Nedbank Tour De Great Dyke set for month-end


Sports Review Writer
The 2023 edition of the premier cycling event, the Nedbank Tour de Great Dyke will kick off from the Zimplats Complex in Selous on October 26, 2023, a statement by organisers has said.


The event will be held over three days and will see professional and amateur cyclists cover over three hundred kilometres from Selous that will take them through Chegutu, Kadoma, Kwekwe, Gweru, Shurugwi and Zvishavane.


Over 300 cyclists are expected to participate in this year’s event that is runnining under the theme ‘Cycling for wellness, opportunity and charity’.


The cylists who are coming from all corners of the country are expected to arrive in Harare on Wednesday the 25th of October 2022 ahead of the start on Thursday the 26th of Octber 2023.

The event is organized by YAFM in partnership with Nedbank and platinum mining companies Unki, Mimosa and Zimplats.

“Part of the proceeds from the race will be used to support the charitable needs of the Gifted Children Foundation which assists underprivileged but talented learners in the Great Dyke,” the organisers said in a statement.

“To date the Foundation has supported over 100 learners at various levels from primary to tertiary education,” the statement said.

Tour de Great Dyke was launched in 2016 to promote miner wellness, love for the environment and raise awareness of the investment opportunities in the Great Dyke geological complex which is home to the country’s major mining houses such as Mimosa, Unki , Zimplats, Zimasco, Afrochine and Great Dyke Investments.

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