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SA’s oldest cycle race adds to city coffers and promotes tourism

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A study recently conducted by Tourism KwaZulu-Natal (TKZN) on the economic impacts of the 2016 Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic revealed that up to R93,2million was injected into KZN’s coffers during the race period. Race organiser Annie Batchelder says, “The race continues to grow in appeal and popularity every year …

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First ever unicyclist enters Amashova for charity

Gray Braatvedt will compete on a unicycle

KZN Overport resident Gray Braatvedt has undertaken a challenge to compete in the 30th Tsogo Sun Amashova Race on a Unicycle. The veteran and experienced rider is the first ever unicyclist to enter the race to complete the 106km route in his attempt to raise R20 000 for the non-profit …

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Tsogo Sun Amashova celebrates 30 years by recognizing local legends

Henk Duys having completed 30 years and Glen Connell having completed 25 years are some of the “local legend” cyclists with their green numbers being recognized by the Tsogo Sun Amashova race organisers in the build up to the 30th anniversary of the race.

South Africa’s oldest road cycling race, Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic is turning 30 this year. As part of the celebrations for reaching this significant milestone, the event’s coordinators have launched a “local legends” campaign. According to Tsogo Sun Amashova’s Race Director, Annie Batchelder, the campaign being run via predominantly …

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Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic 2014 Finishes in Style!

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Defending Champion Nolan Hoffman from Team Abantu was the first man home in the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic today (October 12). Hoffman, who hails from Franschhoek, crossed the finish line in just 02:25:16 after setting off with a field of just under 12 000 riders from the Pietermaritzburg City …

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Reminder: Road Closure for Oct 12 – Amashova Durban Classic

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The Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic 2014 is around the corner – taking place on Sunday, October 12th with three races, 106km, 65km half Challenge and 35km Family Fun Ride, all supported by full road closures. Now in its 28th year, the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic organisers are confident …

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Tsogo Sun takes on all things Amashova!

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Tsogo Sun is getting into gear by working with the Shova organisers to ensure that the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic is once again a success. They have also been doing their practice laps for the main event which they will participate in on Sunday, October 12th. Riding the 106km …

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