The 2020 edition of the Nedbank Desert Dash was on Monday 12 October officially launched in Windhoek. The Nedbank Desert Dash covers 373km on a mainly gravel road between Windhoek and Swakopmund, which must be completed within 24 hours. This year the event will kick off on Friday, 11 December at the Grove Mall in Windhoek and end on Saturday, 12 December at the Platz am Meer Shopping Mall in Swakopmund. Just over 1000 people have entered for the race this year with Nedbank Communications manager, Gernot de Klerk, telling Future Media News that 35% of this years entries are made up of international riders.