The Cape Argus Pick 'n Pay Cycle Race draws around 35,000 cyclists, from South Africa and around the world and is the largest timed sporting event. The race starts in the City of Cape Town and finishes in Green Point.  The route is 109km, where cyclists enjoy the most beautiful scenery in the world. Spectators line the route and spend the day giving their support and encouragement to the participants, many of which dress in colourful costumes, bringing a festive feeling to the event.