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2021

Meet Nkosi Mzolo — Firefighter, Inspiration and 947 Ride Joburg Finisher

On Sunday, 21 November, thousands of cyclists took to the streets to conquer 947 Ride Joburg. But there was one cyclist among them who took the challenge to the next level, Nkosi Mzolo; a firefighter, a mentor and an inspiration. In an incredible display of strength, Nkosi completed the 97 km race in his full firefighter bunker gear; trousers, a

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#LiveLikeLesedi — the light behind the movement – 947 Ride Joburg

#LiveLikeLesedi — a dream, a call to action, a movement — inspired by Lesedi Motsukunyane who tragically left us on Thursday, 17 May 2018. “Lesedi was energy and she was light. An assertive little girl who started showing her strengths very early on in her short life. She lived in the moment, fearlessly,” says Namhla, Lesedi’s mom and founder of

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5 awesome things you MUST know before taking on 947 Ride Joburg 2021!

947 Ride Joburg, hosted by The City of Johannesburg, is happening TOMORROW, 21 November 2021! And to make sure you have everything you need for the race of a lifetime, we’ve put together a list of five awesome things you need to know: 1. First things first, race day logistics From parking and loading batches to elite warm-up areas and

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Biogen Named as the Official Nutritional Partner of 947 Ride Joburg

947 Ride Joburg, hosted by the City of Johannesburg, South Africa’s biggest annual celebration of cycling, is less than 10 weeks away and we are so excited to announce that Biogen has joined the team as our official nutritional partner for 2021! A leading provider of performance, power and recovery products, Biogen is deeply committed to supporting athletes. And with

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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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