The 947 Ride Joburg Ride

The 947 Ride Joburg Ride offers a wonderful adventure with closed off routes where children aged 2-10 with different skills levels get to experience an exciting day out where winning is not the main focus, as everyone is a winner! All finishers receive a T-shirt, medal and goodie bag to celebrate their participation, and are able to enjoy some time together off their bicycles at the Spur Fun Zone!

Date: Sunday 17 November 2019
Venue: Riversands Commercial Park
Entry fee: R540 incl VAT
Age group: 12 and above
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The Company Teams category offers opportunities to use the 947 Cycle Challenge as a wellness day, a team building adventure, a powerful source of corporate exposure, and even a way to raise funds for a charity through the Ride for a Purpose platform.

Why not approach your HR department, your boss and your colleagues to experience a fun and fierce way to get more active in a team, and eventually enjoy a powerful sense of accomplishment on a bicycle?

While confident and fit colleagues rise to a challenge; they may encourage less active peers to get involved too. All will discover a way to strengthen not just their bodies but also their relationships with their colleagues and come to shine as ambassadors of their company.

Company Teams enjoy special perks, including earlier start times and race pack pick-ups at the 947 Cycle Challenge Lifestyle EXPO before the masses of other participants arrive.

Hospitality packages offer custom-made chill zones for your team to enjoy post-ride, and this can be almost more memorable than all the hours spent on the bicycle.

A separate Company Teams category is included on our prize list. The team with the fastest aggregate time will receive R5 000.00 and an opportunity to choose a registered charity they would like to support with their winnings

To find out more about registering your company team, email


The 947 Cycle Challenge route will challenge your legs with some tough climbs through the City of Johannesburg. With complete road closure it will give you the freedom of the city for the day and a once-a-year chance to experience the streets of Johannesburg without any vehicles on the roads

The Cycle Challenge will once again Start and Finish at Riversands Commercial Park in Fourways.

Same, same but different: Ride the 947 Cycle Challenge in the opposite direction in 2019.

The 2019 947 Cycle Challenge will be just as long, just as hilly, and we'll still shut down the city for you to take it over, including a stretch of the M1. It will be as thrilling, exciting, well-supported and rewarding as ever BUT this year we'll be doing it all in REVERSE!

You can enjoy the same city-spanning route and the challenge doesn't get any easier but now the climbs will be downhills, and you'll need to work where you're used to freewheeling.

Maybe you've conquered the challenge many times and are looking for something fresh; maybe you rode it once and swore to never do it again, but we believe this new route will make for an exciting change, and a more enjoyable ride.

While it won't be any easier we have taken the sting out of the tail - and those last four hills that broke many riders in the last 10kms, will now be in the first 10kms, while your legs are still fresh.

Because we #LoveCycling we want you to love this ride - both ways!

The 947 Cycle Challenge is proudly hosted by the City of Joburg, a world class African City.

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