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600 km ultra-endurance cycling race held in Sri Lanka for the 6th consecutive time on  Oct/Nov 2023 

AN epic, exotic &

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the ride

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The Approx distance from Point Dondra and Point Pedro is over 600kms on great paved roads the distance could slightly vary based on the partner checkpoints & aid stations. You will ride through buzzing towns but mostly surrounded by greenery, paddy fields, ascends descends, the infamous heads winds of Northern Province, and occasional torrential rain. The route is adjacent to two wildlife parks and it's not rare to sight colorful peacocks and an occasional elephant, The route is sprinkled with many local roadside eateries giving you multi-cultural food options and cold & hot drinks to keep you going with a frequent clap or pat on the back for encouragement. This route has adventure written all over it.

Sri Lanka's First Ever Ultra Endurance C


Live Life Beyond Limits

RACE THE PEARL is a 24 Hr Cycling Challenge that will push all known physical and mental boundaries in an attempt to ride a bicycle across Sri Lanka, the Pearl of the Indian Ocean. Some will Race and some will Ride. The route is between the furthest two points of Point Pedro and Dondra head and will almost bisect the island and take you through a varied mix of terrain of pan-flat straight-arrow roads, mild uphills and downhills, green and barren land, while riding through day and night, rain and shine. An Exhilarating, Exotic, and Epic Endurance Challenge that stacks up against and beyond any Ultra Endurance Event in the World. The men & women of steel who complete this will cherish the prestigious ' Pearl Jersey ' and add to the collection of stories of livening life beyond limits.


race rules

race brief

francois camptdear

the winner of rtp 2019
24 hours solo

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