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Oudtshoorn Gears Up For The 14th Annual Inter Districts Cycling Event

Oudtshoorn, 02 June 2024 – The Greater Oudtshoorn Municipality, in partnership with the Eden Cycling Association and the Department of Sports and Cultural Affairs, is thrilled to announce the 14th annual Inter Districts Cycling Event. This premier event will take place from Friday, 05 July 2024 to Sunday, 07 July 2024, at the Bridgton- Aurial Circuit and Highgate Circuit.

As the only event of its kind in South Africa, the Inter Districts Cycling Event emphasizes youth development, transformation, and the promotion of women in sport. Key South African cycling officials will also be in attendance to identify new talent and support the growth of the sport.

Cycling South Africa will use this opportunity to train new technical officials through various courses offered during the event. Additionally, the event will provide temporary employment opportunities for local residents, contributing to the economic growth of Greater Oudtshoorn.

Event Highlights:


  • 09:00 MTB XCO (Quad Club)
  • 13:00 MTB Oval track racing (2 X Bunch Events)
  • 16:00 Prizegiving


  • 09:00 Criterium (VGK Church Hall Bontebok Street)
  • 13:00 Prizegiving


  • 09:00 Team TT (Highgate circuit)
  • 13:00 Road Race (Highgate circuit)
  • 16:00 1 Hour after final race concluded:
  • Final Prizegiving


The Inter Districts Cycling Event promises not only thrilling races but also significant economic benefits for the community. With a focus on inclusivity and the development of cycling talent, this event is set to be a milestone in the South African cycling calendar.

Cornè Bence, Western Cape Cycling Chairperson and President of Eden Cycling Association, said, ‘This is our 14th year hosting the event and it is the only one of its kind in South Africa. A big thank you to Cycling SA for giving us the opportunity to host this event in our town.” He also expressed great appreciation and thanks to Oudtshoorn Municipality and the Department of Sport and Cultural Affairs for their support of this event.”

Executive Mayor of the Greater Oudtshoorn, Alderman Chris Macpherson, added, “We are incredibly proud to host the Inter Districts Cycling Event in Oudtshoorn. This event not only shows the talent in our community but also brings together top cyclists from across South Africa.”