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East Rand Classic moves to earlier date

Photo by Henk Neuhoff

The East Rand Classic will move to a slightly different time-slot next year, taking place in early April, which organisers ASG Events feel will be a better fit for the road cycle race.   With mountain-biking options also on offer, entries are open for the races, which will take place on April 4 and 5 in Kempton Park in Johannesburg. ...

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Butler wants to kick-start season at East Rand Classic

Reynard Butler celebrates his victory at last year’s Emperors Palace Classic. Now named the East Rand Classic, the ProTouch rider will be back to defend his title. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

Defending champion Reynard Butler will be using the East Rand Classic road cycle race next weekend to kick-start his year after a somewhat disrupted beginning to the season.   The popular Johannesburg event over 98km, formerly known as the Emperors Palace Classic, takes place in Kempton Park on Sunday, April 28, and offers an ideal opportunity for the sprint specialists ...

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East Rand Classic presents life in the fast lane

Kim le Court crosses the line to take the honours in the Emperors Palace Classic road cycle race, now known as the East Rand Classic. Although there is a new race venue, the route remains largely unchanged and will provide an opportunity for the sport’s sprinters to show their prowess. Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

Cyclists with a penchant for sprinting will be fired up to demonstrate their power and prowess when the East Rand Classic road cycling race takes place in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, on April 28.   Despite a new race venue at the Acsa parkade adjacent to OR Tambo International airport, ASG Events race director Erick Oosthuizen said the route would remain ...

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East Rand Classic offers complete package

Photo 2 East Rand Classic road LR

The East Rand Classic at the end of this month offers an overall cycling package that is a major incentive for riders in the region to enter one of Johannesburg’s most popular races.   The event on April 27 and 28, formerly known as the Emperors Palace Classic, will have two road options (98km and 48km), mountain-biking distances of 50km ...

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