Afrimat Tour de Worcester

2021-09-12 @ 7:30 am – 1:00 pm
Kleinplasie Raceway
Robertson Rd
Worcester, 6850
South Africa
Sue Kirk

The Lions Club of Worcester, in association with Western Province Cycling Association, are please to announce the return of the Afrimat Tour de Worcester.  The event will take place on 12 September, COVID permitting.  More details will be made available closer to the time once we know whether the event will go ahead.  This race is a seeding race for the 947 Ride Joburg event.

COVID Regulations

We are  still required to adhere to the COVID-19 regulations that have been published by the Department of Sport and Culture.  To this end we require that all cyclists maintain social distancing while not racing.  The use of masks prior to the start of the race is compulsory.  You will be required to have your temperature taken at the entrance to the Registration Venue.  All participants and supporters are to use the gate from the parking area to enter the grounds.

It is imperative that we adhere to the social distancing protocols.  We are looking at ways to work within the bounds laid down by CSA and the Department of Sport and Culture to ensure that we can hold a successful event.

Registration and costs

Entry Type Price
Online entries for the 125km race R320
Online entries for the 70km family ride R270

All participants are required to have a CSA Membership or purchase a day license at R50 per person. This is in addition to the price indicated above.

Course and distances

Race – 125km

Ride – 70km


Start Times

The 125km race will start at 7h30 in batches from Cat 1 to Open

The 70km race will start at approximately 8h30 in batches as required

Start Groups

This race will include WP Cycling League Categories and Open category for family participation. Please refer to the table below for the distances and approximate average speed for each category.

Category Distance Avg. Speed Group Size
League Category 1 125km 36-40km/h 1 Group, 70 max
League U/19 Men 125km 34-40km/h TBD, 30 max
League Category 2 125km 34-38km/h 1 Group, 70 max
League Category 3 125km 30-34km/h 1 Group, 70 max
League Women (incl. u/19 women) 125km 30-38km/h 1 Group, 70 max
Open – Long – Ages 17 and up 125km 25-30km/h Multiple Groups, No limit
U/19 Boys and Girls 70km 20-34km/h 1 Group, 70 max
Open – Short – All ages 70km 20-30km/h Multiple Groups, No limit

League categories refer to the normal WP Cycling League racing categories, which has a higher average speed that what we will expect in the Open categories. Select a category based on your expected average speed over the given distance. Cut-off times will apply on the route based on the lowest speed indicated above.

Registration and Parking

Registration and Parking will be at Kleinplasie on the Robertson Road, just before the start area – Please look out for the parking signs.

Race Numbers and Tags

All participants will be issued with race specific numbers and frame boards which include an embedded timing tags. All frame boards / tags are to be returned at the end of the race.

Event Guide

Please see attached event guide for Tour de Worcester.  This document contains all the information that the participants need to know.  Please familiarise yourself with this document.

TdW Updated Event Guide


Entries will close 9h00 on Thursday 9 September 2021. No entries will be possible after this time.

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