2016 Race to the Rock

Race to the Rock: The documentary

The 2016 Race to the Rock was the inaugural edition of a 2,300 kilometre self-supported race from Adelaide to Uluru in the dusty heart of the Australian outback. The attrition rate was huge, the conditions unforgiving and the terrain remote. The race threw everything at riders, including rain, cold nights, hot winds, rocky terrain, swarms …

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Race to the Rock: Unstoppable Sarah Hammond wins outback odyssey

Sarah Hammond, the sole female rider in the first edition of the 2,310 kilometre Race to the Rock, has won with a buffer of hundreds of kilometres by pushing an unrelenting pace right to the finish of the brutally difficult dash into the Australian outback. The attrition rate at the front of the field was huge, the conditions …

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Race to the Rock: Hammond plays leading lady again

Australian endurance cyclist Sarah Hammond is at it again. Just a couple of months after stepping off the bike at the Trans Am, where she became the first female leader of the 7,080 kilometre race across America, the 36 year old has taken the lead on day four of the Race to the Rock. The sole …

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Jesse Carlsson leads the charge in the inaugural Race to the Rock

At 6am on Saturday morning roughly 20 riders got on their bikes and rode north-east out of Adelaide. In doing so they began the inaugural Race to the Rock, a solo, unsupported race from the South Australian capital all the way to Uluru, that famous sandstone rock in Australia’s Red Centre. In all the journey …

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How to follow the inaugural Race to the Rock

The Race to the Rock is a 2,300km solo, unsupported ride from the heart of Adelaide’s CBD to Uluru — also known as Ayers Rock — in Australia’s dusty Red Centre. The inaugural edition begins tomorrow, Saturday September 3, 2016. In addition to temperature extremes, the need to remain self-sufficient, and a limited number of …

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