Win 2 Entries To The PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon!

Take a break from the city, run through the beautiful countryside and qualify for Two Oceans 2020 while you're at it! Plus, stand a chance to win your entry.

This post is sponsored by PPC Cement |

The picturesque PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon returns for its 34th consecutive year, to the beautiful Riebeek Valley countryside on Saturday, 3 August 2019.

PPC Ltd is known for its efforts in supporting local communities, and is the proud sponsor of this family favourite event. If you haven’t already signed up to run this year’s race, then you could still win a double entry (details below).

Two Oceans qualifier

The PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon welcomes athletes and their families to take a break from the city and enjoy the quaint countryside. The event, also a Two Oceans Marathon qualifying race, offers a variety of distances – perfect for the whole family.

Experienced runners can tackle the 42,2km marathon or the 21,1km half marathon while novice runners can join in on the spirit of the day at a more relaxed pace with the 10km run/walk or 5km fun run/walk. This year, the JP21 Foundation and friends of the foundation will be taking part in the 10km race and activities of the day.

The PPC Riebeek Bergmarathon prides itself in bringing together seasoned athletes, families, friends and communities by providing activities for all to participate in.

Give back with PPC

Runners are encouraged to assist PPC with their promise of going beyond by donating a pair of running shoes on the day that will be handed over to a local school in the Riebeek Valley.

This is yet another community development initiative in which PPC’s role in community empowerment, in shown. PPC supports 100% local and strongly believes in giving back to the communities they work in.

“We are delighted that at PPC we are able to support our local communities and bring together hundreds of runners to the community of Riebeek Valley with our title sponsorship of the event. In the past 33 years of being the main sponsor of this event, we have also managed to assist many runners in fulfilling their dreams of becoming marathon runners and this year, it’s not any different. We look forward to welcoming more participants this year when the race kicks off at our plant in August,” says Sherwin Solomon, General Manager at PPC Riebeek.

The Riebeek Bergmarathon will again start and finish at the PPC Riebeek Factory, Riebeek West.

Race entries close on Monday, 22 July – to register and for more information please visit

This competition is now closed.

TERMS & CONDITIONS: *This offer is valid until 19 July 2019. Winners will be chosen by means of a random-number generator and prizes are limited to one winner only. The prize consists of a set of double entries, and winners will be able to choose their race distance upon notification. Accommodation is included in the prize. Transport is for the winner’s own expense. No correspondence will be entered into. Prizes are not transferable and may not be converted into cash. If email addresses are provided, you may receive promotional information from Media24 and/or competition sponsor. Winners will be notified by telephone or email, and will forfeit prize if unreachable or if prize is not claimed within 72 hours of notification.

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