General Information


Road Classic Entry Fees:

98km: R415

40km: R255


MTB Classic Entry Fees:

50km: R275

25km: R205


Starting Times

08h00: 50km A Batch (250)
08h05: 50km B Batch (250)
08h10: 50km C Batch and late entries
08h20: 25km A Batch (240)
08h25: 25km B Batch (240)
08h30: 25km C Batch and late entries




The cut-off time for the road race as well as the mountain bike race is 12h00, when all officials will be withdrawn from the route. Riders can continue on their own cognisance but officials will remove your race number.



Substitution of numbers/Changing of distances

No cyclist may use another person’s cycling number. If you are unable to cycle, someone may take your place with a letter of authorization from you. Your entry fee will not be refunded and the substitute participant will be required to pay a fee of R60 over and above the applicable entry fee. Distance changes will be treated as a substitution.
No substitutions will be allowed on race day, regardless of circumstance.
Your entry fee will not be refunded.



Road Safety

• Ample Lead and sweep vehicles will be available as well as a strong contingent from Metro Police.
• All participants are deemed to have acquainted themselves with the rules and regulations and are bound to them.
• Cyclists must at all times stay on the left-hand side of the road.
• Cyclists must at all times obey the instructions of the traffic officers and marshals and comply strictly with the rules of the road, unless authorized to the contrary by a traffic officer or a marshal.
• Failure to comply will lead to disqualification.



Prize Giving and Lucky draw

Prize giving will start at 12:00 on Sunday and 11:00 on Saturday.
A lucky draw will take place.
No prize money will be handed to winners before the prize giving, regardless of circumstance.
You will forfeit the prize money / trophy if you are not present at the prize giving.




Road Classic

Seeding of the Road Classic is done according to the Bestmed-ASG Cycle National Seeding Index for all online entries and pre-entries received and paid before relevant closing dates. 
Please note that if you haven’t taken part in an ASG event, you can go onto the ASG Event site and can select an event from one of our predetermined external (non ASG) events, which took place within the last year, and add in your details and finishing time.

The system will automatically calculate your seeding based on the finishing time and nature of the event.
If you are already ranked on the ASG Bestmed Seeding system, you can also add in your results from these non ASG Events if you have taken part in them and feel they will improve your seeding.


MTB Classic

Seeding for the MTB Classic will be done according to SA seeding.


Bad weather

The event will take place regardless of weather conditions and will only be cancelled for safety reasons. No refunds will be made.


First Aid

Medical assistance will be provided at the start, along the route and at the finish by Helivac

Event Medical Specialists in cooperation with Helivac Emergency Evacuation Services. Any cyclist requiring hospital care will be taken to the closest Hospital or medical treatment of their choice.



The official photographer for the event will be Actionphoto (



The provisional results of the event will be available within 24 hours on the website: Any objections must be tabled with the race organizer / referee / CSA officials within 1 hour after the finish of the race, and accompanied by a payment of R100.

Further changes to the results must be sent to no later than 7 days after the race. NO CHANGES will be made thereafter, as they cannot be included in the National Seeding Index.


Late entries

Late line entries will only be accepted at the registration venues as indicated, not on the day of the race.

A penalty fee of R60 will be applicable for all distances on the MTB as well as the road events.

No seeding for late entries, you will be seeded in the non seeded groups



Each rider must complete a separate entry form or enter as required. Please fill in your tandem-partner’s name and ID. Both Tandem riders must wear Race Tec timing chips to have a result and seeding for the event.


Timing Company


Timing results to be done by Race Tec. Each entrant must be in the possession of a Race Tec timing chip to receive timing. Each cyclist must carry the Race Tec timing chip for the duration of the event.


Race Tec timing chips will be for sale at the registration venues as well as at the start at a cost of R150


Timing results to be done by Spectrum Sport. All riders are required to have the SA Seeding Number boards, and you will also be able to purchase these during registration for R60.




Powerade and Coke are providing five well stocked refreshment stations on route.



All finishers of the race will receive medals.



Registration will take place on the following days:

Cycle Lab Fourways Thursday 22 March 2018: 10h00 - 18h00

Red Roman Shed, Emperors Palace Friday 23 March 2018: 10h00 - 18h00

Red Roman Shed, Emperors Palace Saturday 24 March 2018: 9:00 – 15:00 (road race only)



Race office: or phone 076 830 5578