The 947 Ride Joburg is the world’s second-largest timed cycle race after the Cape Argus Cycle Race. It is held annually on cycle challenge Sunday, the third Sunday of November. Between 20,000 and 30,000 participants complete the challenging 94.7 km course every year.
The 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge is held the weekend before the road race. It consists of two distances; 30 km race and 55 km race.