The Sedgefield 500 is a self-supported 500km gravel race starting and finishing in Sedgefield, Western Cape…


Date: September 6

Time: 6:00 am


Cost: R2000

Event Website

Organizer: Gravalist



N2 – The Island

Sedgefield, Western Cape 6525

The Garden Route of the Western Cape in South Africa hosts the Sedgefield 500. On this epic journey, you will enjoy unparalleled natural beauty that very few places can offer. Every twist and turn gives something special, offering mixed landscapes that very few places in the world can compare to.

From the sandy beaches of the Indian Ocean to the lush forests of the South Africa Garden route, there’s always something to enjoy, and the surroundings change as you progress kilometer after kilometer. This isn’t just a tour on your bike but a journey of self-discovery.

This bikepacking gravel event spans 500 km and is 7000 meters in elevation. It will test your physical endurance and mental fortitude. Each pedal stroke will be a testament to your unwavering resolve and a reminder of your determination to finish.

The Sedgefield 500 is a very personal event. With a maximum limit of only 13 participants and a route made by a local expert, it will give you the best of the region and test you like no other ride. You might be there for a long weekend of riding or there to race to the finish.

No matter what brings you to the Sedgefield 500, it is much more than just a bike ride. It’s an odyssey of endurance and a journey of self-discovery in South Africa. It will leave you inspired, invigorated, and changed forever!