Sarah van Heerden and Cindy Theunissen won the 1000 Miler and broke a new record as they completed the journey from Johannesburg to Cape Town yesterday.
The leading ladies arrived in Loxton on Wednesday before they continued through to Fraserberg, arriving well after dark at 8pm.
Eager to press on, they set off at 5am yesterday morning and arrived in a record breaking time of five days, 11 hours and 52 minutes, breaking the original record of six days and 14 hours.
Dawn and Dave Bell, who chased in second for the entirety of the event, finished seven hours behind the pair in five days 18 hours and 12 minutes.
Tim van Coller, the defending champion and oldest competitor in the race, finished today after 6 days, 7 hours and 53 minutes of riding. Van Coller smashed his own result from last year as he finished with Dave Bell in six days, 14 hours and 30 minutes.
Wimpie Stander, Jo Mackenzie, Craig Tomlinson and John le Roux have joined up and were taking a break in Ceres.
Michael Ortlepp and William Cairns are also yet to finish.
After a tough ride and navigational errors, John Goddard made the decision to retire from the race last night.