The Soshanguve Cycling club completed their tour from Pretoria to Polokwane, Limpopo in order to raise funds this past weekend.

The ride began on Saturday which was 280km from Wonderpark in Pretoria to the Peter Mokaba Stadium in the City of Stars. 


The fifth edition of the tour went  fromPretoria to Polokwane through Hammanskraal, Bela Bela, Modimolle, Mookgopong, Mokopane and into Polokwane. It proceeded to Seshego on Sunday morning. 

Soshanguve Cycling club riding from Seshego
Soshanguve Cycling club riding from Seshego

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So far some of the sponsors who have come on board include Build It, Botho Society and BMW Montana. 

“There is a school in Seshego that we are targeting to raise funds so that’s why we did the ride,” said spokesperson of the club Phillip Ralehlaka. 


“All our rides are for a purpose. We have three tours in a year, every ride that we do we feel that this is a school that we can make a difference. It might not be that much but the little that we gather will give it to them.”

Phillip Ralehlaka

“Some of the contributions from the members that were riding, the teams that joined us. There is a certain fee that they paid which went towards the running of the tour. Whatever that is left will form part of the basket that we are going to donate.” 

They were joined by multiple cycling clubs who almost came on to show support including the Seshego cycling club. 

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Cyclists through the N1 next to Meropa Casino in Polokwane

The club pleads with members of the society for sponsorship in return for advertising on the club’s promotional, marketing platforms and broadcasting partner. All proceeds raised will bedonated to Luthuli Combined School at Luthuli Park. 

In their previous tour, the club has also managed to raise money for school shoes, blankets and non-perishable food which were donated to various institutions.  

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