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Date: Friday 8 December

Entries Open

Solo: 5 June 2017 @10h00

2 Person Teams: 12 June 2017 @10h00

4 Person Teams: 19 June 2017 @ 10h00

Click here to find out more on how to register on Events Today before the entries open.

Dear ex and prospective 2017 Nedbank Dashers

It is almost time to start thinking about taking the plunge again. please visit the website for more information.

Herewith the most important NEWS in short:

1. We have decided to limit the available slots to 300 solo riders, 150 two person teams and ONLY 100 four person teams. That will constitute 1000 riders.

2. Registration via Events Today as usual:

3. Dates:

4. Solo registration are on 5 June at 10h00

5. 2 Person on 12 June at 10h00

6. 4 Person on 19 June at 10h00.

7. Entry fees for 2017 are: N$ 3000 for solo, N$ 5000 for 2 person and N$ 10 000 for 4 person teams.

8. We will allow for 20 early bird (cut off 22 May 10h00) entries for the 4 person teams only. Price is N$ 20 000. N$ 10 000 from each entry sold entry will be given to charity. The 20 buyers will get mentioned on our website and in the media and will have a say in where the money should go. We hope to raise N$ 200 000 for such selected good causes. This also means that only 80 team slots will be available via regular online entry system. Interested parties must please mail Johan at raceday@raceday.events.

9. From 2017 onwards a mixed team will have to have a minimum of 2 female riders. 3 men and 1 lady will be competing with the men teams. 3 ladies and 1 man will also be deemed a mixed team.

10. For all teams in the past the finishers got a finishers medal if one team member did not finish.. From now onwards the entire team will not get a finishers medal if one or two members do not complete their respective legs.

Best regards



Hello all 2017 Nedbank Dashers

For all you brave Solo riders, it is time to get ready for online registration next week Monday 05 June at 10h00 Namibian time.

Please visit Events Today at www.today.com.na/events, Keep in mind that it serves to pre-register yourself.

Air Namibia is once again an important partner with the Nedbank Desert Dash. The most relevant daily return routes for our international participants to Windhoek are Frankfurt/Johannesburg/Cape Town.

Air Namibia will again transport your bike free of charge. Please note that any bookings (dash related) should please be made direct with ebson at Ebson.Ngondo@airnamibia.aero in order to qualify for this special arrangement.

Registration for 2 person teams is Monday 12 June at 10h00 and for 4 person teams Monday the 19th of June at 10h00.

Good luck


Click on Image to open full Nutrition Coach PDF

Nedbank Desert Dash News #2

Dear 2017 Nedbank Dashers

Less than 90 days to go until we hit the Namib desert. By now you should be in full training swing – definitely the solo guys.

The 2017 kit is ready to be ordered.

The manufacturer is Bioracer and as you will see that we have negotiated super prices.

Please visit the website at http://www.desertdashnamibia.com/rider-info/store.html and start shopping.

Make sure to select the correct size, the size charts are at the bottom of each item.

Once you have added all your products to the Shopping Bag you can proceed to check out.

Please note that payment will have to be done via EFT.

If you created a login last year you will be able to reuse it to sign in.

Once signed in you can click on place order which will generate an Invoice that you are able to print from the next screen.

You will also receive an order confirmation send to your email address which you provided with our Banking Details.

Please send proof of payments to dashstore@bushwizard.com in order for us to have the kit ready by middle of November so that at least the Namibians can already train and get used to it, we have set a ordering deadline for Sunday, 1st of October 2017

Keep training

Nedbank Desert Dash News #3

Hello again all 2017 Nedbank Dashers

You will start getting more frequent communication from us in the next weeks.

We have already informed you that Powerbar is the official supplement sponsor for our event.

Please read the very informative document on nutrition and on how to use powebar products in your preparation.

Check it out on www.desertdashnamibia.com and click on news.

In addition powerbar is now offering a 20% discount on all their products purchased at selected outlets – this offer is only available to all of you 2017 Dashers.

Please check out the Powerbar discount offer document below for details or visit the website for more information.

Keep training