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PWC George Claasen Road Race

26 January 2013 @ 5:30 am

There will be new routes for all races along picturesque Eastern suburbs of Pretoria.

Gold medals will be awarded to category winners, silver medals to the next 100 finishers of the 21.1km & 10km run and to the first 40 finishers in the 21.1km & 10km walk, and bronze medals to all other finishers within the cut-off times. Prize money is competitive.

Start  times: 21.1km; Walk: 5:30am; Run: 6am; 10km; Run: 6:15am; Walk: 6:30am; 5km Fun Run/Walk: 7am

Pre-entries, available at, or by contacting, will close on 18 January. Late entries will be taken on 25 January at PWC Offices between 5pm and 8pm. You can also enter on race day, from 4:30am. T-shirts will be given to the firs 500 pre-entries for the 21.1km race.


26 January 2013 5:30 am
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21.1km: R60; 10km: R40; 5km Fun Run/Walk: R20
PWC Offices, 32 Ida Street, Menlyn, Pretoria (opposite Menlyn Park Shopping Centre)


Ants Events / Loma / Griselda
012 346 2400 / 082 557 9604 / 071 605 1507

  1. This is a really big race, but the venue is just too small. PWC offices are just wrong venue...also with fences squeezed people. Entrance in PWC at entry time felt crushed...also crossing main road from Menlyn was a safety concern epsecially after finish. I suggest have race start and finish at Menlyn. I do understand that race doesn't cross Atterbury rd so makes it safer. Separate start for 10km and 21km is good idea, just we ran into back of 21km too soon. Also many 21km runners were late starters due to traffic and crush at entrance. Also late 21kms starters could not get thru 10km lined up. I also see that T shirts were made in China. Local races should promote buy local. The 10km was enjoyable route apart from running into back of 21km.
    duane26 Jan 2013
  2. The route was great. The start was incredibly chaotic which led to my starting late and being very stressed. Not good. The 3rd water table on the 21 ran out of refreshments and the 4th water table only had water and the 5th water table only had coke. Not good because Pretoria is incredibly hot.
    Brenda26 Jan 2013
  3. Very tough route, but very nice area to run in. Water stops were a bit far apart, but it was only a 21, so no biggie.
    Kudu26 Jan 2013
  4. It was a great race and I enjoyed it. The only thing that bothers me was that the refreshments was not enough and there was no toilets along the routes, for the men it was not a problem but I know of two elderly women who was in need of a toilet. The line in front of the women toilets at the venue was also very long and when the race start they thought that there would be mobile toilets along the road.
    Leanie27 Jan 2013
  5. Very tough 21, especially from 12 through 17,18km. All worth the sore legs on Sunday!!
    Coenie31 Jan 2013
  6. Terrible start! Water points ran out of water! Not a good experience.
    Mariana11 Feb 2013
  7. Great route but thats about it. Ran the 21km and no water at watering points from 9km.....Seriously it was hot out there today, this in unacceptable. I want a refund!!!
    Kirsty18 Jan 2014
  8. This race was poorly organized.Since 15km no water and coke.Thanks to the people in the suburb who supply water to the athletes out of their gardens. At the finish line no more medals for 21km athletes and no refreshments.The route was tough but will think twice to do it again due to all the shortfalls.
    Petro18 Jan 2014
  9. This year's race was atrocious. Ran out of water, cups at the third waterpoint already. The league status of the club organising must be evaluated. Really dissapointed. Wish I could give no stars!
    Coenie21 Jan 2014
  10. Disgrace!!
    Coenie21 Jan 2014
  11. The route was great but the organisation was a joke. Ran out of water and cups, ran out of medals for 21.1km way before cut off. Organisers please pull up your socks. I personally like the route!!
    Luigi23 Jan 2014

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