Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg entries for 2024 are open!

The latest Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg Road, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, route will take cyclists over 97km of thrilling Joburg terrain that they get to own for a day! Along with the City of Joburg, we’re shutting down some of the busiest roads on the continent to offer cyclists of all abilities a liberatingly safe space to realise their goals.

Alternative Route Map

If you operate or reside along the route, or planned on travelling those roads on race day, please download the Alternative Routes Map to avoid any inconveniences

Route Maps

View the current Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg Route Maps. *Route maps are subject to change.

Route Communication

We encourage all residents, businesses and churches to register on our Route Communications database for further correspondence regarding the 947 Ride Joburg event.

Certain roads throughout Johannesburg will be closed from 04h30 – 17h00 by Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department, Johannesburg Road Agency, Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport and the City of Joburg.

We thank you in advance for your support and understanding to all those who may be affected by the event and road closures.

For any Route Communication queries please email 

We understand the impact of the road closures and thank you for sharing your streets for the day. Your co-operation ensures the safety of cyclists and all those involved in making the biggest annual celebration of cycling in South Africa a success.

Race day is coming up on 19 November 2023! 🚴‍♂️ But here’s a friendly reminder: Voter Registration Weekend is also happening on 18 and 19 November.

To ensure a smooth race day experience without any hassle or congestion, we kindly request residents and riders to complete your voter registration on Saturday, 18 November. If you can’t make it, you can also check and finalise your voter registration status online.

A big thank you to all the amazing residents of Joburg for sharing your streets with us on the 19 November! Your patience and support make this day super special for the cyclists participating on race day.

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Enter now for Virgin Active 947 Ride Joburg Road