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ROAD RACE

Own the Streets

Join us for the Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg road races, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, on Sunday 19 November. Own the Streets of Joburg while riding the M1 highway and experience the thrill of racing the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit before celebrating your achievement at the FNB Stadium in Soweto. With the 97km Road Race and 35km Short Ride to choose from, enter now and Ride Joburg at its Best.

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97km Road Map
35km Short Ride

Road
Races

97km / 35km
17 Nov
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Mountain
Bike Races

10 / 25 / 50km
9+10 Nov
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Kids
Races

1 / 1.5 / 3 / 5.5km
9 Nov
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Seeding

To calculate your seeding, we will use road results obtained from events between 1 November 2021 and 30 September 2024 (at the discretion of the Race Director).

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Entry deadlines

All seeded and substituted entries close on the 29 September 2024
Standard rate of R695 pp.

Preliminary seeding will be communicated on the 3rd October, and can be queried until the 16th October.

All road entries from the long and short ride (unseeded) close on the 27th October 2024.

Rules

More information on conditions of participation, late entries, withdrawals, event batching, rules, regulations and safety.
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Indemnity

Please read carefully through our Indemnity clause. Make sure you understand and consent to all rules and regulations.
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Route Profiles

Choose a route
97km
DISTANCE
1398m
ELEVATION GAIN
8
WATER POINTS
35km
DISTANCE
562m
ELEVATION GAIN
3
WATER POINTS

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

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Cash Prizes

Full 97km Road race only

R200 000
1st Man
R200 000
1st Woman
R75 000
2nd Man
R75 000
2nd Woman
R15 000
3rd Man
R15 000
3rd Woman

Prize terms & conditions

  • Prizes will only be awarded up to third place if there are at least 5 finishers in a category.
  • If there are less than 5 finishers that qualify, only 1st place will be awarded.
  • Prizes for minors may be paid in vouchers
  • All other event & racing category terms at the time of the race must be adhered to.
  • All prizes' terms and conditions are subject to change at the discretion of the Race Director