How to Register on Today
The Today (Events Section) platform will be used for the 2021 Desert Dash registrations. Annual Nedbank Cycle Challenge registrations happens on Today and Today has also handled the 2018/19/20 Desert Dash registrations. Prospective participants will need to pre-register for the Nedbank Desert Dash on the Today website (). On the day of registration participants need to log in to the Today website () with their account details, navigate to the Nedbank Desert Dash entry page () and refresh the screen until the “Enter Race” button becomes active at 10:00. You need to push the active entry button as quickly as possible to stand a chance of gaining an entry into the race. Race entries are known to sell out in seconds.
Entries will be allotted on a first come, first served basis. This process will be audited by an independent auditing firm and will be accurate to one 1000th of a second.
Successful entrants will be notified via email and will need to furnish their complete details, or the complete details of their team, and make the
required payment within 4.5 hours to validate their entry. If this does not happen, the entry will be disqualified and a position opens up for the first
entry on the waiting list, which should then also be validated within 4.5 hours.
Invalid entries will continue to provide opportunities for entries on the waiting list until all positions in the race are filled with valid entries.
Entries to the Desert Dash will only be available through the Today online portal: (). Prospective participants can already start pre-registering on Today. Existing Today accounts will also be valid for entering the Nedbank Desert Dash.