06h14

  1.  Take the Old Main Road/ Hillcrest Exit from M13 Exit 31
  2.  Drive towards Hillcrest and turn left into Heritage Market Centre at the Shell Garage
  3.  Park and watch the cyclists start opposite Oscar’s in Lillie’s Quarter
  4.  You may leave and exit onto the M13 Pietermaritzburg bound – YOU CANNOT GO TOWARDS DURBAN ON M13
  5.  To get back to Durban leave M13 at Shongweni and go to N3 and you can get to Durban on N3

Coming from Durban – Drop-Off Option 2:    Drop and Go

Plantations Exit/to Hillcrest from M13 Exit

  1.  Turn right into Shongweni Road and travel about 800m
  2.  Turn left into Hospital road
  3.  Drive towards old Main Road
  4.  Drop cyclists at the Hillcrest Corner shopping centre on the right
  5.  Then return to the M13 retracing your directions
  6.  You CANNOT drive to Durban on M13 –  you can only go on the N3
  7.  Turn right onto M13 and exit at Shongweni
  8.  Turn left and drive toward N3 to Durban

Bus Transport

Bus transport is a pre-booked service and bookings closed on Friday 6th October


Cyclists are batched according to the batch they select when entering online. There are 4 options to choose from: School, Family, Tandem and Open. The 35km ride is NOT timed, please do not wear a timing chip.


All cyclists wanting to participate in road cycling events longer than 20km have to have a license, this is in accordance with the Cycling South Africa rules. It is beneficial to you to purchase a cycling license at the beginning of the year to ensure maximum benefit at other events as well as the Amashova. Click here to view all benefits of having a CSA license.
If you only want to cycle one race a year then you can purchase a day license when you do your online entry for R35

Hospitality after the race

Join us in the hospitality area after the race at Suncoast Casino on the beautiful Sundeck. Corporate and club sites are available. Email melissa@amashova.co.za for more info and to book.