The race follows a grade 2 route and is also a Comrades qualifier. It features excellent scenery in the berg including a 3km dirt road and a downhill meander to the finish.
Unique Fact: R10 from every entry will be donated to the Khanyisile Trust.. The 52km & 21.1km are all now AIMS certified. There will also be a fun run/walk on Friday 11 April
Medals will be awarded to all finishers and prizes to category and team winners. There will also be a lucky draw. First 3 runners of a club – 52km & 21.1km.
This year will see the 50th running of the marathon event and to commemorate it each runner will receive their own unique medal with a special serial number on it. R10 from every entry will be donated to the Khanyisile Trust. There will also be “team” prizes for the first three runners of a club to cross the finish line in both the 52km and 21.1km.
Starting venues and times:
Bencor Boerdery, Bergville (Old Farmers Hall) to Ladysmith Sports Complex, Ladysmith, KZN; N3TC Arthur Cresswell 52km: 6am.
Ladysmith Sport Complex; N3TC 21.1km: 7am.
Friday 10 April; Ladysmith Sport Complex; Khanyisile Trust 5km Fun Run/Walk: 3pm.
Pre-entries will available at www.enteronline.co.za and www.ladysmithathleticclub.co.za, until 2 April 2015. The ultra & 21.1km is pre-entry only, but you can enter the 5km on race day (Friday), from 1pm.
Walkers are welcome on the 21.1km & 5km.