Tour de Soweto Cycling Challenge 2011 - Gauteng, Soweto
07h00, Sunday, 02 October 2011
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Where: Mofolo Park Soweto, Soweto, Gauteng
Starting and finishing at Mofolo Park in Soweto, the Tour de Soweto Cycling Challenge 2011 promises plenty of cycling action in a party atmosphere of note - complete with gumboot dancing, Zulu dancing and Pantsula, crowds cheering, and hawkers selling their wares. The route covers a distance of 40 kilometers, with two laps required to finish the race.
Some of the landmarks that the route includes are Orlando West, with the previous homes of Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela, the Orlando Stadium, and the Nancefield and Meadowlands Migrant Worker Hostels.