Mandela Day Marathon
Starting times and venues: Mandela Capture Site, Imbali township, Pietermaritzburg; 42.2km: 7am; Marathon Halfway Mark (Hilliary Road, Hilton); 21.1km: 6:45am; Howick Sports Grounds; 10km: 7am. Description: Nelson Mandela made his last speech at Manaye Hall in Imbali in 1961 and was arrested in Howick before being incarcerated at Robben Island for 27 years. Given that […]
Supa Mama Savages Half Marathon Challenge & 10km Run/Walk
Starting time: 21.1km & 10km: 6:30am. Pre-entries will be available but the website is yet to be decided. Pre-entries will close 16 August 2015. You can also enter on Saturday 22 August 2015, at the school from 9am – 4:30pm. No entries on race day.
Merewent 10km Run/Walk
Flat and very fast. A lovely scenic run/walk along the tar road past the Bluff Bird Park. There will be a lucky draw after the race. Starting time: 10km: 7am. Enter on the day, from 5:30am.
Women in Action Ladies’ 10km Challenge
Starting times: 10km: 8am; 5km Fun Run: 8:30am. Route description: Flat route through the suburbs. T-shirts to all finishers, lucky draw and category prizes. Pre-entries, at the BP Service station, near the stadium, and local sports stores, close 8 August 2015. You can also enter on the day, from 6am.
The Longest Day 12-hour Track Race
The Longest Day will take place on Saturday 1 August 2015. This 12-hour track race starts at 7am and is run on the grass athletics track at Collegians Club, 381 Boshoff Street, Pietermaritzburg. Runners who complete a minimum of 80 km and walkers a minimum of 60 km are presented with a medal. Starting times: […]
Mdantsane 10km & 5km
The route description is very hilly, through the township. 5km: Prize for the school who has the largest number of representatives. Category prize for winners of each category. T-shirts to all finishers and lots of lucky draw prizes. Starting times: 10km: 7am; 5km Fun Run: 7:15am. Pre-entries, available at sports shops around East London, close […]
Oak Cottage KwikSpar Mountain Drive Half Marathon
This very scenic and tough race is run over a mountain. Starting from the Rhodes University Prospect Field, the first two kilometres are flat, run through town. The following seven kilometres provide some challenge as the route goes onto an undulating gravel road over Mountain Drive. After this the route crosses over the N2 and […]
Newton Workwear Depot Half Marathon & 10km
An easy route, into the town of Kimberley and back out again. Unique Fact: This spring race forms part of the Gariep Festival and celebrates Spring Day. It attracts lots of school children. Medals will be awarded to all finishers and prizes to category winners. There will also be a lucky draw. Starting times: 21.1km; […]
Wierie Road Race
Starting times: 21.1km & 10km: 6:30am; 5km: 7am; 2km: 7:10am. Pre-entries, available on www.entrytime.com, close 20 August 2015. You can also enter on race day, from 4:30-6:15am.
Sanlam Cape Town Marathon
The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon is taking place on 20 September 2015 and the organisers have tweaked the route to make it faster and flatter, ideal to get your PB. You will experience the vibe, smell the sea and hear the sounds of Cape Town along the Fanwalk and Three Anchor Bay before you turn […]