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Seven Day Race
4 - 10 September 2022
Four Day Adventure Race
7 - 10 September 2022

Enter the #RaceWithSoul through the App
to qualify for your tier level discount.

DRYLAND REWARDS PROGRAM

Many of the Dryland loyal supporters take part in multiple Dryland events in a calendar year and often across different disciplines. Athletes stand the chance to qualify for between 5% and 60% value back on their event entries, with the higher tiers qualifying for even more benefits.

BEING LOYAL IS REWARDING

Visit www.drylandrewards.co.za

The level of value back offered is determined by the rider’s qualifying tier level. The opening tier levels are determined by the number of events the participant successfully completed during the last complete run of events.

A ROUTE UNMATCHED IN DIVERSITY

The “Race With Soul” plunges its participants into a whirlwind adventure, taking riders from the pulsating singletrack of Saasveld into the heart of the Klein Karoo.
Each of the 7 days poses a completely unique challenge. With riders summiting the mighty Swartberg Mountain to traversing the arid, desert-like landscapes of the wild Kammanassie.

The event combines world-class hospitality and an electric race village with a mountain biking experience like no other.

“Challenge. Community. Race. Experience. Pain. Party. 
The Cape Pioneer Trek is all those rolled into one.
The best thing is, it’s not only about race time. It’s also the build up, the time of
preparation when you ask yourself, can I make it? And the time after, the time
of the memories, when you know, yes, I did it! Nothing can beat this kind of experience.
That’s why for me, the Cape Pioneer Trek is one of the top mountain
bike races in the world.”

HENRI LESEWITZ, BIKE MAGAZINE, MUNICH, GERMANY

Pioneer Spirit

PERHAPS IT’S THE SHARED PHYSICAL CHALLENGE, MAYBE IT’S THE KAROO
HOSPITALITY. MOST LIKELY IT’S BOTH OF THESE AND MORE. THE PIONEER
SPIRIT REMINDS YOU HOW LIFE SHOULD BE, PLANTS YOUR FEET FIRMLY
BACK ON THE SOIL, LEAVES YOU SMILING.

FROM THE HEART OF THE KAROO
COMES THE RACE WITH SOUL

From the arid desertscapes of the Groot Karoo to the great mountains of the Klein Karoo and the aboriginal forests of the Garden Route, the Cape Pioneer has it all, a truly African mountain biking experience. The magic lies in the unique combination of exciting, diverse trails, passionate people and authentic human connection, brought to you by world class event organisers. The result is a race that has achieved near legendary status.

THE ESSENCE OF MOUNTAIN BIKING

WORLD CLASS ORGANISATION, GREAT TRAILS AND GREAT FRIENDS. THE CAPE PIONEER TREK WILL RETURN YOU TO THE SOUL OF THE SPORT AND LEAVE YOU WITH A LIFETIME OF MEMORIES.

COVID-19 UPDATE

Our primary objective is to ensure the safety of our athletes and staff, but at the same time guarantee that everyone taking part in our events is still treated to that authentic professionalism, hospitality and Unique Dryland Experience.

We are making decisions which is primarily based on restrictions implemented by government along with information from authorities, risk assessments and forecasts.

Keeping relevant rules and regulations in mind, we have all measures in place to comply and successfully host an event if permitted by the government.

Any changes to the current event date will be communicated timeously to all entrants with various options at your disposal.

Thank you for joining us on this journey.

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