This race sees the start of the Autumn Series and the introduction of a new race to the program.
This race starts at the Attie van Wyk Primary School on Adderley Road, Durbanville Farms. Cyclists head out towards Philadelphia Road where they travel in a circuitous route around the Paardeberg area. A total of 96km for all categories.
Category 4 and scholars u/15 and below will not take part here.
Categories and seeding
The following categories will be used based on ability and/or age; Should there be 10 or more ladies, a separate race will be held for them. The decision on this will be made on the Friday before the race.
The 2020 season will follow the new categories and seeding guidelines. In most instances participants will already be allocated to fixed categories based on past races. See the same article on how to improve or change your seeding.
Routes and distances
All participants will follow the same route – total distance of 96km.
|Category 3 and Women||8h10|
Online entries, using the Enter Now button found on this page, is the most cost effective way to enter our races. (See more details about costs and discounts). Entries close the Friday prior to the race. After this time late registration will only be possible at the registration table on the day at the event. No discounts will apply on the day. (Read more about the registration process).
The costs for this race are;
|Category 1 – 3||R200||R300|
|Scholars u/17 and u/19||R150||R300|
Online registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the race.
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Problems with CSA Membership or Licenses?
See the page about CSA membership or licenses, or if you have problems with this during the registration process.
This information will be made available closer to the time.
Discovery Vitality members participating in this year’s Bon Mella Race will earn up to 600 Points. Points will be automatically awarded and will take up to four days to reflect on the Vitality Points Monitor.”
Cycling Points Allocations:
25 – 49 km road cycle 300
50 – 99 km road cycle 600
100 – 179km road cycle 1500
179km + road cycle 3000