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99km, 61km Road Races

  • Enter Online close at 23:59 on 29 January 2018 (discounted early entry fee).
  • Enter Online for seeding close at 23:59 on 5 February 2018.
  • Seeding and entry into race subject to availability.
  • Late entries can be done at Number Collection points on 8 and 9 February 2017 or on race day (please note higher entry fee).
  • Please note that late entries at collection points/on race day will not be seeded.
  • All enquiries regarding entries or seeding to be directed to Cycle Events call centre on 0878204210 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • The 99km route is an Official Premier Seeding Event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour 2019.

Seeding Event

Age Restrictions

To compete in the Tour, an individual rider must, in the year of the event turn:

  • 13 (thirteen) years old (minimum age); or
  • if 12 (twelve) years old, be accompanied by an adult.

To compete in the Tour, tandem riders must, in the year of the event turn:

  • 13 (thirteen) years old (minimum age); or
  • if 10 (ten)- 12 (twelve) years old, ride with an adult.

To compete in the Tour as a scholar, representing his/her school and participating in the school competition, the following specific rules apply:

  • The scholar must turn 13 (thirteen) years old (minimum age) in the year of the event; and
  • can only participate in the 61km race.

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2018 RoadRace Map

Start time for 99 km: 06:00

  • Cyclists leave Durbanville Racecourse and follow a quiet route through Durbanville to exit via the Wellington / Klipheuwel Road (R302).
  • Shortly after leaving the greater Durbanville area, cyclists turn right onto the Lichtenburg Road (R312), pass Fisantekraal and cross the R312/R304 “fruit sellers” 4-way stop.
  • The R312 gradually climbs to the R44 where cyclists turn left towards Wellington and left again at the Windmeul Winery onto the Vryguns / Voor-Paardeberg Road.  This scenic route takes cyclists through the local farming community, past the Boland Agricultural School and Perdeberg Winery.
  • Route change: Cyclists turn left onto the newly tarred Slent Road, continue straight over the Malmesbury - Stellenbosch Road and pass the Klipheuwel silos.
  • Turn right onto the Philadelphia Road (R304), cycle the rolling hills past the Adderley Road (M58) turnoff and over the single lane bridge.
  • Route change: Continue through Philadelphia town all the way to the N7 interchange.  Turn right onto the onramp towards Cape Town (circle back over the R304) and follow the N7 (caution, keep to the left as far as possible) with assistance from Provincial Traffic.  Following beautiful views of Table Mountain, be careful on that fast downhill section to the N7 bridge, which is also the lowest point of the race.
  • Turn left onto Vissershok Road (M48). Cross the Malanshoogte / Contermanskloof 4-way stop and face the challenging Vissershok climb, culminating with the King of the Mountain.
  • Continue past Meerendal and turn right into Odendaal Street for the last climb up to the finish, followed by a 2 km neutral zone back to the Race Course.

Start time for 61 km: 07:30

  • Cyclists follow the 99km route up to the Lichtenburg Road (R312) turnoff, at which point the 61km route continues straight on the Klipheuwel Road (R302).
  • At the Philadelphia Road turn-off (Klipheuwel), cyclists turn left onto the R304 to join the 99km route from there to the finish.

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Online Entries
Close at 23:59
on 29 January 2018 

Online Entries
Close at 23:59
on 5 February 2018

99km R340 R390
61km R250 R290
CSA Day licences R35 R35

Collection of race packs will be at the following places:

Venue Address Date Time
Kenilworth Race Course Rosmead Ave, Kenilworth [map] Thursday 08 February 2018 16:00 - 19:00
Durbanville Race Course Bowlers Ave, Durbanville [map] Friday 09 February 2018 16:00 - 19:00
Durbanville Race Course Bowlers Ave, Durbanville [map] Saturday 10 February 2018 05:00 - 08:00


Performance prize-giving for 99km and 61km road races will take place at 11h00.

There will be sizeable cash prizes for the first finishers in the long route.

The values are summarized below.

The prizes will be allocated on a combination of the following:



  • The route on the N7 will be manned by Provincial Traffic.  To ensure a safe passage for all 99er cyclists, vehicular traffic on the N7 will be slowed down and routed to use the right hand lane as far as possible.  For safety reasons, cyclists must keep left inside the yellow lane.
  • Road closure on Vissershok Road (M48) has officially been applied for.


Mid race cut-off Time: 10h30
Mid race cut off Location: Adderley Rd (M58) & Philadelphia Rd (R304) T-junction
Race cut-off Time: 12h30

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