The race also attracted the South African sporting and entertainment celebrities such as Bakkies Botha, former Springbok Rugby player; Natalie du Toit, Olympian and Paralympian; Hayley Owen, actress; Pearl Thusi, actress; Chris Forrest; Jessica Nkosi, actress; father and son duo Marks Maponyane and Maps Maponyane; Zanele Mdodana, South African netball player; Deshun Deysel, mountaineer; Dan Nicholl talk show host; Matt Mcgillivray, Highveld Lions cricket player; Vaylen Kirtley; Letshego Zulu, Survivor runner-up and fitness personality.
 
The race also attracted the South African sporting and entertainment celebrities such as Bakkies Botha, former Springbok Rugby player; Natalie du Toit, Olympian and Paralympian; Hayley Owen, actress; Pearl Thusi, actress; Chris Forrest; Jessica Nkosi, actress; father and son duo Marks Maponyane and Maps Maponyane; Zanele Mdodana, South African netball player; Deshun Deysel, mountaineer; Dan Nicholl talk show host; Matt Mcgillivray, Highveld Lions cricket player; Vaylen Kirtley; Letshego Zulu, Survivor runner-up and fitness personality.