Umgeni Water Marathon
March 29 @ 6:00 am - 5:00 pm
This event is a Comrades Qualifier.
The Umgeni Water Marathon takes place during National Week in March every year. The event is held at the Baynesfield Recreational Club which is approximately 21 kilometres outside Pietermaritzburg.
Baynesfield is a small village just off the Richmond Road (R56) and is easily accessed from Durban by taking the Richmond Road (R56) turnoff at Umlaas Road. From Pietermaritzburg take the Alexandra Road turnoff from Chief Albert Luthuli Road and proceed to the Richmond Road (R56) to Baynesfield.
Our next event is on 29 March 2020.
Event distances, entry fees, start times and time limits:
o 42.2 km Run – R260 – 6 am start – time limit 5 hours 30 minutes – half way cut-off 3 hours
o 21.1 km Run – R180 – 6 am start – time limit 3 hours 15 minutes
o 14.475 km Run/Walk – R150 – 6:15 am start – time limit 2 hours 30 minutes
There will be parking and tog bag facilities at Baynesfield Recreational Club. These facilities are provided at owner’s risk.
Refreshments, food and entertainment will be available for runners and their supporters.
Entries are limited as follows: 42 km 300 runners, 21 km 550 runners and 14.4 km 650 runners/walkers.