Thank you to all the riders who have supported the Lions of Knysna and Uniondale over the past 24 years by participating in this event!

22nd SEPTEMBER 2024

The Lions Karoo to Coast Mountain Bike Challenge is a 100km off road race from UNIONDALE to KNYSNA via the Prince Alfred's Pass. The route is scenic, challenging and riders are encouraged to train sufficiently for this event in order to maximise the enjoyment of the experience.
CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON!

The Lions Karoo to Coast welcomes MTB, Gravel and E-Bikes, with Prize Winning Categories for all in 2024.

With E-Bike Entries tripling in 2023, the event now offers a FREE battery swop service and podium places for the top three ladies and men on E-Bikes!

Gravel bikes will start in the usual seeded bunches - BUT there will be a separate generous prize money and prodium places for the top 3 Gravel Bikes.

The Lions Karoo to Coast Mountain Bike Race has been selected as an Official Premier Seeding Event of the 2024 Cape Town Cycle Tour.
The event is owned by the Lions Clubs of Uniondale and Knysna and all proceeds from the event go to Sightfirst, the South African Guide Dog Association and other urgent needs in the community.
The Nuts and Bolts
2024 Race
Race Date:
22 September 2024
Start Time:
07h30
TRACK POINTS:
4122
DISTANCE:
95.95km
ESTIMATED TIME:
4.35.32
ASCENT:
1560m
DESCENT:
1815m
START ELEVATION:
727m
FINISH ELEVATION
3m
MIN ELEVATION:
3m
MAX ELEVATION:
1815m