The Karoobaix Registration is Open


The Karoobaix Registration is Open

For those seeking a truly unique experience, half a world away, the Karoobaix is for you. Based in South Africa, this dirt road race requires a grueling effort, yet is rewarded with a beautiful environment and welcoming community. You can check out my coverage from last year’s event in the Related sidebar to the left, register for the event at and find out more details below…

Race outline…

Friday / 5 October 2018 – 11:00 arrival in Calvinia and check-in / 13:00 Lunch / 15:00 Time trail prologue / 19:00 Dinner / 20:00 race briefing
Saturday / 6 October 2018 – 04:00 Breakfast / 04:30 Start / 17:00 (onwards) Dinner served informally
Sunday / 7 October 2018 – 09:00 Breakfast and prize giving / 12:00 Checkout and departure

For 2018, your R5500 / €375 entry fee will include the following…

Quality lunch, dinner, bed and breakfast over three days
Two great refreshment stops along the 245km stage
A small support crew to see to all needs during the event
Paramedic support during the race
A limited edition KAROOBAIX clothing item and other race memorabilia
A chance to hold the official KAROOBAIX floating trophy for one year