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  aQuellé Tour Durban presented by Bridge Fund Managers Media Release

 No: td1813

26 April 2018

   Embargo: None

Written by: Dave Macleod


Tour Durban Media Information - NOT FOR PUBLICATION


The 25th anniversary edition of the aQuellé Tour Durban, presented by Bridge Fund Managers takes place this Sunday morning.

The 100 km race gets under way from the Moses Mabhida stadium at 6:15am. We estimate that the winners will cross the finish line at the Moses Mabhida stadium at around 8:30am. The leading women are expected at the finish at around 9:00am

Photographers wishing to be on the finish line to capture the finish this should be in position by 8:15am. There is no accreditation required but we reserve the right to limit places in the finish chute on a first-come-first-served basis.

Please note that private media vehicles are not permitted on the route. Please revert if you have any specific request for access to the route.

Riders will be available for interviews after the race, and the prize giving will take place at the Peoples Park once the results have been signed off by the Cycling South Africa race commissaires.

The 55km cyclocross race starts from 9:10am and the first batch of 45km Fun Ride riders gets under way at 9:25am.

Details of the road closures for the race are provided below. The race director in conjunction with the Durban Metro police authorities will re-open each section of road as soon as the last riders have cleared that section of the road.

Gameplan Media will supply a full Event Media Service consisting of a summary of results, full copy and a selection of high-resolution images mid-afternoon on Sunday.

Please feel free to revert by email with any specific media requests.

Road closures (approximate times):
Masabalala Yengwa (NMR) - 05h30 - 14h30
Margaret Mncadi Avenue - 05h30 - 08h00
M4 South - 05h30 - 08h30
M7 Edwin Swales & M19 to Pinetown - 06h00 - 09h30
M19 Pinetown to Umgeni Road - 06h15 - 10h00
Inanda Road (Springfield Park) - 06h30 - 10h15
Riverside Road - 06h30 - 10h30
M4 North both sides - 06h30 - 14h00

Start Times:
105km: First batch 06h15, Last batch 07h15
55km: From 09h10
45km: From 09h25
Kiddies Ride: 11h30 at the People's Park

Registration - Cycle Labe Cornubia Mall
Friday 27 April 10h00 - 18h00
Saturday 28 April 10h00 - 17h00

The aQuellé Tour Durban, presented by Bridge Fund Managers, takes place on Sunday 29 April 2018. More information can be found at www.tourdurban.co.za 

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