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Explosive Climbs & Heartstopping Descents: A Weekend to Remember

Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg MTB and KIDSDate: November 11 & 12, 2023 This past weekend, the vibrant cityscape of Johannesburg gave way to the scenic beauty of Steyn City, which hosted us, once again, for the opening act of Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg! Against a sun-soaked sky, 3500 mountain bikers of all ages descended upon the incredible trails,

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Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg 50 km

13 November 2022 Our 50 km MTB riders certainly drew the short straw weatherwise today! The skies over the Steyn City polo fields were leaden, with rain pouring down and thunder clapping overhead. The organisers delayed the start of the race while deliberating on whether it would be safe to proceed. Luckily, Virgin Active was there to keep everyone’s spirits

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Race Report Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg

12 November 2022 – 10 km & 25 km MTB & KIDS Grey, overcast skies and incessant drizzling overnight – it did not bode well for our MTB and KIDS riders. Would they come? Would the trails be rideable after all the rain? These were the thoughts we woke up with early this morning. But we should never have doubted

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Ride Joburg is a go!

Just in: The Department of Sports, Health and Culture has given the go-ahead for cycling mass participation single day and stage events to resume under Covid-19 restrictions. 947 Ride Joburg, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, is proud to have played a key role in an initiative to formulate a game plan for mass participation cycling events to proceed despite

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947 Ride Joburg MTB 25 km race will take place on 13 November

We have a great idea… The 947 Ride Joburg MTB 25 km race will be moving to Saturday 13 November 2021 to coincide with the 5 km and 10 km KIDS MTB races. This date change for the 25km event will mean that we will be able to safely cater for more participants while still adhering to Covid regulations. It

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Join us for the 947 Ride Joburg MTB races on 13 & 14 November 2021

947 Ride Joburg MTB taking place on 13 & 14 November 2021 at Steyn City, provides you with the perfect opportunity for leaving the Joburg tar behind. Steyn City in collaboration with Faces Ride Joburg has pulled out all the stops to bring you a thrilling network of hand-built mountain bike trails within the perimeter walls of Steyn City. Spectacular

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