The Iron Bum Run

The Iron Bum Run

The Iron Bum Run (IBR) provides a unique challenge that will stretch your endurance as a long-distance rider.

There are three categories on this challenge:

Category A – The IBR 1000 challenges a rider to cover a minimum distance of 1000km in 24 continuous hours

Category B - The IBR 1500 challenges a rider to cover a minimum distance of 1500km in 24 continuous hours

Category C - The IBR 2500 challenges a rider to cover a minimum distance of 2500km in 48 continuous hours.

Your ride commences with the date and time indicated on your first check-in with the TT App.

The finish date and time from the final check-in will be used to calculate the elapsed time and mileage of your journey. Upon 48hrs after your first check-in, the clock stops counting and the verification process begins.

Only one category can be recognized within one run.

The ONLY method of documenting check-ins remains the TT Mobile App. In order to keep these runs from becoming races, the fastest completion time will not be stated.

Please keep in mind, the hours are wall clock time, not riding time.

So, choose any route you wish: When the ride is over, you have not only conquered a very tough run, you will also be certified one of Nigeria’s Toughest Riders.


  1. Registration on the TT Portal is NOT required before the start so no rider is under pressure.
  2. The Iron Bum Run tour can only be undertaken through the continuous use of the vehicle the tour was started with. It is impossible to change vehicles once the run has commenced.
  3. The start time of the run is as captured in the start “check-in”.
  4. Participants are strongly advised to adhere to the Nigerian Highway Code and obey all traffic rules and regulations.
  5. Alcohol intake or use during the Tour is strictly prohibited, and the organizers will not be held liable for any incidences arising from its consumption.
  6. The start and end check-ins are the only check-ins required.
  7. No time extension is given for repairs, weather effects, illness, etc. Remember this event is an endurance run and not a race.



  • Download and install the TT Camera App from your Android or IOS device play store.
  • The TT Camera App is to be used for check-ins at the designated checkpoints and is the only acceptable check-in method for this run.
  • Tourers are advised to ensure the TT Camera App is fully functional on their mobile device before embarking on their tours/runs.

A check-in will require 2 pictures ONLY

  1. First picture will show the odometer reading of your motorcycle at the check-in location.
  2. Second picture will show the tourer with the motorcycle at the check-in location.
  3. Check-ins remain valid till the last day of the year in which they were taken.



Run finishers who require the runs validated and certified must have registered for the completed run and will need to submit the following BY EMAIL ONLY to

  • Start Check-in photos (appropriately labeled)
  • End Check-in photos (appropriately labeled)
  • Any other check-in photos (appropriately labeled)
  • The route that was taken to achieve the IBR and details of the bike used.

The validation and certification will be difficult to start without the appropriately labeled photos and route information. Sending unlabeled and duplicated check-in photos will further impede the start of the process and should be avoided.


Mileage and routing will be crosschecked by the TT Board and successfully completed Iron Bum Runs will be certified based on the total mileage achieved. Such finishers will receive a certificate, a Tough Tourer IBR pin, and a sticker with our logo - Nigeria's Toughest Riders.


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