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 […]

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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.

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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.

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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.

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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: […]

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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 […]

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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 […]

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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; […]

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

Wierie Road Race

Starting times: 21.1km & 10km: 6:30am; 5km: 7am; 2km: 7:10am. Pre-entries, available on, close 20 August 2015. You can also enter on race day, from 4:30-6:15am.

29 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.

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 […]

28 Jul 2015 / 0 comments.